9 days in Anaheim & Dana Point Itinerary

9 days in Anaheim & Dana Point Itinerary

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9 days in Anaheim & Dana Point Itinerary

Start: Anaheim
1
Anaheim
— 5 nights
train:  45​min
2
Dana Point
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
End: Anaheim

5
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Change things up with a short trip to Balboa Island in Newport Beach (about 30 minutes away). Have a day of magic on the 4th (Sun) at Disney California Adventure Park. Pack the 8th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Adventure City. There's lots more to do: discover the magic at Disneyland Park, experience the excitement of Radiator Springs Racers, explore and take pictures at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, and don't miss a visit to Downtown Disney.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Anaheim road trip planner.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dana Point.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Balboa Island, Knott's Berry Farm
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

3
nights
Dana Point

Dana Point is a city located in southern Orange County, California. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at South Carlsbad State Beach, then see the interesting displays at Oceanside Museum of Art, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally walk around Hill Top Park. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND California and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Dana Point day trip app .

You can drive from Anaheim to Dana Point in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Anaheim, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Dana Point, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 22°C. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Dana Point

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Carlsbad, Oceanside Museum of Art, Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
Dana Point Harbor ©
Dana Point Harbor

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