Disneyland Resort in Anaheim California is the original Disney park. It differs from Disney World in many ways. However one of the major differences is that Disney World is contained on Disney World property, while Disneyland Resort is centered in the city. Guests of Disney World can enjoy their entire stay without leaving property. Guests of Disneyland Resort have an easier time taking day trips. Here are 5 things to do near Disneyland Resort.
When in California, there are many beaches within 30 miles of Anaheim. The closest beach is Newport Beach. Other nearby top rated beaches include: Balboa Island, Crescent Bay and Huntington Beach. Venice Beach is also a beautiful spot to visit, at just over an hour drive. Walk on boardwalks, try a watersport or simply go for a swim.
2. California Science Center
The California Science Center is a destination for the whole family, with hands on exhibits, live demonstrations and much more. Their mission is to inspire science learning for everyone. The California Science Center is about an hour ride from Anaheim, CA. The permanent galleries require no ticket and are free to enter, however IMAX and special exhibits will require a ticket.
3. Angel Stadium Of Anaheim
Have a baseball fan? Consider watching a baseball game at the Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. This beautiful stadium hosts professional MLB games. Check the schedule prior to your visit, tickets are required and vary in price.
4. Universal Studios Hollywood
Universal Studios Hollywood is another popular vacation destination, other than Disney World. At just under a 2-hour drive it is possible to do both on a vacation. Discover the world of Harry Potter, take a Hollywood Studios tour, explore Springfield USA, get up close to King-Kong and so much more.
5. Knott’s Berry Farm
Did you know there is another theme park nearby? Knott’s Berry Farm is only a 20 minute drive from Anaheim, located in Buena Park, California. Knott’s Berry Farm is 160-acres of rides, entertainment and food. Dine at Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant, which opened on 1934 and more. Price through December 31, 2018 at the gate is: $82.00 (regular) and $52.00 (junior/senior) price. Save $20 on a regular admission by purchasing online for the price of $62.00.
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