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Top 6 Ways for Kids to Cool Off in Buena Park This Summer

Mom and daughter at Knott's Soak City in Buena Park, CA
As the summer heats up, cool down at some of Buena Park’s most popular attractions, restaurants and hotels. Visitors can beat the heat with everything from playful desserts and waterslides to a tropical oasis and whitewater rafting.

#1. Drop into Knott’s Soak City Waterpark
Soak City is a 15-acre haven with one of SoCal's longest lazy rivers, a rippling wave pool and dozens of slides. Thrill seekers can drop 60-feet through a series of drops and loops on Shore Break or defy gravity from 63-feet high on Old Man Falls. For the kids, the Beach House offers pint size slides as well as a kids only splash area. Cabanas are available to rent for up to eight people for the day. With the rental, you get a dedicated waiter, four inner tubes, and a large shaded cabana. For discounted tickets to Soak City, click here.
Water park at Knott's Berry Farm Hotel in Buena Park, CA
#2. Lounge Poolside at Popular Hotels
At the Hampton Inn & Suites, guests can hang out poolside, or lounge comfortably in the sun chairs - all a short walk from your hotel room. Enjoy poolside service with freshly prepared food, delicious drinks and an interactive water playground at the Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel. The whole family will enjoy the DoubleTree by Hilton Buena Park with its newly renovated spaces and the area’s largest pool. At the Fairfield Inn and Suites and Courtyard by Marriott, visitors can enjoy expansive outdoor pools and Jacuzzis. To book your stay at a Buena Park hotel, click here.

Strawberry soft serve at Overflo. in Buena Park, CA
#3. Every Flavor of Soft Serve You Can Imagine
Ice cream is always a great and classic way to cool down, but what if we said you could try unique flavors like sea salt or earl grey? Overflo. at The Source OC takes it to the next level with their specialty flavors for every palette. Not to mention, every dessert is so beautifully crafted that it deserves a spot on your Instagram feed.

Calico River Rapids at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, CA
#4. Ride the Rapids at Knott’s Berry Farm
Calico River Rapids takes riders on a whitewater raft that spins and splashes through fast moving currents, geysers, and under towering waterfalls. Be on the lookout for the legendary 'skunk ape' as you traverse these treacherous western waters at Knott's Berry Farm.

On the Timber Mountain Log Ride, visitors can experience the world’s first log ride that originally opened in 1969. The attraction floats through a logging camp, past wild animals. and down a 42-foot drop, spraying riders as they dive down.

Strawberry mojito at Porto's Bakery in Buena Park, CA
#5. Take in a Flavored Mojito at Porto's Bakery
Don't worry, mom and dad - the mojitos at Porto's Bakery are non-alcoholic and family friendly! The strawberry mojito is a fantastic treat to beat the heat. If you're looking for a great light snack to pair this non-alcoholic tart treat with, we suggest the guava cheese strudel. Parking is complimentary, but be sure to get there early as the lines can stretch out the door!
CGV Cinemas at The Source in Buena Park, CA
#6. Take in a evening movie at CGV Cinemas - Home of the 4D Theater!
Experience the biggest Hollywood and Asian blockbusters like never before in 4DX at CGV's Cinemas. Enjoy cutting-edge sound, immersive viewing technology, seats that move with the action and special effects including rain, scents and smoke. With a warm day outside, nothing beats heading indoors to comfy theater chairs and air conditioning. CGV Cinemas brings in the latest films on the largest possible screen with a unique, 4D experience.
After a long day of excitement, choose from over a dozen comfortable and affordable hotels in Buena Park. Check out our ‘suite’ hotel and ticket deals. To start planning your SoCal vacation, order your FREE Buena Park Travel Guide.

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