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Southern Cali’s capital of fun

With world-class thrills like Knott’s Berry Farm® and Knott’s® Soak City, it’s easy to see why Anaheim is a family holiday hot spot. Fashion boutiques, restaurants, The Science Museum and Adventure City make the Orange County’s second biggest city a joy to explore.

Essential information for Anaheim

Local time

Language

USA flag
American English

Currency

US Dollar $
Official currency of the United States

Flight information

11h 10m
Los Angeles (LAX)
Direct flight

Flight schedule

  • Virgin Atlantic fly twice daily to LA from Heathrow
are our official partner airline

Do I need a VISA?

Yes. You'll need to obtain approval no less than 72 hours prior to travel to the US via the ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) scheme.

Find out more about Travel Visas here »

Getting around

Most of our Anaheim hotels are within walking distance of the DISNEYLAND Resort. All of them have shuttle services to the DISNEYLAND Resort, in many cases FREE of charge. Many of the hotels also have shuttle services to other theme parks such as Knott's Berry Farm and to the local malls.

Southern Cali’s capital of fun: Highlights of Anaheim

From Disneyland® Resort to the Orange County coast, there’s so much to do in Anaheim. Here’s a checklist of its best attractions. 

  • Step into the movies with character experiences and rides at Disneyland® Park and Disneyland® Park Resort.
  • Discover 7 exciting lands of Disney and Pixar stories at the Disneyland® California Adventure Park.
  • Brave the rollercoasters, cowboys and Ghost Town at Knotts Berry Farm® Theme Park. Next door, enjoy the watery fun of Soak City.
  • Step into a land of Lego at LEGOLAND® California.
  • Explore the farmers markets and cafes of the historic Center Street and visit award-winning craft breweries in Downtown.
  • Tuck into jambalaya at Anaheim’s top music venue, the House of Blues.
  • Get your fill of science and interactive exhibits at the Discovery Science Center, OC.
  • Check out the galleries of Muzeo Museum, home to the original Carnegie Library.
  • Enjoy interactive dining with wizardry and swashbuckling swordplay at the Pirate’s Dinner Adventure, Buena Park.
  • Check out the trendy eats and live music of Anaheim’s Packing District.
  • Hit the coast to visit the Orange County beaches. San Onofre has some of the best surf.
  • Visit Long Beach for the Aquarium of the Pacific, home to sharks, sea otters and birdlife.
  • Visit the Fullerton Arboretum, Orange County’s largest botanical garden.

Ready to plan your next adventure holiday? Get booked into one of our Anaheim hotels with Virgin Holidays today.

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