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Address: Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95050
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+1 408-988-1776
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The new roller coaster, called Stealth, mimics flight and is one of the...

The new roller coaster, called Stealth, mimics flight and is one of the park's thriller rides.

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I've been going since 1982

I've been coming to Great America since 1982, a lot has changed but some things remain the same! My very first concert was here (Eddie Money). Over the years I've come here for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
LYLE M
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ROCKLIN
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are here this is must visit. Best thrill park and water park around. Summer is the best time to visit (park generally opens from May till August). If you are local and with kids then annual membership will save you $$.

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ROCKLIN
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been coming to Great America since 1982, a lot has changed but some things remain the same! My very first concert was here (Eddie Money). Over the years I've come here for 8th grade Graduation, Company picnics and also been a season ticket holder. But it's been about 12 years since I last visited. Brought my wife and our... More 

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Thank LYLE M
Magalia, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I guess you get what you pay for. Yes we had discount tickets but what a bummer. I couldn't believe when we arrived some of the restrooms were running out of toilet paper! I understand the water attractions not being opened this early in the season but two of the roller coasters never even ran along with several other rides.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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39 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My cousins were in town so we decided to spend our Saturday in Great America . I have a season pass ,golden member and the tickets for my cousins were same as the online ,39.99$ . Parking was included , and we went to the entrance . Line was huge . We went inside and there was no map from... More 

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3 Thank Sashe S
San Jose, California
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243 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

In retrospect, Great America is expensive...really expensive. In six hours, we had been on all the rides that were open (a substantial number were closed) and of those open the kids had enjoyed many multiple times. Even though we were notified upon entering the parking lot which rides were closed (about 20+), the 'normal' admission price was charged...a really bad... More 

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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Security was really efficient and the front gate staff were cheerful and nice. The various restrooms were clean and I saw them routinely cleaned. Staff all around were nice and helpful. There are plenty of variety in terms of rides and attractions for the entire family. Can't wait to go back again

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3 Thank Shawnna L
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Fun! We go here every year, love my gold pass, we got free parking and discounts inside the park. They open new rides almost each year. Great place to visit on summer, a lot ad water attractions.

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1 Thank licha19
Santa Clara, California
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Loved the value our season passes this summer. Myself and two kids (3 adult passes). Gold pass purchased at Costco for $73 ea. The water park and rides are great for a laid back mom and her kids. Had many friends we would go and meet up with. Over priced food but a full day of energy burned and tired... More 

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Stockton, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Can't wait to go again. Took my children when they were young and now taking my childrens children. Ya Great America

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Manteca, California
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22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

A little disappointed in What used to br Marriotts Great America.....admittedly it's been years since going to Great America.....it opened in the 70's and we used to go regularly when our kids were small.....but now their ride pricing is strange and the park seems a bit rundown.....sad

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