We traveled specifically to this location as it is the closest to our home, so our intention was to enjoy it as much as possible. If you are not able to get the cheaper tickets online ($13.50 for the later entry times), then you could be taking a chance of not getting in if you go during popular times (we went during spring break) as tickets go fast at times. You will likely stand in a long line with or without tickets during peak times so be prepared for that.
It's part of a mini mall area so there are a few restaurants to eat at and stores to shop in. Parking is free as a result, but may not be convenient as you are competing for spots open to ALL of the businesses in that area. It is a little pricey ($18) since all age groups pay the same admittance costs (two and under are free). However, I must say that you will get your moneys worth! Especially considering that the admission costs includes the complete lay of the land; all activities there are included, no separate fees for the 4D movies, tours, rides, etc..! You are automatically dumped into the store upon exiting so prepare to buy something Lego themed ($4 - $70).
My son spent a great deal of time in the play gym area. You can also build and race cars, work as a master builder, do a factory tour, watch 4D movies, and ride two rides that are suitable for the entire family among other things.
The most important thing to consider when planning your visit is that once you exit, no reentry is permitted. If you wish to complete most of the activities, plan at least 3 hours for your visit (we were there for 5.5 hours and did not do everything!) and either eat before going in or plan to play until you are starving and then eat afterwards. They have a small cafe inside but I wouldn't label it as my choice for meals, but it is an option for those who wish to stay inside for longer periods. Legoland has a diverse amount, and variety of activities to keep kids of most ages happily occupied for hours on end.
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