All attractions in Anaheim are family oriented
Knott's Berry Farm
With 165 exciting rides, shows and attractions, it's no wonder that Knott's Berry Farm is the nation's most popular independent themed amusement park. Enjoy wild west stunt shows, thrilling roller coasters, and the children's favorite, Camp Snoopy.
The Motts Miniatures Museum & Dollhouse Shop
The museum showcases the History of America in miniature from the Pilgrims to modern times. Some exhibits are so small that they must be viewed under magnifying glasses. There are dressed fleas, rice carvings, 350 hand-carved ivory elephants in a bean shell, portraits of U.S. Presidents on the heads of pins, the world's smallest folding pocket knife, and more.
The "Happiest Place On Earth" features rides from the Teacups to the Matterhorn. Main Street USA welcomes visitors with a look at America in the19th century. Visitors will enjoy all of the various "lands" and all they have to offer. One of the most visited attractions in the country!
Universal Studios Hollywood
Visitors to Universal Studios can take a behind-the-scenes look at the world's largest working movie studio. Rides feature characters such as King Kong, ET, and Jaws, and depict earthquakes and Back to the Future time travel. Shopping and restaurants are also available in abundance.
This new family theme park is especially meant for children 2-12. Most of the attractions in the 128-acre park are kid-powered, requiring youngsters to pedal, pull, push or steer their own way. Of course, the park features the LEGO toys and prominent LEGO constructions like Miniland, a scaled down replica of five regions of the U.S. made of 20 million LEGO bricks. There is also the LEGO Mindstorms learning center featuring computer-equipped facilities utilizing LEGO software. Other attractions include a castle, a roller coaster, a safari adventure, and several boat rides.
Aquarium of the Pacific
This internationally renowned aquarium thrills guests with its creative examination of the oceans. It displays astonishing treasures of the Pacific Ocean, the planet's largest body of water. The Aquarium of the Pacific explores three regions of the Pacific Ocean: the Southern California/Baja Pacific, the Northern Pacific, and the Tropical Pacific. The aquarium features futuristic design and technology.
Discovery Science Center
This 59,000-square-foot facility is filled with hands-on exhibits for children and adults. Visitors can experience an earthquake in the "Shake Shack," lie on a bed of 3,500 nails, walk through a tornado, engage in live science demonstrations, watch a 3-D laser show and more.
San Diego Zoo
The world famous San Diego Zoo features more than 4,000 rare and exotic animals including pandas, koalas, chimpanzees, and more. Animals are housed in interesting replicas of their natural habitats. The zoo also has nighttime entertainment. On the premises is also a world-renowned botanical garden with over 6,500 species of plants.