Little Amerricka amusement park provides good, old, inexpensive fun
One of the abiding memories of my childhood is of visits to Coney Island. I’ve never been a rollercoaster fan, nor one of gargantuan amusement parks, but I love the small-scale ones and the rides aimed at children the ages of my kids.
So, Little Amerricka, in Marshall — 20 miles northeast of Madison — was a revelation when we discovered it recently. Of course, it’s been there for years and is no secret, but we’d never made the trip before.
Part of the initial lure of Little Amerricka — spelled to reflect the name of the founding Merrick family — is that it is inexpensive. There’s no fee to get into the park…