Planning a trip to Disneyland and want to know what else there is to do in the area? There is such a big variety of things to explore and great weather too! Here is a list of fun things you can do in Southern California in addition to visiting the Disneyland Resort!
Other Theme Parks:
Universal Studios Hollywood
This theme park is fun for the whole family. You get to see and learn about the movies! Make sure to do the tram tour where you get to ride through actual movie sets!
Knotts Berry Farm
Located in Buena Park, not too far from Disneyland, this park features Snoopy and his friends and several thrill rides.
In Carlsbad, One hour south of Anaheim and 30 minutes north of San Diego.
In San Diego, a couple hours south of Disneyland. Here you can see all sorts of sea animals and cool off on water rides.
Near Disneyland/In Orange County:
Balboa Island/Newport Beach
South Coast Plaza- large mall for all those who love to shop!
Angel Stadium- During baseball season, one can catch an Angel game minutes away from Disneyland
Honda Center- Home of the hockey team the Mighty Ducks, also just a few minutes from Disneyland.
Anaheim Garden Walk- right next to Disneyland Resort. Here you can see a movie, grab a bite to eat, or do some shopping
Walt Disney Family Museum- Located in Northern California in San Francisco.
Other popular So. Cal. Destinations:
Hollywood- Hollywood sign, Hollywood/Highland, Mann's Chinese Theater,Walk of Fame, and El Capitan- Disney Theater
San Diego Zoo
Santa Ynez Valley - Featured in the movie Sideways, here you can visit Solvang and several wineries including Disney legend's Fess Parker's winery
Weather- Orange County, California