Whether you’re a psychopath seeking to shut down your nervous system at an early age, or a low-key cinephile that gets lost in the world of make believe, theme parks offer an escape. For a week, a day or even a couple of hours, theme parks remove us from reality and the really good ones make us remember what a world without Outlook reminders is like. Theme parks have become a staple of American culture since Disneyland’s inception in 1955, and Los Angeles offers an enhanced backdrop in that it’s already pretty far removed from reality. Prepare to leave your worries behind, even if it’s only for the duration of this list of the 10 Best Theme Parks In The L.A. Metro Area.