Fall is upon us, and you know what that means? Zombies, monsters and goblins have invaded Southern California theme parks! Here's a sneak peek of what you can expect from the frightfully fun and recently transformed theme parks this season.
If there is one thing about the holidays we love most, it's tradition. If you don't have a family holiday tradition, or are looking to start a new one, here is a list of our Orange County-area favorites.
Harbor Lights Christmas Cruise
1. No, Everyone From Anaheim Doesn't Hang Out At Disneyland All The Time
Invite yourself to feel the comfort of a home-style backyard barbeque, and cross the white picket fence of one of Costa Mesa's hidden gems. The Beach Pit BBQ serves up a flavorful selection of authentic southern barbeque meats in a casual and family-friendly setting."
For the modern traveler, a smart phone loaded with apps is an indispensable tool. Maps, dining guides, travel itineraries, translators and more reside at the tips of your fingers, giving you unprecedented access to all the information you need to make your trip successful.
So, for those of you out there making plans to come to Anaheim/Orange County, here is a list of mobile apps that will guide you on your vacation or business trip.
We all know the food coma that comes with Thanksgiving."
The turkey. The stuffing. The mashed potatoes. And the pies. Oh, the pies.
Cruise your way through a sea of twinkling lights and immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit at Huntington Harbour's Cruise of Lights and Newport Beach's 104th Annual Christmas Boat Parade."
The search for the best Christmas lights is one of my favorite holiday traditions." Each year, I cozy up in pajamas, map out my route, grab some hot cocoa, pile my loved ones in the car and turn up the holiday tunes in search of the best Christmas light displays in Orange County.
This year, we are highlighting favorite OC Christmas light displays to maximize holiday spirit and enhance your twinkle viewing experience:"
Photo: Todd Lechtick, 2011
The end of summer is right around the corner, and what better way to end your summer than a festival of international dance in sunny Southern California? From a celebrity Master of Ceremonies, to famous international dance performers, the Anaheim International Dance Festival is the perfect curtain call for your summer."