Downtown Disney District
South West Street, Anaheim CA 92802 * 714-300-7800
A very lively promenade- includes a dance stage featuring live performers, 12-screen movie theaters, live outdoor entertainment and many unique shops and dinning. Downtown Disney® District is located near the Disneyland® theme parks and Adjacent to the Disneyland® Resort Hotels. Free parking up to 5 hours with validation at Downtown Disney®.
The Shops at Anaheim GardenWalk
321 W. Katella Ave, Anaheim CA 92802 * 714-635-7410
For a truly unique shopping, dining and entertainment experience, visit the Anaheim Garden Walk. It contains a wealth of stores, a luxurious bowling and entertainment center, a cocktail lounge and a movie theater-- all set among gardens and waterfalls. Cheesecake factory, PF changes, Bubba Gump, California Pizza Kitchen – to name a few.
South Coast Plaza
3333 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 * 800-782-8888
As the largest mall in Southern California and one of the largest in the U.S., South Coast Plaza balances expensive luxury boutiques with a good collection of more affordable stores. It also has some great dining options, including the unique Rainforest Café.
100 Citadel Drive - Suite 480, Los Angeles CA 90040 * 323-888-1724
With 30 to 70 percent off of brand names such as Adidas, GUESS, and banana republic, this outlet mall is a great place to get a bargain. It is located just off the I-5 freeway and contains more than 85 stores, including Converse, Gap and Old Navy.
401 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660 * 949-721-2000
In this open-air mall, you'll find almost 200 elite shops, many of which can't be found anywhere else in Southern California. There are also over 30 restaurants and several high-end department stores such as Bloomingdale's and Neiman Marcus.
Main Place Shopping Mall
2800 N. Main Street, Santa Ana CA 92705 * 714-547-7000
This newly-renovated mall offers more than 180 stores, including department stores such as JC Penney, Nordstrom and Macy's and a variety of specialty shops. Dining options include a food court and sit-down restaurants such as The Olive Garden.
Honda Center (home of the Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
2695 E Katella Ave, Anaheim CA 92806 * 714-704-2500
Home of the Mighty Ducks, this 650,000-square-foot arena is Southern California's premier sports and entertainment venue. Each year, it hosts a variety of first class events including concerts, sporting events and family shows, including Disney on Ice, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus and the Harlem Globetrotters.
Angel Stadium of Anaheim (home of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim)
2000 East Gene Autry Way, Anaheim CA 92806 * 888-796-4256
The Angel Stadium is home to the 2002 World Champion Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. It contains three full-service restaurants, including a sports bar (the KnotHole), an upscale restaurant (The Diamond Club) with outdoor seating, and an indoor restaurant (Home plate Club) with a full-service bar.
17871 Castleton Street, City of Industry CA 91748 * 626-913-9663
SpeedZone is a racetrack, a mini bowling alley, an arcade, and a miniature golf course. It has four different types of racecars, including drift-style cars, Turbo Cars, Grand Prix cars, and dragsters that can go from 0-70 MPH in less than 3.5 seconds.
Nearby Ski Resorts
There are a number of opportunities for skiing and winter sports approximately an hour and a half away from Orange County, during the wintertime.
Segerstrom Center for the Performing Arts
600 Town Center Dr, Costa Mesa CA 92626 * 714-556-2787
This center presents many music, dance and theater productions each year, including symphonies, world-class dance performances, Broadway shows and family-friendly programs. In addition, it hosts free events such as movie screenings.