Welcome to Anaheim
Welcome to Anaheim - the city of Disneyland Park
Anaheim is the second largest city in Orange County (California) located near of Los Angeles and the tenth largest in California. Back in the middle of the 19th century, the city was founded by fifty German families with an expertise in viticulture and wine. Therefore, the city used to have an agricultural economy in the 19th century with the production of oranges. Then, in the mid-50’s, it became a tourist city with the construction of one famous theme park and known worldwide as “the happiest place on Earth: Disneyland Park. You may also see other interesting places in the Platinum Triangle: a stadium, the Angel Stadium, an indoor arena the Honda Centre and the Anaheim Convention Centre.
Information and facts
In Anaheim, you will find concert venues, bars, luxurious lounges, clubs and wine bars. The right spot is in Downtown Fullerton, not far from the Anaheim Resort area with Twisted Wine, a wine bar, Continental Room and Cherch a lounge bar.
Anaheim is the place where shoppers will find any kind of shops: luxurious shops, outlet shops, shopping centres and malls. There is Downtown Disney District with places to shop and restaurants. The South Coast Plaza situated near of the airport concentrates a numerous of shops. Lastly, the District at Tustin Legacy, situated in Central Orange County, can be a good option to go shopping.
The most popular place to visit is Disneyland Park. You will find attractions for the children and the adults. Then, the Madame Tussauds Hollywood where there can be found famous wax celebrities. Also, the USS Midway Museum can represent a chance to discover the naval ship. Both are located in the area of Anaheim.
Pacific zone time: -8 hours from GMT
Anaheim is characterized by moderate to hot summers and mild winters. The annual average is 70F(21C). December is the coldest month, with top temperatures 70F (21C) while July and August are the hottest months with temperatures between 87F (30C) and 89F (31C).
Anaheim offers the possibility to use buses with the Orange County Transit Authority, metros with the Metrolink, trains with the Amtrak California. The prices tickets are inexpensive. The most common and useful transports to travel around the city is the metro as you can avoid traffic and travel quickly by yourself or with your family.