Things to Do in Orange County
As one of the most popular things to do in Orange County, Disneyland, the happiest place on earth, is an easy 20-minute drive from the hotel. Park hours varying by season.
KNOTT'S BERRY FARM
Combine shopping at Knott's Market Place with thrilling rides and lore of the Old West. Located 20 minutes away in Buena Park.
NEWPORT HARBOR/THE FUN ZONE BOAT COMPANY
A visit to our area is not complete without a cruise of Newport Harbor with its vast array of yachts and distinctive homes. The Pavilion Queen is a memorable thing to do in Orange County and leaves from the Balboa Pavilion. Charters are available for groups of all sizes.
EDISON INTERNATIONAL FIELD OF ANAHEIM/ANAHEIM ANGELS TICKET OFFICE
Located 20 minutes away, this newly redesigned stadium is home to the Anaheim Angeles baseball team.
Located adjacent to the Edison Field, the Honda Center is the home of the Anaheim Ducks hockey team.
A one-hour Catalina Flyer catamaran ride (949-673-5245) will take you to Catalina Island for a day of exploration, sun or relaxation. Scheduled trips begin at the Balboa Pavilion and take you to the harbor of Avalon.
HORNBLOWER CRUISES & EVENTS
A dining experience you can not find on dry land. Operating out of Marina del Rey in Los Angeles (310-301-9900) and Newport Beach (949-631-2469).
RICHARD NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND BIRTHPLACE
The library of the 37th president of the United States is located in Yorba Linda, only 15 minutes away via the 55 Freeway North. The library illuminates his public and private life through film, video displays and exhibits.
Enjoy carnival rides, arcade and fun food in the Fun Zone, California's oldest coastal amusement area, and a fun things to do with kids in Orange County.
Balboa Island is a distinctive community in the middle of Orange County's Newport Harbor. Check out the unique shopping available on Marina Ave., and keep watch for celebrities.
BACK BAY ECOLOGICAL RESERVE
Birdwatchers and nature lovers will enjoy a walk in this protected area. Canoe or Kayak rides are available. Newport Aquatics Center - 949-646-7725.
OLD MISSION SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO
This mission, built more than two centuries ago, is famous for the return of the swallows each St. Joseph's Day. As a historical thing to do in Orange County, this California historical site not to be missed.