Disney Finds & More at The Outlets at Orange!
*This is a sponsored post. All thoughts and opinions remain my own and we all know I love Disney anyways! :)*
Not far from Disneyland is The Outlets at Orange. Just a mere 3.5 miles from Disneyland Park, California Adventure and Downtown Disney, The Outlets offer a wide range of restaurants, making it an ideal stop for a bite to eat either before or after your Disney visit. Looking for souvenirs or some Disney gear to wear? They’ve got that too! Several retailers at The Outlets at Orange carry Disney themed products, including: Hot Topic, H&M, Tilly’s, and Claire’s. So you can take a break, shop or fuel up before or after your next Disney adventure. All things Disney can be found at half the cost of park prices. Parking is free too! In addition, the Anaheim Resort Transportation (ART) Route #16 will take you from The Outlets at Orange to Disneyland.
In addition to fabulous shopping, this beautiful open-air center also offers fun and entertainment for the entire family with over 25 incredible restaurants & cafes, plus an indoor Vans SkatePark, Dave & Buster’s, Lucky Strike Bowling and a huge AMC 30 movie theatre with IMAX. There is something for everyone to enjoy here. You can definitely feel the Disney Magic here and find some pixie dust. 😉
The Outlets at Orange is on The City Drive just off the I-5 in Orange, California and serves nearby communities including Anaheim, Costa Mesa, and Buena Park. Here are some of my favorite things that I found on my visit to The Outlets at Orange.
Hot Topic had the largest selection of Disney items that I loved. They had all my favorites: Beauty & the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Lilo & Stitch, Alice in Wonder Land, Marvel and so much more!
Look at all the adorable Lilo and Stitch items! I had to grab a few for myself.
Lots of Marvel shirts and other items too! PERFECT to wear for the Summer of Heroes Showcase going on at the Disney California Adventure Park through September 10th. I LOVE the Groot T-shirts!
Knott’s Ghost Town Alive!
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It’s Summer Time and for my family, that means making the rounds to our favorite theme parks! Thanks to my friend, Erin at Horsing Around in L.A. and Knott’s Berry Farm, my family was able to go earlier than planned.
What’s new at Knott’s? My family was invited to find out. Ghost Town Alive turns Calico Ghost Town into a lively party! Be careful though, there are shady horse rustlers ready to lead you astray! Through September 4th, Ghost Town Alive! returns to Knott’s Berry Farm for another action-packed summer complete with bandits, cowboys, robberies, judges, a good ol’ western hoedown, and much more! You can visit the beloved town of Calico and experience an authentic western adventure by becoming a star in this summer’s story of the Wild West, where the power to unlock adventures is in the hands of every guest.
My children were excited to see the characters in Ghost Town however, there was a stop that is a must in our family. One of their teachers instilled the love of Knott’s Berry Farm into them in preschool and she often spends her days in the Fossil and Mineral Store as you walk in. The geodes are stunning and can be cut right in front of your eyes.
If you have never been in this store, make it a point. The staff is knowledgeable and LOVE teaching their love of rocks and minerals. We had learned about the Magic Rock today! What is the Magic Rock? This boulder has a high magnetic content in it which causes metal to stand on end! Check this out!
My son had recently attended a field trip to Ghost Town with his 4th grade class and I was really impressed by how much he learned! We had our own tour and history guide with us.
My family moseyed along down the street and discovered that the Wild West Stunt Show was about to start, Knott’s Berry Farm’s stunt shows are so much fun! The story-line keeps the audience interested while the stunts take your breath away. You never know what will happen next! The characters may fall from a balcony or get shot with a Gatlin Gun, you never know!