City: Anaheim
Address: 1313 Disneyland Dr.
Website: disneyland.com

You know the name, you knew it was going to make the list, so let’s get into the reasons your L.A. amusement list should include the incomparable brainchild of Walt Disney, Disneyland. Disneyland is the only theme park constructed under the supervision of the Don himself, Walt Disney. Since opening in 1955 during a live television even, Disneyland has raked in the largest cumulative attendance of any amusement park and welcomes close to 16 million visitors annually. What Disneyland lacks in anxiety inciting rides, it more than makes up for in an almost frightening immersive experience. Walt Disney was nothing if not exacting and not only does Disneyland have an overall theme derived from its characters, but each section of the park has its own calling card. There’s the science and innovation themed Tomorrowland, Mickey’s Toontown which is hopefully self-explanatory, Fantasyland which revolves around Peter Pan and King Arthur and not adult movies and Frontierland which recreates the wild west. Even if you’re not a fan of the Disney conglomerate, you've got to respect how thoroughly detailed their flagship park is. We’d list the rides and attractions, but this isn’t a PhD thesis. You know what you’re getting into with Disney and know that Disneyland is definitely a worth a visit.