Newport Beach - great weather, plenty of fun!
Welcome to Newport Beach, CA! What can we say, the weather is great year-round, the activities are plenty, and there is never a shortage of great dining, things for families or couples and beautiful scenery.
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Where to Stay in Newport Beach
Newport Beach offers travelers a wide range of hotel options for those looking for a uniquely Southern California vacation. From the best Orange County boutique inns and budget hotels, to luxury California oceanfront resorts, Newport Beach is where travelers will find hotels for every taste and budget. Unique finds such as the Crystal Cove Beach Cottages or the historic Balboa Inn will enchant you with classic beachside charm and true Newport Beach hospitality. Click here for Newport Beach hotels.
What to Do in Newport Beach
Offering visitors over 10 miles of beautiful Orange County coastline and some of the cleanest beaches in Southern California, surfing, swimming and body boarding may quickly come to mind, but a Newport Beach vacation is not complete without an excursion on Newport Harbor, a drive down Newport Coast, a hike in the Upper Newport Bay nature preserve and reserve, or the best shopping in Orange County at Fashion Island in Newport Beach. Don’t forget the large selection of family and couple-friendly restaurants, where you can “dock and dine” along Newport Harbor. Enjoy the legendary “Balboa Bar” on Balboa Island or ride the waves at "The Wedge" one of the best surfing spots in Southern California.
Where to Eat in Newport Beach
The best restaurants and casual eateries on the Orange County coast can be found in Newport Beach and its nine distinct neighborhoods. Fresh Pacific seafood reigns supreme on Balboa Peninsula, as do casual eateries on Balboa Pier and McFadden Wharf. Find quaint bistros and restaurants on Balboa Island, world-class restaurants from big name chefs at Fashion Island. In Corona del Mar, ethnic eateries, classic sandwich shops and organic and vegetarian options are popular. Further down Newport Coast discover special gourmet finds. Whatever your palate or price range, Newport Beach restaurants offer a wide variety of culinary options. And don't forget to check out the Taste of Newport this September 14,15 & 16 with music, drink and lots of great food!
Our Story - Newport Beach
Newport Beach, California is home to one of the large selection of Orange County’s iconic sporting, arts, culture, community and culinary events throughout the year. Newport Beach’s beaches and idyllic California coastline plays host to such events such as the annual Newport Beach Sandcastle Competition, Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade and the Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race. The Newport Beach Film Festival, Toshiba Classic and Taste of Newport events draw large crowds as arts, professional golf and culinary fans descend on Newport Beach. Find the perfect event or activity to complete your California vacation here.