This Orange County, California, hub has theme park fun — and so much more.

Anaheim is the California capital of pixie-dust-fueled fun. But while the many area theme parks are awesome, the city itself offers real-world merits with no admission fees. Lively Anaheim is saturated with craft breweries, a fabulous food hall, hip music venues and much more. You’ll also find some seriously magical resorts, including the JW Marriott, Anaheim Resort, which delights guests with augmented-reality art and one of the area’s highest rooftop restaurants.

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Explore Anaheim

  • Anaheim Packing District
  • Anaheim Resort District
  • Platinum Triangle

Anaheim Packing District

Overview

Formerly the center of the region’s once-booming citrus industry, this downtown area has been reborn as a playground for singles, couples and families. It's dotted with breweries, parks, shops and a busy food hall with artisanal fare and live music.

Known For

Dining, Nightlife, Breweries

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Anaheim Resort District

Overview

This popular hub for travelers on I-5 Highway’s west side offers easy access to the theme parks and Anaheim’s convention center. And there are guaranteed great shopping and dining options just steps from wherever you might stay.

Known For

Theme Parks, Nightlife, Hotels

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Platinum Triangle

Overview

Named for its triangular shape on the map, this is Anaheim's hippest district, an urban redevelopment area surrounding the city’s stadium. Young professionals gather in trendy hangouts, innovative eateries and live music venues.

Known For

Dining, Nightlife, Breweries

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Nearby Hotels and Resorts
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Stay in The Center of it All

Immerse yourself in your destination at these centrally located hotels.

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Spend a Long Weekend in Anaheim, California: Theme Parks, Global Cuisine and More

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Head to Downtown Anaheim

Explore downtown Anaheim's beautifully restored Packing District. Eat your way through 30-plus vendors at the Packing House Food Hall, then visit Little Saigon for pho and other Vietnamese specialties. Catch a baseball game if possible, then two-step the night away at the Ranch Saloon.

Rooftop bar overlooking city

Hit the Theme Parks

Surrender to your sense of wonder at one of Anaheim's biggest attractions: its world-famous theme parks. It’s impossible to see and do everything in one day, but start early and plan to stay late. Round out the night with a fireworks display at a rooftop bar.

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Choose Between Art and Rollercoasters

Choose your own adventure. Either hit up an art museum housed in a former Carnegie library building or visit a kid-friendly amusement park. Top off your vacation with a self-guided tour of the city’s brewery scene, then catch a live music show.

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