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Find Your Bliss in One of 57 Parks in Anaheim

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If you love the outdoors, you’ll love the exceptional Parks in Anaheim

With so many to choose from, you may want to give yourself at least a week to explore them at your leisure.
Parks are a great choice for family fun in Anaheim. They offer playgrounds, waterfalls, nature centers, and museums, all set in the dramatic natural beauty of the California landscape.

Parks in Anaheim — A Sampler

With all these choices, you might find yourself wondering how to experience all the nature in Anaheim with your family in tow.
One of the best parks for families is Oak Canyon Nature Center. This expansive park features caves and waterfalls, a mining exhibit, easy trails for beginners,  and an interactive nature center. Don't forget to peek inside their museum before you go. It’s the perfect place for an afternoon picnic or a day out hiking with the kids.

Or try Yorba Regional Park, a gorgeous 131-acre park filled with waterfalls, lakes, playgrounds and plenty of trails. Bring your picnic lunch, pack comfy clothes and sneakers for a day to remember. 

To explore all of the wonderful hiking trails in Anaheim and enjoy the beauty of nature, why not stay with us here at the Marriott Suites Anaheim? Not only are we just 25 minutes from Oak Canyon, but we’re central to many of the other outdoor spaces. We’re even pet-friendly, so your dog is welcome to stay with us and enjoy the parks along with you!

Get a Taste of History - Visit the Anaheim Packing District

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The renovated, historic Anaheim Packing District is right in the heart of Downtown

Historic Downtown Anaheim just got even better with the renovation and revitalization of the Anaheim Packing District. The 1919 Anaheim Packing House and surrounding property has been converted into an amazing communal space filled with artisan eateries, gorgeous outdoor spaces, live music, and more.

What’s in Store at the Anaheim Packing District?

If you want to experience an olive grove and community garden nestled between two historic landmarks, then you must visit Farmers Park in AnaheimYou can enjoy yoga or gardening classes on the grassy knoll, or stop by one of the new park cafes as you stroll the boardwalk on your way to hear some live music.

Set in newly refurbished historic buildings filled with nostalgic architecture, the District offers one of the best live music venues in AnaheimYou’ll hear diverse sounds like western swing, jazz, acoustic rock and blues, and get the chance to participate in fun interactive games like Trivia Nights and tabletop games.

Whatever style of entertainment you crave, you’re bound to find something to liven up your evenings in this unique, historic Anaheim venue.

Pack in the Fun at the Marriott Suites Anaheim. When you stay at the Marriot Suites Anaheim, you’re only 13 minutes away from food, fun, and fantastic music at the District. Take your time wandering through the historic buildings or meeting up with friends for dinner and drinks, then head back to our luxurious suites where you can rest and relax in comfort. We’ve got everything you need to stay, and play, at the historic Anaheim Packing District.

Zoos in Anaheim Are Fun for Everyone

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There's no better way to enjoy the lovely California weather than spending a day at one of Anaheim's unique zoos. Anaheim zoos are perfect for children, grandparents, and folks of all ages in between.

Get Ready for a Family Day Out in Anaheim

The Reptile Zoo is especially fun for kids in Anaheim. This zoo has over 100 species of exotic reptiles, amphibians, and arachnids. Previously known as "Prehistoric Pets," the Reptile Zoo offers a unique hands-on experience with animals you won't find anywhere else.

The Santa Ana Zoo is the only place in Anaheim where you'll find 50 monkeys. In fact, the owner specifically requires 50 monkeys on the grounds at all times – can you find them all? Children and adults alike can enjoy the train ride, Ferris wheel, and several learning experiences the Santa Ana Zoo has to offer. The reasonable admission fee makes this zoo a great option for any family day out in Anaheim.

When it comes to fun for kids in Anaheim, you can't beat the Orange County Zoo, thanks to its affordable admission prices. This interactive zoo has a variety of animals and plant life native to America's southwest like black bears, mountain lions, and great horned owls.

Plan Your Trip to Anaheim

If you're planning a trip to one (or several) of the exciting children's zoos in Anaheim, consider staying with us at Marriott Suites Anaheim South. We're not far from them at all, and our two room suites have a separate bedroom and living area, which makes us the perfect place to stay for you and your vacationing family.