The arts open the mind to a world of imagination. Across Orange County, the channels of creativity are flowing thanks to the dozens of art galleries that expose visitors to new and interesting forms of expression. Spanning a myriad of mediums, from painting and sculpture to video installations and other digital media, works emerging from these galleries have one thing in common: a desire to communicate their creators’ messages to the viewer. Embark on an exploration of the rich cultural landscape in Orange County with these five top art galleries in Anaheim and the surrounding area.

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If you are looking to experience or things to do in the quintessential California vacation destination, look no further than Anaheim, California. Located in sunny Orange County, in the heart of Southern California, Anaheim is a world-class vacation destination.

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Ruth Chris Steak Dinner with Shrimp

The day to celebrate and thank your dads has finally come, and what better way to celebrate than some quality time around the table. There’s a little something for every dad at these Orange County spots — from Cuban-inspired paella to an authentic Napoletana pizza, we’ve got you covered. 

Tags: Father's Day, orange county, OC, Anaheim, BBQ places, Where to Eat, Father, food

Brunch — that late breakfast, early lunch meal that somehow makes ordinary eggs and bacon taste way better at noon than at 9 a.m. Brunch is practically a way of life for many Orange County (OC) locals, and why shouldn’t it be? We have some of the best brunch spots in SoCal. From a Cuban-inspired buffet-style brunch to an epic turkey and cheese waffle sandwich, these OC eateries serve up amazing spreads for a perfect lazy Sunday meal.

Tags: BRUNCH, Anaheim Brunch Guide, Anaheim Eats, Anaheim Resturants

Raise those pinkies up high and pull out the fine china because this Mother’s Day calls for treating mother dearest to a lavish spread at a sumptuous tea party. Afternoon tea, paired with a delectable assortment of decadent treats, is a perfect way to spend quality time with mom, and Orange County is filled with some of the best locations when looking to host a dainty tea party.   

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By MaryKTran@LetsPlayOC

Orange County’s largest outdoor water park, Knott’s Soak City in Buena Park, underwent some renovations over the winter/spring and is getting ready to debut two new exciting water slide towers just in time for the grand re-opening this summer!  

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Author: Melodi Steinberg

While there is an endless list of restaurants that offer an amazing variety of choices, it is often difficult to find a place with the right balance of options for kids. Fortunately, kids menus have evolved to more than just your typical mac and cheese or chicken nuggets. From Cafe’s to pizza joints to Teppan, here are the best Kids Menus in Anaheim and Orange County.

Mimi’s Cafe

1400 S. Harbor Blvd., Anaheim, CA 92802

Tags: Family Food, Kids Menu, Anaheim, Bubba Gump, Anaheim Gardenwalk

Author: ALLISON HATA

Widely known as one of America’s safest cities, Irvine is a destination that celebrates diversity, culture and fun for all ages. The master-planned Orange County community is home to an emerging global dining scene and innovative entertainment options for parents and children alike. Explore family-friendly eats and activities from Irvine’s carefully curated collection of business that have helped shaped the city’s identity over the last four decades.                  

Tags: Irvine, Family Trips, Southern California, SoCal Getaway, Visit Anaheim

Article By: Mary Tran: Let's Play OC

Tags: Knott's Berry Farm, boysenberry festival, Knott's Berry Farm Boysenberry

When visiting a place that’s as historic as Disneyland, why not stay someplace that also has a great story to tell?

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