Spring in Orange County and Anaheim brings a vibrant burst of color and activity, making it the perfect time to explore the top attractions in this sunny Southern California region. From iconic theme parks to stunning natural landscapes, there's something for everyone. Here are the top 5 must-visit attractions to add to your spring itinerary.


Top Attractions In Anaheim

Guardians of the Galaxy Disneyland Anaheim

Disneyland® Resort

No visit to Orange County or Anaheim is complete without experiencing the magic of Disneyland® Park and Disney California Adventure® Park. These iconic theme parks offer an immersive experience for visitors of all ages. From classic attractions like Space Mountain and It's a Small World to thrilling rides like Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout, there's no shortage of fun and adventure here. In spring, the parks come alive with blooming flowers and special events like the famous Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival, making it an ideal time to visit.



Anaheim Packing House Indoors

Anaheim Packing House

Step into a culinary haven where the locals keep coming back and the visitors must include in their plans! Located in the heart of Anaheim, The Anaheim Packing House is a vibrant historic marketplace that brings many small vendors and cultures together under one roof. Try ramen, a burger, Mexican tacos, a French dessert and more! The ambiance is lively, with communal seating areas allowing everyone to order their preferred dishes. On select nights, enjoy live music and a bustling atmosphere for socializing, trying new dishes, and immersing yourself in the local culinary scene.



The outside of the Muzeo

MUZEO Museum and Cultural Center

Located in Downtown Anaheim, is a captivating museum that envelops art, culture and history seamlessly. Whether you are an art enthusiast, a history buff, or someone seeking a cultural experience, Muzeo hosts a versatile rotating gallery that everyone would love! Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center is now preparing for its spring exhibitions coming soon.



Anaheim Farmers Market

Gathering in Downtown Anaheim’s Center Street Promenade, Anaheim hosts farmers markets to provide the community and visitors with fresh, locally sourced produce. Taking place every Thursday, discover the wonderful small businesses that participate in the Anaheim farmers market. There is a mix of vendors from agricultural to prepared food and crafters!



Angels Stadium In Anaheim Ca

Angel Stadium

Angel Stadium is home to the Los Angeles Angels, a Major League Baseball (MLB) team! The stadium has been a central part of sports and entertainment in Southern California since it opened in 1966. The stadium features a “big A” iconic scoreboard and provides fans with scenic views of surrounding hills and, of course, the Angels as they take their opponent. Catch the Angel’s Home Opener on April 5th, 2024.



Top Attractions in Orange County

Huntington Beach

Known as “Surf City, USA,” Huntington Beach invites travelers to experience the quintessential California beach lifestyle. With its golden sands, rolling waves, and endless sunshine, this coastal haven offers the perfect setting for surfing, sunbathing, and beachfront activities. Visitors can stroll along the iconic Huntington Beach Pier, explore eclectic shops and restaurants along Main Street, or simply unwind amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Pacific Ocean.  In spring, the pier offers stunning sunset views and opportunities for whale watching as migrating gray whales make their way along the coastline.



Balboa Island at Newport Beach

Balboa Island

Nestled within Newport Beach, Balboa Island exudes timeless charm and coastal elegance. Take a scenic ferry ride across Newport Harbor to a charming seaside community known for its quaint shops, art galleries, and delicious frozen bananas. Stroll along Marine Avenue, lined with unique boutiques and waterfront restaurants, or rent a bike and explore the scenic bike path that circles the island. In spring, the island comes alive with vibrant blooms and the sound of sea lions basking in the sun, making it a delightful destination for a leisurely day trip.



Crystal Cove Newport Beach, OC Beaches

Crystal Cove State Park

For nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, Crystal Cove State Park is a hidden gem waiting to be explored. Located along the stunning coastline of Newport Beach, this park boasts miles of pristine beaches, tide pools teeming with marine life, and scenic hiking trails offering panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. In spring, the wildflowers bloom, creating a picturesque backdrop for picnics, beachcombing, and birdwatching.



Mission San Juan Capistrano

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Immerse yourself in California's rich history and culture with a visit to Mission San Juan Capistrano, often referred to as the "Jewel of the California Missions." Founded in 1776, this historic landmark showcases beautifully preserved Spanish architecture, lush gardens, and ancient ruins, including the famous "Great Stone Church." In spring, the mission's gardens burst into bloom with fragrant roses and colorful bougainvillea, creating a tranquil oasis in the heart of Orange County.



Orange County Great Park in Irvine, CA

Orange County’s Great Park

Located in Irvine, the Orange County Great Park is a large public park with many amenities and family-friendly attractions within it. Take a ride on the Great Park Balloon, a free hot-air balloon ride as it ascends 400 feet off the ground. You can capture breathtaking views of Orange County during day and night rides. Also, take a ride on the Great Park Carousel! This carousel features hand-painting animals and whimsical creatures, plus adds a touch of nostalgia to the park. Visit the Palms Court Complex, the park’s museum, and discover artist studios, galleries and exciting exhibitions. Love history? Take a stroll down the walkable timeline as it takes you through time and outlines all 162 significant historical events of global, national, state and regional significance.


Orange County and Anaheim offer a diverse tapestry of experiences that celebrate the region's natural beauty, cultural heritage, and timeless allure. With its perfect weather and abundance of attractions, this Southern California destination is sure to delight visitors of all ages every spring.



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