Location, Climate: Anaheim is the favourite destination for families travelling to California because of the popular Disneyland Resort. Anaheim is situated in Orange County near Downtown Los Angeles. The climate of Anaheim is Mediterranean providing it plenty of sunshine all year-round. Book your discount Anaheim hotel in advance for the best choice of Anaheim family hotels. Brief History: The wine makers and grape farmers from Bavaria discovered Anaheim in 1857. Daniel Kraemer was the first settler in the city and together with other settlers decided to name the city Anaheim which was derived from the German word “Annahome” meaning “home in the valley”. Events, Landmarks, Activities: Summertime in Anaheim gets packed with thousands of tourists so if you prefer having a quiet time, then visit Anaheim in November. You won't get bored during that time because of the many events such as Veteran's Day, Tree Lighting Ceremony at the South Coast Plaza, and the much-awaited Thanksgiving Day. The main attraction in Anaheim is Disneyland, but there are other fun attractions in the city including the Adventure City, Anaheim Garden Walk and Oak Canyon Nature Centre. Those who love sports should check out the games at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim and Honda Center. Transportation: If you stay in one of the Disneyland hotels, then most attractions can be reached on foot. Some hotels offer free shuttle service going to Disneyland, but you can also choose to ride the Anaheim Resort Transit Trolley that links different hotels to Disneyland.