Knott's Berry Farm

 (2826.9 mi)

From its roots as a berry stand in the 1920s, Knott's has long since evolved into one of Southern California's most popular theme parks, home to thrill rides, family rides, kids' rides, and live shows and entertainment.


I think Knott's is especially fun for older kids and teens, though it offers enough for the younger crowd to be a fun family destination at all ages. (And waaaaay more affordable than Disney, though it doesn't offer the same sort of magical atmosphere.) Older teens and adults who like to be scared should definitely check out Knott's Scary Farm around Halloween - beware, though, it is NOT for the faint of heart!

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