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Road Trip: Between the Theme Parks

Road Trip: Between the Theme Parks

Extend your days between rollercoasters and animal encounters with educational excursions for the whole family
Posted 6 years ago

You can’t take your kids to Southern California without visiting some of the country’s best theme parks, such as SeaWorld San Diego, LEGOLAND California, Disneyland Resort, and Universal Studios Hollywood. Extend your trip to explore beyond the parks during your “off” days. Consider this action-packed adventure that includes stops to stretch tired legs—and pile on even more fun.

Stop one: Bowers Kidseum

Opened in 1994, the high-tech and interactive kids’ museum in Santa Ana features an archeology room with a lab housed in an Egyptian tomb, a puppet theater, a glow-in-the-dark “glow cave” for art projects, and a selection of drums from around the globe. Distance to next stop: 51 miles

Stop two: March Field Air Museum

Head to Riverside to get an extreme close-up of more than 70 aircraft and 30,000 artifacts throughout the past 100 years of aviation history, including a full-size replica of the 1903 “Wright Flyer” and the F-100C Super Sabre fighter plane that first flew in 1955. Next stop: 52 miles

Stop three: