Explore Fun Things To See and Do in Anaheim, CA

Super 8 Anaheim is one of the most centrally located Anaheim hotel because of its close proximity to all of the action and excitement in Anaheim CA. There are plenty of places to see and lots of things to do near the hotel that will keep you entertained during your entire stay. Only 1.5 blocks away from the famous Disneyland® Resort and 1 block away from the Anaheim Convention Center, our conveniently located hotel is the perfect choice to enjoy all of the high quality fun the city offers. From amusement parks to entertainment venues, the possibilities are nearly endless during your stay in Anaheim! Super 8 Anaheim is here to help you learn more about fun things to do and see in our Area Guide.

Amusement Parks

The city of Anaheim is home to a few of the most popular amusement parks in the world, such as the infamous Disneyland® Resort. Experience all of the excitement at the Happiest Place on Earth while meeting your favorite Disney® characters and enjoying all of the magical rides for fun of all ages! From Disneyland® to California Adventure®, there’s plenty of new and fun experiences to make your stay in Anaheim a moment to always remember. That’s not all, as you can also go on a fun adventure with your favorite Peanuts characters at Knott’s Berry Farm. From Knott’s Ghost Town to Camp Snoopy, there’s plenty of rides and attractions to enjoy with friends and family here at America’s 1st Theme Park! Right by Knott’s Berry Farm is also their popular Soak City Water Park. Open every year from May through September, have some cool fun in the hot sun on thrilling slides and attractions! Don’t forget about the family-friendly Adventure City theme park for some serious family fun and excitement. Although Adventure City is smaller in size, there is still plenty to do and see including the petting farm, rock climbing, arcade, and many sensational rides and attractions. Super 8 Anaheim conveniently sells tickets to Disneyland®, Universal Studios, Knott’s Berry Farm and Southern California City Passes at our front desk. Drop by our front desk during your stay to pick up your tickets to one of these extremely fun amusement parks!


  • • Coco’s Bakery
  • • Outback Steakhouse
  • • Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Co.
  • • Red Robin
  • • Joe’s Crab Shack
  • • Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
  • • Denny’s Restaurant
  • • California Pizza Kitchen
  • • Cheesecake Factory
  • • FiRE + iCE Grill + Bar
  • • Johnny Rockets
  • • McCormick & Schmick’s Grille
  • • P.F. Chang’s China Bistro
  • • Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine

There are plenty of dining opportunities to be found near the Super 8 Sandcastle Inn. If you don’t have your own form of transportation, The ART (Anaheim Resort Transportation) can conveniently drop you off nearby these popular restaurants. You’ll find familiar favorites such as Coco’s Bakery, Red Robin, Denny’s Restaurant, and Outback Steakhouse. These restaurants are great choices for family dining, and offer an extensive menu to satisfy all of your culinary cravings. Although, it might be in your interest to try some delicious and new cuisine for an exciting culinary experience. Other popular Anaheim restaurants near the hotel include Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Co. and Joe’s Crab Shack. There are also plenty of restaurants to dine at the Anaheim GardenWalk, including P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine and many more. Have a tasty slice of pizza paired with your favorite beer or grub on delicious seafood, Anaheim has it all to fulfill your appetite, small or large!


  • • The Outlets at Orange
  • • Brea Mall
  • • Fashion Island
  • • Anaheim GardenWalk
  • • South Coast Plaza

Super 8 Anaheim is centrally located near some of the hottest shopping centers in Anaheim. The Outlets at Orange, also called the Block of Orange, is Orange County’s only outlet mall, only minutes away from Disneyland®. With over 120 outlet stores to shop from at The Outlets at Orange, you’ll be sure to find the perfect pieces for your wardrobe at this mall! Have a fun shopping experience over at the newly renovated Brea Mall which features over 175 specialty shops and major department stores. For a truly unique experience, shop at the coastal shopping destination of Fashion Island and browse among a mix of luxury and fashion specialty boutiques. Visit the Anaheim GardenWalk for an ultimate dining, shopping and entertainment experience in all of Orange County. If you’re interested in luxury shopping, then come on down to the South Coast Plaza and shop around their many high-end boutiques. At South Coast Plaza, you can browse and pick from beautiful pieces of clothing and accessories that are well worth buying.

Entertainment Venues

  • • Angel Stadium
  • • Anaheim Convention Center
  • • Honda Center
  • • House of Blues
  • • City National Grove of Anaheim

Super 8 Anaheim is relatively close to some of the most well-known entertainment venues in the world. If you’re an Angel’s baseball fan, then come and catch a live game at the Angel Stadium to watch your favorite team play against other challenging competitors. Only one block away from the hotel is the infamous Anaheim Convention Center, where receptions, exhibits, meetings, and more business related events are commonly held. Within close proximity to the hotel is the Honda Center, considered to be one of the most popular entertainment and sports venue in the entire country. During your stay in Anaheim, you can come be a part of the hottest concerts, exciting sports events, and fun family-friendly events that take place at the prestigious Honda Center. At the iconic House of Blues in Anaheim, you can attend a variety of concerts that showcase talented musicians, enjoy a combination of exceptionally delicious American and international cuisines, or be a part of their world-famous Gospel Brunch experience every month of the year! You haven’t explored the best tourist destinations of the city if you haven’t paid a visit to the City National Grove of Anaheim. Known for one of the most popular destinations in North America, The Grove is a hot spot for artists and fans everywhere. Throughout the year, The Grove hosts hundreds of events including comedy shows, family shows, live concerts, community and private events for all to enjoy.


  • • Huntington Beach
  • • Bowers Museum of Cultural Art
  • • Discovery Science Center
  • • House of Blues

There are plenty of things to do and see in Anaheim outside of the ever popular Disneyland® Resort. A perfect place to enjoy the breeze and spend time near the water, is to take a trip to the famous Huntington Beach in Orange County. Commonly known as Surf City, this popular sightseeing destination offers 8.5 miles of beautiful beach, fantastic weather, excellent surfing opportunities, and plenty of fun activities and events for the whole family to attend. If you’re more interested in arts, then take a trip down to the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art for a fun and inspiring learning experience. Consecutively referred to as “The Best Museum in Orange County,” the Bowers Museum offers over 50 exhibitions, art classes, travel programs, lectures, children’s art education programs, and much more. The Discovery Science Center is an ideal place to take your children and family out for a day of exciting and hands-on fun! This destination is a wonderful place to visit with friends and family due to the popularity of their engaging exhibits, fun events, free school programs, after school workshops, and summer camps just to name a few. Not only is the Discovery Science Center a worthwhile place to have fun, it also gives your kids the opportunity to think and learn using their very own hands. If music is more of your style, then check out the iconic House of Blues in Anaheim. The House of Blues offers a great environment for those seeking sensational concerts, delicious cuisines, incredible events, and more to enjoy.