10 Things to Do Outside of Disneyland That Are Equally as Fun

When people think of Anaheim, California, the first thought that cross their mind is probably a trip to Disneyland. Disneyland is a great family destination. While families can make great memories at Disneyland, Anaheim is also home to many other exciting things to do. We’ve compiled a list of the best alternatives to Disneyland while visiting Anaheim, California.

1. Anaheim Stadium
If you enjoy Major League Baseball, you need to check out Anaheim Stadium. Just a short drive east of Disneyland, Anaheim Stadium is the home of the Anaheim Angels. Find out more at: http://losangeles.angels.mlb.com/ana/ballpark/

2. Knott’s Berry Farm
Often overlooked, Knott’s Berry Farm offers a more relaxed alternative to Disneyland and is just a few miles west, located in Buena Park. For more info, go to: https://www.knotts.com/

3. Medieval Times
Enjoy a trip into the past as you experience battles between knights and are treated like royalty while enjoying a sumptuous feast at Medievel Times in nearby Buena Park. Just a few minutes from Disneyland, find out more at: http://www.medievaltimes.com/plan-your-trip/buena-park-ca/index.html

4. Dodger Stadium
Just a few minutes up the highway from Disneyland, Dodger Stadium has been the home of the Los Angeles Dodgers since 1957 and has seen several exciting decades of sports activity. Find out more at: http://losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com/la/ballpark/

5. Universal Studios Hollywood
Experience the thrill of some of your favorite movie adventures and learn how some of your favorite scenes were made. The Special Effects show is a must see. For more details, go to: http://www.universalstudioshollywood.com/

6. La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Explore the prehistoric world when you visit the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum in Los Angeles. Visit the exhibits and learn more about life in prehistoric times. Go to: http://www.tarpits.org/

7. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
While visiting Universal Studios Hollywood, make sure to explore the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. This is a world all to itself and is a must for Harry Potter fans. Go to: http://www.universalstudioshollywood.com/harrypotter/

8. Aquarium of the Pacific
Learn all about the marine life of Southern California when you visit the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, just a short drive west of Disneyland. For more details, go to: http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/

9. Legoland California
For all who are into Lego’s, this is an exciting adventure park to explore. Just a short drive south of Anaheim, Legoland includes lots of shows and activities. For more details, go to: https://www.legoland.com/california/

10. Madame Tussaud’s Interactive Wax Museum
Located in Hollywood, just minutes from Anaheim, Madame Tussaud’s Interactive Wax Museum includes many realistic images of celebrities and sports stars as well as political and historic figures. Learn how movies are made and take pictures posing with some of your favorite people. For more details about the Wax Museum, go to: https://www.madametussauds.com/hollywood/en/

This post was contributed by Lunamar Vacation Homes, offering vacation rentals in Anaheim, CA near Disneyland and other great attractions inĀ Anaheim.

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