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San Francisco Amusement Parks

San Francisco Amusement Parks Overview

San Francisco

Amusement Parks in San Francisco include California's Great America, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Train Town, Boomers and Golfland. Some are fun roller coaster parks, while others are more of a theme park. Many of San Francisco's of them include a water park. Below we've listed all that can be found in the San Francisco Bay Area. These include Paramount's Great America that offers a multitude of rides and Six Flags Discovery Kingdom with an aquarium, wildlife park and amusement park in one. Amusement parks are among the best things to do in San Francisco with kids.

San Francisco

Great America is found off Highway 101 in Santa Clara. This roller coaster theme park features rides like Demon, Invertigo and Top Gun. Great America is one of the best things to do in San Francisco for thrill seekers. The Boomerang Bay water park is also located on the same lot. Great America is among the top things to do in San Francisco with kids.

California's Great America
4701 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(408) 988-1776

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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is situated on the north end of the San Francisco Bay off Interstate 80. Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is a combination wildlife park, aquarium and theme park. Attractions include roller coaster rides, water slides, marine mammal shows and exotic animal exhibits. Discovery Kingdom is one of many fun things to do in San Francisco with kids.

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
1001 Fairgrounds Drive
Vallejo, California 94589
(707) 643-6722

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Train Town is found off Highway 12 in downtown Sonoma. Train Town features a ¼-scale railroad on 4 miles of track, including a round house. Take a 20-minute train ride through tunnels, over bridges and past waterfalls. Train Town also includes a roller coaster, carousel, ferris wheel and other railroad-themed rides. Stop off at their petting zoo with goats, alpacas, chickens and ducks. Visit Lakeview, a miniature town complete with a saloon, church, jail and more. Purchase a souvenir in their gift shop and grab a snack at the concession stand. Train Town is one of the fun things to do in San Francisco with kids.

Train Town
20264 Broadway
Sonoma, CA 95476
(707) 938-3912

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Boomers are located throughout California with one situated off Interstate 580 in Livermore. This small-scale amusement park features an arcade, mini-golf, go karts, bumper boats, laser tag, rides and more, On-site cafés serve up favorites like pizza, fried chicken, burgers and salads. Boomers is among the fun things to do in San Francisco with kids.

Boomers! Livermore
2400 Kitty Hawk Road
Livermore, CA 94550
(925) 447-7275

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Golfland parks are found throughout the surrounding San Jose region. These small-scale amusement parks feature mini-golf, arcades, roller coaster rides, laser tag, water parks and more. Many have on-site concession stands serving pizza and sandwiches. Golfland is one of the best things to do in San Francisco with kids.

Golfland Milpitas
1199 Jacklin Road
Milpitas, CA 95035
Vallejo, California 94589
(408) 263-6855

Golfland Sunnyvale
855 E. El Camino Real
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Vallejo, California 94589
(408) 245-8434

Golfland Emerald Hills San Jose
976 Blossom Hill Road
San Jose, CA 95123
(408) 225-1533

Golfland Golden Tee Castro Valley
2533 Castro Valley Blvd.
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 537-2168

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