1. California

    1. Adventure City

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      Opened in 1994, Adventure City Theme Park is aimed for families with children at a affordable price in Anaheim, California.

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    2. Aqua Adventure

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      Aqua Adventure opened in May 2009 is a water park located in Central Park in Fremont, California.

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    3. Belmont Park

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      Belmont Park opened in 1925 & is a historic oceanfront amusement park located in the Mission Bay area with one of the well known Giant Dipper, a wooden roller coaster that opened in 1925 with the original park & is listed on the National Register of Historic Places located in San Diego, California.

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    4. California's Great America

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      Opened in 1967 as Marriott's Great America til 1992 when it it was then acquired by Paramount & changed to Paramount's Great America. In 2006 Cedar Fair Entertainment acquired the park & the name was changed to its current name California's Great America. They also have a water park named Boomerang Bay both located in Santa Clara, California.

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    5. Castle Park

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      Castle Park, formerly Castle Amusement Park, opened in 1976 is a 25-acre amusement park and family amusement center. The park utilizes a medieval "castle" theme and includes rides & attractions located in Riverside, California.

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    6. Children's Fairyland

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      Children's Fairyland opened in September 2, 1950 is a family destination park on the shores of Lake Merritt. It was the first "themed" amusement park in the United States & the first amusement park created specifically for families with young children located in Oakland, California.

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    7. Disneyland Resort

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      Disneyland originally opened in 1955. Today it is called the Disneyland Resort as it now has 2 parks for enjoyment, Disneyland & Disney California Adventure located in Anaheim, California.

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    8. Dry Town Water Park

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      Dry Town Water Park opened in 2006 is a water park operated by the city of Palmdale, California, opened in 2006. It is located on the grounds of the Palmdale Oasis Park & Recreation Center in the southeast portion of the city. It is open each year from the Memorial Day weekend in May through Labor Day in September.

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    9. Gilroy Gardens

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      Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park (formerly known as Bonfante Gardens before February 2007 when it changed to its current name.) opened in June 2001 is a garden themed family theme park with rides & attractions. It is also home of the Circus Trees, created by Axel Erlandson. Located in Gilroy, California.

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    10. Knott's Berry Farm

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      Knott's Berry Farm America's 1st Theme Park also has a water park called Soak City in Buena Park, California!

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    11. Legoland California Resort

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      Owned by Merlin Entertainments Legoland opened on March 20, 1999, it became the third Legoland park to open, and the first Legoland outside of Europe. In 2010 opened the Legoland Water Park.

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    12. Pacific Park

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      Pacific Park opened May 26, 1996 is an oceanfront amusement park located in Santa Monica, California. The park, located on the Santa Monica Pier, looks directly out on the Pacific Ocean, in the direction of Catalina Island. It is the only amusement park on the West Coast of the United States located on a pier.

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    13. Raging Waters

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      This section includes Raging Waters Sacramento, Raging Waters San Dimas, & Raging Waters San Jose.

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    14. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

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      Opened in 1907 Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk oceanfront amusement park that includes Giant Dipper roller coaster, one of the best-known wooden coasters in the world & one of the most visible landmarks in Santa Cruz. The Dipper & the Looff Carousel, which still contains its original 342-pipe organ built in 1894, are both on the US National Register of Historic Places. They were, together, declared to be a National Historic Landmark in 1987 located in Snata Cruz, California.

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    15. Scandia Amusements

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      Scandia Amusements is a chain of Scandinavian-themed family amusement centers in California, including three locations: Scandia Fun Center in Sacramento, Scandia Family Fun Center in Victorville, & Scandia Amusement Park in Ontario. All three locations are located adjacent to a major freeway, and include attractions & rides.

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    16. SeaWorld San Diego

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      SeaWorld San Diego currently owned by SeaWorld Entertainment originally founded in March 21, 1964 by four graduates of the University of California, Los Angeles is an animal theme park, oceanarium, outside aquarium, & marine mammal park in San Diego, California. They then later opened SeaWorld Aquatica in Chula Vista, California.

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    17. Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

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      Aquired in Premier Parks Deal & Opened as Six Flags Marine World. In 2007 it got its current name Six Flags Discover Kingdom located in Vallejo, California

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    18. Six Flags Magic Mountain

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      Originally called Magic Mountain, in 1979 Six Flags purchased the park which is what we know today as Six Flags Magic Mountain & also has a water park name Hurricane Harbor located in Valencia, California.

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    19. Splash Kingdom Water Park

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      Splash Kingdom Waterpark opened June 12, 1995 (formerly known as Pharaoh's Lost Kingdom) is an Egyptian-beach themed water park, trampoline park, and concert venue & is the largest water park in the Inland Empire. The park is known for having the world's tallest enclosed body-flume waterslide, and the world's tallest free-standing water slide tower. Splash Kingdom also has a Fun Park which includes three race cart tracks, bumper boats, and mini golf. The park also boasts a concert amphitheater, sports bar, and arcade.

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    20. Universal Studios Hollywood

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      Universal Studios Hollywood is a film studio and theme park in the unincorporated Universal City community of the San Fernando Valley region of the city of Los Angeles, California, United States. It is one of the oldest and most famous Hollywood film studios still in use. Its official marketing headline is "The Entertainment Capital of LA".

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    21. Waterworld California

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      Waterworld California opened in 1995 is a water park developed, owned, & operated by Premier Parks, & now it is under the management of Palace Entertainment and ownership of CNL Lifestyle Properties. The Park is also home to more waterslides than any other water park in Northern California located in Concord, California.

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    22. WaterWorks Park

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      WaterWorks Park is a Water Park opened in 1985. It includes several waterslides. It is located on Highway 299 and Interstate 5 on eight acres approximately seven miles from Lake Shasta.The park was owned by Slideco Recreations before being bought by Yanaco Corporation with Joe Murphy as President and CEO. The park was bought in 2005 at the beginning of the season by Joseph Murphy, sole owner of Yanaco Corporation. Waterworks Park is a Native American owned business located in Redding, California.

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    23. Wet'n'Wild Palm Springs

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      Wet'n'Wild Palm Springs (Opened in 1986 as Oasis Water Park by Waterpark Associates.) is a water park located in Palm Springs, California. The park operated under Cedar Fair's ownership as Knott's Soak City from 2001 until 2013 when CNL Lifestyle Properties acquired it. It is one of seven water parks operating under the Wet'n'Wild brand globally.

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