Category Archives: Day Trip

  1. Seal Beach

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    20 miles from downtown Anaheim and just a little south of the much more famous Long Beach is the quaint coastal town of Seal Beach. Life here is simple and relaxing with less hustle, bustle and tourism. Most consider this gem the perfect getaway for visitors to Anaheim. The town is filled with quaint shops,…

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  2. Oak Canyon Nature Center

      Long before Disneyland made Anaheim famous, there was already plenty of natural magic available. Oak Canyon Nature Center is a sprawling 58-acre reserve tucked into the Anaheim hills. Year-round, you’ll find streams winding through the park, incredible native flora and fauna, and plenty of hiking trails. It’s one of the few remaining natural sanctuaries…

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  3. Visit Griffith Park

      The sprawling metro park is home to special events, concerts and boasts numerous attractions for residents and visitors. Check out the Autry Museum on Western Heritage Drive, or rent a bicycle at the Ranger Station parking lot. The Griffith Observatory is a favorite place for the other kind of star spotting, and the Griffith…

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  4. Mulholland Drive

      Films have been made, and named, after this famous road, and numerous songs have mentioned it. What makes Mulholland Drive so special, and why should it top the list of your must-do’s while in Anaheim? Located in the eastern Santa Monica Mountains, it was named after William Mulholland, a civil engineer. David Lynch, in…

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  5. Whale Watching Season Begins!

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      Newport Beach whale watching season begins January 1 with a special $16 entry. The gray whale begins the longest major migration of all marine mammals this season, with several thousand whales migrating along Newport Beach. Returning from the Baja California lagoon through April, it’s common to see at least five whales on an average…

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  6. Knott’s Merry Farm

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      Disneyland isn’t the only area theme park going all out for the holidays! Don’t miss the annual Knott’s “Merry” Farm where the entire park is transformed into a winter wonderland. The Knott’s Christmas Crafts Village Inn is spilling over with treats, ornaments and decorations from local artisans. A seasonal Snoopy Ice Show performance can’t…

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  7. Huntington Beach Light a Love Parade

      A quick drive to the beautiful Huntington Beach on December 4 benefits the local Huntington Beach Youth Shelter. The Children’s Holiday Parade starts at 4:30 p.m. on Main Street and weaves from Orange Street to the Pier Plaza Surf Shop. You’ll find Santa and Mrs. Claus available for pictures, and they’re taking wish lists…

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  8. Adventure City Anaheim

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      Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm aren’t the only theme parks in Anaheim! Check out Adventure City Anaheim for a quaint, family-friendly experience that will take you back to the day of sweet fair rides, short lines and memories being made. Known as the little theme park that’s big on family fun, the park is…

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  9. It’s a Ghost Town!

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      The Calico Ghost Town is just a short drive from your Anaheim hotel, located at 36600 Ghost Town Road in Yermo. Open every day, except Christmas, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., you can make camping reservations by calling 800-TO-CALICO, or simply stop by the Wild West mining town that’s been a tourist favorite…

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  10. Black Star Canyon

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      Don’t think all the stars in the L.A. area are in Hollywood! At Black Star Canyon, you can get away from the bustle of the city without having to travel far. This remote canyon in the Santa Ana Mountain Range is a watershed and popular spot for mountain bikers, hikers and star gazers.  The…

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