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Anaheim/Orange County

Take a break in sunny Anaheim/Orange County to explore, play, and discover this unique Southern California destination. Smile at any one of our world-class attractions. Shop at trend-setting fashion boutiques. Relax at a world-class spas. Play at the beach. Explore art, history and culture. Dine at our award-winning restaurants. Listen to live entertainment. Catch a professional sports game. Swing for par on a breathtaking golf course.

Orange County Beaches: Orange County’s 42 miles of alluring coastline features lively beach towns, family fun, vibrant boardwalks and cool breezes in the warm California sun. The Orange County coastline is comprised of six beach cities, each offering its own unique brand of the Southern California experience. A day on the coast can include surf lessons, a romantic walk on the beach or a nighttime bonfire cookout.

Shopping: Orange County is a shopper’s dream with an oasis of shopping centers filled with an assortment of unique and trendy fashions from the latest in haute couture to casual surf wear. Fashion aside, OC is also home to retailers offering a veritable selection of antiques, housewares, sporting gear and just about anything under the sun. For shopping that’s off the beaten path, leave the malls for another day and hit some of OC’s unique neighborhoods. Old Towne Orange is famous for it’s one-of-a-kind antique treasures. If vintage finds are what you’re after, head to Downtown Fullerton, home to acclaimed vintage clothing and furniture retailers. For the hipster or eco-fiend in you, The Lab Anti-Mall and The Camp in Costa Mesa are great spots to pick up of-the-moment fashions and earth-friendly finds.

Sports & Recreation: Orange County is the place to be for sports fans and outdoor enthusiasts. With division and world titles in hockey and baseball and frequent playoffs appearances, Anaheim is becoming known as the home of championship sports. Our ideal year-round weather also makes OC the perfect spot for outdoor sports and activities including kayaking, biking, surfing, rollerblading, stand up paddling, sportfishing and hiking. Along OC's expansive 42-mile coastline, the Pacific Ocean is home to incredible sea life for fishing and boating activities, including year-round whale and dolphin watching. When you need a break from the sun, OC has great indoor activities, ranging from bowling and go-kart racing to flight simulators or just an afternoon at the movies.

Arts & Culture: Orange County presents a vivacious art scene full of fascinating festivals, museums and performing arts venues. Whether featuring the area's natural beauty or inspired by the laid-back atmosphere, OC arts draw on a creative and culturally-diverse population of artists, musicians and performers. Attend one of the upcoming performances at Orange County's renowned arts venues or explore one of the OC's cultural museums.


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Text and Facts courtesy: Anaheim Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau