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.
Visitors will find all kinds of name brand retailers at this Chino Hills promenade mall. From footwear and clothing to housewares and mattresses, the mall is a veritable one-stop shop. The familiar H&M, Victoria's Secret, Banana Republic and Vans are all here in addition to a couple of local shops like Red E Surf and Dolcissimo Bakery. The mall holds events throughout the year as well, starting with the weekly Farmer's Market every Wednesday and live music on certain dates. The food court has the ubiquitous California Pizza Kitchen, Chipotle and Panera, but try the local coffeehouse Dripp, or the Kickin' Crab for something different.
On the shelves at Daiso, almost every product is priced at a dollar or slightly more. Here you can get bargains on household items, quirky made-in-Japan products and other cool, kitschy things that make great gifts. If you are looking for a cheap Bento box or some light bulbs for pennies, Daiso is the place to visit.
Upscale fashion and fine dining have a home at the South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. Some of the top names in the industry like Burberry and Chanel, have a home among the more affordable choices like the H&M mega store and GAP. There is also a variety of restaurants to sate your appetite after a day of shopping. The center is also home to many events throughout the year, from fundraising concerts to a Christmas tree lighting ceremony. With hundreds of boutiques, department stores and restaurants to choose from, a trip to the South Coast Plaza can easily become an all-day event, so be sure to plan accordingly.
The Lab is a center of alternative culture for the Costa Mesa area and views itself as an anti-mall by offering a unique indoor and outdoor space for funky local businesses. In addition to the many trendy shops like Urban Outfitters and Popkiller, you can find great vintage clothing at Buffalo Exchange, or check out the artwork at the ARTery. If the hipster-style stories leave you hungry, there are several cafes and restaurants open late. The Lab also hosts events, showcasing local artists, musicians and performers.
This huge open-air shopping center is a bargain hunters dream with wonderful outlet stores and discount boutiques! You'll find over 120 stores all in one location including Nike Factory Store, Nordstrom Rack, and Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH. With restaurants, shops, an AMC Theater with IMAX, and a huge indoor skatepark, the Outlets at Orange is a great place to spend a day.
Whether you need to upgrade parts of your PC system or want to buy an entirely new one, you'll want to call this place first before heading off to another store in Orange County. The owners stock a wide selection of home systems, workstations, notebook computers (all PC), parts and accessories. The notebook brands include Toshiba, IBM, Compaq, Hewlett Packard and Sager. Architects and artists will be particularly appreciative of the graphics and CAD systems available here. Both onsite and in-house repairs are available if your PC needs a bit of work. A 3% charge fee is added to all credit card sales.
Brea Mall located on the Imperial Highway in Brea city, California is a great place to socialise. There are variety stores, speciality shops, coffee shops and restaurants that appear less crowded due to the giant layout of the mall making the shopping experience better. Must visit the mall to make the most of the deals and happy hours.
With over 175 stores and a large selection of restaurants, this sophisticated indoor mall is a must-see for shopping fanatics. Spanning 76 acres (30.75 hectares) and decorated with fountains and tall palm trees, this is Orange County's second largest shopping center. Department stores anchoring the mall run the gamut from J.C. Penney and Sears, to Macy's and Nordstrom at the more upscale end of the spectrum. Visit this shopping center and find everything you could want or need!
This store caters to all of your Mac and iPod needs. Stop in to check out the latest games, software, and accessories. If you're traveling, the staff can direct you with all the adapters you need for your electronics. Many locations also offer workshops on how to use their various products. See their website for more information and a calendar of events.
The specialty in this half-century old liquor store is beer. There are hundreds of labels from around the globe and representing just about every country: German, French, Mexican, Czech, even good old American. The store also features a great selection of wine and spirits. If you are in the area and need to stock up for a party or just for your own private enjoyment, this store will satisfy your beverage needs.
Stitch & Feather on East Wilshire Avenue is one of the three branches of its namesake in the region. This lovely women's boutique has a certain charm to it that is endearing. Their collection changes as per the seasons and trends. Flirty and elegant lines will vie for your attention. From casuals to formals, their stylish collection has got you covered.