If your water desires lean towards a more natural retreat from the heat crafted by Mother Nature herself, you can’t beat Crystal Cove State Park, one of OC’s most beautiful beach destinations.
We’re hoping our guests here at Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel & Water Playground will join us in wishing our famous neighbor across the street a very happy 68th birthday on Monday, July 17.
As you can see above, even the vintage city mascot of Andy Anaheim was ready to herald the arrival of Disneyland, which opened on Sunday, July 17, 1955. The opening was broadcast across the nation on ABC, putting our mutual hometown of Anaheim in the spotlight to an estimated 90 million viewers in what was then the largest live television broadcast up to that time.
During this week of celebrating the Fourth of July, or any time of year you’re feeling patriotic or nostalgic for some American history, use Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground as your home base to take exciting walks with presidents and patriots at two Orange County destination gems: Knott’s Independence Hall and the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.