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Anaheim attractions - Disneyland vacation - Anaheim, California - Theme Parks

Theme Parks

Since the inception of Disneyland over 50 years ago, many new theme parks have sprung up in the area. Some are family-oriented while others appeal to teenagers and 20-somethings.

Be sure to look through the list for an idea on what is available

Disneyland.
1313 Harbor Boulevard
Anaheim
Tel:-714-781-4565

Opened in 1955 this is the original home of Mickey & friends still as magical for children as ever. New for 2001 is Disney's brand new Californian Adventure Park 55 acres of amazing attractions including Screaming California roller coasters, the Grizzly River rafting expedition and a Hollywood Pictures Back lot tour where you can learn all about the movies.

Visit the official website. www.disney.com

Knott's Berry Farm
8039 Beach Blvd
Buena Park
Tel:-714-220-5200

America's first and oldest theme park situated just 10mins. from Disneyland. Recreates the atmosphere of the Old West with its 1880 ghost town and authentic western memorabilia. Great Roller Coaster Rides , entertainment, shops and specialty rides make Knott's Berry well worth a visit. Knott's Soak City is right next door.

Visit the official website: www.knotts.com

Universal Studios
UniversalCity
Hollywood
Freeway(101)
Tel: 1-800-UNIVERSAL

Theme Park & Studio Tour.The theme park rides are based on Universal's most popular films including Back to the Future, Jurassic Park & Terminator etc. Host of entertainment including stunt tricks, animal capers and street entertainers etc. Back lot studio tour included in entrance price. Entrance to Universal is included in the Hollywood City Pass (Available at Jane's House Hollywood Blvd). City Walk - Universal's funky shopping area includes the Hard Rock Cafe, Shops, Bars & Cinema and is a must see place at night. Being outside of Universal it is completely free of charge at any time.

Visit the official website: www.universalstudioshollywood.com

Six Flags Magic Mountain
Magic Mountain Parkway
1-5 Golden State Highway
Valencia
Tel:805-255-411
or 818-367-5965

Situated North of Hollywood in the San Fernando Valley Six Flags is not for the faint hearted. Renowned for its hair raising rides including the awesome Superman the Ride, you now have Goliath an 85mph 255 foot plunge into total darkness. This is a Warner Brothers Theme Park and all rides take their name from a Warner Film. Although the home of the thrill seeker you also have Loony Tunes & smaller rides in this Park. Right next door is Hurricane Harbor Water Park, part of the Six Flags Group,

Visit the official website: www.sixflags.com

Knott's Soak City
Next to Knott's Berry Farm
8039 Beach Blvd
Buena Park
Tel: 714-220-5200

Get soaked at Soak City, Knott's newest attraction. Situated right next to the world famous Knott's Berry Farm, Soak City consists of 21 water rides and attractions themed to the Southern California of the 50's & 60's all the fun of the water.

Visit the official website: www.soakcityusa.com or www.knotts.com

Wild Rivers Waterpark
8770 Irvine Center Drive
Irvine.CA
Tel: 949-768-WILD

Situated just off the 405 ( San Diego Freeway ) 20mins. South of Disney is Wild Rivers, where you can get wet & go wild in this family water park. Contains over 40 water rides & attractions with two huge wave pools, for kids & adults.

Visit the official website: www.wildrivers.com

Raging Waters
111 Raging Waters Drive
San Dimas. CA
Tel: 909-802-2200

Situated 30mins. East of Downtown LA and 20mins. North of Anaheim Raging Waters is California's Largest Water Park. With over 50 Acres of rides & attractions you sure to find a ride here that suits you.

Visit the official website:www.ragingwaters.com

Hurricane Harbor
Next to Six Flags Magic Mountain Parkway
1-5 Golden State Highway
Valencia
Tel: 818-367-5965

Next to Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia. Part of the Six Flags Group Hurricane Harbor consists of 22 rides & dozens of watery adventures for all the family. Try the 75ft.speed slides of Black Snake Summit.

Visit the official website: www.sixflags.com

Source: http://www.hollywoodusa.co.uk/DayTrips/themeparks.htm

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