The forecast in Anaheim calls for sunny days with smiles guaranteed. There’s nowhere better to spend your summer than right here in Anaheim. Heat things up in the great outdoors on a hike or nearby beach. Then cool off at a local water park. Check out the Ultimate Summer Guide in Anaheim for your summer bucket list.
Knott’s Soak City
Drop into fun in the SoCal sun at nearby Knott’s Soak City with 23 speed, body, and tube slides. There’s fun for everyone with a relaxing lazy river traversing the water park’s 13 acres, plus a wave pool with beach entry. Younger guests will enjoy Gremmie Lagoon and the Beach House.
Rent a cabana for the day to retreat into your private oasis, complete with lounge chairs and dining service. Hungry for more? Pick up a meal from Longboard’s Grill or Portside Pizza, plus quick dining kiosks with sips for 21+ and sweets for everyone.
Get tickets and more information from Knott’s Berry Farm.
The Adventure Lagoon
Wiping out is part of the fun! Don’t miss The Adventure Lagoon in Anaheim this summer. The inflatable obstacle course floats atop a crystal clear lake. Put your skills to the test with giant bouncing dome, area structure, and freefall slide.
In addition to the aqua park, guests are invited to enjoy other water activities like:
- Pedal & bumper boats
- Water volleyball
- Games & activities
If you’re ready to put your aqua gladiator skills to the test, get tickets for The Adventure Lagoon.
Root for the home team at the “Big A” all summer long. The Halos are back for another season of MLB fun. Start with a pre-game at a local brewery like Golden Road Brewery and then head over to Angel Stadium where you’ll watch the Angels take on the Dodgers, Yankees, and Giants. Knock your visit out of the park with classic stadium snacks like helmet nachos and hot dogs or upgraded fare from Brewery X and Chronic Tacos.
Check the official schedule for additional fan giveaways and entertainment including Saturday night fireworks. For deals on Angels tickets, don’t miss our Sip, Savor, and Shop pass.
Hike in Anaheim
Get a breath of fresh air in Anaheim when you hit the trails. Anaheim Hills offers riding and walking trails that will offer beautiful views. Another popular destination is Oak Canyon Nature Center with mild hiking in the Santa Ana Canyon foothills.
Farmer’s Market in Downtown Anaheim
The freshest place to be this summer is the Downtown Anaheim Certified Farmer’s Market. Enjoy produce, nuts, and sweets from local vendors every Thursday from 11 AM - 3 PM on Center Street Promenade. Grab lunch from made-to-order food trucks or a local restaurant.
Looking for more opportunities to feast on fresh fruit and veggies? Check out our list of additional Farmers Markets around Anaheim.
Crystal Cove Beach
Sun’s out, fun’s out! Head to Crystal Cove Beach along Pacific Coast Highway in Laguna Beach. There you can enjoy surf, sand, and then shakes. Crystal Cove is a popular spot for beach goers with miles of sandy shores, plus protected tidepools. The coastal hills make for a beautiful backdrop to your beach day. When you’re ready to refuel, make a pitstop at the Shake Shack for a Cove Burger and chocolate shake.