Southern California Theme Parks

Southern California is known for its amusement parks. Check out our guides on each of the major ones below.


The Happiest Place on earth, aka Disneyland, is located in Anaheim, California. Get the scoop on what you’ll need before booking tickets.

Universal Studios Hollywood

Experience Hollywood at Universal! Great for the whole family, this park has a variety of fun attractions.

Knott’s Berry Farm

From thrilling roller coasters to kiddie rides, Knott’s Berry Farm has it all. Their Boysenberry Festival and Knott’s Scary Farm are two popular events.

Great Wolf Lodge

Splash, swim, surf at this indoor water park! A great family getaway, the Great Wolf Lodge also has a restaurant, bowling, golf and an arcade.

Six Flags Magic Mountain

Thrill-seekers rejoice — Six Flags has the largest number of roller coasters in the world! There are also rides suitable for young children.

Legoland California

Your kids will have a great time at Legoland, located in San Diego. Legoland has over 50 rides and attractions. There’s also a water park and an aquarium.