Category Archives: Activities in Anaheim

  1. MLK Jr. Day in the OC

    Spend this MLK Jr. Day in Orange County participating in one of several celebrations of the life and works of Dr. King. The 30th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace and Unity Parade and Celebration takes place in nearby Long Beach at 1950 Lemon Avenue. It all begins at 10:30 a.m. with a parade at…

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  2. Anaheim Plaza

    A trip to Southern California demands a little retail therapy, and Anaheim Plaza is a favorite for locals. Smaller and less crowded than GardenWalk, it’s where you can find your favorite shops along with local options. As the very first shopping mall in Orange County, it was regional from 1954 until 1992 when it was…

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  3. Spending Christmas at Disneyland

    Christmas Day is one of the busiest days of the year at Disneyland parks, and the week between Christmas and New Year’s Eve is always packed. However, when planned correctly, this can also be the most magical time of year to visit the park. Always arrive early and plan to spend the entire day at…

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  4. North Gate of the City of Anaheim

    Located at 775 Anaheim Boulevard and North Street, this is the original town site of Anaheim. During its heyday, it was enclosed by a “living fence” comprised of willow trees which did a fantastic job of keeping livestock out. This gate is one of four that aided in travel back and forth to the north….

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  5. Magical Thanksgiving Feasts

    Three places are famously open on Thanksgiving Day in Anaheim: Theme parks, plenty of restaurants and a lot of pubs. One of the most popular picks for holiday cuisine is Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant at Knott’s Berry Farm. For less than $30 per person, you can enjoy a lavish and traditional feast. However, tables…

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  6. Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum

    You don’t need to be a fan of Tricky Dick to enjoy the exhibits and special events at this unique Anaheim landmark. The new museum and library is open to the public, and 1,600 newly released pages of Warren “Bill” Gulley’s documents from the White House Central Files are on display. The events described in…

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  7. Irvine Park Railroad

    Discover family fun galore at Irvine Park Railroad, where hiking, games of horseshoe, pony rides and horse rentals, bike rentals and of course train rides guarantee a fun day of thrills. The sprawling park is also home to the Orange County Zoo, and you’ll often find volleyball games taking place on grassy lawns and sandy…

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  8. The Race is On!

    November is prime race season throughout Southern California, whether you’re ready for your first 5k or you want to take on a marathon or ultra. Before the holidays are in full swing, challenge yourself at the Friends of La Serna 5k race in nearby Whittier. Now in its 20th year, the race benefits a local…

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  9. Discovery Cube

    Part of the Discovery Science Foundation, the Cube is where science meets fun. It’s the perfect destination for a family outing, and if you’re traveling with little ones in Anaheim you won’t want to miss out on all the exhibits, galleries and hands-on experiences. The “Helicopter tour” lets guests explore a real helicopter, from the…

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  10. Exodus Escape Room

      Do you have the skills and nerve to get out of an Exodus Escape Room in time? This fun, group event demands critical thinking skills, teamwork, and plenty of bravery. Choose from three rooms, grab a date or your favorite group, and get a unique thrill this haunting season at Anaheim’s biggest challenge yet….

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