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low costOne-Day Pass: $70-$80average costOne Day Hopper: $83-$93high costAnnual Hopper Pass: $149-$179
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A theme park dedicated to children 2-12 years old, Legoland California[1] is located in Carlsbad, north of San Diego.

Typical costs:

  • A one-day pass to Legoland costs $80 for an adult or $70 for a child 2-12 years old or seniors older than 60. A family of four can expect to pay about $300 for tickets purchased online; walk-up pricing is slightly higher.
  • One-day Sea Life Aquarium Hopper passes allow entrance to both Legoland and either the adjacent Sea Life Aquarium or Legoland Water Park at a cost of $93 for adults, $83 for children, or about $352 for a family of four.
  • Resort Hopper one-day tickets that also include entrance to Legoland, Sea Life Aquarium and the Legoland Water Park cost $99 adults or $89 for children. This all-access pass will cost a family of four about $360.
  • An annual pass for Legoland costs $129 for adults or $99 for children. A Merlin Annual Pass will cost $179 for adults or about $149 for children, and includes access to Legoland and the other 14 US Merlin attractions[2] . An Ambassador Resort Pass sells for $2,500 (for both adults and children) and provides unlimited access to Legoland parks for a lifetime.
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What should be included:
  • Ticket prices typically cover the cost of admission as well as most rides and attractions at each park.
Additional costs:
  • Cafeteria-style dining options include spare ribs (about $14), hot dog ($8) or chicken plates with French fries (about $11) at the Knight's Table Barbeque[3] where food for a family of four will cost about $32 -$70. Dine with full-table service at the Upper Deck. Prices vary from $5 for a la carte items to $15 for plated meals including grilled salmon. Expect to pay about $70 -$90 for a family of four, depending on food and beverage choices. A Pirates Feast barbeque menu will cost about $19 per adult and $9 for children, or about $80 for a family of four with beverages.
  • Parking prices are $15 for cars, $20 for campers or RVs and $5 for motorcycles. Spaces closer to the entrance gate are considered preferred and cost $25 per day. Legoland memberships[4] include free parking.
  • Legoland rents a variety of sizes of strollers for younger children. Stroller rental[5] costs $11-$15, depending on size.
  • Lodging prices vary by hotel from $80 -$375 per couple, double occupancy, depending on location. The Legoland Hotel[6] opened in summer 2013 and rates start at about $275 per night. TheHyatt Regency Mission Bay[7] costs about $250 -$375 per room, double occupancy while the Ramada By the Sea in Carlsbad[8] offers double occupancy rooms from about $150 -$225, depending on room size and travel date.
Discounts:
  • Lego Club[9] members who receive the quarterly magazine will see coupons for a free child's admission with the purchase of an adult ticket.
  • Purchase a second-day ticket when buying the one-day pass and pay a reduced cost for the additional day of $15-$20, depending on which pass is purchased
  • Savings on tickets purchased online[10] change regularly and may vary from $15 off a two-park hopper pass to gift cards when buying multiple admissions.
  • Receive $10 off when purchasing online through San Diego Tourism[11] .
  • Discounts[12] of 10% are available for military personnel or AAA members.
  • Off season specials vary from early-bird annual pass purchases to savings at San Diego hotels from $50 -$150 per night, depending on travel date and size of room.
Shopping for a legoland california vacation:
  • Tickets may be purchased online through Legoland California Resort[13] .
  • Phone apps with park maps and information are available for both iPhone[14] and Android[15] users.
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External Resources:
  1.  california.legoland.com/en/explore/
  2.  www.merlinannualpass.com/what-you-get/attraction-overview.aspx
  3.  california.legoland.com/en/explore/dining/knights_table_bbq/
  4.  california.legoland.com/en/tickets/Buy-Membership/
  5.  california.legoland.com/en/FAQ/stroller_rental/
  6.  california.legoland.com/en/LEGOLAND-Hotel/
  7.  www.hyatt.com/hyatt/
  8.  www.legolandtravel.com/295_hotel-rooms_h1069.html
  9.  club.lego.com/en-us/
  10.  california.legoland.com/en/tickets/Admission-Tickets/
  11.  www.sandiego.org/coupons.aspx
  12.  california.legoland.com/FAQ/Discounts/
  13.  california.legoland.com/en/tickets/Admission-Tickets/
  14.  /itunes.apple.com/us/app/legoland-california-official/id452395530?ls=1&mt=8
  15.  play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.merlin.legocal
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