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Posted October 13, 2015 by Wendy Bowman

When the Ducks take to the ice Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Honda Center® to play the Vancouver Canucks in their first regular home game of the 2015-16 NHL season, fans can expect to see some new and exciting changes!

Posted October 08, 2015 by Bobby Navarro

There's no need to travel the world to sample authentic cuisine, just head to Anaheim and Orange County. From Vietnamese and Indian to French and Cuban, global fare is available at every turn!

Posted October 07, 2015 by Ashley Breeding

Bring it on home!

Posted September 30, 2015 by Ashley Breeding

These booths were made for walking! 

Posted September 29, 2015 by Greg Nagel

When your dancing shoes first land inside Oktoberfest, the first thing you notice is the music. Oom-pah-pah German classics and party songs float through the air, pushing aromas of bratwurst, pretzels and potato pancakes past your smiling face. A gleam in your eye finds the beer line, and before you know it, you’re flapping some serious wing and shaking your thing during the chicken dance, clap clap clap clap. Anaheim is steeped in German heritage, so it’s only natural we have two Oktoberfests.

Posted September 23, 2015 by Deirdre Michalski

Anaheim offers a treasure-trove of dining options. For vegans and vegetarians in the crowd, there are a plethora of restaurants dedicated just for you offering all your favorites. Choose from farm-to-table hot pot cuisine and veggie stews to tofu & vegetable wraps drizzled with a pomegranate sauce and mango-tango salads, these vegan and vegetarian menus are robust and packed with delicious flavors.  Travelers, grab this list, and explore Anaheim's 10 “must try” vegan and vegetarian spots. 

Posted September 21, 2015 by Melodi Steinberg

Halloween is a highly anticipated holiday for both children and adults. While trick-or-treating can be a fun family activity for around the house, SoCal residents have a number of options to enjoy spooks and scares at various theme parks this frightful holiday season.

Posted September 17, 2015 by Melodi Steinberg

Thanks to 320+ annual days of sunshine and year-round Mediterranean weather in Anaheim, vacations spent in water parks aren’t reserved just for summer.

Posted September 15, 2015 by Deirdre Michalski

Anaheim is the perfect destination for entertainment, networking and convening. Near the end of the day when the last session is over, the final email has been sent and dinner concludes, it is the perfect time to enjoy a night out on the town.  

Posted September 10, 2015 by Melodi Steinberg

Anaheim is filled with amazing attractions and activities that will make any visit truly unforgettable. Whether you see it by shuttle, bus, rail or private car; one thing for sure is that the public transporation system in place will get you there quickly and efficiently.


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