Los Angeles Tourism Discounts

Ferris Wheel Santa Monica Pier

Picture yourself sprawled out on a beach towel in the sands of Santa Monica while LA natives bike or jog on the paved trail behind you and off in the distance a camera crew captures footage that could wind up on your favorite television shows. There’s probably a street performer nearby, strumming a guitar and belting out tunes that everybody knows, and as he plays on the docks, a pelican waddles past him and steals the some bait from the group of fishermen angling off the pier. Undoubtedly, there are several high-tech looking cameras around, in the hands of cameramen with black-rimmed glasses, snapping photos of Hollywood hopefuls. You look up to see the big Ferris wheel turning against the sky, and in the background, jagged cliffs lean precariously over the Pacific. Something about … [Read more...]

LEGOLAND Sleepover Sweepstakes

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LEGO fans, you’re in luck! LEGOLAND California and Smart Destinations are teaming up this month to launch and exciting new contest – the LEGOLAND Sleepover Sweepstakes! If you’ve been following the news of all things LEGO, you’ll recall the recent opening of the brand new LEGOLAND California Hotel, a hotel designed using the imaginative power of its products and characters. From themed rooms to LEGO restaurants, this hotel is a kid’s dream come true. It’s located right near LEGOLAND California, with convenient proximity to the LEGOLAND Waterpark and Sea Life Aquarium. The LEGOLAND Hotel was designed to allow families to take advantage of all three LEGO parks without feeling rushed or dealing with the stress of travel, by providing a full LEGO experience from morning ‘til … [Read more...]

SeaWorld Aquatica Discount Tickets

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During your trip to San Diego, you might want to cool down at some point - it does get hot after all! Consider taking advantage of SeaWorld Aquatica Discount Tickets and visit one of the best waterparks in the country so that you and your family can chill out. SeaWorld Aquatica Discount Tickets will get you in the door, but once you are inside, it’s up to you what you want to do - there are a lot of options. Take a ride on one of six great attractions like HooRoo Run, Tassie’s Twister, Walhalla Wave or Woohoo Falls. Don’t forget about Whanau Way, a 60-foot water slide that lets you twist and plunge your way down six different slides, including four enclosed slides and two open air slides. Another great ride, the Kiwi Curl, lets visitors take a ride down a high-speed slide that is … [Read more...]

Legoland California Discount Tickets

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Build your perfect California trip around a visit to Legoland California. This awesome amusement park is full of fun attractions that fit together almost as well as the iconic learning toys that they are based off of. There’s Dino Island, an area where explorers can dig for fossils, lie inside a life-sized dinosaur footprint or even take a trip on a roller coaster. Once they are done there, brave buccaneers can visit Pirate Shores and enjoy some of the park’s water attractions. (Landlubbers and scallywags probably shouldn’t bother.) In the Imagination Zone, guests who want a unique thrill can take in the LEGO Legends of Chima 4D Movie X-perience which opened at Legoland San Diego in March. Watch as powerful tribes of animal warriors fight over the precious energy source CHI in … [Read more...]

Walt Disney World, LEGOLAND California, and Universal Studios Hollywood

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The largest, most-attended recreational complex in the world and home to some of the most iconic landmarks and imagery on the planet, Walt Disney World, is an American pastime.  Located in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, approximately 21 miles southwest of Orlando, Florida, the resort covers an area of 47 square miles and includes four theme parks, two water parks, twenty three on-site themed resort hotels (excluding eight more that are on-site, but not owned by the Walt Disney Company), a campground, two spas and physical fitness centers, five golf courses, and other recreational venues and entertainment.         LEGOLAND California is one of San Diego’s premier attractions. As you might expect from a Southern California amusement park, this place … [Read more...]

San Diego for Families

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Whether you're looking to make some furry friends, learn a little something about space exploration, or revisit your own childhood, there's no end to the attractions San Diego holds for families. Here's some of what you can look forward to on your next San Diego trip: Zoos and Aquariums Let's face it - there's no age group that doesn't like animals. Home to the San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and the Birch Aquarium, San Diego is a great place to see some wildlife with your entire family. The San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park are two separate, world-renowned attractions with a lot to offer. Spanning over 107 acres and housing more than 800 species from around the world, the San Diego Zoo is as entertaining as it is expansive - currently on exhibit are giant pandas, … [Read more...]

Brick-or-Treat Party Nights at LEGOLAND California

An enormous LEGO pumpkin at Brick-or-Treat Party Nights!

If you're looking for a kid-friendly Halloween event with just the right amount of "spook," get your tickets for Brick-Or-Treat Party Nights today! The Halloween fun is back and better than ever at LEGOLAND California and adjacent SEA LIFE Aquarium. Every Saturday night in October from 5 pm - 9pm, some of the best LEGOLAND areas remain open for an evening party event that includes dancing, singing, shows, activities, costumes, and of course, trick-or-treating! The Brick-or-Treat Trail (open on Saturdays and Sundays in October) offers candy, healthy snacks, and other fun surprises. Plus, visit the bonus Brick-or-Treat station in the SEA LIFE Aquarium for some treats and facts about the "monsters" of the ocean.  Then, catch a showing of Mail Order Monsters or the … [Read more...]

World’s Largest Lego Christmas Tree at LEGOLAND California

Legoland California Tree Lighting

Last night marked the beginning of the LEGOLAND California Holly Jolly Holidays with the tree lighting ceremony of the world's largest LEGO® Christmas tree.  The tree stands at 3o feet tall and is made of over 245,000 DUPLO® bricks and decorated with over 240 LEGO ornaments. Celebrity Brooke Burke of "Dancing with the Stars" and her family helped Santa light the tree. During the month of December LEGOLAND California becomes a holiday wonderland with entertainment every weekend including carolers and musicians who walk the park and nightly fireworks from Dec. 26-30. Take your picture with snowman made of more than 37,000 LEGO bricks or with the LEGO Santa, his sleigh and two reindeer featuring 51,100 LEGO bricks. One lucky child will be randomly chosen every night until December 24 … [Read more...]

LEGOLAND now has a Waterpark

Despite sometimes being confused for some sort of Lego museum, LEGOLAND California has long been a top draw among Southern California's highly competitive theme park scene. While Lego of course features prominently -- there are some impressive examples of Lego construction as well as creative working of Lego into the rides and activities -- LEGOLAND California is a fully-functioning theme park. It boasts a wide variety of rides and things to do, with many of them having interactive components that put kids and parents alike in the middle of the action. Particularly for families with younger children, the park is sure to be a hit. Even more so this year with the opening of a water park within LEGOLAND California. Water has always been a prominent part of the park. There is an … [Read more...]