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Buena Park: The Center of SoCal’s Theme Park Universe

Southern California is a dream destination for theme park enthusiasts and Buena Park should be at the top of your list as the home base to exploring them all. Your first stop is the iconic Knott's Berry Farm, which kicks off the beginning of your theme park tour around sunny SoCal. With Buena Park as your starting point, you'll have easy access to get to Legoland California, Disneyland®, and Universal Studios Hollywood. Plus, you can rest easy knowing that Buena Park offers affordable accommodations for every budget so you can extend your SoCal stay with enough time to visit each one.

Knott’s Berry Farm
Your Southern California theme park journey begins in Buena Park with none other than Knott's Berry Farm. This legendary park, founded over 100 years ago, has a rich history and offers a unique blend of thrilling rides, delicious food, and good old-fashioned fun. Whether you're an adrenaline junkie or prefer a leisurely day exploring charming old-timey shops and attractions, Knott's Berry Farm has something for everyone. Don't forget to try their famous fried chicken and boysenberry pie!

Knott's Soak City
Your refreshing Southern California adventure continues with Knott's Soak City. This lively water park, part of the Knott's Berry Farm family, provides a splash-tastic experience for visitors of all ages. Dive into an array of exhilarating water slides, relax in the lazy river, or soak up the sun in the wave pool. Knott's Soak City offers a perfect blend of thrilling water attractions and relaxing amenities, making it an ideal destination for a day of aquatic fun in the California sun.
Disneyland (5 miles from Buena Park)
Disneyland is a must-visit for fans of the original magic kingdom. Enjoy the enchanting rides, meet beloved Disney characters, and immerse yourself in the wonder of Walt Disney's imagination.

Universal Studios (29 miles from Buena Park)
Experience the glitz and glamour of Hollywood at Universal Studios. This film studio/theme park hybrid offers thrilling rides and behind-the-scenes glimpses into the movie-making process.

Legoland (70 miles from Buena Park)
If you're traveling with young kids, Legoland California is a paradise for LEGO lovers. From building your own creations to exploring imaginative worlds, Legoland provides a day of creative fun.

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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