Anaheim Abounds with Fun Things to Do
Known for its picture-perfect weather and world-class entertainment, Anaheim, CA is an ideal destination for family vacations any time of the year. The Country Inn & Suites is located in the heart of the city’s main entertainment district, just minutes from the Anaheim Convention Center, Angel Stadium and Disneyland Park. Park for free at the hotel and walk to nearby attractions, or take the convenient Anaheim Resort Transportation (ART) buses. Arriving by air? The hotel is just 13 miles from John Wayne Airport (SNA) and 35 miles from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
- Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park (0.5 miles)
Experience the magic of Disney, just a 10-minute walk from the hotel. Explore multiple worlds within Disneyland, including Tomorrowland, Mickey's Toontown, Critter Country and Main Street, U.S.A. At California Adventure Park, you and your kids can visit seven different lands that bring all your favorite Disney and Pixar stories to life.
Phone: +1 (714) 781-4565
- Downtown Disney District (2.3 miles)
Shop at one of the world’s largest Disney stores and then sip a handcrafted drink at an open-air cafe in Downtown Disney. This entertainment district also features a luxury movie theater.
Phone: +1 (714) 781-4565
- Knott’s Berry Farm (7.4 miles)
What started as a roadside berry stand has evolved into one of the country’s most popular theme parks, offering daring thrill rides and kid-friendly amusements. Be sure to pack your swimsuit so you can splash around at Knott’s Soak City Waterpark.
Phone: +1 (714) 220-5200
Museums and Landmarks
- Christ Cathedral (1.9 miles)
Come take a tour of the historic Christ Cathedral and its 34-acre manicured grounds, which include an arboretum, the Tower of Hope and more than 10,000 panes of beautifully colored glass.
Phone: +1 (714) 971-2141
- Bowers Museum (5.4 miles)
Voted “The Best Museum in Orange County” by readers of The Orange County Register for 16 years in a row, the Bowers Museum offers an insightful look at cultures from across the globe.
Phone: +1 (714) 567-3600
- Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) (18.1 miles)
Make the trip to visit OCMA, known for its impressive collection of Pop Art, Minimalism and contemporary works by 20th-century Californian artists.
Phone: +1 (949) 759-1122
Events and Live Entertainment
- House of Blues Anaheim (0.2 miles)
A staple of the Anaheim GardenWalk entertainment district, this iconic entertainment venue satisfies your cravings for both incredible cuisine and live music.
Phone: +1 (714) 778-2583
- Anaheim Convention Center (0.8 miles)
As the West Coast’s largest exhibition center, this state-of-the-art facility hosts trade shows, pop culture conventions, volleyball tournaments and more.
Phone: +1 (714) 765-8950
- City National Grove of Anaheim (3.1 miles)
On the outside, this beautiful event venue is lined with welcoming palm trees. Inside, the center is bustling with concerts, stand-up comedy acts and off-Broadway productions—more than 250 each year.
Phone: +1 (714) 712-2700
- Honda Center (3.8 miles)
This 18,000-seat arena is home to the NHL’s Anaheim Ducks and also hosts major acts such as Andrea Bocelli, Garth Brooks and Kendrick Lamar.
Phone: +1 (714) 704-2500
- Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament (6.9 miles)
Step back to the time of knights and castles and watch live jousting, falconry and more while you enjoy a feast fit for a king.
Phone: +1 (888) 935-6878
- Anaheim GardenWalk (0.3 miles)
Take a seven-minute walk to access the many shops, restaurants and entertainment venues at GardenWalk. Highlights include Harley-Davidson, the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. and the House of Blues.
Phone: +1 (714) 635-7410
- The Outlets at Orange (2.4 miles)
As Orange County’s only outlet shopping mall, this retail hub has it all. Browse the deals at Aldo, Bloomingdale’s and Forever 21 before stopping to take in a movie at the on-site AMC Orange 30 movie theater. After the show, grab some ice cream at Häagen-Dazs.
Phone: +1 (714) 769-4001
- American Sports Centers (ASC) (0.5 miles)
The ASC isn’t just any indoor court facility; it’s the largest one in the world. The complex houses 34 volleyball courts, which convert into 25 basketball courts, and hosts plenty of national tournaments.
Phone: +1 (714) 917-3600
- Angel Stadium of Anaheim (1.7 miles)
Cheer on the Los Angeles Angels at this historic Major League Baseball stadium, known to locals as The Big A. All 45,000 seats fill up fast, so get your tickets online well in advance.
Phone: +1 (714) 940-2000
- The Rinks at Anaheim ICE (2.6 miles)
The Rinks at Anaheim ICE offers NHL- and Olympic-size surfaces for youth and adult hockey games as well as figure skating competitions. The ice is open for public skating as well, and the facility has more than 1,000 skates for rent if you forgot to pack your own.
Phone: +1 (714) 535-7465
- Anaheim Tennis Center (2.7 miles)
Challenge a friend to a light-hearted tennis match on one of the center’s 12 well-lighted courts. Lessons and special activities are offered throughout the week.
Phone: +1 (714) 991-9090
- River View Golf Course (4.4 miles)
Play beside the banks of the Santa Ana River at this challenging and scenic 18-hole course. What sets this course apart from its competitors is its great pace of play; most 18-hole games take around four hours to complete.
Phone: +1 (714) 543-1115
- Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center (2 miles)
Experience the thrills of flying a fighter jet at more than 500 miles an hour, or see how you’d do as a commercial airline pilot at this ultra-realistic flight simulation center.
Phone: +1 (714) 937-1511
- Big Air Trampoline Park (6.6 miles)
Are your children bouncing off the walls? Take them for a fun-filled afternoon at Big Air, where the kids can enjoy 17,000 square feet of trampolines, climbing walls, foam pits and more.
Phone: +1 (714) 831-1092
- SkyZone (9.3 miles)
Jump, flip and bounce your way through this indoor trampoline park, featuring hours of fun for kids and adults alike. If you’re a sports fanatic, challenge a friend to a high-flying basketball game at Skyslam or a low-gravity game of dodgeball.
Phone: +1 (714) 693-0250
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