On the other side of the coin, I've never been to SFDL so perhaps someone else could offer some insight on that end...
Darien Will have smaller lines but not that many rides.
If it were me, Id go to PCW just because theres more to do, but Darien if I wanted a good hyper.
Darien Lake only has one stellar coaster, which is Superman... and a nice laser light show... but just about everything else, Wonderland offers, and then some (including flats).
You've definately got to try out Tomb Raider: The Ride, their new flying coaster by Zamperla... especially if you haven't tried the one at Elitch Gardens, because it's got to have some good points to it aside from the name (unless the name is the bad part!).
Their flats are DEFINATELY worth it because they have THE best collection in North America... possibly the world with the awesome likes of Mondial's giant rides... their Psyclone, Shockwave, Cliffhanger, and Sledge Hammer (yes, it's a Huss Giant)... not to mention just about any other flat you can think of around every single corner!
Psyclone (the outward giant frisbee like ride) is TOTALLY not nauseating. I rode it like 3 or 4x and it was uber-smooth because it doesn't spin all that rapidly unlike a standard Huss Frisbee (which I got really sick off of)... same goes with their other rides... all very smooth, and none that'll make you wanna throw up after coming off of it.
The coasters are just standard-fare, but I found Vortex to be insanely fun and their woodies are also really great... They have one of the last TOGO Stand-Ups which is either a curse or a blessing, along with a few other mixes... which makes this park really have one of the best varities in the world (just not the best rides).
The landscaping & up-keep of the park is also top-notch... I was blown away when I walked into the park last year because it was my first time... but you may also be blown away by the food prices... because even for Canadian prices (remember, the dollar is falling & falling), it was still pretty high.
Without a doubt, Wonderland is the park you want to visit... the Spongebob 3D, coasters, huge-ass waterpark, excellent flats & great landscaping will keep you craving for more the next time.
But seriously, that's a tough decision just because Superman is better than anything at PCW. It's really a fantastic coaster but I think overall collection of rides and attractions, I'd have to say go to PCW. The flats, as stated before, are phenomenal. Vortex is really good (my fav suspended ever) and I like the Togo stand up too. Also, they have a sweet Intamin Giant Drop for your adrenaline rush pleasure, too.
I'd say go to PCW.
As for Darien Lake, I've been to it once, but that was before it ever became a Six Flags park. The 2 rides that stand out in my mind the most there were the log flume, and rapids ride. I remember them being lots of fun (at the time I wouldn't ride roller coasters, how stupid was I?!).
Hope that helps you in your decision choices, and if you've got anymore questions about PCW than email me, and I'd be more than willing to help you out.
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