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Things to do in Buena Park

May 13th, 2016

Mother and daughter in the park

Mother and daughter in the park

Dubbed the “Center of the Southland”, the beautiful city of Buena Park is situated in the heart of southern California. Internationally recognized for one of its most iconic sights, Knott’s Berry Farm, this city is also home to a number of other major attractions. Buena Park is packed with architectural and natural appeal along with one of the world’s most thriving tourist economies.

Knott’s Berry Farm features an excellent theme park, which includes such attractions as Fiesta Village, Ghost Town, Indian Trails, Camp Snoopy and the Boardwalk. Other attractions in the area include Knott’s Independence Hall, Howie’s Game Shack, and Knott’s Soak City, which provide fun activities for people of all ages. Ralph Clark Park is another major recreation area that features hiking trails, volleyball, tennis courts and barbecue spaces. Disneyland is very close by, and pristine beaches as well as the bright lights of Hollywood and Los Angeles are all within a half hour drive.

Buena Park features many restaurants and eateries that serve a range of cuisines from around the world. There are also many coffee shops offering coffee, tea, bagels, sandwiches, desserts, and much more. Combining dining and entertainment, some of the more interesting attractions in Buena Park are Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, Pirate’s Dinner Adventure, Teatro Martini, and John’s Incredible Pizza Company.

Shopping venues are varied and provide endless opportunities for the savvy shopping enthusiast. Buena Park Mall, Knott’s California Marketplace, South Coast Plaza, and Outlets at Orange are just some of the many centers in the area with something for everyone, from trendy to classic to elegant.

There are many arts and cultural attractions in or near Buena Park, including Bowers Museum, Fullerton Arboretum, International Surfing Museum, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Old Orange County Courthouse Museum, Orange County Museum of Art, and Segerstrom Center for the Arts. The Buena Park School District features many award winning schools from elementary through junior high school.

For more information about the many entertaining and enriching things to do in Buena Park, check out Visit Buena Park’s website: Olson Homes proudly offers beautiful new townhomes for the modern lifestyle at Aldea Walk in Buena Park, providing the comfort of a small town type community with close access to employment and all the great attractions in the city of Buena Park.