The sun-splashed city of Anaheim provides the ultimate vacation destination for the entire family. It’s home to the famous Disneyland resort, award-winning craft breweries and two major league sports teams, along with big-brand shopping and nearby beaches.
Things to do in Anaheim
Disneyland California is a family-oriented paradise packed to the rafters with exhilarating rides, eight themed lands and an array of shops and eateries. Visit Alice in Wonderland, ride the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad and come face to face with the dark lord in the Star Wars experience. There’s also adult orientated attractions including a renowned spa and shopping mall.
Angel Stadium is the home ground to the Los Angeles of Anaheim Major League Baseball team. Catch a home game among the buzzing atmosphere and keep an eye on the giant halo that lights up each time the Angels win. If you’re more of a hockey fan, head to the Honda Centre to watch the Anaheim Ducks.
Are you a shopaholic? Anaheim Garden Walk is an expansive outdoor shopping centre full of designer labels, boutique stores and indoor eateries. Spend a morning browsing the outlet for a new Californian wardrobe.
Just one hour’s drive west of Anaheim sits Newport Beach, a trendy neighbourhood and cool California hangout. Head down to the palm tree-lined beach past rows of boutique stores, fine eateries and bars.
Getting around Anaheim
Both John Wayne Airport and Fullerton Municipal Airport are a 20-minute drive from the city, while Los Angeles International Airport sits just over an hour to the west. The easiest way to get around town is by using the Orange County bus network, which runs shuttle services between the major tourist attractions.