Located in the northern part of Orange County, Fullerton has a population of around 139,000 people. The city is home to Burger Records, the California State University-Fullerton, and several top companies. It is also filled with attractions that you can go to on a bus rental in Fullerton, California.
A bus rental in Fullerton, California can help you tour the following sites:
The Muckenthaler Cultural Center retains some of the period furniture used by the Muckenthaler family and it features an ever-changing exhibit of artworks from all over the world.
The city's music scene is also very much alive and thriving. In fact, some hardcore punk bands and music artists are from Fullerton, including Gwen Stefani, the Adolescents, Agent Orange and Social Distortion. The city was also home to Fender, the musical instrument company. Today, you can enjoy the Fullerton Friends of Music as they perform five concerts every year. The group is the oldest chamber music organization in the county and still performs at the Sunny Hills Performing Arts Center.
Also, you can catch different art exhibits at the Fullerton Museum Center. When it comes to performing arts, the city has several very diverse theater groups. Fullerton College and Fullerton High School have their own productions, while Maverick Theater, Hungry Artists Theatre Company, and Stages Theater also produce shows for audiences in the city.
The Hibbleton Gallery is the site of noteworthy screenings of rare films and international films.
You can also spend the day touring the city's many pieces of public art, including the newest one "A City Rich in History," created by Jun Blanco, as well as Pastoral California by Charles Kassler and Flight by Aldo Casanova, among many others.
Downtown Fullerton has been continuously revitalized for the past two decades and it is now a bustling area with sidewalk cafes, restaurants, shops, high-end apartments, and several entertainment venues.
Speaking of restaurants, Mr. Katsu is arguably the best in Fullerton. They serve Japanese food and sandwiches. You can also try Korean barbeque at Mr. BBQ. If you have a sweet tooth, then you should try the baked treats at Patty's Cakes and Desserts.
The city can also give you the chance to try out the world's flavors through various restaurants serving various cuisines. Japanese food lovers would fall in love with Teriyaki Express, Roll & Grill, Sushi Pop, and Sushi 4 U. If you are craving Italian, then go to Roman Cucina, Two Saucy Broads, Angelo’s and Vinci’s Ristorante, or Mulberry Street Ristorante. Looking for the best slices of pizza in town? Go to Fuoco Pizzeria Napoletana, Pieology Pizzeria, or The Pizza Press. Then you can trust Shorty’z, Summit House, Citizen Kitchen, and Kimmie’s Coffee Cup for old-time favorites.
There are also several locally owned shops that you should check out. Robot4Less is the best hobby shop in Fullerton, while you can get the latest in women's fashion at Stitch and Feather, Goldie's, or ThreadSence. If you are looking for pre-loved antiques and vintage items, check out The Brick Basement, Buffalo Exchange, or Out of Vogue. Then check out the goods at Share & Do Good or Hippietiques.
There are two golf courses in the city that you can play on. There's the Fullerton Golf Course, which has 18 holes, 67 par, 69.0 course rating and a 105 slope rating. It was designed by David Rainville and first opened in the 1950s. And there’s Coyote Hills Golf Club, which has 18 holes, 70 par, 72.2 course rating and a 120 slope rating. The course was designed by Cal Olson and first opened in the 1990s.
On the other hand, baseball fans can go to Goodwin Field to watch the Orange County Flyers of the Golden Baseball League play.
There are close to 20 sites in the city that are nationally registered historic places. The Spring Field Banquet Center has a Spanish mission revival architecture and was added to the national register in the 1990s. Completed in 1920, the building was first used as a Masonic meeting hall but is now operating as a commercial banquet hall.
The Muckenthaler House is now the Muckenthaler Cultural Center. The house was originally built in the 1920s with different styles such as Spanish colonial revival, and late 19th and 20th century revival. It has several noteworthy architectural elements such as the imported wrought iron staircase, the Ernest Batchelder Tile Company tiles. The gardens have nine acres of space with wooded knolls, palms, trees, as well as a rose garden. There is also an outdoor amphitheater, stone gazebo, Italian garden and the Center Circle Patio for you to enjoy. Other historic houses you can visit are Attlio and Jane Pierotti House, Dr. George C. Clark House, and the Hetebrink House.
Then you have two historic depots in the city as well: Fullerton Union Pacific Depot and the Santa Fe Railway Passenger and Freight Depot.
Then check out the Fullerton Odd Fellows Temple, which was first used as a meeting hall for the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and then as a post office, store, and then a music facility. The historic building has an early commercial architecture. Or you go to the Fullerton First Methodist Episcopal Church, which was built in the 1900s and features a late gothic revival architecture. Meanwhile, the Elephant Packing House was the site of a former packing facility for Valencia oranges. Built in the 1920s, the building has a mission revival and Spanish colonial revival architecture.
Other historic places you can go to in Fullerton include Chapman Building, Dewella Apartments, Farmers and Merchants Bank of Fullerton, Fender's Radio Service, Fox Fullerton Theatre Complex, Fullerton City Hall, Fullerton Post Office, Hillcrest Park, and the Louis Plummer Auditorium.
The city maintains more than four dozen parks. Hillcrest Park, with close to 38 acres of space, has beautiful stone steps, mature trees and picnic areas. The picturesque park has three buildings available for rent: the Izaak Walton Cabin, the Red Cross Building, and the Hillcrest Recreation Center.
Or you can go to the Ralph B. Clark Regional Park, where you have shaded picnic sites, biking and hiking trails, and playgrounds. There are also team sports facilities for sand volleyball, softball, and baseball. You can also fish at the lake or play tennis. The park also has an interpretive center where you can visit the paleontology museum with exhibits on prehistoric artifacts.
Another regional park in the city is the Ted Craig Regional Park, where you have a small lake, creeks and a rose garden with a backdrop of rolling hills and mature trees. With 124 acres of space, the regional park has hiking and biking trails, play areas, picnic areas, birdwatching and fishing facilities, and even fields and courts for softball, baseball, racquetball, basketball, horseshoe and volleyball.
You should also visit Independence Park, where you have a gymnasium, skate park, the Janet Evans Swim Complex, tot lots, and racquetball. This is also the site of a farmers market. Other parks you can go to include the West Coyote Hills Park, West Coyote Hills Tree Park, Union Pacific Park, Valencia Park, Virgil "Gus" Grissom Park, Robert E. Ward Nature Preserve, Mountain View Park, Brea Dam Recreation Area, Byerrum Park, Bastanchury Park, Edward H. White II Park, Emery Park, Fern Drive Park, Laguna Lake Park, and Laguna Road School Park, among many others.
Further, you can visit the Fullerton Arboretum. The botanical garden has 26 acres of space and features plants from all over the world. With more than 4,000 plants under its care, the Fullerton Arboretum is the biggest botanical garden in the entire county. There are two museums on the grounds: The Orange County Agricultural and Nikkei Heritage Museum, which gives you a glimpse of the city's agricultural past and helps you learn more about the contributions of the city's Japanese American community; and the Heritage House, which is a house museum that looks like a doctor's office straight out of the 1890s!
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