Anaheim is a world of extraordinarily inspiring attractions - its theme parks, convention center and sports teams. Thanks to Disneyland Resort that attracts millions of visitors every year from all around the globe, contributing immensely to Anaheim's economy. Beyond Disneyland there is so much more in Anaheim. During baseball season, do not miss a game at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim for a singular experience. For tranquility and relaxation, visit the oasis of green in the heart of the city at Knott's Berry Farm. Read further to explore more fun things to see and do when you're in this family-friendly destination - City of Anaheim.
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People who have been here agree that Disneyland absolutely celebrates its motto "The Happiest Place on Earth." The 3 magnificent areas that form the heart and soul of Disneyland are Disney's California Adventure Park, Disneyland Park and the Downtown Disney district. From breathtaking rides to thrilling shows, to enticing games, to several charming shops - you literally have to speed up if you want to completely explore all things. The highlights of the main Disneyland Park include Frontierland, Tomorrowland and Mickey's Toontown. In Disney's California Adventure Park, the focal points are themed lands - Golden State. Tickets are little pricey, but you may save a litle more if you get multi-day tickets. Address
: 1313 Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CAPhone
: 714-781-4565, 714-520-5050Website
: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Angel Stadium of Anaheim
If you're a baseball fan, by all means you must vist Angel Stadium of Anaheim to watch a game. The stadium features terraced bullpens, multiple restaurants and family and kid's zone. You can buy tickets from StubHub or online, but it is recommended to purchase it from the Box ahaed of the game. Check out the website for upcoming game schedule. If you're in the city during summer, stop by the Music Garden to enjoy the Angel's free Friday night concerts before the games.Address
: 2000 Gene Autry Way, Anaheim, CA 92806
Knott's Berry Farm
For a more realistic, adrenaline rush, thrilling experience, visit Knott's Berry Farm. This theme park offers some really electrifying attractions - a long ride, a boardwalk themed space, Wild west stunt show, Camp snoopy playground area. The famous roller coasters at Knott's include the Boomerang roller coaster, the super-fast coaster, the Sky Cabin and the Xcelerator. The park offers many things to do and see at a cheaper price as compared to Disneyland. After the fun rides, recharge in one of its many eateries, enjoy shopping, historic exhibits and several live entertainments. It is opened from 10 am and the closing time varies. Address
: 8039 Beach Boulevard, Buena Park, CAWebsite
Yorba Regional Park
It is quite rare to find such lush green space in Anaheim. This stunning green oasis is garbed by four lakes and streams, equestrian trails, jogging & biking trails. With over 400 picnic tables and BBQ grills, this is a perfect place for family picnic. You can also rent paddleboat to row down the streams. Address
: 7600 East La Palma, Anaheim, CA 92807 Website
: Fall & Winter - 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Spring & Summer - 7 a.m to 9 p.m.
Flightdeck Air Combat Center
Aircraft aficionados must visit Flight deck Air Combat Center while in Anaheim. The center offers awesome flight simulators that let you experience a realistic thrilling sense of aerial flight maneuvers, taking off, air-to-air combat, dog fighting. If you have time, you can take flight training and in flight instruction from the experts for a complete aviation experience. Call or visit their website to book a flight. They host several parties, special programs for corporate and private events.Address
: 1650 South Sinclair Street, Anaheim, CAWebsite
: Tuesday through Sunday - 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Mondays Closed.
For younger kids, Adventure City is a more affordable alternative to Disneyland. Moreover, the wait lines are not too. Kids love their Tree Top Racers, Thomas the Tank, the Giggle Wheel Ferris wheel and Friends train-building section. There is a children's outdoor theater that highlights educational shows, like live and puppet shows. The children's rock climbing tower - Mount Adventurous is also a big hit among the kids.Address
: 1238 South Beach Boulevard, Anaheim, CAPhone
: (714) 236-9300Website
: 11 a.m to 6/7 p.m
Anaheim Convention Center
It is worth visiting Anaheim Convention Center that is located just across the main Disneyland entrance. With about 7500 theater seating capacity, this is the West Coast's largest convention center. The venue hosts trade shows/expo, such as NAMM, Harvest Festival, VidCon, concerts, Natural Products Expo and also NCAA sports tournaments. It encompasses three Banquet/ballrooms -ACC Grand Plaza, ACC Arena Plaza and ACC Palm Court. You will find an array of on site eateries here, but the beverages and food are quite pricey.Address
: 800 W Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92802-3415Website
This museum and cultural center offers creative and ever-changing programs, activities, events and exhibitions. MUZEO entertains three traveling exhibitions annually. Address
: 241 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, CA 92805Phone
: 714-95-MUZEO (714-956-8936)Website
: Tues through Sun from 10am to 5pm. Mondays closed Admission
: Adults -$10; children (12 to 4 yaers) - $6' Free for Children (3 years and under) and Group Rates at $9.
The city's downtown neighborhood is quaint and stunning. As you stroll around you will find the freshest produce in the farmer's market that also hosts craft fair weekly and several cultural events. You can sit yourself down at the huge gourmet food court in The Anaheim Packing District. It also has open spaces for play and festivals. You can stop by Fullerton Museum that features rotating exhibits of local history and culture.Address
: 200 South Anaheim BlvdWebsite
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