Anaheim Area Guide

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Anaheim Convention Center

The Anaheim Convention Center houses 815,000 square feet of exhibit space, making it the largest exhibit facility on the West Coast. The ballroom is one of the largest available in any convention center, 38,058 square feet. Anaheim first became a meetings and conventions destination in 1967 with the construction of the domed arena, which stands on Katella Avenue. Since those early days, the Anaheim Convention Center has gone through three major expansion projects plus several cosmetic renovations to update the Center. The recently completed expansion is a complete transformation of the Anaheim Convention Center structure and surrounding campus.

800 W Katella Ave
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 765-8950

Anaheim Brewery

Anaheim Brewery Tour

Quench your thirst for craft brews on the self-guided Anaheim Brewery Tour. Complete with 15 unique breweries, there is sure to be a beer to satisfy all tastebuds. Download the Anaheim Brewery Map and taste what California has to offer.

Packing House

Anaheim Packing District

Packed with plenty of unique merchants, history and charm, Anaheim’s Packing district should be a stop on everyone’s list. This downtown, cultural gem boasts delicious bites, live music and a variety of craft brews. The historic Packard Building & former Car Showroom, Farmers Park and restored citrus Packing House make up the Anaheim Packing District, along with Cooks Chapel, a community kitchen private event venue, and The Backyard an outdoor event area with a fireplace and orange grove.

440 S Anaheim Blvd
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 533-7225

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Dinosaur Discovery

Discovery Science Center

Imaginations twist and fly through more than 100 hands-on exhibits at Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana. Exhibits include Virtual Volleyball, a Bed of Nails, a Shake Shack and Dino Quest – the World’s First Interactive Dinosaur Adventure! Now Open – Discovery Science Center has partnered with the Anaheim Ducks to showcase The Science of Hockey, a permanent exhibition that explores physics, physiology and flying pucks! Open Daily 10am-5pm. 

2500 N Main St
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 542-2823


Bowers Museum

Orange County’s largest museum, the Bowers Museum offers exhibitions, lectures, art classes, travel programs, children’s art and music education programs, and other community events. The museum’s guiding philosophy is to help people learn about other cultures through their arts, and offer a greater understanding of ourselves and appreciation of the world in which we live. 

2002 N Main St
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(714) 567-3600

Children at Zoo

Santa Ana Zoo

The Santa Ana Zoo at Prentice Park in Santa Ana, California is a 20-acre site focusing on the animals and plants of Central and South America. One of the most popular attractions at the Santa Ana Zoo is the Zoofari Express children’s train, a 14-gauge locomotive that provides guests with an animal adventure through the zoo.

1801 E Chestnut Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 836-4000

International Surfing Museum

The International Surfing Museum located in Huntington Beach, is dedicated to Duke Kahanamoku, who is generally regarded as the person who popularized the modern sport of surfing. It is home to a collection of some interesting artifacts in the history of surfing, including a display of historic surfboards, surf and movie posters and trophies.

411 Olive Ave
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 465-4350

Marine Mammal

Pacific Marine Mammal Center

Have fun observing and learning about California elephant seals, harbor seals and fur at this nonprofit organization, dedicated to the rescue, and release of marine mammals stranded along Orange County coastline. Admission is free. 

20612 Laguna Canyon Rd
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 494-3050

Gray Whale Watching

Whale Watching

The deep nutrient waters surrounding Newport Harbor is considered some of the most fertile waters in Southern California & Orange County Beaches. These waters attracts all types of marine life. Many of the tours are designed just for viewing marine life, including killer whales, giant blue whales, dolphins, and seals. Newport Landingand Davey’s Locker offer great deals for a once in a lifetime experience.

Art Gallery

Peter Blake Gallery

This nationally and internationally acclaimed gallery opened in 1993 with a philosophy that a gallery shouldn’t just be about retail. It specializes in showcasing the contemporary and modern works by established and talented emerging California artists. Exhibits rotate monthly.

435 Ocean Ave
Laguna Beach, CA
(949) 376-9994

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Experience the culture of early California at Mission San Juan Capistrano. The historic landmark and museum features audio tours, fun exhibits and historical re-enactments. The mission is set in 10-acres of gardens, fountains and preserved adobe architecture. 

26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 234-1300

Long Beach Harbor and Boat

The Queen Mary

The RMS Queen Mary is a retired ocean liner and flagship of the Cunard Line that sailed the North Atlantic Ocean from 1936 to 1967, and is now a Long Beach icon. The ship is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is permanently berthed in Long Beach, California, serving as a museum ship and hotel. The Queen Mary offers daily tours of the ship. Whether you are interested in art deco design, history, the Queen Mary’s World War II service or paranormal investigations, the unique tours will give you an in-depth look at the ship’s past.

1126 Queens Hwy
Long Beach, CA 90802
(877) 342-0738

There are so many things to do in Anaheim! Check out our Anaheim Area Map for a quick guide to all of Anaheim’s big attractions and landmarks.

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