One of my favorite things about being based in San Francisco is the short flight proximity to so many different adventures!

A 90-minute flight in any direction can transport you to the welcoming waters of sunny SoCal, the earthy green forests of Oregon or the dry, deep deserts of Nevada, on any given weekend. Anaheim had been on my west coast bucket list for quite some time to check out the original Disneyland, but when I finally made it down south to visit my friend AP this Thanksgiving, little did I know how much else there would be to explore.

Tags: Girls OC, what to do in Anaheim, What to Do in Orange County, Girls Weekend Disneyland, Girls Weekend Orange County

With just a few days left to lock down your plans for New Year's Eve— here's a roundup of the top events happening across Orange County.  

Tags: New Year's Eve in Orange County, New Year's in OC, things to do in OC, celebration

Before the holiday season hits full gear—we wanted to arm you with ten ‘must try’ holiday activities in Orange County. Grab your family, friends, or perhaps a visiting out-of-town guest to surprise with an extravaganza of festivities.

Tags: holiday activities in orange county, Disney Holidays, Downtown Disney® Winter Village, Newport Beach Boat Parade

Looking for something chocolatey yet fruity? Bready yet crunchy? Hot...yet cool? Look no further than Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen.

Tags: dessert, Ralph Brennan's, Chocolate dome, Beignets, Chocolate, Caramel
Disney pin trading lanyards

Since 1999, one of the most popular hobbies when visiting Disney® Theme Parks have been the collecting and trading of Disney-themed pins. From Disneyland to Walt Disney World and beyond; fanatics have searched high and low for rare pins of Mickey and other popular Disney characters. Not sure where to start? We've pulled together a few tips to make the case on why you should try pin trading during your next trip to the Disneyland® Resort. 

Tags: disney, Disneyland, Disney Pins, Disney World, Pins, Pin Trading, Downtown Disney

You may think Downtown LA is where it’s poppin’, or perhaps DTSF, maybe even that New York City place we keep hearing about. But ask any happy-go-lucky ORANGE COUNTY native and they’ll cheerfully inform you that Downtown DISNEY is where it’s at!

Tags: Ralph Brennans, Jazz Kitchen, Downtown Disney, Disneyland, Food near Disneyland
Queen Mary's Dark Harbor

Fall is here and all throughout Anaheim and Orange County zombies, monsters, goblins and "not so scary" creatures have invaded theme parks and local attractions. It doesn't matter how old you are and the level of fright, there is something for everyone. So dawn your most festive attire and head to one of these Anaheim and Orange County events this Halloween season.

Tags: Theme Parks, Halloween, Knott's Berry Farm, Disneyland, parade

The first weekend of September marks a time to honor all of your hard work by not doing any and having a great time! Whether three days of rest beckons, or a playful adventure is calling, Orange County has a host of perfect options. Here are a few of things we plan to do over the three-day weekend.

Tags: Anaheim, Outlets at Orange, Disneyland, South Coast Plaza, Fashion Island, Knott's Berry Farm, Huntington, Newport

For those who have yet to embrace the augmented reality phenomenon Pokémon Go, here's a beginners guide. For the rest who've jumped headfirst into the sensation with phone in hand—here are a few spots around Anaheim that are perfect for Pokémon trainers in search of rare or exotic Pokémon.

Tags: Pokemon Go, Anaheim Pokemon, Best Places for Pokemon in Orange COunty

You've booked your flight, confirmed your hotel and posted the obligatory vacation selfie—now what?

Tags: Disneyland, Disneyland 60, Ghost Rider, Theme Parks, Knott's Berry Farm, Disney California Adventure, Downtown Disney

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