Area Attractions

Things to Do in Anaheim Near Disneyland

With so much to see, do and experience, Southern California is the fun capital of the world. Surrounded by spectacular beaches, fabulous shopping and world-famous family attractions like Disneyland® Park, Knott’s Berry Farm and Universal Studios Hollywood, Anaheim has a little something for everyone.   

And with a great location just moments from all the attractions and things to do in Anaheim, the Lemon Tree Hotel & Suites is the ultimate home away from home — one that puts you and your family in the middle of it all at a remarkable value.

Start planning your trip by checking out our Anaheim attractions guide below.

Lemon Tree Hotel

1600 East Lincoln Ave
Anaheim CA 92805

Adventure City

1238 S Beach Blvd
Anaheim, CA 92804

Anaheim Convention Center

800 W Katella Ave
Anaheim, CA 92802

Angels Stadium

2000 E Gene Autry Way
Anaheim, CA 92806

Disneyland/California Adventure Park

The Grove of Anaheim

2200 E Katella Ave
Anaheim, CA 92806

Honda Center

2695 E Katella Ave
Anaheim, CA 92806

Orange County Fair

88 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

ICE Arena

300 West Lincoln Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92805

Anaheim Gardenwalk

21 W Katella Ave
Anaheim, CA 92802

Amazing Aquariums & Reefs

646 E Katella Ave, Orange, CA 92867

Knott’s Soak City Water Park & Berry Farm

8039 Beach Boulevard., Buena Park, CA 90620

Bowers Museum

2002 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92706

The Outlets at Orange

20 City Blvd W, Orange, CA 92868

Westfield MainPlace

2800 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92705

South Coast Plaza

3333 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Adventure City

A world of excitement, entertainment and education await you at Adventure City in Anaheim. Adventure City is family theme park with rides that spin, twirl, and zoom, shows that captivate and small-town buildings that remind us of simpler times – all in a city of fun. Adventure City offers 10 exciting rides for kids and attractions including the Adventure City Birthday Party Station, a petting farm, live interactive children’s stage shows at the Adventure City Theater, an arcade, and a challenging 24-foot climbing wall – Mount Adventurous.


Anaheim Convention Center

Located across from the Disneyland Resort on Katella Avenue, the 1.6 million-square-feet Anaheim Convention Center is the largest convention center on the West Coast and one of the largest convention centers in the world. After three years of expansion and renovation, this jewel has become a regional architectural landmark. It has centralized towers formed by an open grid design that blends into a spectacular curving glass wall facade.

The newly designed convention center is host to about one million attendees annually who come here for meetings, trade shows and public shows.

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Angels Stadium

The fourth oldest active Major League Baseball stadium, Angels Stadium is home to the 2002 World Champion Anaheim Angels.

Located less than 3 miles east of Disneyland, Angels Stadium is a classic ballpark built on 140 acres. Angels Stadium seats nearly 45,050 for the Angels, and features terraced bullpens, widened concourses, the Nestle Family Zone, the Pepsi Perfect Game Pavilion, landscaped courtyards, and three restaurants.

Aside from professional baseball and football, Angel Stadium has hosted high school and college football games, National Football League pre-season games, the short-lived World Football League, two crusades by evangelist Billy Graham, nearly twenty consecutive annual crusades by evangelist Greg Laurie and musical concerts featuring such acts as The Rolling Stones, The Who, Pink Floyd and Madonna.


Disneyland/California Adventure Park

From the charm of Main Street, U.S.A. to the whimsy of Mickey’s Toontown, explore eight fantastic lands of nostalgia and delight. Let your imagination soar in an enchanted kingdom of fantasy and magical entertainment. At Disneyland®  Park, you’ll experience more than 60 attractions, 50 shops and 30 restaurants. Zoom through doom on their biggest ride in 40 years, the Indiana Jones™ Adventure – a high-tech, adrenaline-pumping thrill on wheels. Experience thrilling rides like the Matterhorn Bobsleds, Space Mountain, Pirates of the Caribbean, Splash Mountain and The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh. Meet Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and Goofy! New innovations like the Disney’s FASTPASS® Service keeps waiting in line to a minimum.


The Grove of Anaheim

The City National Grove of Anaheim is an indoor, live music venue in Anaheim California, which is located less than 2 miles of Disneyland Resort.

This versatile indoor venue draws patrons from all five counties in LA and hosts more than 250 events annually. From comedy to country, hard rock to Latin, the Grove plays it all in a beautiful and unforgettable atmosphere not found anywhere else. It has also played host to several sell-out concerts including, Ray Charles, Morrissey, Jill Scott, Cyndi Lauper, George Lopez, Merle Haggard, Jamie Foxx, Dropkick Murphys and Seal, among others.

At the Grove, you’ll enjoy 27,140 sq. ft. of flavor and excitement for special events, corporate functions, product launches, private concerts, weddings, reunions and gala occasions. Music fans of all types cannot skip this. For advance tickets to upcoming shows.

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Honda Center

Formerly Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim, Honda Center is Southern California’s premier entertainment and sports venue.

Honda Center hosts first-class events throughout the year, including concerts, sporting events and family shows. The 650,000 square-foot arena is home to the NHL’s Ducks of Anaheim, the NLL Anaheim Storm and the John R. Wooden Classic.

The arena’s annual events include multiple top-name concerts, exciting sporting events and family favorites such as the Harlem Globetrotters, Stars on Ice and Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.

In recent years, capacity crowds have filled Honda Center for world class acts such acts as Van Halen, One Direction, The Black Keys, Rush, Bruce Springsteen and more.

Experience the excitement of Southern California hockey as the mighty Anaheim Ducks take flight on the ice at the Honda Center from September through April. Also keep an eye on the upcoming exclusive 15,000-square-foot indoor and outdoor entertainment space —”The Grand Terrace”.

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Newport Beach

Newport Beach is a magical Southern California destination with nine miles of picture-perfect sand beach and shoreline for swimming, surfing, body boarding, fishing, sailing, yachting, parasailing, snorkeling, and sunbathing. Enjoy “The Wedge” – a jetty where surfers brave the waves – two piers, Balboa Pavilion, the Newport-Balboa Ferry boat, harbor cruises, boat rentals, rollerblading, sand volleyball, outdoor concerts, tennis and trips to Catalina Island. Newport Beach also offers world-class shopping, waterfront dining, and championship golf courses. Framed by the Saddleback Mountains, Newport Beach’s ecological reserve is very popular with birders.

Orange County Fair

Don’t miss the annual Orange County Fair, Centennial Farm, The Ranch, Youth Expo and more than 100 events throughout the year. Visit

The Orange County Fair & Exposition Center provides educational, entertainment and recreational opportunities for the public and preserves the heritage of California agriculture.

Orange County Swap Meet

Open every Saturday and Sunday, the Orange County Market Place is American’s favorite swap meet, which combines fun, food and value shopping experience while celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit. With a changing list of nearly 1,000 merchants to provide their products and services, it attracts about 2 million visitors a year to join the party.