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 vary by season.
Direct Disneyland Shuttle Service:*
- Adult day pass: $5.00
- Child (ages 3 -9) day pass: $2.00
- Children 2 and under ride for free
*The purchase of the transportation does not include admission to Disneyland Park and/or Disney California Adventure Land, nor does it guarantee admission to Disneyland Park and/or Disney California Adventure Land.
Please follow the below instructions to schedule your shuttle pick-up.
- Contact the front desk to coordinate the transportation. Guests must make shuttle requests by 8:30pm on the night before the day the shuttle is needed.
- Pick-up is once daily at 8:28am. The shuttle will not pick up at The Westin South Coast Plaza unless reservations have been made.
- Return is twice daily at 7:00pm & 10:30pm (once during off season at 9:30pm) at stop marker 19. The shuttle will not stop at The Westin South Coast Plaza unless reservations have been made.
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 Angels 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 cannot 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. Steeped in rich history, this California historical site is not to be missed.