Laffland: World’s Craziest Ride

Photo by Michael Kleen

Laffland is a horror-themed funhouse ride at Sylvan Beach Amusement Park in central New York. For over a century, vacationers flocked to Verona and Sylvan beaches on Oneida Lake in the summer, leading the area to called the “Coney Island of Central New York.” Today, visiting the local amusement park and beachfront is like stepping back in time.

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Author: Michael Kleen

Michael Kleen is an author, raconteur, and occasional traveler. He has a M.A. in History and M.S. in Education. He enjoys studying military history, folklore, and philosophy.

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