The first stop is located next to the Avon Street Parking Lot near the intersection of Tustin Avenue and Avon Street within Mariner’s Mile. Trolley drivers will provide riders with a code for use with the “ParkMobile” App to cover the cost of parking in the lot.
Exit at Short to experience Lido Marina Village. Artisans, tastemakers, chefs, curators and collectors come together to share their wares and draw inspiration from the sun and the sea. Enjoy al fresco dining waterside, explore a mix of charming boutiques and stylish shops, and experience a delightfully scaled village ambience inviting you to stroll and discover creative details at every turn. This is Newport Beach at its best…casual, comfortable and chic in equal measure!
Also within walking distance is the new Lido House, a Marriott Autograph Collection property, featuring the Mayor’s Table restaurant, Boost Spa,
Topside roof deck bar, and event space.
Marina Park is an exciting and cutting-edge community and sailing center. Amenities include a ten-acre park, nautical-themed playground, facility rental, outdoor fitness circuit and basketball courts, Lighthouse Bayview Café, catering, and picnic area. Stand-up paddle boards and kayaks are also available for rent.
Come to this stop dressed in swim attire and loaded with beach gear, as it’s located steps from the harbor and a short stroll to the ocean waves.
Looking for a place to spread out and park your beach chair for the day? Stop right here! Balboa & 8th is a great location for all beachgoers. Just a short distance away, between 9th and 10th, trolley passengers will find a calm beach alongside the harbor that’s great for sand toys and kids. There are also lots of great spaces to settle into on the ocean-facing side. Near this stop, you will find the Newport Harbor Yacht Club.
Realizing you forgot a few of your go-to beach day snacks? Take a step off the trolley at Balboa & Island. Lombardys Market & Deli has an assortment of beverages and foods perfect for tossing into the beach bag for the day ahead. Nearby, My Galley serves up gourmet sandwiches and specialty coffees to get the morning burst before you head out to catch some rays. In addition to the My Galley Cafe listed below, you will find the following near this stop: Balboa Branch Library, Balboa Barbor Shop.
This trolley stop unloads just before you’ll hit the bustle of the Balboa Pier. It’s the ideal stop for anyone seeking out boat rentals, bike rentals or tickets for a whale watching excursion. It’ll also drop you in the midst of a few of the Balboa Peninsula’s popular dining locations. In addition to the places listed below, you will find these fine establishments near this stop: Azar’s Gourmet Pizza, Bal Harbor Liquor & Deli, Class of 47, Jane’s Corndogs, , The Mermaid Coffee Bar.
Lido Marina Village is one of Newport’s newest shopping destinations. From contemporary fashion to world-renowned restaurants, this prized village is a sight to see. The ambiance provides a great location for strolling the waters edge, seeking out stylish shops and enjoying a sunny day in Newport Beach. Aside from the excellent restaurants listed below, near this stop you will also find Lido Theater, Via Lido Books & Drug Store, Starbucks Coffee, as well as the Shops at Lido Marina Village.