CARLSBAD, CALIF.-If you talk to parents of kids 12 and older, you learn that Legoland isn't their favorite theme park once they outgrow the pint-size pleasures and head for the thrills rides at Knott's Berry Farm, Disneyland and Magic Mountain.
But for those looking for a family friendly place to be entertained while also giving little ones some fun, Legoland is a theme park catering to children. With Lego's famous Duplo brick designs making up entire cities in this colorful North San Diego County attraction, adults also enjoy wandering through villages and looking at the miniature skyscraper buildings, Las Vegas wedding chapel complete with music and displays.
In addition to places where kids can build with blocks, look at them, and places to ride giant size Lego blocks, seasonal events surround Christmas, New Year's, and major holidays. A young celebrity recently lighted the Lego (brick) Christmas tree.There are fireworks some nights to accompany the display, and even a New Year's Eve party where the kids turn in early.
If you are looking for diversions this winter, don't hesitate to take the kids to Legoland California. It's easy to access the theme park off the I-5 in north San Diego County. While visiting, don't forget to visit the beach. -legoland.com