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Theme Parks
Theme Parks

© Jeff Turner

Southern California is the birthplace of the modern amusement park. From America's oldest theme park – Knott's Berry Farm – to the granddaddy of them all, the original Disneyland, you could spend your entire visit searching out roller-coasters and still not ride them all.

Los Angeles | Theme Parks

California Adventure
  • Disneyland
  • You're in Southern California; what are you going to do now? You're going to Disneyland! An enchanting experience for people of all ages, Disneyland, true to its word, is the happiest place on earth.
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Knott's Berry Farm
  • Knott's Berry Farm
  • You would not mistake Knott's Berry Farm for a farm today, unless you've been living in a cave for the past 40 years.
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Pacific Park, Santa Monica
  • Pacific Park, Santa Monica
  • The California sunshine warms your skin as the Pacific Wheel lifts you more than a hundred feet above the pier. You might even catch some ocean spray while riding the West Coaster.
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Raging Waters
  • Raging Waters
  • You climb the stairs a little shaky, palms sweating. You lie down, assume the position, creep out over the edge, and plummet seven stories down at what feels like a 90-degree angle, flattening out...
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Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
  • Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
  • Prepare to get your feet wet! Located just off the Interstate 5 freeway on Magic Mountain Parkway in Valencia, CA, the towering tropical-themed Six Flags Hurricane Harbor water park features the two tallest fully-enclosed waterslides in Southern California.
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Six Flags Magic Mountain
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain
  • If you've ever wanted to strap yourself into a chair to be raised hundreds of feet in the air and then hurled at high speeds on some of the world's most extreme roller coasters, then southern California's Six Flags Magic Mountain is the place for you.
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