Discover Things To Do In Anaheim

So Much To Do In SoCal

From tom name brands to one-of-a-kind shops, eateries and places to visit, there's never a shortage of things to do in Anaheim when you stay at Red Lion Hotel Anaheim. Visit Disneyland, beaches, cultural hubs and architectural wonders among Anaheim attractions all set in picturesque Southern California. 

Known for its fantastic theme parks, terrific sports teams and busy convention center, Anaheim is a fabulous, pleasure-packed destination offering a variety of Anaheim things to do. Less than an hour away from Los Angeles and Hollywood, you can also explore exciting, fun-filled points-of-interest including Universal Studios, Griffith Park, Los Angeles Zoo, Hollywood Bowl, Disney Hall, Six Flags, Rose Bowl and Rodeo Drive.

Attractions & Things To Do

Disneyland & Disney's California Adventure Park
Our hotel is just steps from Walt Disney's original park, beloved Disneyland. After a short ten minute walk, be greeted by characters and enjoy rides, classic attractions and magical family-fun entertainment.

Angels Stadium
Angel Stadium, the fourth-oldest stadium in the MLB behind Fenway Park, is home to the MLB Anaheim Angels.

Hollywood & Los Angeles
Just 45 minutes from Red Lion Hotel Anaheim, this short trip allows you to hike up to the Hollywood sign, visit the home of the Academy Awards and take advantage of L.A. shopping, dining and nightlife.

Flightdeck Simulation Center
Experience the thrill of aerial maneuvers at 600 knots and air-to-air combat in an authentic military flight simulator or feel what it's like to take the controls of a commercial airliner in the 737 flight simulator.

Catalina Island 
Visit the picturesque town of Avalon or the rustic village of Two Harbors before taking a tour, golfing, parasailing or much more.

Nearby Beaches

OC Beaches
From Huntington Beach to Newport Beach to Fashion Island to Seal Beach to Laguna and beyond, you'll enjoy a picturesque setting among SoCal's best beaches.

Long Beach
Catch some surf and sun at one of the second-busiest seaport in the United States while surrounding yourself with beachgoers and active athletes.

Hidden Gems

Larchmont Boulevard (Los Angeles) 
Located in one of L.A's most historical neighborhoods featuring 1920s California bungalows and grand estates, this quaint shopping district maintains a small town-feel.

Star Ranch (Corona, California)
The Ranch House and Vista De Veranda Patio offer breathtaking panoramic views of the valley and city below.

For Families & Kids

Knott's Berry Farm
You can experience adrenaline pumping thrill rides and attractions and pint-sized rides in Camp Snoopy, home of the world-famous beagle and the rest of the Peanuts gang.

Knott's Soak City Waterpark
From stomach-dropping, high-speed slides like the six-story Pacific Spin to a children's pool playground and activity area, Knott's Soak City offers the ultimate in wet n' wild thrills for the entire family. 


Anaheim Gardenwalk
This outdoor mall offers over 30 name-brand stores, a bowling alley, movie theater and 24-hour fitness center just around the corner from the Red Lion.

Brea Mall
Just 15 minutes from Disneyland, Brea Mall offers plenty of upscale shops in a relaxing atmosphere.

South Coast Plaza
Visit one of the largest malls in America, with 280 boutiques, award-winning restaurants and luxury spas, as well as the adjacent Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

The Outlets  at Orange
Discover great deals at outlet shopping for Saks, Nieman-Marcus and Nordstrom, the Outlets at Orange is fast becoming Orange County's premier outlet shopping destination.


Festival of Arts-Pageant of the Masters (Laguna Beach)
Witness a ninety-minute production of "living pictures" - incredibly faithful recreations of classical and contemporary works of art - with live models posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces.

Return of the Swallows at San Juan Capistrano
Each year, native swallows return to this historic landmark, an authentic, romantic and original California Spanish mission.

US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach
The US Open of Surfing has a storied reputation, drawing elite surfers from all over the world.