Recently, the fine folks at Visit Anaheim invited my fiancee and I down to the OC to experience the unexpected things to do in Anaheim. Our trip began at the Anaheim Marriott, the perfect hotel if you’re wanting to be in a centralized part of Anaheim. All of our activities were no more than a 15-minute drive from the hotel, which made ride sharing options the perfect companion since we didn’t feel like driving.

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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. 

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Anaheim is filled with amazing attractions and activities that will make any visit truly unforgettable. Whether you see it by shuttle, bus, rail or private car; one thing for sure is that the public transporation system in place will get you there quickly and efficiently.

Anaheim Resort Transit (ART) Shuttles

Fresh from saving the universe from certain doom, a stop into Anaheim’s superhero-worthy beer tasting room to unwind is a must. With the beer signal still shining high in the sky, sharing some suds with my fellow warriors after a hard day of fighting evil is also, a must.

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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!

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Corn-on-the-cob Downtown Anaheim Farmer's Market

O.C. foodies rejoice! Your farm-to-table fresh eats have all been served up in one place at the local Farmers Markets. Whether you go for the crisp veggies, connecting with your community,  or even an escape from everyday life, the Farmers Markets in Anaheim and O.C. are a fit for anyone. So grab your baskets and sample one of everything as we take you through the best Farmers Markets SoCal has to offer.

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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.

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The area of Little Saigon in Orange County, CA has the highest concentration of Vietnamese individuals living in the US. Among the Vietnamese supermarkets, specialty tea and dessert shops, and bakeries, one of southern California’s most authentic Vietnamese restaurants stands in Garden Grove of Little Saigon: Brodard Chateau.

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Ten feet from The Bruery’s Black Tuesday barrel rack house doors, one can smell the angel’s share seeping through the cracks as it heads out to the heavens above.

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When we think of “hot dogs” today versus how we used to think of them, we realize that the two depictions are unique from one another. If you are a food-oriented individual, you know the days of calling a simple link-and-bun with a ketchup/mustard combo a “hot dog” have all but disappeared.

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