California's Great America, Santa Clara

3.6
Experience the amusement park with the most roller coasters and water rides in Northern California when you visit California's Great America. Feel the rush of the dives and turns of the roller coasters, or go for the thrill of rides like Drop Zone, where you can get the feeling of a free fall. Enjoy the myriad family rides, such as the carousel or centrifuge. Younger ones also may enjoy Kidzville, which features attractions without height limits. Peanuts characters roam about for pictures. For thrills in the water, head to Boomerang Bay, the attached water park. To visit California's Great America and other attractions in Santa Clara, use our Santa Clara online trip builder .
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4.4
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  • This place was fun. Rides were great. Loved the cartoon characters. Staff is cheerful and food was reasonably priced  more »
  • This is an annual trip for us, but this time we took the grands! What a terrific time. The lines were short...the rides were thrilling...the bathrooms were clean. The park is aging, but it is well mai...  more »
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  • A great, but expensive, family day out. With a water park and theme park, there is more than enough for the whole family to enjoy. The park is very clean with mostly friendly staff. The wait times for rides can sometimes be over an hour, but the user-friendly app can give you up to date wait times for all open rides. Pro tip: If going to the water park, note that the first lockers you see might not be the ones closest to the sunbeds! There are one set near the kids play area, and another set closer to the wave pool.
  • Great place to definitely go an visit. Rides are a thrill, "bigger" rides, that is. Place was well kept & staffed. Venues, like food n drinks, as to be expected.. bit on the pricier side of things. Water park area, when a bungalow reserved very well usefull. Kids, teens, and adults, can easily have a good time. Thumbs up from all whom we went.

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