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Garden Grove
Travel Guide

Crystal Cove State Park which includes a garden and a house

Visit the extraordinary Crystal Cathedral, which houses one of the world’s largest musical instruments. See a show at the theater and explore the museum.

Garden Grove is a small city in Orange County that is home to the Crystal Cathedral, possibly the largest glass building in the world. Admire this innovative structure, watch a performance in one of the city’s theaters and enjoy local cuisine at a restaurant on Harbor Boulevard. The city is also famous for hosting the annual Strawberry Festival, which celebrates the area’s agricultural roots.

Make your way to the Crystal Cathedral, a glass structure designed by Philip Johnson and built in 1981. Move around the building to observe changes in the reflective exterior that resembles a giant mirror. Walk around the church’s spacious interior and enjoy the view of the sky through the glass. Marvel at the Hazel Wright Memorial Organ, one of the largest of its kind in the world. Its intricate design includes more than 16,000 pipes.

Head to the Stanley Ranch Museum to learn about some of the oldest buildings in the area, dating back to the 1800s.

Visit the restaurants and shops along Harbor Boulevard. The city is renowned for its Vietnamese and Mexican cuisine. Sit down, relax and enjoy tostadas and a fruity margarita.

Attend May’s annual Strawberry Festival. Ride Ferris wheels and roller coasters and taste local produce in celebration of the city’s agricultural prominence. Watch the festival parade and see marching bands, floats and local celebrities.

Garden Grove is 6 miles (10 kilometers) south of Anaheim and 29 miles (47 kilometers) southeast of Los Angeles. Reach the area by bus from either city or get there faster by driving or taking a taxi.

Orange County’s beautiful beaches are just a short distance from Garden Grove. Take the 15-minute drive to Huntington Beach and relax on the sand or surf the waves. The affluent town of Newport Beach is an additional 15-minute drive south. Disneyland® Resort and Knott’s Berry Farm are also nearby.

Delta Hotels by Marriott Anaheim Garden Grove
Delta Hotels by Marriott Anaheim Garden Grove
3.5 out of 5
12021 Harbor Boulevard, Garden Grove, CA
The price is £91 per night from 16 Jun to 16 Jun
This family-friendly Garden Grove hotel is located in the suburbs, within 1 mi (2 km) of Garden Grove Hospital Medical Center and Anaheim Convention Center. ...
4/5Very Good! (993 reviews)
"Great location, across the street from a Target. Parking was horrible, you have to park in the back and you have to pay $25 a night for parking and they have signs up saying parking not guaranteed. When i stayed there was a wedding going on in the bottom food and it was so packed in there. I could ..."

Reviewed on 1 Jun 2021

Delta Hotels by Marriott Anaheim Garden Grove
Hyatt Regency Orange County
Hyatt Regency Orange County
4 out of 5
11999 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA
Free cancellation
The price is £104 per night from 22 Jun to 22 Jun
This family-friendly Garden Grove hotel is located in the entertainment district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Garden Grove Hospital Medical Center and Anaheim Convention ...
4.4/5Excellent! (2,760 reviews)
"The check in process was easy, and the staff was nice during it. Although we didn't use any of the amenities, the hotel did have a variety to chose from. It was walking distance to a lot of different stores and restaurants, which was very convenient. The only negative thing I would have to say it ..."

Reviewed on 13 Jun 2021

Hyatt Regency Orange County
Sheraton Garden Grove-Anaheim South Hotel
Sheraton Garden Grove-Anaheim South Hotel
3.5 out of 5
12221 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA
The price is £96 per night from 20 Jun to 20 Jun
This family-friendly Garden Grove hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Disney California Adventure® Park, Disneyland® and Angel Stadium of ...
4.1/5Very Good! (990 reviews)
"Kinda old but very nice"

Reviewed on 11 Jun 2021

Sheraton Garden Grove-Anaheim South Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Luxury 2b2b, Close to Beach and all Major Attractions
Luxury 2b2b, Close to Beach and all Major Attractions
13054 Chapman Ave, 0, Garden Grove, CA
Situated in Garden Grove, this holiday home is within 1 mi (2 km) of UC Irvine Medical Center and The Outlets at Orange. Anaheim Convention Center and Anaheim ...
1/5 (1 review)
Canceled Last Minute
"I checked my email early morning to see that the host canceled our reservation at 11:49 pm the night prior. Have the decency to cancel earlier that day so I can at least look for a place overnight."

Reviewed on 21 Apr 2021

Luxury 2b2b, Close to Beach and all Major Attractions
1BR Close to Disneyland! Gated, Resort-style Community
1BR Close to Disneyland! Gated, Resort-style Community
10550 Lakeside Dr N, C, Garden Grove, CA
Situated on the waterfront, this condo is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Gem Theatre and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Garden Grove Park. Downtown Disney® District and Anaheim ...
1BR Close to Disneyland! Gated, Resort-style Community
Spacious 1br/1bath Guest Suite; Full Kitchen, Parking, Laundry, 2 Large Beds
Spacious 1br/1bath Guest Suite; Full Kitchen, Parking, Laundry, 2 Large Beds
11881 Gail Ln, Garden Grove, CA
Situated in Garden Grove, this holiday home is within 3 miles (5 km) of Anaheim Convention Center, Downtown Disney® District and Disney California Adventure® ...
Spacious 1br/1bath Guest Suite; Full Kitchen, Parking, Laundry, 2 Large Beds
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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