Anaheim Tourist Attractions and Sightseeing

(Anaheim, California - CA, USA)




Anaheim is best known for America's most famous icon and the city's premier tourist attraction, the magical and original theme park of Disneyland.

Since Disneyland was first conceived in the 1950s, Anaheim has been the focus of family entertainment in California and the area is literally loaded with fun parks and attractions suitable for all ages.





Adventure City


Address: 1238 South Beach Boulevard, Anaheim, California CA, USA
Tel: +1 714 236 9300
An affordable, family-run alternative to the bustle and expense of Disneyland, Adventure City is a mini-city of adventure for children with many attractions, including nine interesting amusement rides, hands-on stage shows, a games arcade, petting farm and much candy and popcorn.
Open hours: daily, seasonal variations
Admission: charge, discount for seniors

Disneyland


Address: 1313 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, California CA, 92803-3232, USA
Tel: +1 714 781 4565
The original Disney theme park was opened by the visionary Walt Disney in 1955 and is perhaps the world's most loved theme park. Home of the classic Disney characters Mickey Mouse and Snow White, Anaheim's park encompasses eight themed lands including Main Street USA, Adventureland, New Orleans Square, Critter Country, Frontierland, Fantasyland and Tomorrowland, as well as 60 major rides plus numerous shops and restaurants. Entertainment is seemingly endless and other attractions at the park include non-stop parades and much frivolity, not to mention the magnificent fireworks display each night.
Open hours: daily - 09:00 to 20:00
Admission: charge, discount for seniors, children under three free

Disneyland California Adventure


Address: 1150 West Magic Way, Anaheim, California CA, USA
Tel: +1 714 956 6519
Disneyland's next door neighbor is set on a 55-acre / 22-hectare site and entry is included in the ticket price for the main park. The park celebrates the California experience with three themed lands - the Golden State, Paradise Pier and Hollywood Pictures Backlot. The main attractions at Anaheim's Disneyland California Adventure include the California Screamin' rollercoaster, with its loop-de-loop; Pacific Wharf and the Grizzly Peak rapids. Other notable attractions are a display of California's aviation heritage and the giant Sun Wheel, which provides fantastic views of the park.
Open hours: daily, seasonal variations
Admission: charge, discount for seniors, children under four free

Angel 'A' Stadium of Anaheim


Address: 2000 Gene Autry Way, Anaheim, California CA, 92806, USA
Anaheim's Angel 'A' Stadium is a vast ballpark, with a seating capacity of around 45,000 and parking more than 12,500 cars. Hosting many popular baseball games, the Angel stadium has recently been renovated and other attractions include three restaurants, a dugout area for seating and a giant 'A' frame scoreboard, earning it the nickname of 'Big A'.
Open hours: hours vary
Admission: charge, discount for children

Knott's Berry Farm Theme Park


Address: 8039 Beach Boulevard, Buena Park, California CA, 90620, USA
Tel: +1 714 220 5200
The idea behind Knott's Berry Farm goes farther back than that of Disneyland and it was actually a real farm in the early 20th century. While it doesn't have the same allure as Disneyland, Knott's will appeal to rollercoaster lovers, with its altogether faster and more thrilling rides. There are six themed areas with incredible rides such as Supreme Scream, a plunging tower ride, the 80 mph Xcelerator and the wooden GhostRider rollercoaster. There are many more attractions and younger kids will especially enjoy Camp Snoopy.
Open hours: Monday to Friday - 10:00 to 18:00, Saturday - 10:00 to 22:00, Sunday - 10:00 to 19:00
Admission: charge, discount for seniors, children under four free

Knott's Soak City USA Water Park


Address: 8039 Beach Boulevard, Buena Park, California CA, 90620, USA
Tel: +1 714 220 5200
Lying adjacent to Knott's Berry Farm, Knott's Soak City USA is a seasonal park of water rides that is in the theme of 1950s Southern California beaches. Star attractions here include 16 slides and tubes of varying descriptions, a three-quarter of a million gallon wave pool and a long, lazy river.
Open hours: daily, seasonal variations apply
Admission: charge, children under four free

Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament


Address: 7662 Beach Boulevard, Buena Park, Anaheim, California CA, USA
Tel: +1 714 521 4740
Come and enjoy entertainment for all the family at this 11th-century re-creation of a Spanish castle stronghold. Attractions include the Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament featuring much pageantry, sorcery and an exciting jousting tournament. The highlight of the evening is the veritable four-course banquet, but don't expect silverware and fancy napkins!
Open hours: Monday to Thursday - 19:00, Friday - 18:30 and 20:45, Sunday - 17:00 and 19:15
Admission: charge, discount for children






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