Anaheim-Disneyland Travel Guide

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Best Things To Do in Anaheim-Disneyland

The main attractions here are obviously the rides and amusements of Disneyland. But the city of Anaheim also offers a hoard of other worthwhile ventures too. Knott's Berry Farm and Adventure City are traveler-approved amusement parks that are especially appealing to younger kids. And during baseball season, a game at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim should be a high priority. Plus, the beaches of Laguna, Oceanside and even San Diego are less than 100 miles away.  

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  • #1
    Things to do in Anaheim-Disneyland
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    #1 in Anaheim-Disneyland
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    More than Full Day
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    Many travelers say this original Disney resort lives up to its motto as "The Happiest Place on Earth." You'll find three unique areas inside Disneyland: Disneyland Park, Disney's California Adventure Park and the Downtown Disney district.The main park is still the favorite among reviewers and frequent guests, as it harbors

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  • #2
    Angel Stadium of Anaheim
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    Sports, Tours
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    Both baseball aficionados and casual fans agree: If you're in Anaheim, you should make a point to catch a game at this historic,45,050-seat venue. Home to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim since 1966, Angel Stadium (or The Big A) is baseball's fourth-oldest active Major League Baseball stadium, behindFenway Park,Wrigley Fieldand Dodger Stadium.

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  • #3
    Anaheim Packing District
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    #3 in Anaheim-Disneyland
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    1 to 2 hours
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    Described by recent visitors as a "hipster food court," the Anaheim Packing District features more than 20 artisan eateries, live music, a farmers market and an event area with a fireplace and orange grove. Housed in the former Anaheim Citrus Packing House, which was built in 1919, this two-level facility

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    Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center
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    #4 in Anaheim-Disneyland
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    Recreation, Sightseeing
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    For all the would-be pilots out there and all those "Top Gun" fans, the Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center is for you. Here, you can pretend you're taking off, dogfighting, and completing death-defying aerial maneuvers in fighter jet and Boeing 737 flight simulators that make it feel real. 

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  • #5
    Yorba Regional Park
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    #5 in Anaheim-Disneyland
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    2 hours to Half Day
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    Parks and Gardens, Recreation
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    2 hours to Half Day
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    Approximately 10 miles east of downtown Anaheim in themouth of Santa Ana Canyon, Yorba Regional Park is an oasis of green in a city heavily blanketed in concrete. Among its four lakes and connecting streams, biking and jogging paths, equestrian trails, there are more than 400 picnic tables, barbecue grills

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  • #6
    Knott's Berry Farm
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    If you're sick of Disney– or just want try out some big roller coasters– you should check out nearby Buena Park's Knott's Berry Farm, a popular theme park that features some thrilling attractions. The park contains the quaintness of a Wild West reconstruction with some of the attractions of a multimillion-dollar theme

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    Adventure City
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    Half Day to Full Day
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    Half Day to Full Day
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    If you're on a budget and you've got young children in tow, you should consider a trip to Adventure City, according to recent visitors. Many reviewers said this small theme park is a less stressful and less expensive alternative to the pricey, crowded entertainment mecca ofDisneyland. But keep in mind that

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