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Add Some Speed To Your Visit

October 6th, 2014

Let your inner child come alive at K1 Speed. This indoor karting arena will not only bring out the childish side of you but also the most competitive side of you. With European style racing, professionally designed tracks, karts that race up to 40 miles per hour and an audience overlooking your every move, it is more than enough to feel like you are at the Indy 500 fighting for the win. Of course everyone has enjoyed go karts at their local putt putt venue but this is karting like you have never seen before.

Grab the family, your buddies or everyone you know, K1 Speed has packages for any number of racers. Featuring junior and adult racing leagues, night time races and friendly family fun, this place is sure to give you some fast action thrills. Night races will bring all of your senses to life with music and light shows giving you the most exhilarating experience of your life.

Have the kids with you? No worries, junior electric karts have lower speeds, roll bars, automatic shutoff switches and other safety features making them kid friendly. Kids can race against the clock or against each other with twelve exciting laps.

And for those who would rather cheer from the sidelines, the 3000 mezzanine overlooks all of the racing fun giving the cheerleaders the best seats in the house.


Cool Off at Anaheim ICE

September 10th, 2014

Anaheim ICEAround Anaheim there are many places to go if you want to be seen. Lots of hot spots and places where the ‘cool’ people go to hang out. If you are looking for the ‘coolest’ place in town, we have just the answer for you. Anaheim ICE is truly the coolest place around. The official training center for the local hockey team, Anaheim Ducks, this ice rink is the perfect place to beat the heat this summer.

Located right here in Anaheim, this world-class skating facility is great for a family outing. Throughout the week Anaheim ICE has blocks of time when they are open to the public for an open skate. Grab your gloves, thick socks and head on over for some inexpensive fun. With great rates, you can have a fun time without breaking the bank.

Offering both NHL and Olympic sized rinks, viewing areas on the second floor, locker rooms to store your belongings and a snack bar you will surely enjoy this state-of-the-art facility. For those looking to improve their skating abilities, Anaheim ICE offers various classes, clinics and lessons for all ages. They also have pick up hockey during the week as well as hockey clinics and camps.

For more information regarding classes, lessons, clinics, rates and times log on to their website.

Got Golf?

April 4th, 2014

golfBefore school gets out and the crowds pick up, it’s time to take time for yourself and enjoy a little outdoor relaxation with your buddies. Why not spend an afternoon on the golf course refining your game and taking in your beautiful surroundings? If you need a few suggestions as to where to unwind, we have a few in the Anaheim area that are sure to please.

For the pros out there, check out Tustin Ranch Golf Club. This course is a more difficult course complete with water hazards and everything. This is a top pick for birthday outings as they give you a free round of golf! What’s not to love about free golf!?

Another course on the more challenging side is Anaheim Hill s Golf Course. With beautiful views, the elevation changes throughout the course gives you an interesting game for all 18 holes. Offering a very well maintained course and friendly staff, you can’t go wrong here.

Coyote Hills Golf Course is an interesting course with some amazing views. Playing through a canyon offers a whole new experience in golf. Tee boxes are elevated so get ready for a good time but be sure to get an early tee time.

River View Golf is a great course for beginners; some of the greens are elevated helping you to sharpen your skills. But if you are looking for just a few practice shots before heading out with your buddies, Golfers Paradise is a great driving range to try out.

So grab your clubs and head out to conquer the golf world. Regardless of which course you choose, you can’t lose with the scenery and fun that you are bound to experience.

Popular New Year’s Eve Events in Anaheim

January 7th, 2014

While staying at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Pavilions Hotel, you can find numerous nearby options to ring in the New Year.  If you choose to spend New Year’s Eve with Mickey and Minnie, our hotel is just down the street from Disneyland®, so after a long evening of fun, a peaceful night of sleep  is just a short walk away.  knotts-berry-farm-nye-500x500

There are plenty of kid-friendly ways to ring in the New Year in Anaheim, including Knott’s New Year’s Eve Celebration at Knott’s Berry Farm®. After a day of enjoying the thrilling rides and activities with Snoopy, check out the Boardwalk Area for the “Midnight Party On The Midway” at 11:40pm. A new feature starting this year, the Knott’s Sky Cabin will rise to the top of the tower to countdown the last moments of 2013. With live entertainment, fireworks and photos with Snoopy, what better way to ring in the New Year than by making magical memories to last a lifetime?

However, if you’re looking for a kid-free event in the area, there are also plenty of options to choose from, including the Balboa Bay Club & Resorts New Year’s Eve Black Tie Gala in nearby Newport Beach. This spectacular event features a reception, butlers, champagne and a martini bar. A twelve-piece ultimate party band, “Rembrandt,” is available for an enjoyable evening of music and dancing.

There are also more casual events to choose from, including A Midnight Kiss at the Avenue of Arts in Costa Mesa. With an open bar and a DJ, this event offers plenty of space with three different rooms and is the perfect choice for a casual night of celebrating. Or, you can check out the Heat Ultra Lounge in Anaheim for another casual option.  This New Year’s Eve party is a favorite with young people and is located right in the Gardenwalk of Anaheim.

With so many great choices, it’s no wonder that Anaheim is the New Year’s Eve celebration of dreams!


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