Located 28.4 miles south of Los Angeles in Orange County, Anaheim is most famous for being the home of Disneyland. However, there’s so much more to do in Anaheim with kids, and there’s always something happening. Here are 25 attractions and activities to choose from that will show you why Anaheim is one of SoCal’s great cities.
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Disneyland + Disney California Adventure Park If you’re going to Anaheim, this is probably why! I started taking my daughter to Disneyland when she was 2. We haven’t been to California Adventure Park yet, but now that she’s tall enough to go on all the rides, it’s on our list.
Angel Stadium of Anaheim – take them out to a ballgame!
FlightDeck Air Combat Center – from their website: Flightdeck in Anaheim, CA is the only facility in the world with 8 fighter jet flight simulators and a Boeing 737-800 flight simulator. Get in touch with your Inner Top Gun or feel what it’s like to take control of a commercial airliner. The Flight is Simulated- The Experience is Real!Here are 25 attractions and activities to choose from that will show you why Anaheim is one of SoCal’s great cities.Click To Tweet
Pirates Dinner Adventure – Food, Fantasy + Adventure!
Oak Canyon Nature Center in the Anaheim Hills
Adventure City – The little theme park that’s big on family fun!
Mini golf, laser tag, water slides at Camelot Golfland
Anaheim GardenWalk – an outdoor entertainment and shopping center located a block east of the Disneyland Resort
“Summer Nights Under the Stars” at the Pearson Park Amphitheatre.
Seascape Kids Fun for indoor slides, a foam shooting range
Muzeo and explore local heritage, culture, and the arts
Honda Center – Home of the Anaheim Ducks
Explore Brookhurst Park, where kids can skateboard in the skate park or romp around the ever-popular “Moon Park.” The playground equipment is other-worldly.
Go-Kart Racing at K1 Speed
Take Trapeze Classes at SwingIt Trapeze
the Art Crawl, happening four times a year at Center Street Promenade
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