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If you want to see all sides of Anaheim, from the kid-friendly and still adult-exciting Disneyland to education at local historic and natural landmarks, this is the perfect 2-day adventure for your student travel group!
Santa Ana Zoo - If your travel group is looking for something a little wilder than Disney while in Cali then hit the road and head 20 miles to Santa Ana, home of the popular Santa Ana Zoo! Santa Ana Zoo is a 20-acre wildlife wonderland located in Prentice Park, an area that ‘focuses on the animals and plants of Central and South America’. This Chestnut Avenue treasure sees just over 270,000 people through its gates annually, a really impressive, and steady, following of fans and curious kids since 1952.Enjoy such exhibits as the Jack Lynch Aviary, South American Yard, Treetops, Tierra de las Pampas, Amazon’s Edge, Australian Yard, Tropical Rainforest, and Elephant Pavilion. There is also a Children’s Petting Zoo, Crean Family Farm, Mini Train ride, barnyard, and even a specially themed endangered species carousel!There are over 350 animals here, representing over 80 different species, making this a truly amazing place to learn and observe.
Anaheim Colony Historic District -There are a total of 5 different, completely distinct historic districts throughout Anaheim, the very first one dedicated in the city going by the name of the Anaheim Colony Historic District. Not only is the very first historic district dedicated, it is also hands down the largest in Anaheim. Taking up 1.8 square miles, this 1997 adopted district has set boundaries matching the original German Colony Founded here in 1857. There are over 1,000 qualified historic structures within the district, technically bounded by North, South, East, and West Streets along Anaheim Boulevard. Your group should aim to set aside an hour or two here, exploring the first store, first school, first homes, early saloons, fashion stables, citrus packing plants, Pearson Park, and Kroeger-Melrose District. If you some extra time to kill plan a picnic here or head over to the Citrus Belt Land area, where you can learn about the process of cleaning, marking, grading, packing, recording, and shipping the local oranges across the nation!
Honda Center/ Angel Stadium- Spend your first Anaheim evening enjoy a tour and/or game at the highly popular, both locally and nationally, Honda Center or Angels Stadium. The Honda Center features local hockey legends, the Anaheim Ducks, as well as big names in entertainment. The Harlem Globetrotters entertain here often, and aside from the Ducks duking it out with rivals such as the Florida Panthers, the Honda Center also sees various major basketball tournaments frequently.There are some top notch eateries within the arena to check out during your visit or big event, such as the Shock Top Terrace, Standing ‘O’, or Jack Daniels Old No. 7 Club. Your student group will really enjoy this excellent tour or entertainment opportunity, trust us! Angel Stadium, on the other hand, will show you the best of the MLB with thrilling Anaheim Angels games! You can tour the stadium during the day and enjoy great ballpark food at places like Angels Wings and Home Plate Grill after the game! Either option you choose, your student group will love ending their first night in Anaheim with an amazing Athletics adventure!
Disneyland - The time has finally come, all that waiting and anticipating is finally over, your group is going to DISNEYLAND! Out of this world attractions, entertainment, and food await you at this magical mecca of fun, not to mention all the memories to be made all throughout the 85-acre park. Open typically 9 am to midnight, your student group is going to want to set aside anywhere from 4-8 hours to fully enjoy all that Disney has created for you! This iconic amusement park features 8 different themed ‘lands’, including Critter Country, New Orleans Square, Adventureland, Main Street USA, Tomorrowland, Fantasyland, Frontierland, and Mickey’s Toontown. Each land brings its own unique attractions, eateries, and events to the table, making the experience likable for practically any age level and/or interest in your group. Where else can you‘...sail with pirates, explore exciting jungles, meet fairytale princesses, dive under the ocean, and rocket through the stars - all in the same day’?