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Buena ParkUnited States of America

Ride thrilling roller coasters at the theme park, make waves at the water park and imagine yourself in earlier times with a medieval show at the castle.

Buena Park is a small city packed with attractions. It is known as the “Center of the Southland,” referring to its central location in the Greater Los Angeles Area. Head to Knott’s Berry Farm theme park or watch a famous medieval show inside a replica castle. Several other attractions are located in the Beach Boulevard region of the city, including a pirate show and a water park.

Explore the 160-acre (65-hectare) amusement park, Knott’s Berry Farm. The park, which contains about 40 rides, is one of the most visited theme parks in the United States. It takes its name from the berry farm that used to be located on the same site.

Walk around the Ghost Town area to see demonstrations of old practices from the Midwest. Blacksmith, woodcarver and merchant stalls are on display, manned by artisans in period dress. Experience an exciting ride on the Western-themed Silver Bullet roller coaster or the Ghost Rider, one of the longest wooden roller coasters on the West Coast.

Enjoy the Mexican theme in Fiesta Village or try the park’s most thrilling rides at the Boardwalk. Take the kids to Camp Snoopy, based on the famous Peanuts character. Head to the sister park, Knott’s Soak City, a water park full of slides and pools.

Dine at the Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament show at Buena Park Castle. The building is a replica of an 11th-century castle. Watch games with simulated fighting and jousting by a cast of actors and horses.

Take the family to the Pirate’s Dinner Adventure, a show set on the replica of an 18th-century Spanish ship. Watch the performers engage in acrobatics and swordplay and cheer on your own pirate mascot.

Buena Park is a 30-minute drive from downtown Los Angeles. It is also accessible by bus and metro services. For even more theme park fun, go to Disneyland® Resort in Anaheim, only a 10-minute drive away.

Where to stay in Buena Park

Medieval Times showing interior views

Northwest Anaheim

3.5/5Good!(1,270 area reviews)

While visiting Northwest Anaheim, you might make a stop by sights like Knott's Berry Farm and Medieval Times.

Northwest Anaheim

Top Hotels in Buena Park

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Good Nite Inn Buena Park
Good Nite Inn Buena Park
2 out of 5
7032 Orangethorpe Ave, Buena Park, CA
The price is $69 per night

Situated in Buena Park, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Medieval Times, Knott's Soak City Water Park, and Knott's Berry Farm. Buena Park Mall and Adventure ...

4.2/5Very Good! (1,541 reviews)

"Nice comfortable and clean. I would suggest a microwave in the deluxe suits along with the refrigerator."…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Good Nite Inn Buena Park
Best Host Inn
Best Host Inn
2.5 out of 5
8530 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA
The price is $67 per night

Located in Northwest Anaheim, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Knott's Berry Farm and Knott's Soak City Water Park. Medieval Times and Adventure City ...

3.6/5Good! (2,602 reviews)

"Maintenance person Ulysses was great! Most at front desk were nice. Clientele, however are not the best. Not a family place."…"

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2020

Best Host Inn
Buena Park Inn
Buena Park Inn
2 out of 5
8580 Stanton Ave, Buena Park, CA
The price is $62 per night

Located in Northwest Anaheim, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Knott's Berry Farm and Medieval Times. Disneyland® and Disney California Adventure® Park are ...

3.7/5Good! (513 reviews)

"The $100 deposit is the bad part about this booking .."…"

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

Buena Park Inn

Popular places to visit in Buena Park

Knott's Berry Farm
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Knott's Berry Farm

4.5/5(2,348 reviews)

Experience state-of-the-art thrill rides and California’s pioneering past at one of America’s oldest and best-loved theme parks.

Medieval Times
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Medieval Times

4/5(301 reviews)

Lay down your surfboard and pick up a broadsword at this theater restaurant that recreates all the pageantry of the medieval past.

Los Coyotes Country Club
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Los Coyotes Country Club

Enjoy a round of golf in Buena Park at Los Coyotes Country Club. Stroll along the beautiful beaches or experience the entertainment choices in this family-friendly area.

Disneyland®
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Disneyland®

4.5/5(9,999 reviews)

Have a fun-filled day at Disneyland® and see why this is a favorite theme park in Anaheim. Experience the entertainment choices and acclaimed theater scene in this family-friendly area.

Staples Center
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Staples Center

4.5/5(1,867 reviews)

This multipurpose sports arena has hosted some of the world’s biggest musical acts and is home to two National Basketball Association teams.

Long Beach Cruise Terminal
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Long Beach Cruise Terminal

4.5/5(1,079 reviews)

Explore the waterfront in Long Beach with a trip to Long Beach Cruise Terminal. Experience the acclaimed art scene or attend a sporting event in this walkable area.

Top things to do in Buena Park

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
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Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

$65
Per adult
88% of travellers recommend
Pirates Dinner Adventure
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Pirates Dinner Adventure

$40
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
Teatro Martini Dinner Comedy Theater
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Teatro Martini Dinner Comedy Theater

$42
Per adult
76% of travellers recommend
Shared Shuttle: John Wayne Airport (SNA)
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Shared Shuttle: John Wayne Airport (SNA)

$22
Per adult
Go Los Angeles All-Inclusive: Over 35 Attractions on 1 Pass
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Go Los Angeles All-Inclusive: Over 35 Attractions on 1 Pass

$99
Per adult
Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament with Transport Group Option
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Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament with Transport Group Option

$75
Per adult

Reviews of Buena Park

3.9

Guest rating

5 - Excellent
505
5 - Excellent 28.66061293984109%
4 - Good
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4 - Good 46.70828603859251%
3 - Okay
312
3 - Okay 17.707150964812712%
2 - Disappointing
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2 - Disappointing 4.029511918274688%
1 - Terrible
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1 - Terrible 2.894438138479001%

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

May 26, 2020

Buena Park has a lot of shops nearby driving distance.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

May 13, 2020

It's a cool city

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 20, 2020

we loved the area but because everything was closed, we didn't have much fun. Had to leave 5 days early because ppl were crazy about the virus

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 18, 2020

Come on down price for stay great and affordable

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 9, 2020

Very pretty city with lots to see and do

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 8, 2020

It’s a very nice area.

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