8039 Beach Blvd
Buena Park, CA 90620
Though it tends to be overshadowed by Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm is a great theme park with tons of thrilling rides and entertaining shows (many of which are actually pretty similar to those offered at Disney). Thanks to their Fast Lane wristband ($35), you can hop into shorter lines for some of their biggest rides, like Coast Rider, Silver Bullet, Supreme Scream, Jaguar!, Bigfoot Rapids, and the Timber Mountain Log Ride.
In 2012, they launched a collector pin-trading, with the first series of pins coming with 31 designs picturing seasonal events, specific rides, and characters.