Lifestyle Articles

Holiday Joy in Anaheim

Posted on November 5th, 2013

There is a good reason that the Disneyland Resort is known as the ‘happiest place on earth’ and at Christmas-time, the joy spreads even further. From November 12th onwards, the holiday season commences at Disneyland Resort with special entertainment and attractions full of the festive spirit, set to delight all who enter this magical place. All across the park, seasonal experiences are laid out for visitors: Main Street USA, Buena Vista Street and Cars Land are all covered in ornaments and decorations for the holiday period, with hidden Christmas treasures waiting to be discovered by those... Read more

Experience Thrills & Chills at Knott’s Scary Farm!

Posted on October 30th, 2013

Said to be one of Southern California’s largest and most frightening Halloween activities, Knott’s Scary Farm combines the best of the season in wild nights of haunts, rides and carnival entertainment. Taking place on selected nights between September 26th and November 2nd, those brave enough to venture into the farm will be greeted by a wealth of new and previously unseen arrangements. Those staying at one of the places to stay near Knott’s Berry Farm to check out this seasonal event!

Black Magic starts the evening, as the veil that separates the living from the dead is... Read more

It’s Halloween Time at Disneyland

Posted on October 15th, 2013

Every year at Disneyland, come October there is a very special event: Mickey’s Halloween Party. Guests are welcomed to join Mickey and the gang for frights and surprises across the park. Part of the Halloween Time season at the Disneyland Park, the Halloween Party is outside of normal opening hours and held on select nights by pre-booked ticket only. What happens in Disneyland after dark at Halloween? Children love to find out!

With dressing up positively encouraged – both for children and adults alike – visitors staying in family friendly hotels close to... Read more

Enjoy Arts and Crafts at the Harvest Festival

Posted on September 20th, 2013

2013 is the 41st anniversary of the Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show. This annual event starts in Las Vegas, Nevada, and tours California throughout Fall and into Winter, appearing at the Anaheim Convention Center on the 11th to 13th of October in the middle of its run. Anaheim is preparing to welcome visitors from every walk of life, whether they are regular attendees or new for this year, where more than twenty four thousand individual handmade craftsman items are to be displayed and sold by hundreds of booths. The entertainment program is also packed... Read more

Get Jazzed Up for the Brea Jazz Festival!

Posted on September 6th, 2013

Every year in Brea, California, for the past 11 years, there has been an amazing Brea Jazz Festival – and this year is no different. Between September 7th and September 29th, 2013, every Saturday and Sunday will be host to a range of activities and events for all the family. A four week musical  celebration of everything jazz, the events will not only include a range of live musical acts and performers from across the area but also fine arts and crafts shows, a beer and wine garden and activities specially tailored to children. If you will be at... Read more

See Whales Up Close at Newport Beach!

Posted on August 16th, 2013

Summer is almost over and it’s time to take full advantage of the remaining time left. What better way to spend a summer day in Southern California than at the beach? The cool ocean breeze combined with a warm summer day that California is known for is sure to be a fun time. If you decide to enjoy a day at the beach, why not get a tour of the ocean while you’re at it? Newport Beach is one of the best places in Southern California to take a boat ride out into the ocean and... Read more

Affordable Family-Friendly Attractions to Visit in the OC!

Posted on August 2nd, 2013

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As summer vacation comes to a near end and the new school year is fast approaching, it only makes sense that you take advantage of the rest of your summer.  Many kids will be returning to school in late August so make sure to plan a mini vacation or visit a couple of attractions while you’re still on summer break.  Spend some quality time with the family by visiting local attractions around Orange County.  Visitors who stay at hotels near Anaheim will typically spend a day at well-known attractions like Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm.  However, if... Read more

Circus Fun Comes to Anaheim

Posted on July 16th, 2013

Anaheim is a great city to vacation in due to its proximity to Disneyland, California Adventure, Downtown Disney, and more. Of course, it’s also a quick train ride or car ride to Los Angeles. Staying in Anaheim or the Orange County area without traveling to the surrounding cities is still a promising idea because there is no lack of entertainment! Another great venue in Anaheim that tourists frequent is the Honda Center. If you’re staying in hotels near Honda Center Anaheim, then you should undoubtedly catch a show at the famous venue. The Honda Center is an... Read more

Spend a Fun-Filled Day at the OC Fair

Posted on July 5th, 2013

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It’s that time of year when we indulge in deep fried Twinkies, bacon maple donuts, and win amazing prizes.   Get ready for Southern California’s best fair in town—the OC Fair.  The OC fair is coming back and ready to entertain everyone attending.  There is something for everybody at the OC fair.  Foodies will appreciate the variety of food available, from those with a sweet tooth to those who crave barbecue.  With the many food booths available, you will be able to satisfy any of your food cravings.  Thrill seekers will get to enjoy tons of carnival rides and games.  Not... Read more

Spend a Night in the Middle Ages

Posted on June 14th, 2013

Anaheim is a great location to spend a vacation because of its close proximity to Disneyland, Downtown Disney, California Adventure, and so much more. Anaheim is home to many restaurants, shopping, and other entertainment. However, just outside the Anaheim area is also home to some unique entertainment that you might be interested in checking out. The Medieval Times in Buena Park, near Anaheim, is a great place to spend an evening with friends or family and you will no doubt leave with full bellies, unique photography, and fond memories of your time spent back... Read more