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Get Your Jump On at Big Air Trampoline Park

November 13th, 2015

Southern California may be famous for surfing and rollerblading, but the best kept recreation secret of all is Big Air Trampoline Park! It’s where the locals go for an adrenaline rush, and it’s fun for the whole family. Try out the latest addition, the Bull Pen, where you can practice your dream of becoming a rodeo star. Try to hold on to the bucking mechanical bronco, but rest easy knowing you’re surrounded by cushy softness when you get bucked.

Toddlers are safe, sound and having a blast during Toddler Time and at the Lil’ Zero Gravity Court. You can make reservations of entire attractions or courts, making Big Air the perfect destination for a corporate event, family gathering, or any get together you have in mind. Reserve a Dippers and Dodgers Dodgeball Court today!

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How’s the Air Up There?

One of the most popular attractions is Space Slam, a trampoline-filled basketball court where you can mimic the NBA greats and fly like Kobe! There are various sized hoops so no matter your age or height, a slam dunk is, well, a real slam dunk.

The Galactic Gladiator Battlebeam court lets you take on your opponent in a foam jousting tournament, and the big foam pit will soften the blow should you get dismounted. Where will your next leap of faith take you?

 

 

Trip Advisor’s Best of Anaheim

October 22nd, 2015

The full Disney experience tops the charts on Trip Advisor’s must-do activities in Anaheim, including Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park and Downtown Disney. But what about when you’re moused out? Check out the best Trip Advisor recommendations for a complete Anaheim experience! It all starts with Yorba Regional Park, hailed as fantastic for family gatherings and the perfect spot for a picnic, hike or simply taking in the beauty of the area.

The Anaheim Packing District is a fun, local favorite where you’ll find delicious treats and great deals. However, the Anaheim Farmers Market is the place to go for good, clean family fun and to discover what the best local farms, bakers and artists have to offer. Anaheim Plaza is another shopping option, close to the Disney attractions and with a fabulous pool.

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Anaheim Hot Spots

Trip Advisor recommends the Oak Canyon Nature Center for a beautiful stroll, calling it a hidden gem of the area. The Muzeo Museum is worth a visit, offering a jolt of culture and history in gorgeous Anaheim. The Little Arabia District is where you’ll find authentic Arabic dishes, and is a surprising favorite that few know about.

Take in a show at Gallery Theater, discover a new favorite boutique at the Shops at Anaheim GardenWalk, or head to the Hobby City Doll and Toy Museum with the little ones. There’s always something to discover in this Disney-infused city.

 

The Best Hollywood Tours in Town

October 22nd, 2015

There are some fantastic Hollywood tours to be had, but how can you know which tours are legitimate, offer the best options, and are most reputable? Luckily for Anaheim travelers, there are a bevy of high quality tours available. For starters, Starline Tours is one of the longest running tour providers in the area, offering daily, two-day and charter tours like Movie Stars’ Home Tours, Movie Locations Tours, a Hollywood Fun Trolley Tour and the Haunted Hollywood Tour.

Access Hollywood Tours has a double decker tour and a very unique stretch convertible tour. Take the two-hour loop tour of the Grove/Farmers Market, Walk of Fame, La Brea Tar Pits and Pink’s Hot Dogs (just a few of the options!). Their Hollywood Sign and Celebrity Homes Tour is another favorite.

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Be Treated like a Star

Ultimate Hollywood Tours feature open-top vans and is rated the best Hollywood homes tour on Trip Advisor. You’re whisked to the homes of Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, Halle Berry, Katy Perry and Charlize Theron. Rockin’ Hollywood Tours has a Hollywood Landmarks Tour, Historical Musical Sites Tour, and their own celeb home tour that includes the famous Fresh Prince of Bel-Air home.

Additional reputable tour companies include Primetime Hollywood Tours, Hollywood Tourz and LA City Tours. You’ll never run out of tour options and sightings when you have the best guides as your chauffeur.

 

Fashion Island Itinerary

October 22nd, 2015

No trip to southern California is complete without a stop at Fashion Island in Newport Beach. Here you’ll find the best in shopping, dining, special events and a once-in-a-lifetime cinematic experience! In November, Santa’s House opens on the 13th and of course the Black Friday sales can’t be missed. However, when it comes to planning your day at Fashion Island, it pays (literally, in savings!) to be prepared.

Start by booking your very own personal shopper so you can streamline the shopping process. Let him or her know the celeb styles you love, personal preferences, and if you want them to focus on certain shops like Anthropologie, Bloomingdale’s, Francesca’s Collections or Hanna Andersson for your little ones.

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Making a Day of It

Fashion Island is just as famous for the great eats as it is the fab looks. Your staples are aplenty, such as Auntie Anne’s, but don’t miss out on the unique-to-Anaheim favorites. Try the newly opened Sushi Roku or the upcoming Hopdoddy Burger Bar, opening any day now! Otherwise, you can always dine while enjoying the latest Hollywood creation at the gigantic cinema featuring a full café, beer and wine menu.

Group tours are available, and the amenities make it a breeze to visit the Island with the whole family. Plan your itinerary carefully—you don’t want to miss out on any of the action!

 

Mapping Out Your Citadel Outlet Trip

October 22nd, 2015

For the fashion hunter who loves a great deal, nothing compares to Anaheim’s Citadel Outlet. Located at 100 Citadel Drive in Los Angeles, you can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, bag check, and they have foreign currency exchange on site. Parking can be a challenge, especially during the holiday season, but don’t worry—a valet is available, or you can schedule a chartered pickup from your Anaheim hotel with the Shop and Shuttle option!

Military discounts apply at many shops, and there are constantly new sales popping up. Check out the additional deals you can score with Calvin Klein, Asics, Carter’s, Charlotte Russe, DKNY, the Children’s Place, Gap, and Kate Spade being amongst just a few stores offering amazing sales for the holidays. On November 14th, the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony takes place with Laura Marano and Sabrina Carpenter along with Mario Lopez as the entertainment lineup.

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Bargains Found

All your favorite stores are in one place, complete with unimaginable deals to be found. Head to Stride Rite, Gymboree, Van Heusen, Coach, H&M, or Converse to start your expedition. Banana Republic, Ann Taylor and Kenneth Cole might also be on your itinerary. Need to refuel? Subway, Sbarro, Panda Express and more can be found at the Citadel Café.

There are also gift wrapping options, vending machines, and a sprawling women’s lounge. What will you find at Citadel?

 

 

Art Crawl for All

October 13th, 2015

The Art Crawl Experience or “ACE” is an incredible art festival and walk happening on Saturday, November 24th from 6-10pm. Hailed by local artists as the ultimate in downtown Anaheim artistic gatherings, it’s an artisan-inspired festival that highlights art throughout the community. Here, you’ll find pop-up galleries, street artists, and traditional galleries coming together to celebrate the fantastic creativity within Southern California.

Walk from exhibit to exhibit, and into galleries pairing art with wine tastings. There’s the Peter Shire illuminated bird sculptures, live art performances, and over 50 artists (so far!) who are bringing the experience to life. Free and open to the public, the event begins at 201 Center Street Promenade in Anaheim.

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“ACE”ing It

Gourmet food trucks, beer and wine, and the King Tut exhibit at MUZEO are just part of what’s bringing people from around the country to check out ACE. A number of downtown spaces, restaurants, and galleries are opening their doors to mind-blowing exhibits including Rothick Art Haus, Joy Art Gallery and Kooi Art.

Spanning from Anaheim Boulevard to Harbor Boulevard, you can walk, crawl, or take Anaheim Resort Transit for free during the crawl. It’s the last ACE of 2015, so don’t miss out on Anaheim’s greatest artistic endeavor!

Why You Have to Visit the Sugarplum Arts and Crafts Festival

October 13th, 2015

Welcome the holiday season November 13-14 at the Sugar Plum Arts and Crafts Festival! This free festival is where you can find the finest handmade goods and crafts from around the country. Over 120 vendors are registered for the 2015 festival, offering collectibles, antiques, handcrafted items, and keepsakes. Located at 88 Fair Drive in Costa Mesa, strollers are allowed as this is a truly family-friendly affair.

The OC Fair Event Center is a sprawling destination featuring the best events in Orange County. Proud to host the Sugarplum Arts and Crafts Festival, it’s the ultimate destination for visitors to the OC and a great complement to the Happiest Place on Earth. Just a couple of weeks before Thanksgiving, this is where you’ll find one of a kind gifts and decorations to celebrate 2015 in style.

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Holiday Prep Time

It’s a true treasure hunt, as last-minute vendors signing up make it impossible to know what you’ll discover. Bring the entire family to look for heirlooms, incredible sweets, and keepsakes from around the US. There are also many local artisans featuring their best creations.

You can easily spend multiple days perusing the goods at Sugarplum, so bring an empty suitcase, your walking shoes, and get ready to discover what the OC has to offer.

WIPEOUTRun Has Arrived!

October 13th, 2015

Prepare for the ultimate wipeout coming to the Disney area on Saturday, November 7th! The hit television show Wipeout has hit Orange County, and there’s nothing that compares to this thrilling experience. Right now, early birds can get $5 off when booking online with the code VISIT5, or you can ask your Stovall’s Inn front desk staff for help with reservations. The craziest water ride on the planet will be at 8808 Irvine Center Drive, just a short drive from the hotel.

The “crashtastic” 5K is exactly what you’ve seen on TV, and it’s for everyone who has seen contestants—and thought “I could do better.” Located at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheater, you’ll get a T-shirt, bib and safety pin, silicone wristbands, course access, and temporary tattoo with registration. Bag check is available on site, and with 200,000 wipeout-ers last year, it’s sure to be bigger, better, and wetter this time around!

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Total Wipeout

The Better Business Bureau gives this competition an A rating, and 90 percent of past participants rate it as one of the best courses they’ve ever tried. You’re required to pick up your own packets before the event, so plan your trip to Stovall’s Inn early. Pickup is Friday, November 6th from 10am-8pm at the Amphitheater, or you can pick it up on the same day for an extra $5 convenience fee.

We Add Value

September 2nd, 2015

ValueWho doesn’t look for a hotel that clean, friendly and has great added value?! Here at Stovall’s Inn, we add value at every turn. From our great rates, prime location, clean & comfortable rooms, fresh breakfast, friendly staff so much more, you have found your newest home away from home when visiting Disneyland.

Our services go beyond any normal hotel with laundry services, FREE internet, safe deposit boxes for your valuables, new swimming pool area complete with two pools, hot tubs, cabanas and kiddy wading pool. Did we mention that kids 17 and under stay FREE?! You won’t find a hotel with better value than right here at Stovall’s Inn. If you are tired after a long day at the park, grab dinner at any of the great restaurants next door or across the street or just order room service. We will bring your food to your door so you can kick back, prop your feet up and enjoy your evening. No need to search for the perfect backdrop for your family picture, our famous topiary gardens is just what you need.

Book your Disneyland hotel with us today and see how we add value in all that we do for our guests. Reservations can be made online making your travel plans quick and painless.

Best Western Rewards Program

August 18th, 2015

Best Western Rewards ProgramAt Best Western, we are all about value and even more about our guests. We love to add value to your stay with us but we also like to value our customers. Best Western Rewards Program is on way that we show how much we appreciate our customers. Through our loyalty program, we like to give back to our customers as they continue to give their business to us.

Best Western Rewards Program is free to join and easy to sign up. Named as one of the top hotel loyalty programs by US News, Best Western Rewards is all about giving sweet rewards to our loyal customers. Earn points with every stay and through many of our partnering companies. Unlike many rewards programs, Best Western Rewards program offers an elite status match where we match your status with other reward programs.

Visit us online today to sign up and start earning your rewards. A list of rewards, partnering companies and more ways to earn are all on our website.  After signing up, book your next visit with us and make us your chosen Anaheim hotel. Reservations are fast and easy online. We look forward to having you as our guests and jump starting your way to a FREE stay.