Are you planning to attend KidCon Anaheim in California this year? This family-friendly event takes place in the heart of Orange County on Aug. 17. Both kids and those who take pride in being kids at heart will enjoy tons of exhibits, interactive attractions, games, obstacle courses, and educational activities. Many educators also come to this convention because it is a place where cutting-edge tools for child development are unveiled for the first time. Of course, an event like KidCon is even more appealing once you discover that playtime in early childhood could be the key to success later in life.
Planning Your Visit to KidCon Anaheim 2019
All kids age 16 and under can enter for free with the purchase of an adult ticket. KidCon will take place at Great Wolf Lodge at 12681 Harbor Boulevard in Garden Grove, California. Events begin at 9 am.
Getting to KidCon Anaheim
John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana is the closest airport to Anaheim. Los Angeles International Airport is another option for anyone flying into town to attend this year’s KidCon. You have the option to use a car or rely on public transportation while visiting Anaheim. The Orange County Transit Authority (OCTA) operates an extensive bus system that covers Anaheim and many areas throughout Orange County. There are even express routes that will bring you to Metrolink stations. The two stations in Anaheim are the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) on East Katella Avenue and Anaheim Canyon Station on North PacifiCenter Drive. Don’t forget that the Amtrak® Pacific Surfliner® is a good option for some visitors to Anaheim and Orange County.
Where to Stay When Attending KidCon Anaheim 2019
Finding a great place for your family to stay in Orange County while attending KidCon is essential if you want this event to be fun and enjoyable for everyone. Where are all the family-friendly hotels in Anaheim? One of the spots that many event attendees choose is Hyatt House Cypress/Anaheim. The fact that this hotel is close to other popular attractions like Knott’s Berry Farm and Disneyland makes it a smart option if you plan to make the most of your time in Orange County by checking out a few of its famous amusement parks and attractions.
Another great place to stay is The Anaheim Hotel. It’s close to downtown Anaheim and is right across the street from the Disneyland Resort. The Anaheim Hotel is a cool, midcentury modern design that will appeal to grown-up sensibilities while serving as a jumping off point for kid-centric fun activities.
Do you need an excuse to extend this trip into a memorable vacation? Just remember that family vacations during childhood actually have a lasting impact on happiness and promote brain development. Hyatt House Cypress/Anaheim is located close to bus service for Garden Grove and about two miles away from the ARTIC Metrolink station.
Where to Dine With Your Family While Attending KidCon Anaheim 2019
Finding crowd-pleasing restaurants can be a challenge when traveling with little ones. Luckily, Anaheim has a robust selection of restaurants that cater to all types of eaters. Let’s talk burgers and fries first. A spot called Jim’s Super Burgers is beloved for its American-style cuisine, heavy on burgers, fries and shakes. Families looking for some decent pizza in Orange County will like Dominic’s Ristorante Italiano. You’ll also find Chili’s Grill & Bar, El Pollo Loco and Wendy’s close by if you’re craving the comfort of an eatery that’s familiar.
Plan Your Visit to KidCon Anaheim
It takes just a little bit of adult planning before you can be a kid again with your kid at this year’s KidCon in beautiful, sunny Orange County. The good news is that this event is very easy to get to. All you have to do is take a few minutes to plot your transportation and book your hotel room. Embrace the importance of playtime for your family today!