Anaheim

Anaheim is a city in Orange County, California. It is best known for being the home of Disneyland.

31 things to do

All Places United States California



Alpine Inn

Traditional 2-story motel with exterior corridors and no elevator, and with pool and parking in the center, is located across the street (Katella) from the Anaheim Convention Center. Although it backs into Disneyland, the entrances to Disneyland (the south entrance is closed) are a short drive or a good 10 min walk away. Basic continental breakfast, wifi, use of a computer in the lobby, and microwave and refrigerator in room are all free.

SLEEP   —  715 West Katella Ave

Flightdeck Air Combat Center

Opened in 2005, Flightdeck Air Combat Center is an authentic military flight simulation center providing civilians the chance to pilot a fighter jet flight simulator. All Sims are full scale replicas of F-16 cockpits. Flight-gear, training and in-flight instruction are provided. Flightdeck has been reviewed on many "things to do" sites and is consistently rated in the top 10 things to do in Orange County.



Downtown Disney District

Promenade area just outside the park with lots of shopping and restaurant facilities, catering for adults as well as younger people. For example [http://www.houseofblues.com/anaheim House of Blues Anaheim] offers good food and beer as well as live music and the [http://www.rainforestcafe.com/ Rainforest Cafe] a great environment to take the kids too.

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Aleppo's Kitchen

Syrian restaurant. If you like middle eastern food this is a must visit. Check out for example the Lamb Kabseh as well as a good selection of starters. The indoor and outdoor seating areas are better decorated and laid out than you would expect from the location description.



Mama Cozza's Italian Restaurant

Located just two miles west of Disneyland, Mama Cozza's is a somewhat secluded Italian restaurant serving pizzas, pastas, and steaks. The "Mama Sauce" is Mama Cozza's thicker marinara sauce and goes great on the lasagna and other pastas.


Anaheim Ducks

The Anaheim Ducks are an NHL Hockey team that plays across from Angel Stadium in the Honda Center (formerly the Arrowhead Pond). You may also see Disney On Ice shows here as well. It is also open for the public to go and skate.



Amtrak

The '''''[http://www.amtrak.com/pacific-surfliner-train Pacific Surfliner]''''' route serves this station, connecting Anaheim with San Diego to the south and San Luis Obispo to the north (via Los Angeles and Santa Barbara).

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Astoria Inn & Suites

Located just blocks from Disneyland Resort, Anaheim Convention Center, and many top attractions. Offers amenities such as a shuttle to Disneyland, pool, spa, high speed internet, continental breakfast, and guest laundry!

SLEEP   —  +1 714-774-3882 —  426 West Ball Rd


Anaheim Courtyard by Marriott

The Courtyard by Marriott Anaheim hotel has room types to accommodate families, couples and business travelers. Guests can choose from a Deluxe Room or a Kids' Suite. Restaurant, Bar, Free wifi.


Anaheim Resort Transportation

Provides shuttle service to area tourist destinations, including Disneyland, California Adventure, Angel's Stadium, Honda Center, Knott's Berry Farm, Medieval Times, Crystal Cathedral, and more.

OTHER   —  +1 714-563-5287 —  Map

Anaheim Garden Walk

A relatively new complex, stretching from Katella to Disney Way, with shops, eating places, a sleek cinema, and a fancy bowling place. Not overly popular destination and has many empty lots.


Cortona Inn and Suites

A Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel offering family suite lodging accommodations with bunk beds, complimentary continental breakfast, outdoor heated pool and whirlpool, and video arcade room.

SLEEP   —  2029 S. Harbor Blvd

Hotel Pepper Tree

Extended stay hotel with Southern California style and rustic Spanish influence. Warm earthy décor, hand-crafted wood furniture, and Hollywood memorabilia.

SLEEP   —  2375 West Lincoln Ave

Holiday Inn Anaheim-Resort Area

Good quality hotel although bed not the most comfortable. Not far from the park. Free wifi, refrigerator and microwave in rooms.


Metrolink

Regional rail service to Anaheim is available on the '''Orange County Line''', which runs from Los Angeles to Oceanside.

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Cortina's Italian Market

Italian food market with simple order at counter and sit down restaurant. Serves very good pizza and pasta dishes.


Americas Best Value Inn & Suites

Large heated outdoor swimming pool and spa. Complimentary Breakfast as well as free parking and Internet access


Hilton Anaheim

The largest hotel in Orange County, adjacent to the Convention Center and across the street from Disneyland.


La Brea Bakery Café

(Located at Downtown Disney, along with many other restaurants, such as ESPN Zone and Rainforest Café).


Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are the Los Angeles area's American League baseball team.


Downtown Disney District

Has a number of shops for souvenirs as well as a Lego shop and a number of cloths outlets.

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California Adventure

is a newer addition to Disneyland. It opened in 2001 and has separate admission fees.

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DoubleTree Guest Suites Anaheim Resort

Premium, full service hotel features Tuscan-inspired décor with contemporary flair.


Disneyland

of course, is Anaheim's main claim to fame since first opening in 1955

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Orange County Tranportation Authority

Provides bus service within Anaheim and to neighboring communities.

OTHER   —  +1 714 636-7433 —  Map

Megabus

Bus service from San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose.

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The Cheesecake Factory

Good selection of meals as well as cakes and drinks.


Anaheim Convention Center

Check out the events taking place


Phantom Ales

Microbrewery


Bottle Logic Brewing

Microbrewery



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