Quality Inn & Suites Anaheim Resort
1441 South Manchester Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92802
Phone: (714) 991-8100
Fax: (714) 533-6430
In this era of fluctuating gas prices, why burn precious fuel seeing all the wondrous and storied sights of the Golden State? This Disney theme park is your one-stop shop for everything California! Tour Hollywood back lots, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the San Francisco Bay Area, and a contemporary re-imagining of the party-pier amusement parks of 1940s Santa Monica - all without ever leaving the convenience of a single city block in downtown Anaheim. You can also pay a visit to Radiator Springs at Cars Land, the themed land dedicated to the hit movie Cars. Thrill rides here go above and beyond the kiddie fare at neighboring Disneyland, and the concession stands offer beer, wine and margaritas. The "oceanfront" bandstand plays host to classic California mainstays like the Beach Boys and Kool & The Gang, solidifying the location's reputation as a theme park destination truly fun for the whole family.
One area in Anaheim city where you can find all types of entertainment is the Shops at Anaheim Garden Walk. Occupying a huge area, this wide stretch is home to more than 50 eat outs and a number of shopping hubs. Everything from apparels to accessories and all the daily needs can be shopped for, in this oasis of shops. The place also houses restaurants and food corners that serve a great variety of preparations. Theaters and auditoriums are a comprehensive part of Garden Walk too as live shows, music performances and local festivals are conducted here on a regular basis. Visit the website for further information.
This unique area combining shopping, dining and special events is open year-round and provides a Disney-influenced, admission-free center for the city of Anaheim. There is usually live music and street entertainment out on the street. Much of the fun is free, although special concerts will have a fee. The schedule changes daily, so most visitors grab a free copy of "Downtown Disney Today" from the newsstands located throughout the area. The holiday season is especially busy with strolling musicians, yuletide decorations and special events for kids and adults alike. Your first three hours of parking is free with additional validations available from the restaurants, shops and theaters.
Listed on the National Register of Historical Places, Saint Michael's Episcopal Church was build in 1876. In 1955, the church was moved to its present location along West South Street. Today the church remains an important part of the community holding weekly events and services. Be sure to visit the website for services times and more information.
The Anaheim Brewery's tasting room features a 30 foot long bar, salvaged from a now defunct historic, local saloon. Stop in to the light and airy tasting room and try any of the brewery's eight beers on tap, ranging from the flagship Anaheim 1888 beer to chocolate porter and dopplebock. Tuesdays are Taco Tuesdays at Anaheim Brewery, when a taco cart comes to the brewery and serves up cheap tacos and bacon-wrapped hot dogs. Please note that Taco Tuesday is a family-friendly event.
Anaheim ICE formerly known as Disney Ice is an indoor ice rink complex. This public skating rick, hosts skating events like figure skating and youth hockey games besides being the practice and training rink of the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League. Anaheim Ice also offers sessions for public skating, freestyle and pick-up hockey. They also offer learn to skate classes, various hockey programs and birthday packages.
Gear up for a game of hockey with your buddies or the locals at Chapman Avenue, when you visit the Pioneer Park. It is spread across four acres (1.61 hectares) and has beautiful green spaces to relax.
Noble Ale Works is a microbrewery located right next to Angels Stadium. The tasting room is bedecked with Anaheim Angels paraphernalia, from banners to signed jerseys. Aside from this and their TV (to watch Angels games, of course), the decor is spartan, all the better to not distract from the main attraction, the beer. At the tasting room, you can sample 12 beers on tap, most of them their special seasonal beers, although of course regular year-round beers are available too. Beers on tap rotate often, so multiple trips can result in completely different experiences every time. Aside from regular open hours, the tasting room is also open before, during and after any Angels or Ducks home games.
If you have long dreamed of piloting an airplane or a fighter jet, then a trip to Flightdeck Air Combat Center will be a dream come true. Offering simulations in F-16 fighter jets and Boeing 737-700s, feel the rush of participating in air combat missions and aerial maneuvers. The customer service here is great, with the workers here very willing and able to prepare you for your flight!
The Angel Stadium of Anaheim is the home of the Angels, a Major League Baseball team of the American League. The stadium is a modern-style ballpark, used to host professional baseball and football apart from major concerts, high school and college baseball and football games. One of the unique features is the terraced bullpens in the outfield. In addition to the usual eateries, the stadium includes three full-service restaurants - The KnotHole Club, The Diamond Club and the Homeplate Club. The parking lot can be accessed via three entrances and opens two and a half hours prior to any event held here.
Pearson Park Amphitheater is the cities most popular outdoor venue. If it's a outdoor performance in Anaheim, chances are it's at the famed Amphitheater. The Summer Concert series are held here with performances, shows, dance troupes, musical concerts and more. A great experience for the kids, besides this, the theater also caters to a array of concerts, performances, events, live shows and even private parties or corporate events.
Constructed from more than 10,000 plates of glass, The Christ Cathedral (formerly Crystal Cathedral) is packed with more than 2700 seated worshipers every Sunday for service. It can accommodate hundreds more who experience drive-in worship in the parking lot via nine-story tall sliding glass doors that allow them to view the service. This cathedral is also most famous as the filming place of Dr. Robert H. Schuller's Hour of Power television show. Because of the popularity of the cathedral tours and Sunday service, you should arrive at least a half hour early. Come Christmas season, don't miss their Glory of Christmas presentation packed with stirring music and drama.