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Best Rides at California’s Great America
Published On November 15, 2017

November 15, 2017

If you are looking for fun, California‘s Great America amusement park should be in the top five of your to-do list while on vacation. You can spend all day here without getting bored. With countless thrill rides to try out and good food, your kids will definitely find Great America fascinating.

The Best Rides at California’s Great America

Most people would call California’s Great America – “The best place for rides.” It is an excellent park to go to with so many incredible adventurous rides. Here you will find a wide array of roller coasters, water rides, themed rides, and other attractions like a barbershop quartet, lavish musicals, parades, marching bands, street performers and a circus. Guests of Great America also enjoy the many shops and artisan goods that are available as souvenirs. The Rollercoasters include Gold Striker, Top Gun, Patriot, Demon, Woodstock Express and lots more.

Thrill Rides

California’s Great America has a fascinating thrill ride collection spread out throughout the park. One of the best thrill rides you need to try out is the tallest ride in Northern California, the Drop Tower, where you free-fall for 22 stories. Another great thrill ride to try is the Tiki Twirl; it is a family-friendly disk coaster thrill ride that spins close to a giant Tiki flame.

Water Rides

The water rides at California’s Great America include Whitewater Falls; this fun water coaster ascends 45-feet before splashing to create a 20-foot wave of water.
Rip Roaring Rapids is another fun water ride that allows the entire family to brave the rapids in a 6-person raft. If you manage to stay dry on this ride, guests to the park stand ready along the course with water soakers to get the job done.

Dining at Great America

Casual dining is abundant in Great America. Here you will find sweet shops, pastry shops, a Subway sandwich shop, Panda Express, Starbucks, a themed snack shack, even an outback shack that serves chicken wings, beer battered fish and fries, or pizza. If you are looking for something more than a burger, California’s Great America has an on-site sports bar and café’s that serve American cuisine, specialty pizza shops, and a smokehouse that serves up fried chicken and more. You can explore California’s Great America with your family on your next vacation; the experience is definitely worth the try.

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