Southern California Theme Parks Offer Thrilling Rides

Southern California packs heart-stopping thrills into its landscape. Not far from the picturesque beaches, visitors have access to a string of amusement parks that stretch along the coast from San Diego to Los Angeles. If looking for a way to add some excitement, check out these southern California theme parks. Just note: Hang on tight because we’re in for a ride.

Southern California Theme Parks: Top Rides for Thrill-seekers

SeaWorld, San Diego

The Manta coaster gets the blood pumping from the moment riders enter its unique launch tunnel. State-of-the-art special effects make visitors feel like they zip through the water with these impressive marine animals. Other high trill coasters include Electric Eel and Journey to Atlantis.

Disney California Adventure, Anaheim

Cars Land ranks as a top attraction at Disneyland. In this fun-loving area, Radiator Springs comes alive on a 12-acre park packed with exciting Cars-themed rides. Don’t miss the Radiator Springs Racers coaster or Luigi’s Rocklickin’ Roadsters. And don’t forget to ride the Grizzly River Run and Guardians of the Galaxy Mission Breakout.

Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park

GhostRider is the largest roller coaster in the park and ranks among the longest, tallest and fastest wooden coasters on the West Coast. HangTime, Supreme Scream and Xcelerator The Ride also promise heart-pumping experiences.

Universal Studios, Hollywood

Two rides top this list. First, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, a 3D experience that take rides high above Hogwarts. The next is Transformers: The Ride, a 3D immersion into the Transformer universe where visitors interact to become part of the action. For more thrills, try Jurassic Park the Ride and Revenge of the Mummy Ride.

Six Flags Magic Kingdom, Valencia

The DC Super Heroes Drop of Doom ranks among the world’s tallest, fastest drop towers. Riders should hold on tight as they reach 85 mph during the 400-foot drop. Coaster enthusiasts should check out Superman Escape from Krypton, Viper and The Riddler’s Revenge.

Don’t miss the adrenaline rush! Book your SoCal vacation rental and start the adventure.