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Travel Guide

Discover the beauty of Southern California with our Area Guide, specially designed to help you experience Southern California like never before.

Knotts Berry Farm
8039 Beach Blvd
Buena Park, CA 90620

Visit the exciting Knotts Berry Farm, the world's first amusement park! Knotts Berry Farm is filled with world-class thrills, fun, and family entertainment. What was once an actual berry farm is now 160 acres of exciting rides, unique family shows and one-of-a-kind attractions. Take a riveting ride on the world's first wooden roller coaster, or take a stroll over to Camp Snoopy to hang out with the beloved PEANUTS gang.

Medieval Times
7662 Beach Blvd
Buena Park, CA 90620

A legendary entertainment mecca, the fortress-like, Spanish palace is the perfect restaurant for a chivalrous night of family fun. Enjoy stunning battle sequences and authentic medieval food as you and your family root for your knight of your choice.

Disneyland Park
1313 S. Disneyland Drive
Anaheim, CA 92802

Capture your imagination and explore a magic kingdom where life is a fairytale and dreams really do come true. From the charm of Main Street, U.S.A to the whimsy of Mickey's Toontown, adventure through eight fantastic "lands" of nostalgia, color and delight.

Universal Studios
Universal Studios Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA

Go behind the scenes for some movie magic at Universal Studios, Hollywood. Enjoy a full day of action-packed adventure at this movie-based theme park with thrilling rides and shows, a real working movie studio, and Hollywood's best shops and restaurants.

Anaheim Stadium
2000 E Gene Autry Way
Anaheim, CA 92806

Share America's favorite pastime with your family. The stadium features family-oriented seated section so you and your family can catch the action of an Angels' game while enjoying some quality family time. Other unique features of the new Angel Stadium of Anaheim include terraced bullpens in the outfield, widened concourses, new restroom and concession areas, a spacious and modernized press box and broadcast booths, state-of-the-art club-level and dugout-level suites, the Pepsi Perfect Game Pavilion (a youth-oriented interactive game area) and landscaped courtyards.

Arrowhead Pond
Honda Center
2695 East Katella Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92806

Nestled in the heart of Orange County, Honda Center stands as one of the premier entertainment and sports venues in the country. Watch the Anaheim Ducks hit the ice, or enjoy a scintillating show featuring some of today's most popular artists.

Ripley's Believe it or Not
7850 Beach Blvd
Buena Park, CA

Treat yourself to an adventure of the unimaginable. Ripley's Believe it or Not houses some of the world's most unique attractions and mind-boggling sights. From an eight-legged pig to a human unicorn, you and your family won't believe your eyes.

Venice Beach
At Venice Beach, dig your feet into the sand and soak up the sun or shop until you drop on the Ocean Front Walk. When strolling Venice Beach be sure not to bump into the many street performers, instrumental musicians, and soul searchers alike.

Santa Monica Beach
Relax with the constant, gentle breeze on your face and relish in the sun's glistening rays at this white sandy beach in Santa Monica. Cool off with a refreshing swim, get in on a game of volleyball, enjoy the ocean breeze as you fish, or catch some gnarly waves at this picturesque paradise.

J. Paul Getty Museum
Spectacular museum boasts a most impressive collection by such luminaries as Van Gogh, Monet and Cezanne, along with the architectural triumph of its six buildings and gardens.

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum Hollywood

Hollywood Sign

Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits
Museum featuring artifacts from the La Brea tar pits.

Autry Museum Of Western Heritage
The Autry is a museum and cultural center that celebrates the history and diversity of the American West. Come see historical and contemporary exhibits, participate in engaging lectures and workshops, and enjoy the wonderful view of Griffith Park.

Walt Disney Concert Hall
Named for Robert Peterson, publisher of Hot Rod and Motor Trend magazines, this salute to the car industry takes you back through history and into the future with over 200 innovative, and sometimes interactive, exhibits of cars and motorcycles that enthrall not only car aficionados, but also children and adults alike.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Since its inception in 1965, LACMA has been devoted to collecting works of art that span both history and geography-and represents Los Angeles' uniquely diverse population. Today, the museum features particularly strong collections of Asian, Latin American, European, and American art, as well as a new contemporary museum on its campus, BCAM. With this expanded space for contemporary art, innovative collaborations with artists, and an ongoing transformation project, LACMA is creating a truly modern lens through which to view its rich encyclopedic collection-more than 100,000 works strong. With this much to explore, we encourage you to spend an entire day with us, delving deep into the work of your favorite artists, taking a free tour, catching a film or concert, or just letting your curiosity lead the way.

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
One of the nation's largest natural history museums.

Venice Beach Boardwalk
Check out these videos of different characters on the boardwalk, they totally capture the spirit of the place Venice the Menace: Boardwalkin' The Best of Venice Beach, Los Angeles If you had to pick...

Staples Center

Simon Wiesenthal Center
This museum helps visitors understand and experience discrimination.

San Antonio Winery
This wine shop in the heart of Los Angeles has been established as a Cultural Historical Landmark.

Things To Do

* Long Beach Airport
6 Miles

17 miles

* Downey Studios
30 Feet

* Columbia Space Center
30 Feet

* Kaiser Medical Center
40 Feet

* Knott's Berry Farm
7 Miles

* Knott's Soak City
7 Miles

* Medieval Times
7 Miles

* Pirate's Dinner
7 Miles

* Queen Mary
7 Miles

* Ripley's Believe It or Not!
7 Miles

* Cal State LA
9 Miles

* Cal State LB
11 Miles

* Aquarium of the Pacific
12 Miles

* Downtown LA
12 Miles

* California Adventure
16 Miles

* Disneyland Park
16 Miles

* Downtown Disney
16 Miles

* Hollywood
16 Miles

* Universal Studios
21 Miles

* Johnny Carino's
1 Block

* Elephant Bar Restaurant
1 Block

* In-N-Out
1 Mile

* BJ's Brewery
2 Miles

* Mimi's Cafe
2 Miles

* Olive Garden
2 Miles

* Portos Cuban Bakery
2 Miles

* Narai Thai Cuisine
3 Miles

* Downey Landing
1 Block

* Stonewood Mall
1 Mile

* Lakewood Mall
5 Miles

* Cerritos Mall
6 Miles


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12644 Lakewood Blvd. Downey CA 90242
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