Calling Southern California your home comes with many perks — gorgeous weather, beautiful beaches, but perhaps most importantly, GREAT Mexican food. It would be wrong not to honor Cinco de Mayo by eating the cuisine inspired by our neighbors on the southern border. Whether you’re looking for a traditional, no-frills spot to grab a few tacos, or maybe you want to find out what a Mexican-Latin-Vietnamese dish tastes like, these OC spots are all you need to have a fun-filled Cinco de Mayo.

URBANA | Anaheim, CA

Tags: Mexican Food, Gabbi's Kitchen, SoCal Tacos, SoCal Burritos

Grab a water bottle, lace up your tennis shoes and go outside to explore some of the beautiful hiking trails in Anaheim. Anaheim is home to the best theme parks, entertainment, dining and hiking trails in Orange County.

Oak Canyon Nature Center & Hiking Trails

6700 Walnut Canyon Road

Anaheim, CA 92805

Tags: Hiking, Anaheim Hiking, Orange County Hikes, Hiking in OC, Southern California Hiking

For many Orange County baseball fans, the arrival of the California Angels in 1966 all but heralded the beginning of real baseball history in the area. But just like the rich pre-Dodger baseball era in the Los Angeles area, Orange County, in particular, Anaheim, also boasted an impressive amount of history.

Tags: MLB, Anaheim Angels, Angel Stadium, Angels Baseball, Los Angeles Angels

By MaryKTran@LetsPlayOC

Orange County’s largest outdoor water park, Knott’s Soak City in Buena Park, underwent some renovations over the winter/spring and is getting ready to debut two new exciting water slide towers just in time for the grand re-opening this summer!  

Tags: Knott's Berry Farm, Knott's Soak City

The NHL regular season returns to Orange County, and the 2007 Stanley Cup champion Anaheim Ducks are ready to make their push towards a second crown in franchise history. If you miss your chance to secure a home game ticket—don't worry. We've found five bars and restaurants near Honda Center with the perfect hockey atmosphere.

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, NHL Playoffs, Where to Watch Anaheim, Ducks Games, Watch Anaheim Ducks

Author: Melodi Steinberg

While there is an endless list of restaurants that offer an amazing variety of choices, it is often difficult to find a place with the right balance of options for kids. Fortunately, kids menus have evolved to more than just your typical mac and cheese or chicken nuggets. From Cafe’s to pizza joints to Teppan, here are the best Kids Menus in Anaheim and Orange County.

Mimi’s Cafe

1400 S. Harbor Blvd., Anaheim, CA 92802

Tags: Family Food, Kids Menu, Anaheim, Bubba Gump, Anaheim Gardenwalk

Baseball season is back and as usual, OC fans can be thankful that we have one of MLB’s most beautiful and convenient ballparks. Here’ what you can expect this season when it comes to food, refreshments and souvenir concessions updates.

Tags: Sports, Angels, Los Angeles Angels, Anaheim Angels, Angel Stadium

Meetings and events industry leaders are coming together today to support the second annual Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID). GMID was created to shine a light on the real impact meetings have on businesses, economies and communities.

Tags: Global Meetings Industry Day, Meetings Mean Business, Visit Anaheim Meetings, GMID


Widely known as one of America’s safest cities, Irvine is a destination that celebrates diversity, culture and fun for all ages. The master-planned Orange County community is home to an emerging global dining scene and innovative entertainment options for parents and children alike. Explore family-friendly eats and activities from Irvine’s carefully curated collection of business that have helped shaped the city’s identity over the last four decades.                  

Tags: Irvine, Family Trips, Southern California, SoCal Getaway, Visit Anaheim