NCGA members have access to discounted tickets at amusement parks throughout California. Visit the NCGA member area for redemption instructions to all amusement park member benefits!
Get ready for the ultimate Hollywood experience! Find a full day of action-packed entertainment all in one place: thrilling theme park rides and shows, a real working movie studio, and Los Angeles’ best shops, restaurants and cinemas at CityWalk. Universal Studios Hollywood is a unique experience that’s fun for the whole family. Go behind the scenes on a real working movie studio and explore where Hollywood movies are made. Face the action head on in heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world’s biggest movies, with Transformers: The Ride-3D, the world’s scariest indoor roller coaster Revenge of the Mummy-The Ride and crash your way through the animated world of The Simpsons™ on a revolutionary virtual roller coaster. End your day with the energy and excitement of Universal CityWalk, where everything is Always Unexpected. All this and much more only at Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of L.A. – www.universalstudioshollywood.com.
LEGOLAND® California Resort has a lot that’s new to make your visit the most memorable ever. This summer, play your part on LEGOLAND California’s new high seas adventure. At Pirate Reef, families choose the blue ship or the red ship and fire water cannons across the ships’ bows. To add to the excitement, you can join a buccaneer-filled boat as it races down a flume between the battling ships. LEGOLAND has more than 60 rides, shows and attractions for an incredible family experience. Journey to a galaxy far, far away at the new LEGO® STAR WARS™ Miniland area with scenes from the six live-action movies and one from STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS™. Enjoy Park favorites like The Dragon Coaster, Volvo Driving School and Land of Adventure. The Resort is also home to the world’s first LEGOLAND Water Park with fun slides and a lazy river where you can build your own LEGO themed raft. Right next-door is SEA LIFE™ Aquarium with undersea creatures like sea stars, sharks and stingrays, along with interactive discovery zones. And our newest exhibit, CLAWS! is a real grabber, showcasing crabs and other crustaceans in an up-close encounter. For Resort hours of operation, call (760) 918-LEGO or visit www.LEGOLAND.com.
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is Northern California’s only combined marine life, wildlife and wild rides theme park delivering Northern California’s best family entertainment experience. Our 135-acre park features three worlds in one kingdom, with exciting wildlife shows, interactive animal encounters and exhibits and the most daring and thrilling roller coasters around. You’ll experience a full day of fun and discovery as your adventure includes enjoyment of over 40 rides and attractions, plus wildlife encounters, with such opportunities to feed a dolphin, giraffe or even a sea lion! Sign up to participate in our popular dolphin swim program and really get to know these engaging marine mammals one-on-one. With seven world-class roller coasters, you won’t want to miss Medusa with its 150-foot plunge. More information about Six Flags Discovery Kingdom can be found by visiting www.sixflags.com/discoverykingdom.
Rides and so much more—discover why California’s Great America is Northern California’s best choice for family fun and adventure! There’s something for everyone from mild to wild! If speed and adventure are for you, thrill rides like Flight Deck and Votex await. Family rides like Carousel Columbia and Barney Oldfield Speedway fit the bill for the adventurous at heart. The world’s most popular beagle and his friends welcome kids of all ages to Planet Snoopy. A big, busy town built just for kids and bursting with fun for the entire family can be found at KidZville. For summertime fun in the sun, cool off with a “splashin’ good time” at Boomerang Bay Beach Club. Get more information on the Bay Area’s most exciting theme park at www.cagreatamerica.com.
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is recognized as the best seaside park in the world. Our vibrant, bustling amusement park is renowned for its great rides, remarkable history, spectacular beach setting, and friendly attitude. The Boardwalk has been operating since 1907, and it hasn’t missed a beat! We believe in affordable family fun – that’s why admission is free, summer entertainment is included, and ride tickets are affordable. Enjoy two National Historic Landmarks – the 1911 Looff Carousel and 1924 Giant Dipper wooden roller coaster – after you snack on traditional boardwalk delicacies like cord dogs made from a secret family recipe, deep fried artichokes, chocolate covered bacon and deep fried Twinkies. Learn more about this truly unique California experience at www.beachboardwalk.com.