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Garden GroveUnited States of America

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.

Where to stay in Garden Grove

Disney California Adventure® Park showing rides and signage

Anaheim Resort

4.5/5Wonderful!(15,113 area reviews)

Anaheim Resort is known for its exciting theme parks, and with sights like Disney California Adventure® Park and Disneyland®, you won't get bored spending a day wandering around this part of Anaheim.

Anaheim Resort
Disney California Adventure® Park which includes rides

Southwest Anaheim

3.5/5Good!(556 area reviews)

While visiting Southwest Anaheim, you might make a stop by sights like Downtown Disney® District and Disneyland®.

Southwest Anaheim

Top Hotels in Garden Grove

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
National Inn Garden Grove
National Inn Garden Grove
2 out of 5
9797 Garden Grove Blvd, Garden Grove, CA
The price is $65 per night

Situated in Garden Grove, this motel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Garden Grove Park and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Asian Garden Mall. Gem Theatre and Kindred Hospital Westminster ...

3.7/5Good! (759 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay here very much! Everyone was very nice and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

National Inn Garden Grove
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 $95 per night

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! (981 reviews)

"The property was very clean and the staff was extremely helpful. Especially Steve and Sal. Both awesome and get 10 stars from me!!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Sheraton Garden Grove-Anaheim South Hotel
Hyatt Regency Orange County
Hyatt Regency Orange County
4 out of 5
11999 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA
The price is $109 per night

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! (2,514 reviews)

"The hotel was clean, and all the proper distancing was done. The desk staff was very helpful and friendly."…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Hyatt Regency Orange County

Popular places to visit in Garden Grove

Crystal Cathedral
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Crystal Cathedral

4/5(30 reviews)

A striking modern glass and steel structure rises almost 13 stories. 

Christ Cathedral Campus
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Christ Cathedral Campus

3.5/5(7 reviews)

Find out about the history of Garden Grove when you take a trip to Christ Cathedral Campus. Discover the entertainment choices in this walkable area, or seek out the adventure tours.

Disneyland®
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Disneyland®

4.5/5(9,999 reviews)

Have a fun-filled day at Disneyland® and see why this is a favorite theme park in Anaheim. Experience the entertainment choices and acclaimed theater scene in this family-friendly area.

Long Beach Cruise Terminal
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Long Beach Cruise Terminal

4.5/5(1,079 reviews)

Explore the waterfront in Long Beach with a trip to Long Beach Cruise Terminal. Experience the acclaimed art scene or attend a sporting event in this walkable area.

Disney California Adventure® Park
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Disney California Adventure® Park

4.5/5(6,590 reviews)

Disneyland® Park’s neighbor is a celebration of all things California, and gives guests the chance to experience the newest generations of Disney characters and magic.

Knott's Berry Farm
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Knott's Berry Farm

4.5/5(2,348 reviews)

Experience state-of-the-art thrill rides and California’s pioneering past at one of America’s oldest and best-loved theme parks.

Top things to do in Garden Grove

Shared Shuttle & Ferry: Los Angeles to Catalina Island
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Shared Shuttle & Ferry: Los Angeles to Catalina Island

$184
Per adult
92% of travellers recommend
City Scavenger hunts by Operation City Quest of California
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City Scavenger hunts by Operation City Quest of California

$10
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
Survival Challenge by Zombie Scavengers of California
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Survival Challenge by Zombie Scavengers of California

$20
Per adult
Aquarium of the Pacific Timed Tickets
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Aquarium of the Pacific Timed Tickets

$32
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
Whale Watching & Dolphin Cruise
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Whale Watching & Dolphin Cruise

$32
Per adult
78% of travellers recommend
Anaheim Resort Private Transfer To Hollywood, CA.
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Anaheim Resort Private Transfer To Hollywood, CA.

$129
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend

Reviews of Garden Grove

4.1

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
438
5 - Excellent 39.24731182795699%
4 - Good
468
4 - Good 41.935483870967744%
3 - Okay
150
3 - Okay 13.440860215053764%
2 - Disappointing
35
2 - Disappointing 3.1362007168458783%
1 - Terrible
25
1 - Terrible 2.240143369175627%

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 19, 2020

There is a problem when I go on to look and book my flight not my flight I'm sorry book my motel only it'll give me one price and then when I proceed to the checkout it gives me a price and I did not book with you because of this today and it happene

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 3, 2020

I loved it! We will come again 殺

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Feb 23, 2020

I would recommend to friends and family to go in groups lots to do.

3/5 - Okay

BJ

Feb 16, 2020

It wasn't awful. But I'd rather stay somewhere where the doors are in the outside.

4/5 - Good

Veronica

Feb 4, 2020

Will visit again, thank you.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jan 8, 2020

Easy access to Universal Studios, San Diego Zoo and to Orange County Outlet mall.

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