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|Adrienne Krock & Lisa Perkis, Editors|
Editor's Hot Tips for Legoland
usually arrive en masse about an hour after the park opens,
so plan to arrive about 10 to 15 minutes before opening. This will give
you time to purchase your admission and have your children measured for
their wristbands. Once inside you will find most rides have no lines,
including the Sky Cycle, which frequently has a 60 minute line by
AAA members receive discounts on admission, food, and merchandise at Legoland. Remember to bring your card and prepare to present it whenever you make a purchase at Legoland.
When visitors buy four or more Annual Passes of the same type at one time, they receive a 10% "Family Pack" discount.
Coast Cruise is the first ride most visitors reach upon entering the park, so there is usually a long line early in the day. Skip this ride until later in the day, when the lines get shorter.
If you want a Mindstorms reservation, make this your first stop when you arrive at Legoland.
By mid-day, the line for Sky Cycle becomes long. Arrive at park opening then head there first, or second if you want to make a reservation at Mindstorms.
Kid Power Towers is supposed to have a 170-pound limit, but I have seen riders weighing more than that on it. Also, the only restraint on this ride is a lap bar, so be very cautious taking young, potentially squirmy children on this ride.