California Attractions

California attractions are listed below in alphabetical order.

Rotary Storyland and Playland Amusement Park

Rotary Storyland and Playland Amusement Park is a fairytale fantasy park for young children. Located in Fresno, this beautifully landscaped park offers fee admission and is open daily during summer months and February through November on weekends. This small California amusement park is divided into two areas.

Rotary Storyland is a garden where fairytales come to life. Children can explore a castle, see the three little pigs’ house and take tours of life-sized displays of other favorite stories. Playland offers 10 carnival rides that include a roller coaster, Ferris wheel, spinning teacups and carousel. Boat rides on Lake Washington area also available.

For more information on this California theme park, please contact:

Rotary Storyland and Playland Amusement Park
890 W Belmont Ave
Fresno, CA 93728-2807

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is an historic seaside amusement park next to the Pacific Ocean. Attracting three million visitors a year, this 100 year old park is known as the "the Coney Island of the West" and is one of the most popular amusement parks in California. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk features 35 rides and attractions, four arcades with both vintage machines and modern video games, an electronic shooting gallery and indoor miniature golf.

Attractions include the ‘storm’ rides of the “Cyclone”, “Wipeout”, “Tsunami” and “Tornado”. Also included is the upside-down “Typhoon” and the “Hurricane” roller coaster. Guests can view the surf and beach from rides like the historic “Ferris Wheel”, “Skyglider”, “Fireball”, “Logger's Revenge” and the “Rock-O-Plane”.

The park also features two National historic Landmarks: a classic 1911 Looff carousel and the 1924 "Giant Dipper" roller coaster. This classic wooden coaster was built in 1924 on the historic Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and remains the number one attraction. Another park classic is the “Cave Train Adventure” glow-in-the-dark train ride.

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk features a dozen rides for the younger set that include “Bulgy the Whale”, the “Starfish” and “Sea Dragons”. Children can also take a ride on the “Kiddie Speed Boats”, the “Rugged Buggies” and the flying “Jet Copters”.

Admission is free with individual and all-day ride tickets available.

For more information on this California theme park, please contact:

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
400 Beach Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Santee Aquatics Center

Santee Aquatics Center is a very small water park located within Town Center Community Park in Santee. It is open year-round and includes a large training pool and family activity pool. The activity pool features a large slide as well as a multi-level play structure with smaller slides and interactive water features.

For more information on this California water park, please contact:

Santee Aquatics Center
10123 Riverwalk Drive
Santee, CA 92071

Scandia Family Fun Center

Scandia Family Fun Center is a chain of small amusement parks with three California locations. Each park features ornate miniature golf courses, batting cages as well as the Baltic Sea Bumper Boats, Stockholm Raceway and Grand Arcade. The Scandia Family Fun Center in Ontario is the largest of the three parks with 25 carnival rides and attractions. The Ontario and Vancouver locations also feature the “Scandia Sky Screamer” roller coaster.

For more information on this California theme park, please contact:
Scandia Family Fun Center
1155. S. Wanamaker Ave.
Ontario, CA 91761

Scandia Family Fun Center
5070 Hillsdale Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95842

Scandia Family Fun Center
12727 Mariposa Rd.
Victorville CA 92395

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