4/5 - Good
Beth15 Oct. 2019
Some nice areas, quite clean, a few homeless people, but didn't feel unsafe. Lots of places to eat.
Enjoy theme parks, sports teams and shopping centers in Anaheim, the oldest and most populated city in Orange County. It is the home of Disneyland® Resort and the largest convention center on the Pacific Coast. The city is also known for its sports stadium and several other landmarks.
German founding families named the city for their new home on the Santa Ana River. It was originally an industrial center for electronics and aircraft parts. Today, you’ll know it best as the home of Disneyland® Resort’s two parks.
Discover 67 acres (27 hectares) of fun at the Disney California Adventure® Park. Stroll through Hollywood Land or along Buena Vista Street to get a sense of California as it was when Walt Disney arrived in 1923. Meander around Paradise Pier, a fascinating replica of coastal boardwalks from the state, such as Santa Monica Pier. Enjoy thrilling roller coaster rides and climb aboard Mickey’s Fun Wheel for a panoramic view of the area.
Make your way to the other park in the complex, Disneyland® Park, which is the only one of its kind built under direct instruction from Walt Disney. It is one of the most visited theme parks in the world. Ride Space Mountain in the Tomorrowland® section. Take the younger kids to Fantasyland® where they can interact with Disney characters, such as Peter Pan and Sleeping Beauty.
Attend a sporting event at the Anaheim Convention Center, the largest of its kind on the West Coast. Watch a baseball game at Angel Stadium, the home of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Look toward the halo atop the stadium; it lights up when the home team wins. Music concerts are occasionally held at the ballpark; previous performances include The Who and Pink Floyd.
Anaheim is a 15-minute drive from Santa Ana and a 40-minute drive from downtown Los Angeles. It is easily accessible by subway or bus. For additional relaxation, head to the coast and enjoy one of California’s spectacular beaches at Long Beach.
Theme Parks, Family-friendly and Entertainment
This add-on to the Disney theme park franchise focuses on the fun side of California's past and present.
This has to be the world’s best known and most iconic theme park, which has been popular with young and old alike since it first opened its doors in the middle of the last century.
Magical kingdoms and storybook fairy tales come to life before your eyes at Disneyland® Resort Theme Parks. Discover for yourself why Disney's enchanting Disneyland® Park is one of the happiest places on earth, and see your favorite stories become reality at Disney California Adventure® Park.
AWESOME AWAITS at LEGOLAND® California Resort, where families can have a hands-on, interactive experiences to make memories that last a lifetime! The Resort features more than 60 rides, shows and attractions! Join the crew on the new LEGO® CITY: Deep Sea Adventure submarine ride where you will discover real sea creatures and LEGO treasures.
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Verified traveler26 Sep. 2019
Safe feeling really in its own area away form the madness of LA
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