|Merced is an ideal starting point for trips of
all types. Whether you just visiting, and want to experience
the area for the day, or you are simply looking for
a fun get-away, there is more available than you might
realize. We have created this section to help you plan
Gardens Theme Park (Gilroy)
Take a slice of amusement park, a slice of garden
relaxation, and a slice of roadside americana, and
you have the ingredients for a fun filled day for
the entire family.
22 3-D playsets themed of fairytales and nursery rhymes,
this park offers an experience your child will never
forget. Playsets aren't the only attraction though,
festivals of music, arts & crafts, storytelling,
performances and so much more are a regular attraction
at this park.
Great America (Santa Clara)
Paramount's Great America is a thrill a minute fun
park for the entire family. Offering the largest collection
of rollercoasters and other exciting rides, Great
America is the place to go for exhilleration. Like
more than rollercoasters, this park also offers a
water park, family rides, games, live shows, even
a section for the kids complete with rides and Nickelodeon®
characters. The greatest in amusement park fun is
just a short drive away.
Waters (San Jose)
Northern California's largest waterpark is the place
to be when the summer gets hot. With over 23-acres
of slides and attractions, there's more than enough
excitement to satisfy thrill seekers of all ages.
Raging Waters is full of wild rides and great times.
It's family friendly with fun as far as the eye can
see. No doubt about it Raging Waters is bigger than
Cruz Beach Boardwalk (Santa Cruz)
Located on a mile-long beach between Monterey and
San Francisco, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is your
ADMISSION-FREE hot spot for beach vibes and classic
Flags Waterworld USA (Sacramento)
Waterworld USA is a wonderful place to beat the heat.
With a combination of thrill rides, family rides,
and waterslides, it is a fun park in true Six Flags
Water Adventure Park (Clovis)
There are many different parks including river parks,
forests, and wide open spaces. You can fish, camp,
picnic, and even hike, depending on the park. One
thing is for sure, they are a wonderful place to spend