When Walt Disney unleashed Disneyland onto the world over 50 years ago, no one could have guessed the impact it would have on people everywhere. Simply put, theme parks are possibly the greatest things to ever happen to being a kid (or even an adult, for that matter). Today, the iconic king of the parks, Disneyland, isn’t the only or most unique option in the world of Los Angeles amusement parks. Universal Studios, Knott’s Berry Farm, Six Flags Magic Mountain and Sea World are just of the few thrilling places that travelers can visit when craving theme park action. Theme park tours often offer the best rates on the whole for visiting a theme park; some include transportation to and from a hotel, some offer front-of-the-line passes, some come with admission to a movie stars homes tour.