Mighty Molar’s Guide to Santa Clarita

Located north of Los Angeles, Santa Clarita is a lovely city known for the Six Flags Magic Mountain theme park and beautiful natural scenery. It’s also a diverse city with a wide range of shops, restaurants, breweries and family attractions. Here are some of the best ways to spend your time while visiting.

 

1. Six Flags Magic Mountain
Thrill the family at this legendary amusement park, featuring a diverse assortment of themed attractions and pulse-quickening thrill rides.
2. Gibbon Conservation Center

Visit this non-profit center dedicated to the conservation, care and study of gibbons through habitat preservation and public education.

3. St. Francis Dam-Ruins of Collapsed Dam

Explore the fascinating ruins of the St. Francis Dam, which flooded hundreds of miles of land when it catastrophically failed in 1928.

4. Mountasia Family Fun Center

Treat the kids to this popular family destination, dedicated to good old-fashioned gaming with bumper boats, go karts, a miniature golf course and batting cages.

5. Six Flags Hurricane Harbor

Beat the California heat at this celebrated water park, featuring steep slides, a wave pool, lazy river and children’s area.

6. Pocock Brewing

Sample a nice selection of flavorful, surprising and exciting beer at this popular local brewery.

7. Vasquez Rocks

Soak up the breathtaking scenery, as you explore 932 acres of stunning rock formations, commonly showcased in television shows and Hollywood films.

8. Santa Clarita Central Park

Spanning 130 acres, this beautiful public gathering place includes a selection of sports fields and picnic areas, a playground and concert venues.