Anaheim is a well-known holiday destination in California famous for Disneyland and sporting teams Los Angeles of Anaheim and Anaheim Ducks. It is situated southeast of Downtown Los Angeles and stretches from Riverside County to Cypress. Anaheim has a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and cool, wet winters. Enjoy the outdoors by booking a cheap hotel between July and September when it is sunny. Book online to get huge savings on cheap hotels.
Anaheim was discovered by 50 German families around 1857. It was established as the second city in the Los Angeles County in 1870. The Disneyland Resort was launched in 1955 which continues to attract millions of people annually. The name of the city was a combination of the words “Ana” coming from the Santa Ana River and the German word “home”.
Events, Landmarks, Activities
Have an unforgettable gastronomic experience in Anaheim by attending the Summer Food and Wine Festival and Taste of Anaheim both held in June, and the Taste of Newport in September to sample the best culinary creations and fine wines. Aside from Disneyland, other popular theme parks in Anaheim include the Knotts Berry Farm, Universal Studios Hollywood and California Adventure. Those who love to shop can check out the great finds at Anaheim Garden Walk.
Most families traveling to Anaheim has their own car or rents one so they can easily explore the city. Otherwise, there are 25 trolleybuses, 10 electric buses, and 2 electric trams that can take tourists to major attractions, business centers, restaurants, hotels and shops.