If you’re a theme park fan in Southern California, you already know that visiting one almost requires you to take out a cash advance on your paycheck.
Now a study of theme-park prices nationwide has confirmed that the highest prices in the nation are, in fact, in Southern California.
Despite those high prices, theme park attendance at both the Disneyland Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood was up last year, according to a separate annual attendance estimate by Los Angeles-based consulting firm Aecom released Thursday. The theme parks do not publicly disclose attendance numbers.
To visit Disneyland or the adjacent California Adventure in Anaheim, parkgoers must pay $135 per day per park during high-demand days. Those are the highest daily admission prices for any theme park in the country, according to a study of the nation’s 45 most popular theme parks released this week by the vacation rental site Hometogo.com.
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