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Six Flags Magic Mountain

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Six Flags Magic Mountain

Voted the readers' choice as "Best Roller Coaster Park in the World" in the May 2012 issue of "Theme Park Insider," Six Flags' Magic Mountain is located northwest of Los Angeles in Valencia, California.

With 15 "thrill" rides, including the X2 and Tatsu roller coasters. Family-friendly rides can be found throughout the park's various themed areas like Colossus County Fair, DC Universe and the Movie District. Bugs Bunny World features nine kids-oriented rides in addition to family-themed entertainment. An adjacent water park, Hurricane Harbor, offers 22-acres of water rides, speed slides and an interactive lagoon.

Open seven days a week from the end of March through Labor Day, Magic Mountain remains open throughout the year with weekend and holiday hours. Hurricane Harbor is open each weekend from Memorial Day weekend through the end of September. Daily hours begin mid-June and end on Labor Day.

Advance purchase discounts are available for Magic Mountain, as well as child pricing. Season passes are also available for both parks. A Flash Pass can be purchased for designated ride times to avoid waiting in lines. VIP tours and front-of-the-line privileges are also offered. More information can be obtained at (661) 255-4100 or



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