Bristol, Connecticut, is home to some excellent places for family activities, and Lake Compounce is one that is terrific fun for the entire family. For people who love theme parks, roller coasters, rides galore, food, shows, and fun, this is the perfect place to spend a day – or a weekend. There's an activity for visitors from age three to age 93 that are fun and exciting, and the shows are some of the best in the area.

Let's take a look at some of the great activities that Lake Compounce has to offer:

- For the adventure-seeker in the family, there are thrilling rides galore that includes the Zoomerang to the Boulder Dash, a fantastic wooden roller coaster with a 115 foot drop that reaches speeds of 65 miles an hour to the Wildcat, one of the most exhilarating roller coasters that reaches speeds of nearly 45 miles an hour with a 68 foot drop.

- For those hot summer days, the Saw Mill Plunge and the Thunder Rapids are the most refreshing water ride in the park; just prepare to be cooled off with a great soaking.

- The Lake Railroad is one of the most charming trains, and it's always fun to get on a train ride.

- There are various shows for the whole family including the outdoor stage with Cirque En Vol, the Circus World State with the Superstar Fiesta, and much more.

Lake Compounce is a great family entertainment park with great rides and shows.