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Hotels in Santa Clarita near Six Flags Magic Mountain

Six Flags Magic Mountain Introduction

Thrill-seekers have been heading to Six Flags Magic Mountain since the theme park opened in 1971. It's only 35 miles northwest of Los Angeles, set in the city of Santa Clarita. Within its 262 acres are dozens of rides, ranging from hair-raising rollercoasters to exhilarating boat rides. The park made history in 1976 when it opened the first modern 360-degree looping rollercoaster. There's a children's section too, Bugs Bunny World, where small children can have an exciting time. The park also has a wide range of places to eat and shop.

Hotels near Six Flags Magic Mountain

There's a good range of accommodation within easy reach of Six Flags Magic Mountain. You can find affordable 2-star hotels with outdoor pools, as well as budget motels that offer free breakfast. There are also more upscale options with rooms that feature full kitchens. The best time to visit Six Flags Magic Mountain is during April and May, when the temperatures are pleasant, and you can avoid the summer heat and crowds. The park is closed from September to December, and is open only on weekends from January till the end of March.

Where to stay near Six Flags Magic Mountain

The most convenient hotels for Six Flags Magic Mountain are in the neighborhood of Valencia, which is where the park is located. There's a good choice of accommodation here, as well as shopping malls and plenty of places to eat. It's particularly handy for families, as it isn't far to travel to the theme park. If you're on a budget, you might want to stay in one of the no-frills motels in the neighborhood of Castaic, which is only 6.5 miles north of Six Flags. Here you'll still be able to find affordable hotels with outdoor pools.

Things to see near Six Flags Magic Mountain

Six Flags Magic Mountain is surrounded by natural beauty and set in a landscape of canyons. You could take a picnic and explore the hiking trails in Pico Canyon, which is 10 miles from Six Flags. Golfers can drive 5 miles from Six Flags to Vista Valencia Golf Course, which has both an 18-hole course and a 9-hole course in a lush setting. Or head east 11 miles from Six Flags to Placerita Canyon Nature Center, where you can wander along hiking trails and join guided family walks. It's also the site of the original discovery of gold in California in 1842.

How to get to Six Flags Magic Mountain

The best way to travel to Six Flags Magic Mountain is by car, and there's plenty of parking at the park. It's about a 35-minute drive from Hollywood, and about 40 minutes from San Diego. There's also a free trolley service that goes to Six Flags from Santa Clarita. This also stops at certain hotels. It has a limited service, though, from around the middle of May to early September. If you're traveling by public transport from Los Angeles, it will take about 2 hours by train and bus to get to Six Flags.