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An Expert’s Guide to The OC International Auto Show

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Sep 4, 2018
Car buffs - will you be in or around Orange County in the fall? If so, you should consider a visit to the Orange County International Auto Show occurring from October 4th – 7th, 2018. This year’s auto show will feature over 600 new vehicles, events for the whole family, and some of the area’s best food trucks. Here are a few of the many exciting events to look forward to.

Test Drives

If there’s any great reason to go to an auto show, it’s to drive vehicles you may not otherwise get... Read more

Avoiding the Crowds at Disneyland

happy family at Disneyland Park
Aug 8, 2018
So, you've booked a California vacation and plan on traveling to the “Happiest Place on Earth.” The anticipation of visiting the Disneyland Resort is enough to make one giddy with excitement. However, a day at Disneyland is no walk in the park. Well perhaps it is, but there are some things to consider before you set foot on Main St. USA. For one, it is an amusement park after all. It's one of the most visited places on earth. You need to plan your day to get around the crowds... Read more

Top 5 Tips for Couples at Disneyland

couples at Disneyland
Jul 12, 2018
When most people hear the words "The Happiest Place on Earth," Disneyland immediately comes to mind. It's a spectacular world where magic and joy occur every day and visitors’ dreams come to life before their eyes. Although Disneyland is incredibly popular for families and children, it is also a wonderful place for couples to enjoy. There is something truly special about experiencing the magic of Disney with the love of your life. Read on to learn our top 5 tips for couples visiting Disneyland.

 As The Sun Sets On Main Street

We... Read more

Goodwill for All

Greg Eisenman receiving 2018 goodwill award
Jun 19, 2018

Goodwill for All

Did you know the Camelot Inn & Suites has the privilege of employing close to 20 individuals who face different barriers? Through our partnership with Goodwill of Orange County’s community-based program, we hire individuals with mild to moderate disabilities to assist with various hotel duties. Established by Goodwill in 1990, this initiative helps participants polish their job skills and become valued contributors in the workplace.

Preparing Participants for New Ventures

Goodwill of Orange County’s community-based program prepares participants for the demands of the working world. Participants are given every tool... Read more

Weekly Anaheim Packing House Events

Jun 14, 2018

The historical Anaheim Packing District is filled with fun for all ages. The area includes a hip food hall with over 20 restaurants, live music on the weekends, shopping, and cultural events too.

Planning on heading there this summer? Check out a few of the awesome weekly events happening this June.

Farmer’s Park

Nestled between the Anaheim Packing House and the Packard building, Farmer’s Park is the perfect gathering and meeting place to wind down, check out local bands, or take a stroll through the olive grove.

Visit the... Read more

Warm Thoughts – Why Southern California is the Perfect Family Vacation

Young family walking through Disneyland laughing and smiling.
May 10, 2018

Southern California is a true paradise, and it makes a wonderful vacation spot at any time of year. Whether you’re traveling with a partner, friends, or children, there is lots to see and do.

Here are some of the best spots to visit for your next vacation to sunny SoCal.

Legoland®

Even if you don’t love Lego, you’ll want to bring the kids to Legoland California. Though there’s certainly something here for “kids” of all ages, their target demographic is 2 to 12-year-olds.

Legoland®  California is split up into... Read more

Top 10 House of Blues Summer Concerts

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Apr 12, 2018

If you’re heading to Disneyland® this summer and you’re looking for things to do outside of the park, why not check out one of the Anaheim House of Blues summer concerts? Whether you’re bringing the family or going out for date night, there’s something here for every music fan.

 

Take a look at the top 10 House of Blues summer concerts to check out:

1. School of Rock Tustin

Bring the whole family to this all ages event and watch fantastic young musicians rock their socks off while supporting... Read more

Everything You Need To Know About Pixar Fest 2018 at the Disneyland Resort

Fireworks lighting up the sky with a crowd of people below.
Mar 7, 2018

Coming to Disneyland and California Adventure Parks on April 13, 2018, Pixar Fest blends adventure, fantasy and imagination as Disneyland® brings many of Pixar Animation Studio’s most popular stories to life. Here are some notable activities to look out for at Pixar Fest.

Pixar Parades

Pixar Fest will feature the Pixar Play Parade, which includes an appearance from the memorable Pixar lamp from the beginning of many signature Pixar films. You will also see a plethora of characters from notable films including Up and Inside Out. Furthermore, California Adventure Park... Read more

Perfect Spring Break Itinerary for Southern California

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Feb 1, 2018

If you’re looking for an ideal hot spot (both in a literal and figurative sense) to make your perfect spring break getaway dreams come true, Southern California checks all the boxes. From splashing around at the beach to dancing the night away, Southern California is a great place to escape the cold and stress. Here are some suggested local activities outside of Disneyland to ensure you make the most of your week-long vacation in Anaheim.

Beaches Galore

Hang ten or just hang out at some of the finest spring... Read more

The Annual NAMM Show Returns to Anaheim

Close up of several people playing saxophones
Jan 15, 2018
For professionals in the music industry, the annual NAMM show is an event you don’t want to miss. This yearly gathering takes place in Anaheim, California each January and is one of the largest trade-only events in the world.

At this six-day, one-of-a-kind spectacle, professionals from music, sound, and event technology communities come together to help strengthen their commitment to the music industry while sharing their passion for a livelihood in music. This year’s NAMM show will be held January 25th – 28th at the Anaheim Convention Center.

What NAMM... Read more

Our sister property, The Tropicana Inn & Suites, is located at the Pedestrian Walkway to the Disneyland® Resort and just a 5 minute walk away at 1540 S Harbor Blvd. The Mediterranean-themed hotel features an over-sized pool and jacuzzi that is perfect for viewing the Disney® fireworks. The family-friendly property is a designated Disneyland® Resort Good Neighbor Hotel complete with a cheerful staff to make your visit an enjoyable experience.
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