That being said its a little hard to answer your question unless we know more about what you want out of the trip. Do you want to ride as many coasters as possible? Go to PGA. Do you want to ride good wood? Go to SFWM [or better yet Santa Cruz Boardwalk]. Wanna see animal exhibits and shows? Go to SFMW.
See what I mean...why don't you tell us what you're interested in doing so we can best answer your question.
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Yah, for overall ambience, go to Santa Cruz.
I myself would go to Marine World, but that's just because I haven't been there since they were located where Oracle is located now...and they had the coolest waterslide ever (Tiger Mountain Rapids).
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Honestly, I feel that PGA's selection is largely pretty average stuff. Top Gun is good, but a longshot from the best B&M invert. I don't think Stealth is that great. Why spend so much time of a flying coaster doing inversions? Vortex is the first and only B&M that I feel is below average. There is actually headbanging! :) On the nicer side, I think Invertigo is a lot of fun. I didn't ride Delirium, but it looks pretty good.
SFMW on the other hand has Medusa going for them. Excellent ride all around. Roar is a wonderfully designed woodie. V2 is better than the average impulse (and is a ton of fun, every seat gives a very different ride). And their collection of flats is wonderful. Lots of Huss goodness there! And if you are lucky enough to get there to ride Zonga, that looks very good as well. Its also worth noting that in my experience, SFMW is 100% more friendly than the average Six Flags park. Good ride ops and service the day I visited.
A few people have suggested SCBB. I love that park. If you have any chance to visit while you are in the area, it is more than worth it. Giant Dipper is great, as is the whole scenery and vibe of the park. Their coaster Hurricane is incredibly intense. They even let me ride their kiddie coaster, which is a plus. ;) Anyway, it is certainly worth a visit and is quite a throwback to parks before our time.
Its your choice, but I know how I would decide. :)
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Marine World does not have as many coasters as PGA but Roar is fabulous. Medusa is also quite an excellent floorless, and yes, Tasmanian Devil, their Huss Frisbee, is very nicely themed.
If you can squeeze a few hours in, definitely hit Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, which has an awesome atmosphere being next to the Pacific. You will not be disappointed. Giant Dipper is not only a beauty but defines the word "classic" and you can still grab the brass ring on the carousel.
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