Rollercoasters have grown higher, faster, loopier and they've even entered the virtual world. Soon you might not even need to visit a theme park to enjoy the ride.
Excessive indulgence is the city’s unifying theme. It’s also a way to end your life. Just ask Stephen Paddock.
Knott's Berry Farm and others romanticize the state's past and influence visitors’ sense of history. But their ideology reflects mid-20th-century political conservatism more than settlers' reality.