Welcoming The New Year at Legoland California

How did you spend your New Year’s Eve? I spent it at one of the coolest places on earth: Legoland California. Legoland is a 128-acre park geared specifically towards youngsters ages two through 12 (which is about my age level). With over 50 family rides, “hands-on” attractions and shows, Legoland California provides education, adventure and fun in this first park of its kind in the United States.

In addition to Legoland California, there are currently three other Legoland parks in the world – Legoland Billund in Denmark marked its 40th anniversary in 2008; Legoland Windsor outside of London opened in 1996, and has been awarded the British Government’s top honor for excellence in academic programs and Legoland Deutschland in Germany opened the Spring of 2002. Legoland Florida will open in the fall of 2011.

Legoland California also features a waterpark and the Sea Life Aquarium. The waterpark was closed because California isn’t hot enough in December for water sliding. However, the aquarium provided tons of additional fun for Sally and her friends. I asked Sally which she liked better: Legoland or Disneyland? She replied that she liked them equally and that we needed to go to both every time we’re in California. She is one smart kid.

Legoland California

Legoland California

Legoland California

Legoland California

Legoland California


29 thoughts on “Welcoming The New Year at Legoland California”

  1. Reminds me of my own childhood (10, 13 years ago??? haha). We used to have a lego brief case (it really is a lego brief case) filled with…. legos… lots of ’em. Ah the good times.

    Santa Claus lego looks pretty neat. Hope i can visit this place someday 🙂 Happy 2011 John!

    1. dotCOMreport says:

      I remember the Lego briefcase…! Lego has been around for so many decades; talk about continuity and a great marketing strategy.

      Happy New Year John!

    2. ikki says:

      nice memories

    3. Happy New Year To All !

    4. Kirk Taylor says:

      Legos have come a long way from when I played with them as a kid. They have all the unique blocks to build custom stuff now, but then they only had the basics.

      They were a blast then and look even more fun now

      1. Hey John,

        I didn’t know that Legoland has an aquarium and waterpark.
        Sally is getting to be a fast thinking child.

        Soon you’ll have a hard time staying at her level if she keeps it up.

  2. This is the best way to start your new year.

    Family and smiling face all around.

    Simply great,

  3. She is daughter of a smart blogger …. after all she got your genes John.

    1. For sure – Happy 2011 John Chow…….

  4. Awesome pics John. Have a great time with your family and take care 🙂

  5. I am sure she was talking about this outing with her friends in school.

    Simply superb.

    1. She to would be talking about the same things what the great father is doing in the means of enjoying the new year like this.

  6. Abhik says:

    Amazing place to celebrate the new year..

    1. So Abhik … how did you celebrate ?

      Partying or was with your family ?

      1. We usually in India Night out with friends – Have drinks-Dance Fight – discuss politics and come back home- This is what we usually do on a new year eve – ain’t we Abhi?

  7. ikki says:

    happy new year 2011 john

    1. rebecca says:

      And a merry of merry christmas

  8. ‘The Mirage” above looks awesome.

    1. Kirk Taylor says:

      Do you think they have cheaper rooms at Lego Land compared to Vegas?

      1. PPC Ian says:

        Haha! Yeah, that Mirage is awesome.

  9. Kirk Taylor says:

    Wow, never been there, but I’ve got two children that will love going. Thanks for the write up and giving me the idea.

    I hope you won’t mind when I tell my wife I thought of it! 🙂

    Just kidding, I’ll give you credit for the idea….

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  11. fas says:

    Haha John, what did you do at 12 in the night?

    1. Kirk Taylor says:

      I wonder if he was drinking legoritta’s?

  12. PPC Ian says:

    Wow! That looks like so much fun, John. I’ve never been to Legoland. That lego Mirage is awesome.

  13. rebecca says:

    Ya i have seen some cool legoland type stuff before but not like this.Crazy

  14. I don’t even have kids and I would love to visit there. I will have to hit it up next time I am in Cali.

  15. Tree Lover says:

    This is incredible! Think they could build a lego forest? You spent your time well, John!

  16. Marik says:

    Sounds like you had a blast, John! I hope you had very good time because I’m planninng to go to Legoland for a very long time, but I never manage to find time 😀
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