Orange County Theme Parks

Visit the “Happiest Place on Earth”

Southern California is known for its theme parks and attractions. Visit Mickey Mouse at Disneyland®, just 14 miles from Balboa Bay Resort. Celebrated as Walt Disney's original theme park and "The Happiest Place on Earth," Disneyland® is home to almost five decades of wonder and magic. Adjacent to Disneyland,® guests can explore Disney's California Adventure Park®, which includes roller coasters, a ferris wheel, a beer garden, rides for young children, entertainment, and much more!


More Local Amusement Parks

With over 165 rides, shows, and attractions, Knotts Berry Farm is a popular theme park in Southern California. Known for its thrilling roller coaster rides, Knott's is also home to Camp Snoopy, The Boardwalk with arcade games, and live shows. 

More north, guests can visit Universal Studios Hollywood, a movie studio and theme park in Los Angeles. Just an hour from Balboa Bay Resort, it’s one of the oldest and most famous Hollywood movie studios still in use.

For local fun just down the street in Newport, there’s the Balboa Fun Zone, a small amusement park located on the Balboa Peninsula. Ride the famous Ferris wheel along the water and watch boats cruise by, or you can enjoy arcade fun along the boardwalk.


Nearby Theme Parks:

  • Balboa Fun Zone  - 4 miles           

  • Disneyland®- 14 miles

  • Knott’s Berry Farm - 24 miles

  • Universal Studios Hollywood - 45 miles

  • LEGOLAND California - 55 miles