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Holiday homes to rent near Anaheim offer excitement

Anaheim is a large city just outside of Los Angeles in California. As home to multiple theme parks and professional sports venues, Anaheim offers a lot to enjoy. From Anaheim, you can enjoy beautiful views of the California countryside and distant snowy mountains. In holiday homes to rent near Anaheim, you will get to experience magical amusement parks, thrilling roller coasters, kiddie-rides, entertainment and rapturous nature. Anaheim is a great place for a family holiday, couples retreat, group adventure or any other trip.

History

Explore Anaheim’s heritage sites near your holiday home

Anaheim has a fascinating history of German settlement and rich agricultural roots. The emergence of Disneyland in the 1950s, however, helped establish what Anaheim is today. From your holiday home, you can experience Anaheim’s background story. One of the best looks at the life of early Anaheim homesteaders is at the Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum, which is a magnificently preserved mid-19th-century white stone home. Likewise, the Heritage Museum of Orange County would be a great place to appreciate Anaheim’s development. As Anaheim was a thriving walnut and citrus producer for over a century, its Los Rios Street Historic District is a perfect place to visit historic homes. Lastly, the most famous part of Anaheim’s history is Disneyland itself, which is open year-round due to the beautiful weather and within close reach of holiday rentals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Anaheim

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Anaheim a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Disneyland® (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Disney California Adventure® Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Knott's Berry Farm (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Medieval Times (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Discovery Science Center (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Santa Ana Zoo (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Anaheim

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Anaheim. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Huntington State Beach (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Twin Lakes Recreation Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Hiltscher Park Trail (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Fullerton Arboretum (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Santiago Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Laguna Lake Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Anaheim

Fly into Fullerton, CA (FUL-Fullerton Municipal), the closest airport, located 4.6 mi (7.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne), which is 11.1 mi (17.8 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center or Anaheim Canyon Station and explore the city from there.

How to get around

Transport to and around your Anaheim holiday rental

Anaheim Resort Transit offers bus routes directly to various landmarks. A main transit hub called the Anaheim Regional Transport Intermodal Center is available to catch connecting trains, bus routes or rent a taxi. From the ARTIC you can get around Anaheim or the greater Southern California area. You can also hop on a sightseeing shuttle to tour Anaheim. Taxi services are available throughout the city, not just ARTIC. One of the most convenient ways to move about Anaheim is via car hire, as the major landmarks and attractions all have parking.

Food & drink 

Taste delicacies of Anaheim near your holiday home

Anaheim has much to offer by way of delicious American and international cuisine accessible from your holiday home. One famous American burger chain got its start in Anaheim, and you can still enjoy the cheeseburgers and sack of fries made famous over 60 years ago. If you like a hearty lunch, one famous cold cut sandwich is a pastrami sandwich on rye. As Anaheim is located near the US-Mexican border, you’ll find fantastic traditional Mexican food. Specifically, prawns on tostadas are a local favourite. Other international staples of the Anaheim region include Thai, Filipino and Chinese food.

Essential info

Key facts for holiday accommodation in Anaheim

Situated in Southern California only a few miles from the Pacific Coast and near many holiday homes to rent, Anaheim is a beautiful city of over 300,000 people. Anaheim remains sunny all year long, with temperatures rarely dipping below 18°C, even during the winter. Rainfall is very low and there’s no precipitation during the summer months of June, July and August. Anaheim follows Pacific Daylight Time, which is GMT-7. Some neighbourhoods around Anaheim are known for higher crime rates, so it’s a good idea to stick to well-known landmarks and well-lit areas at night. Emergency services are accessible by dialling 911, and there are major hospitals downtown and in the surrounding region. The area code for the Anaheim region is 714.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Anaheim?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,391 holiday rentals around Anaheim. From 773 Houses to 378 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Anaheim is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Anaheim?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Anaheim:

  • Southwest Anaheim: 414 holiday homes
  • Anaheim Resort: 380 holiday homes
  • Hermosa Village: 164 holiday homes
  • Southeast Anaheim: 173 holiday homes
  • Northwest Anaheim: 81 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Anaheim?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Anaheim. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Disneyland: 3,027 holiday rentals
  • Grove of Anaheim: 3,163 holiday rentals
  • Southern California Institute of Technology: 3,022 holiday rentals
  • Anaheim Convention Center: 477 holiday rentals
  • Twin Lakes Recreation Park: 3,226 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Anaheim listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Anaheim?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 773 Houses in Anaheim. Our other popular types of Anaheim holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 378 holiday houses
  • Villas: 5 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 79 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Anaheim?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 593 holiday homes with pool available in Anaheim. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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