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Welcome to Anaheim & Buena Park

A trip to Disneyland® (aka the Happiest Place on Earth) in Southern California is every child’s dream, but the fun doesn’t end once you leave Disneyland® Resort and Disneyland® Park in Anaheim. There are plenty of other kid-friendly attractions less than 15 minutes away in and near the neighboring towns of Anaheim and Buena Park, and securing tickets in advance—or combining admission to Disneyland with a nearby park—reduces the stress of long ticket lines. At Knott’s Berry Farm, kids can ride rollercoasters and meet Snoopy and the Peanuts crew. Next door, Knott’s Soak City has waterslides and a wave lagoon. Finish your day at Medieval Times Buena Park with an evening of feasting and jousting. Hollywood is just 32 miles (52 kilometers) northwest, and families can experience the magic of Tinseltown during studio tours of Universal Studios Hollywood and Warner Bros. Hollywood Studio. Spot celebrities in Beverly Hills on a bus tour of Rodeo Drive, take a horseback ride up to the famous Hollywood sign, or discover Los Angeles on a sightseeing tour of the city. Or take a beach break on the sunny California coast. Between Santa Monica and San Diego, you can kick back at Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, or Newport Beach in Orange County. From Newport Beach, take a whale-watching or deep-sea fishing cruise, or catch the ferry for tours of Catalina Island. If you are visiting during Memorial Day weekend, don’t miss the famous Garden Grove Strawberry Festival.

Top attractions in Anaheim & Buena Park for Spring

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Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach

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When people think of what life is like for folks who actually live in Southern California, images similar to Huntington Beach typically come to mind. Appropriately nicknamed “Surf City USA,” Huntington Beach’s 10 miles of coastline and warm temperatures make outdoor living possible year round.Popular activities revolve around the wide, sandy beaches, from surfing to volleyball, swimming and stand-up paddle boarding. When the sun sets, beach bonfires become the star attraction in the sand. Huntington Beach has more than over 500 fire rings, free and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Hot dogs and s’mores cook nicely under the stars.The Huntington Beach Pier is one of the longest piers on the West Coast, stretching 1,850 feet into the waves. It serves as the unofficial center of all of the action and is located on the Pacific Coast Highway and Main Street. Visitors can fish, shop, eat or just wander.More
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Disneyland® Park

Disneyland® Park

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The original Disney® destination, developed in 1955 by Walt Disney, Disneyland® Park remains a favorite of both kids and adults alike. Known for its nine lands—including Main Street, U.S.A., Adventureland, and the most recent addition, Star Wars™: Galaxy’s Edge—this is the place to enjoy classic Disney attractions such as the Sleeping Beauty Castle, Space Mountain®, and Pirates of the Caribbean®.More
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Knott's Berry Farm

Knott's Berry Farm

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Knott’s Berry Farm, a 160-acre (65-hectare) amusement park in Buena Park, California, is one of the most-visited theme parks in the United States. The attractions—from dizzying roller coasters to scream-inducing thrill rides—and water park make Knott’s a popular option for family fun in Southern California.More
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Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum

Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum

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Located in Yorba Linda, the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum documents the life and legacy of the controversial 37th president of the United States. Visit the museum—fully renovated in 2016—to engage with interactive displays, new exhibits, multimedia presentations, and replicas of the Oval Office and East Room.More
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Pirates Dinner Adventure

Pirates Dinner Adventure

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Board a replica 18th-century Spanish galleon in Buena Park for the Pirates Dinner Adventure, a family-friendly evening that includes a swashbuckling show and buffet dinner. Enjoy a night of action, comedy, adventure, and romance, complete with dramatic sword play, gravity-defying stunts and acrobatics, fiery pyrotechnics, and dazzling special effects.More
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Orange County Coast

Orange County Coast

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Nestled in between Los Angeles and San Diego, the Orange County Coast is best known for its stretch of cities that run along the scenic Southern California shoreline. With 40-plus miles to lay your towel in the sand, life here is centered around the beach.Some of the best known cities that make up the Orange County Coast include Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Dana Point and San Clemente. Along with the expected beach activities like surfing, swimming and soaking up the sun, the Orange County Coast has numerous beach trails for avid hikers. Piers dot the coast and downtown main streets loaded with shopping and restaurants are typically only steps from the sand.More
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Knott's Soak City

Knott's Soak City

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Inspired by the beach towns and surf culture of Southern California, Knott’s Soak City is a great way to beat the summer heat. From dueling tube slides to a relaxing lazy river and a children’s pool area, the whimsical water park is an essential Orange County summer experience for the whole family.More
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Bowers Museum

Bowers Museum

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Orange County’s largest museum seeks to promote human understanding through its collection of 91,000 works of art representing peoples and cultures from around the globe. The collection is particularly strong in the areas of Asian, Pacific, Native American, and pre-Columbian art, as well as Orange County history.More
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Christ Cathedral

Christ Cathedral

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Designed by postmodernist architect Philip Johnson, the Crystal Cathedral was built in the shape of a 4-pointed star and boasts 10,661 windows, seating capacity for 3,000, and an organ with 17,106 pipes. The structure anchors a vast campus of gardens, reflecting pools, fountains, and sculptures, including a Gothic prayer chapel.More
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Angel Stadium

Angel Stadium

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The Angel Stadium of Anaheim, home to Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Angels, ranks among the country’s most scenic stadiums, thanks to its prime views of the San Gabriel and Santa Ana Mountains. A standout feature is the California Spectacular rock pile, complete with an erupting geyser behind center field.More

Top activities in Anaheim & Buena Park

The Best of LA Tour: Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Griffith Park +More
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Small-Group Day Tour of Hollywood, Los Angeles and Beaches from Anaheim
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VIP Hollywood and Beverly Hills Tour
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Whale-Watching and Orange County Beaches Tour from Anaheim
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Full-Day Los Angeles Sightseeing Tour from Anaheim
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Orange County Coastal Sightseeing Tour. From Orange County!
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Small-Group Best Beaches in Orange County Day Tour
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The LA Tour: Hollywood, Celebrity Homes, Beverly Hills -from OC & Anaheim
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Recent reviews from experiences in Anaheim & Buena Park

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Ideal Tour from Anaheim
Carrie_S, Feb 2020
The Best of LA Tour: Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Griffith Park +More
This tour was ideal to see highlights of LA/Hollywood while I was staying in the Anaheim area.
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best day with the best tour guide!
Cara_R, May 2019
Small-Group Day Tour of Hollywood, Los Angeles and Beaches from Anaheim
Would highly recommend this day tour as it allowed you to see a lot of things in a short space of time.
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One of the better trips we did from...
Kenneth_C, Sep 2017
Whale-Watching and Orange County Beaches Tour from Anaheim
Small tour group, hotel pickup and drop off and some nice places to visit.
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Better than expected!
Brady_B, Jul 2021
Small-Group Hollywood, LA Beaches & Filming Location Tour from Anaheim
Great way to see Los Angeles and Hollywood area in one day.
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Amazing day! Definitely will do again.
Tyler_B, Aug 2019
Small-Group Hollywood, LA Beaches & Filming Location Tour from Anaheim
This tour gives you the chance to see all the hot spots.
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Wonderful trip to see the sights and...
L_M, Apr 2018
Hollywood, California Science Center, and the Griffith Observatory from Anaheim
Wonderful trip to see the sights and learn about LA.
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