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Published July 26, 2016
Volume 24, Number 7




From Disneyland to Universal Studios, Summer Fun Comes

with a Discount from Hacienda





By Jay Hipps
NETWORK Writer



The sun is out from behind the clouds and the children are out of school. Summer vacation is the perfect time to get out and enjoy some of California’s wonderful attractions, activities, and museums, and thanks to Hacienda’s Special Offers program for park employees and residents, discounted tickets are available.
 
Receiving these discounts is simple. If you are a Hacienda employee or resident, simply access www.hacienda.org and either register or sign in to your existing account. Once you have done so, click on “Special Offers” under the “About” menu, find the offer of your choice and place your order.
 
Here is a directory of some of what Hacienda has to offer. Check the Hacienda web site for complete details.


ENTERTAINMENT
 
Blue & Gold
Blue and Gold Fleet
Pier 39, Fisherman’s Wharf
San Francisco, California 94133
(415) 773-1188     
www.blueandgoldfleet.com
The Blue & Gold Fleet sails to the most popular destinations in the Bay Area known for their views, shopping and dining opportunities. Taking the ferry is always a pleasure. Blue & Gold Fleet are offering $4.00 off San Francisco Bay Cruise Adventure or $5.00 off Rocketboat Adventure.
 
Boomers
Boomers! Livermore
2400 Kitty Hawk Road
Livermore, CA 94550
(925) 447-7275
www.boomersparks.com/livermore
Boomers Livermore is a good place to enjoy miniature golf courses, bumper boats, go karts, lazer tag and other family attractions! Hacienda employees and residents qualify for a price of $29.99 on the Play Pass which includes 4 hours of Go-Karts, Lazer Tag, Minature Golf, and Bumper Boats (regular $44.99).

Disneyland 
Disneyland
1313 Disneyland Drive
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781-4565 (tickets)
disneyland.disney.go.com
The Disneyland Resort features two spectacular theme parks and more. Build memories with your family that will last a lifetime! Several different ticket options are available with discounts up to $33.50, ranging from one day, one park tickets to the amazing Five Day Park Hopper ticket.

Gilroy Gardens 
Gilroy Gardens
3050 Hecker Pass Hwy.
Gilroy, CA 95020
www.gilroygardens.org
(408) 840-7100
Gilroy Gardens is a beautiful California amusement park, the only one with a horticultural theme, and is a great choice for family fun and adventure. The 2016 discount program allows Hacienda employees and residents to purchase Single Day Admission tickets for $27.00 (regularly $55.00).

Golfland 
Golfland
Five locations including Castro Valley, San Jose, Sunnyvale, Milpitas, and Roseville
www.golfland.com
Golfland is a great place to enjoy a number of fun attractions including miniature golf courses, laser tag, race cars, arcades, and waterparks! Check the Hacienda web site for a complete list of discounts, which include special offers on everything that Golfland has to offer.
 
Great America
Great America
4701 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(408) 988-1776
www.cagreatamerica.com
California’s Great America has one of the best selections of kids’ rides and water rides in Northern California. Every day, visitors discover why California’s Great America is a great location for family fun and adventure. Single-day tickets allow Hacienda employees and residents to enjoy California’s Great America and Boomerang Bay at a special discounted rate of $36.00 per ticket (regularly $67.00). Gold Season Passes, which include unlimited admission to California’s Great America and Boomerang Bay; free parking and admission to Halloween Haunt and WinterFest; Bring-a-Friend discounts; early waterpark access; food and merchandise discounts; and Gilroy Gardens access are also available.

Legoland 
Legoland
One Legoland Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(877) 376-5346 general resort information
(877) Legoland (877-534-6526) hotel information
www.legoland.com/california/
The Legoland California Resort features Legoland California, Sea Life Aquarium, and Legoland Water Park. With more than 60 rides, shows, and attractions — including the LEGO Movie Experience — you are sure to find fun for the entire family. Hacienda discounts are available for Legoland California, a combined park hopper ticket, and even for Legoland Hotel. Check the Hacienda web site for details.
 
Oracle Arena O.Co Coliseum
OracleArena and O.co Coliseum
7000 Coliseum Way
Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 569-2121
www.oraclearena.com
Oracle Arena & O.co Coliseum are offering Hacienda tenants and residents special discounts to select entertainment performances.  Check the Hacienda web site for the latest offers!

Pier 39 
Pier 39
Beach Street and The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 981-PIER
www.pier39.com
What better way to spend the day than at San Francisco’s beautiful Pier 39? The Pier 39 coupon package offers a wonderful selection of savings on a number of Pier 39 attractions. Enjoy discounts for the Aquarium of the Bay, Blue & Gold Fleet, and the many restaurants and shops located on the pier.
 
Raging Waters
Raging Waters
(inside Lake Cunningham Regional Park in San Jose)
2333 South White Road
San Jose, CA 95148
Phone: (408) 238-9900
www.rwsplash.com
Raging Waters San Jose is Northern California’s largest waterpark with over 23-acres of family fun and attractions. There is more than enough excitement to satisfy thrill seekers of all ages. General admission tickets allow Hacienda employees and residents to choose any public operating day during the 2016 season to enjoy Raging Waters, San Jose at a special discounted rate of $23.99 per ticket (regularly $36.99). For your convenience, season passes for San Jose are available online for $42.99.
 
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
400 Beach Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 423-5590
beachboardwalk.com
The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk was recently named the Best Seaside Amusement Park in the industry for the fourth year in a row. The Boardwalk features the world famous 1924 Giant Dipper wooden roller coaster, dozens of oceanfront thrill rides, and award winning video game arcades all set along a stunning California beach. The 2016 discount program allows Hacienda employees and residents to purchase an All-Day Ride Combo Package which includes unlimited rides  PLUS $15 in bonus points for attractions, arcades and midway games, for $36.95 plus tax, an $8 discount.

Sea World 
Sea World
500 Sea World Drive
San Diego, CA 92109
(800) 257-4268
seaworldparks.com/en/seaworld-sandiego/
SeaWorld takes you on a one-of-a-kind journey beyond the ocean’s door to a place filled with up-close animal encounters, interactive experiences, thrilling and family-friendly rides and awe-inspiring shows. SeaWorld San Diego is a family entertainment destination. There are two ticket options available for purchase for SeaWorld San Diego. Single day tickets are available to Hacienda employees and residents for $66 (regularly $86) while the 2016 Fun Card, which provides special bonuses, is available for $79. Discounts to affiliated parks including Busch Gardens, Sesame Place, Aquatica, Adventure Island, and Water Country USA are also available.
 
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
1001 Fairgrounds Drive SW
Vallejo, CA 94589
(707) 644-4000
www.sixflags.com/discoverykingdom
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom offers fun and interactive experiences, including 35 rides that range from world-class roller coasters to family-friendly rides; sensational shows; more than 35 interactive and educational animal shows and attractions; exciting games; and the opportunity to meet the Looney Tunes characters. Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is Northern California’s ultimate family entertainment destination. Both daily admission tickets and Gold Season Passes are available at a discount to Hacienda employees and residents. Check the Hacienda web site for details.
 
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Six Flags Magic Mountain
26101 Magic Mountain Parkway
Valencia, CA 91355
(661) 255-4100
www.sixflags.com/magicmountain
From massive monster coasters like Full Throttle, the world’s tallest and fastest looping coaster, to adventure rides to fun family attractions, you don’t need to go further than Six Flags Magic Mountain. Six Flags Hurricane Harbor offers water park action for thrill seekers to kids and everyone in between, or choose to kick back and relax at the Lizard Lagoon recreation complex. Single day admission tickets are available for $44.99 (regularly $76.99 for adults and $51.99 for children). Discounts on season passes are also available.

Tickets to Fun 
Tickets 2 Fun
(949) 683-6851
www.tix2fun.com
Tickets 2 Fun is your place to get discount tickets and products on-line anytime. Print-at-home discount E-Tickets are available for destinations such as Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure, Pirate’s Dinner Adventure, Medieval Times, Boomers!, Catalina Island Cruises, Harbor Cruises, Newport Landing Whale Watching & Sportfishing, Wild Rivers WaterPark, Aquarium of the Pacific, and more. Check the Hacienda web site for details.

Universal Studios 
Universal Studios
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608
(800) 864-8377
www.universalstudioshollywood.com
Find a full day of action-packed entertainment with a wide variety of attractions for you and the entire family all in one place: Universal Studios Hollywood. Discounts are updated frequently each season to bring you the latest offerings and activities so be sure to access the Hacienda web site for the latest offers.

Waterworld 
Waterworld
1950 Waterworld Parkway
Concord, CA 94520
(925) 609-1364
www.waterworldcalifornia.com
Waterworld California has more rides and attractions than any other water park in Northern California, with dedicated play areas for children, thrill attractions for the young at heart, family attractions almost everyone can enjoy, and lots of park areas for soaking up the sunshine. Discount single day, season pass, and parking passes are all available with a Hacienda discount.
 
 
MUSEUMS/EXHIBITS

California Academy of Sciences 
California Academy of Sciences
55 Music Concourse Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 379-8000
www.calacademy.org
With an aquarium, planetarium, natural history museum, and a four-story rainforest all under one roof, there is no shortage of incredible experiences waiting for you at this amazing destination. Discounts of 15 percent are available for youth, student, adult, and senior general admission tickets as well as Nightlife and Nightlife VIP Tour tickets.

Blackhawk Auto Museum 
Blackhawk Auto Museum
Blackhawk Plaza
3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle
Danville, CA 94506
(925) 736-2277
www.blackhawkmuseum.org
The Blackhawk Automotive Museum showcases a collection of rare examples of historical and significant automobiles. Twentieth century examples showcase the art, technology, culture, and history of the automobile for public enjoyment and educational enrichment. The Spirit of the Old West Gallery, a permanent western history exhibition, is dedicated to presenting a balanced narrative of the history of the American Westward Expansion from the mid-1700s through the early 1900s. It represents both the Native American Plains Indian tribes and American pioneers and settlers by depicting their challenges, successes and failures, and ways of life. Blackhawk Museums is offering Hacienda affiliates with a special two-for-the-price-of-one admission.
 
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Monterey Bay Aquarium
886 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 648-4800
www.montereybayaquarium.org
With exhibits featuring animals from birds to fish to marine mammals, plan on spending a day to learn about the many creatures showcased at the aquarium. Enjoy sea otter antics up close and personal, visit the touch pools to get a hands-on experience of the creatures just outside the aquarium doors, and be sure to visit the Tentacles exhibit. Special Hacienda pricing provides discounts of $5 on child, adult, and senior tickets.
 
Oakland Aviation Museum
Oakland Aviation Museum
Oakland International Airport
8252 Earhart Road
Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 638-7100
www.oaklandaviationmuseum.org
The Oakland Aviation Museum was founded in 1981 as the Western Aerospace Museum. The museum’s first home was a small room at Hangar 5 at Oakland International Airport’s historic North Field. In 1988, the Museum was granted use of the historic Boeing School of Aeronautics hangar built in 1939. The hangar serves as the primary facility of the Museum, providing indoor and outdoor exhibition space, an education room, a History Flicks room, a research library and aircraft restoration work areas.  In 2007, Western Aerospace Museum was renamed Oakland Aviation Museum with the historical mission refocused on the important legacy of flight at North Field and the surrounding area. Hacienda employees and residents qualify for a buy one, get one free program for admission.

The Walt Disney Family Museum 
The Walt Disney Family Museum
104 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94129
(415) 345-6800
waltdisney.org
From Mickey Mouse to Snow White, from Mary Poppins to Disneyland, Walt Disney’s artistry and imagination helped define 20th-century America. The Walt Disney Family Museum brings his legacy to life and invites viewers to find their own creative inspiration in his story. Hacienda affiliates qualify for a $3 discount off regular ticket prices.
 
Winchester Mystery House
Winchester Mystery House
525 S Winchester Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95128
(408) 247-2101
www.winchestermysteryhouse.com
The Winchester Mystery House is an extravagant maze of Victorian craftsmanship—marvelous, baffling, and eerily eccentric, to say the least. Hacienda employees and residents can purchase tickets on the Hacienda web site with a $2 discount per ticket.

 


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