7 Nostalgia-Inducing Places In California That Will Bring Out Your Inner Kid
It's such a throwback.
Whether or not you grew up in the Golden State, there are so many fun ways to indulge in for a major throwback. This list of California attractions will bring out your inner kid. From days at Disney to a Hello Kitty Cafe and giant dinosaur statues you can explore, the fun never has to end.
Uncle Buck's Fishbowl and Grill
Price: $32 per lane on weekdays and $37 on weekends for an hour of playing time. Shoe rental is $4.25 per person.
Address: 5160 Cherry Ave., San Jose, CA
Why You Should Go: You can go bowling 'under the sea' in a giant ocean-themed attraction.
Hello Kitty Cafe
Address: 860 Spectrum Center Dr., Irvine, CA
Why You Should Go: Nothing says nostalgia like Hello Kitty. Why not take a trip back to 5th grade with cute, plush Sanrio toys and snap a selfie against bright pink walls? You can also snag cute custom cookies with Kitty's face on them.
Address: 50770 Seminole Dr., Cabazon, CA
Why You Should Go: On your way to Palm Springs? Stop by these iconic dinosaurs and take fun pics. The T-Rex is 65 feet tall! Plus, you can go inside the dinosaurs (yes, you read that right) and shop at a super cute dino-themed gift shop.
Price: Varies by ticket type; check full prices here.
Location: 1313 Disneyland Dr., Anaheim, CA
Why You Should Go: Nothing brings out your inner kid like the happiest place on Earth!
EightyTwo Arcade Bar
Location: 707 E E 4th Pl., Los Angeles, CA
Why You Should Go: You can sip craft cocktails and play classics like Pac Man and pinball. Who says you can't have the best of both worlds?
Fountain Valley Skating Center
Price: $9.50 to $10.50 per person (price varies by the hour and day)
Location: 9105 Recreation Circle, Fountain Valley, CA
Why You Should Go: Who else remembers skating parties for your BFF's birthday party back in the day? This funky roller rink gives us major 80s vibes.
Scum and Villainy Cantina
Address: 6377 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
Why You Should Go: This Star Wars-themed bar is the perfect place to geek out with your friends over awesome costumes, themed drinks, and for an ultimate night of fandom.
Sometimes, you just need to cut loose. We can't think of better places to do it. What are you waiting for? Grab a group of friends and kick it all the way back to the 90s.