At Universal Studios Hollywood, a regular one-day ticket for those 10 and up goes for $92. But you can get $5 off if you purchase online.
Universal also has an online deal now where if you buy a one-day pass at the regular price of $92, you can get in the rest of the year free. The Annual Pass also gives you a 10 percent discount on food, which can add up fast, plus 15 percent off merchandise inside the park.
Six Flags Magic Mountain is known for its gut-wrenching thrill rides. A ticket to the theme park will set you back $67.99 at the gate. But if you buy your ticket online, you'll pay $47.99, a $20 savings.
If you buy a three-or five-day advance purchase ticket online by June 1, you'll save even more. It's $42.99 for the five-day advance purchase pass.
The best deal at Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure is a two- or three-day pass for SoCal residents only. A two-day pass, which allows you to visit one park each day, sells for $175 at the gate for those 10 and up. But, SoCal residents get in for $129, a $46 savings until June 6. These tickets must be purchased by the end of this month.
AAA members buying a two-day pass can spend about $3 less. But, an even bigger savings is free parking, which otherwise costs $16. That's a $32 savings for the two-day SoCal pass, which must be purchased directly from AAA.
If you're going to Knott's Berry Farm, a regular admission ticket is $62. But again, it pays to shop online. Until June 26, a three-day advance ticket is $39.
It's just $33 to get in for visitors ages 3 to 11, and seniors over 62, if you buy in advance.