One area in Anaheim where you can find a different type of entertainment other than Disney is the Anaheim Garden Walk. Located right behind Disneyland across Harbor Boulevard, the complex provides dining and shopping. Most of the restaurants are well-known ones, like Roy's, Cheesecake Factory, California Pizza Kitchen and Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Entertainment includes a Bowlmor Lanes bowling alley and the interesting U.F.O. Experience exhibition. Additionally, most of the shops are nationally known as well, from Skechers to Sunglass Hut, the selection is small but sufficient enough to merit a stroll through the center.
Shoreline Village liegt am Hafen von Long Beach und hat ein paar großartige Geschäfte und Restaurants. Von hier kann man auch Bootausflüge durch die Häfen von Los Angeles und Long Beach machen. Unter den Restaurants findet man das Yard House, Tequila Jack's, Stefanos Pizza, Simmering Pot und Parkers Lighthouse. Am Abend verwandeln sich das Yard House und Tequila Jack's in angesagte Bars, die mehr als 100 verschiedene Biere und Tequilas anbieten.
Visit Old Towne Orange Historic District and step into yesteryear. This district is centered around the original Orange plaza and contains so many historical buildings, the entire district is listed in the National Register of Historic Places! Walk around the one-square mile district and see different architecture, including Victorian and Spanish Revival buildings. The district is also known as a top shopping destination and you'll find plenty of art galleries, boutiques and antique stores near the plaza.
Neiman Marcus is readily visible upon driving into Fashion Island Mall, towering over the adjacent shops and restaurants as a beacon of designer shopping. Multiple floors house apparel for women and men as well as a home decor department that stocks high-end cosmetics and skin care products. As a testament to the shop-crazy nature of the area, this is Neiman Marcus's largest store in Southern California, Newporters beating out Beverly Hills and San Diego for this one-stop-shop location. This location is also the largest department store in Fashion Island, meaning you won't be able to miss this huge fashion mecca.
Since many believe it is important to dress for success, why should children be left out? This place, located on the outskirts of Beverly Hills, offers classy and elegant European clothing for children from infancy to 12 years old. The selection includes shirts, slacks, dresses, sport coats and more. Prices are high, but then again, so is the quality and service.
This place has been dedicated to offering high quality products, great service and sound advice since 1983. Everyone in the store is genuinely excited about the new kites and kite-related products that are currently available. They are always happy to advise customers on their purchases, so you'll know you're getting a kite that's perfect for you. Free sport kite lessons are offered, but by appointment only.
This kitschy little boutique is located inside an old-fashioned air-stream trailer from 1968 and inside of it you'll find a wonderland of Tillandias. Tillandias, or more commonly known as 'Air Plants' can be found in all different species and sizes, and here they hang in cool, glass terrariums and planters. In addition to succulents, the shop sells local art, house wares and other objets d'art that make great gifts.
Polka Deli is Orange County's best destination for traditional Polish food. Shoppers can visit the grocery section of the deli and fine a wide range of imported Polish grocery items from pickles to cheeses, jams and fish. The bakery turns out traditional Polish baked goods from poppy seed or walnut rolls to seasonal specialties like authentic Fat Tuesday paczki and Easter babka. In addition, you can also pick up authentic Polish sausages as well as frozen foods like pierogi and cabbage rolls. Polka Deli also offers traditional American deli sandwiches and selections.
Mattern Sausage & Deli is an authentic German deli. The place serves sandwiches as well as sells meats. The quality of their products is superlative and the owners are always ready to give suggestions if patrons face a dilemma. The deli is usually very crowded with students or young professionals who come here for a quick bite. If you do not find place to sit, you can also take-out your orders and enjoy them in the comforts of your home. In addition to meat, the place also sells a variety of breads, chocolates, cheese and other grocery items.
Balboa Candy has two locations in Newport Beach and between both of them, you will find probably the largest selection of salt-water taffy in California. Yet, that isn't all this store sells, here you will find classic, retro treats, novelty candy, licorice and the vendors also sell many products in bulk-size. So come in and buy some Bubble Gum Cigarettes, Pop Rocks and Fun-Dip, then get ready to be transported back to your childhood.