2. KNOTT’S BERRY FARM (BUENA PARK)
Fun is always in season at California’s original theme park, Knott's Berry Farm
. Explore 160 acres of world-class rides, shows, restaurants and attractions in four themed areas: Ghost Town, Fiesta Village, The Boardwalk and Camp Snoopy. Adrenaline junkies can test their limits on more than a dozen scream-inducing rides. Hop on Ghostrider – the longest, fastest and tallest wooden roller coaster on the West Coast. Drop down over 200 feet in three seconds flat on Supreme Scream, or go all out on Hangtime, California’s first dive coaster.
3. KNOTT'S SOAK CITY (BUENA PARK)
Just next door to Knott’s Berry Farm, cool off at Knott’s Soak City, a 15-acre water park with waterslides, a wave pool, a lazy river, shaded cabanas and delicious dining options. Orange County’s largest outdoor water park boasts 23 waterslides, a 750,000-gallon wave pool, and one of the world’s longest water park lazy rivers, Sunset River. The three-story Beach House features interactive fun in the form of 200 water guns, nozzles, sprayers and other surprises. Plus, younger kids can enjoy hands-on water play at Gremmie Lagoon.