Explore more of Southern California. The sunny Southern California area is packed with vacation ideas! Turn your Disneyland® Resort vacation into a longer Southern California experience by adding popular area attractions and other destinations to your vacation. Anaheim makes the perfect “hub” for a Southern California visit. Whether it’s a day trip to Hollywood or a sight-seeing adventure in San Diego, these exciting attractions and tours will fill any stay with fun and excitement! Here’s a few examples of other things in Southern California that are just waiting for you to explore!
Southern California Tours & Attractions
- Knott’s® Theme Park
With 166 rides, shows and attractions in themed areas, Knott’s® Berry Farm has it all when it comes to family fun. Now open – Knott’s Pony Express promises a horseback relay at speeds never imagined in the Old West.
- Medieval Times
Enjoy an evening in the 11th century! Dine on a bountiful four-course meal served in an authentic medieval style castle while brave knights compete in jousting, swordfights and games of skill. Admission includes dinner (tax included; gratuity is not), beverages (non-alcoholic) and live show.
- Orange County Experience Tour
Escape for the day to world renowned Newport Beach, famous for its fabulous harbor and incredible beach front mansions. Visit the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, and cruise beautiful Newport Bay. Then visit Fashion Island, Southern California’s premier open-air, shopping and dining venue.
- Aquarium of the Pacific
Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Meet more than 12,500 animals as you explore sunny Southern California and Baja, the frigid waters of the North Pacific, and the colorful reefs of the Tropical Pacific.
- Universal Studios Hollywood SM
The all-new tram tour will take you on a journey through the world’s largest working studio where you’ll see the past, present and future of Hollywood come alive. Don’t forget to join Shrek and Donkey in the all-new, full-sensory adventure Shrek-4D.
- Combo Deluxe Tour
Experience Universal Studios HollywoodSM and Los Angeles’ spectacular city of Lights! View trendy Melrose Avenue, Santa Monica Boulevard and Sunset Strip. Stop at Hollywood boulevard to explore the Walk of Fame and the Mann’s Chinese Theatre. 2 tours in 1 – Universal Day Tour plus L.A. by Night Tour.
- LA/Hollywood Experience Tour
Tour includes: Los Angeles, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Sunset Strip, Hard Rock Cafe, Beverly Center, Rodeo Drive and Melrose Avenue. Stops include: Mann’s Chinese Theatre, Hollywood Boulevard, Hard Rock Cafe, Beverly Center and a choice of Venice Beach or Santa Monica.
- SeaWorld® Adventure Park
Touch and feed dolphins, count the teeth on a shark and come face to face with a polar bear. And you won’t want to miss “Believe” – an entirely new, visually stunning Shamu show that will take you on a sensational, breathtaking journey of curiosity and wonder
- World-Famous San Diego Zoo®
The World-Famous San Diego Zoo is an international animal experience where Guests will see some of the Earth’s rarest wildlife including giant pandas and koalas. Includes Deluxe Ticket Package, featuring one admission, guided bus tour, Skyfari Aerial Tram Ride round-trip, and Children’s Zoo.
- San Diego Zoo Safari Park
This amazing safari adventure park takes you to the grassy plains and savannas of Africa and Asia, where you’ll see hundreds of animals roaming together just as they do in their native habitats.
- Seal Tour
Your 90-minute, fully narrated Seal Tour departs daily from Seaport Village. Wind your way through picturesque San Diego streets before splashing down for a cruise through the waters of San Diego Bay. Cruise through the waters that are the playground of the California Sea Lion.
- Old Town Trolley Tour
Tour San Diego at your own pace with this fully narrated tour. Hop on and off at any of the 8 stops including Coronado and the San Diego Zoo, then re-board the trolley as you make one complete loop.
- San Diego City Tour plus Tijuana Tour
Your choice of either the morning or the afternoon San Diego tour: See the diversified areas through San Diego’s vibrant Downtown, The Gaslamp Quarter, The Embarcadero, Old Town and more. Then be immersed in Mexican culture while touring landmarks; stops feature dining and shopping locations
- LEGOLAND® California
Built for fun with more than 50 rides, live shows and attractions to thrill your family. Become a knight in training on the Knights’ Tournament as track-free robotic arms give you unexpected twists and turns. Dig for fossils at Dig Those Dinos.
- LEGOLAND® and Sea LifeTM Aquarium 2-Day Park Hopper
Explore the ocean’s depths at the new SEA LIFE™ Aquarium at the LEGOLAND® California Resort. SEA LIFE’s interactive discovery zones and undersea creatures are the perfect way to introduce children to the wonders of the aquatic world. With LEGO® submarines and the sunken city of Atlantis, it’s an experience that your child will always remember.