Theme Parks in Southern California

Visit these theme parks in Southern California. If you are planning to vacation in California and want to visit some theme parks, Southern California is the place to go. The most famous theme park is Disneyland, but there are many other great theme parks too. You can get discount vacation packages if you plan ahead and buy packages to these theme parks in Southern California.

Discount Disneyland Tickets - Save up to $15 per ticket or 29% on vacation packages.

Note: Due to COVID-19, some of these theme parks have restrictions on attendance and require reservations. Also, some discount tickets are not currently available due to limited capacity at the parks

Updated July 4, 2022 by San Diego Beaches and Adventures

Theme Parks California

Disneyland California Theme Park

Disneyland California If you want to have a great time in a magical place, visit Disneyland. Located a short drive north of San Diego in Anaheim, along with its sister part Disney California Adventure, it is one of the best theme parks in Southern California. And of course. there is Star Wars land. They have something for everyone. Appropriate for kid of all ages, teens and adults. $$$$$

Universal Studios Are you intrigued by Hollywood, but also want a theme park experience? Visit Universal Studios in Hollywood for fun rides and attractions, including a backlot studio tour. Harry Potter too. Appropriate for older kids, teens and adults. $$$$

Sea World San Diego Located near downtown San Diego, SeaWorld has both rides and animal shows for a variety of experiences. $$$$ Appropriate for kid of all ages, teens and adults.

San Diego Zoo Safari Park

San Diego Zoo The world-famous San Diego Zoo is in Balboa Park, in the heart of San Diego. They have wonderful collection of animals and beautiful gardens too. $$$ Appropriate for kid of all ages, teens and adults.

Safari Park The San Diego Zoo also has a wildlife park, with a safari theme. You can take a tram ride through the African Safari. One of my favorite theme parks in Southern California. $$ Appropriate for kid of all ages, teens and adults. $$$

Knotts Berry Farm A fun theme park in Los Angeles area with rides, rollercoasters, and attractions. Appropriate for kid of all ages, teens and adults. $$$$

Six Flags Magic Mountain

Six Flags Magic Mountain If you love rollercoasters, this is the SoCal theme park for you. Located north of LA, it is best for older kids, teens and adults. $$$$

Legoland Do you love legos? Check out Legoland in Carlsbad, north of San Diego. Lego exhibits, rides, and a lego store. I love the cities build out of legos. Best for kids and anyone who loves legos. They also have an aquarium and seasonal water park.$$$$

Belmont Park A fun theme park right on the beach. No admission, so you only pay for the rides. Located at Mission Beach in San Diego, you can enjoy some rides, swim at The Plunge indoor swimming pool, or enjoy the beach. $$

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Theme Parks in Southern California

City Pass - If you want to include Disneyland in your package for theme parks in California, then the Southern California City Pass is the way to go. Save up to 30% on tickets! This deal offers 3 days at Disneyland California theme park (including Disney California Adventure park), 1 day at Legoland, 1 day at Sea World San Diego, and an option to purchase either 1 day at San Diego Zoo or Safari Park. aRes Travel CityPass

Disneyland Universal Studios Combo Pass - If you want to include Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood, then try this combo pass offered through aRes Travel. This deal offers 3 days at Disneyland California theme park (including Disney California Adventure park) and 1 day at Universal Studios, but different options may be available too. aRes Disney Universal Combo Pass

Disneyland and Knotts Berry Farm Combo Pass If you want to visit both Disneyland and Knotts Berry Farms, check out this combo deal. Choose either 2 or 3 days at Disneyland and 1 day at Knotts Berry Farm. aRes Disney Knotts Combo Pass

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