In case you're planning an extended vacation in Southern California, this week we feature some of its most popular family-oriented destinations.
Los Angeles-Area Theme ParksSix Flags Magic Mountain
They like to call themselves the "extreme" theme park. This place has lots of big, fast roller coasters.
Universal Studios Hollywood
Half movie studio tour and half theme park, Universal Studios has lots to offer.
San Diego SightsSan Diego Zoo
World-famous and justifiably so, the San Diego Zoo is a Southern California favorite.
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Run by the San Diego Zoo, this park has lots of room, and animals roam in large enclosures.
An ocean-focused theme park famous for Shamu, the killer whale.
You'd be surprised what Lego's Master Builders can make out of the classic building blocks, and your younger kids will especially enjoy this theme park.
The BeachNewport Beach
For an old-fashioned day at the beach, you can't beach Newport.
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