Knott’s Berry Farm
Knott’s Berry Farm is a 57-acre theme park located in Buena Park, California, owned and operated by Cedar Fair. In 2018, it was the twelfth-most-visited theme park in North America and averages approximately 4 million visitors per year.
Knott’s Berry Farm, which bills itself as “America’s First Theme Park,” is probably the least known LA area theme park for visitors, but a favorite with Southern California locals. Its original Old West Ghost Town charm, Peanuts theme and family-friendly rides combined with a bounty of killer coasters make for an odd juxtaposition, Disneyland, and tickets can usually be found for half the price.
Dating back to the 1920s, Knott’s began as an actual, working farm and a roadside berry stand. The attractions evolved into an Old West Ghost Town and eventually into the first theme park in the U.S.
Today, Knott‘s offers both story-based, Both types of rides make the countdown and should be on your to-do list.
The Ghost Town remains in all of its funky glory. In addition to checking out the must-ride attractions below, be sure to allow time to explore the Old West land. Also make sure to bring your appetite, and enjoy the park’s many wonderful dining options (especially anything that features boysenberries).
Why is Knott’s Berry Farm famous?
Is Knott’s Berry Farm cheaper than Disneyland?
Knotts Berry Farms Tickets (when bought online at the time of publication) are about half the price (or more — depending on when you go) of Disneyland. That is HUGE. If you have other things you’d prefer to spend your money on, but still have a fun vacation, that makes Knotts a great option!