Adventure City

Their motto is:

Adventure City is the Little Theme Park that’s BIG on Family Fun!

Entrance to Adventure City Theme Park in California

Adventure City really is a little theme park and is mostly geared towards little kids. Built in 1994 it has about 15 rides and attractions. It’s pretty cheap to get in and the parking is free! This would be a great introduction to theme park fun for your little tot.

Rides and Attractions

Giggle Wheel

This is a mini ferris wheel with six buckets. No age or height restrictions.

Giggle Wheel ride at Adventure City

Balloon Ride at Adventure City

Balloon Ride

First you walk through a little mini airport terminal and learn a little about aviation while listening to an airport control tower operator. Then you get into hot air balloon baskets that rise and spin over 25 feet in the air. Minium age is 2 years and the minimum height is 48 inches unless accompanied by an adult.

Crank ‘n’ Roll

This is a little mini train for kids that they operate themselves. No minimum age and you can’t be taller than 52 inches.

Crank n' Roll ride at Adventure City

Barnstormer Planes ride at Adventure City

Barnstormer Planes

Fly high or low. No minimum age. Must be 42 inches unless accompanied by an adult.

Drop Zone

This ride starts off slowly rising to the top, then plunges to the bottom. No minimum age, must be 42 inches to ride alone or 38 inches if accompanied by an adult.

Drop Zone ride at Adventure City

Crazy Bus ride at Adventure City

Crazy Bus

This is kind of a fun little ride. Gets your tummy rolling! No minimum age, must be 42 inches unless accompanied by an adult.

Rescue 911

This is cute. Kids get to try on real fire fighting jackets and helmets in the police and fire stations buildings, then off to the ride. No age or height minimum.

Rescue 911 ride Adventure City

Freeway Coaster ride at Adventure City

Freeway Coaster

Mini custom made roller coaster that goes through a giant pepper tree. Minimum age is 3 years, must be 42 inches unless accompanied by an adult.


This 20 horse carousel is the centerpiece of this theme park. No age or height restrictions.

Carousel at Adventure City

Adventure City Express Train...

Adventure City Express Train

This special train was built in 1938 and was a main attraction at Hobby City for almost 25 years before Adventure City was built in 1994. After extending its rails, the "Adventure City Express" now gives guests a full-circle tour of the park.

Petting Farm

Snuggle a rabbit. Tickle a sheep. Cuddle a chick. Even hug a friendly pig...And find yourself grinning from eat to ear.

Petting Farm at Adventure City

Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends at Adventure City

Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends

Kids help one another build creative train layouts with a variety of wooden tracks, bridges, and trains.

Rock Climbing

Designed for kids ages four and up. This twenty-four foot rock climbing tower has three challenging sides, each one with its own difficulty level. When climbers make it to the top, sirens and music announce their triumph and they get their picture taken which can be made into a memorable framed souvenir.

Rock Climbing at Adventure City

This park also has an arcade, you can eat in Parker’s Fill-Up Station and have a birthday party in the Party Tree House.


Hours vary throughout the year. Check here for today’s hours. Official Website

Admission Prices:

Admission includes unlimited use of all rides, shows and attractions except the
climbing wall and arcade.
Child $14.95 (Infants 12 months and younger admitted free)
Adult $14.95
Senior $9.95 (55 years and up)

Parking is free

Getting There

Click on each Hotel to find the best deal, compare prices, and read what other travelers have to say about these. I have not personally stayed at any of these hotels so please read the reviews before booking your trip.

Motel Moonlight
Travelodge Anaheim / Buena Park
Pacific Inn
Budget Inn Anaheim

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