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Balboa Fun Zone

Explore the Newport Bay with E Boat Rentals 

Picture yourself gliding through the tranquil waters of Newport Bay, the sun warming your skin and a gentle breeze tousling your hair. Thanks to E-Boat Rentals in Lido Marina Village, this dreamy escape becomes a reality. These electric-powered boats offer a serene and eco-friendly way to navigate the bay's intricate network of channels, revealing hidden corners and scenic vistas. Whether you're seeking a romantic cruise or a family adventure, E-Boat Rentals provides a unique perspective of Newport's coastal charm, making memories that'll linger long after the ride ends.

Crystal Cove State Park 

Tucked away along our stunning coastline, this place is a treasure trove waiting to be explored. Imagine strolling along pristine beaches, discovering hidden coves, and hiking trails that lead to jaw-dropping viewpoints. But here's the kicker – it's not just about the nature. The historic district adds a dash of nostalgia with its vintage cottages and coastal charm. So, if you're in the mood for an adventure that feels like a hidden paradise right in your backyard, Crystal Cove State Park is where it's at.

Lido Marina Village

Nestled in the heart of Newport Beach, Lido Marina Village exudes coastal charm and sophistication. This picturesque waterfront enclave beckons with its boutique shops, stylish cafes, and serene harbor views. Stroll along the promenade, savor artisanal cuisine, and explore the unique blend of boutiques, all while basking in the soothing ambiance of this Southern California gem. Whether you're seeking a leisurely day of shopping or a tranquil spot to watch the boats go by, Lido Marina Village promises a quintessential coastal experience that captures the essence of coastal living.

Bike from Newport to Huntington 

Biking from Newport Beach to Huntington Beach offers a scenic coastal ride with ocean vistas and beachfront charm. Start at the famous Wedge, pedal along Newport's boardwalk past cafes and beach homes, and take in the relaxing sights and sounds of the Pacific. Continue through Huntington State Beach, where you can dip your toes in the sea or sunbathe on pristine sands. Arriving at the bustling Huntington Beach Pier, you'll find surfers and beachfront eateries, making it a perfect endpoint for a quintessential Southern California biking adventure, blending natural beauty and coastal culture into one exhilarating journey.

Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve

Step into a world where nature paints its masterpiece – welcome to the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve. This coastal preserve is a haven for wildlife and a sanctuary for those seeking a serene escape. As you wander through its diverse habitats – from salt marshes to mudflats – you'll witness an enchanting array of bird species and aquatic life thriving in harmony. Whether you're a birdwatching enthusiast or simply seeking a tranquil stroll along the trails, Bolsa Chica offers a glimpse into the delicate balance of our natural world. It's a reminder that even amidst the hustle and bustle, pockets of untouched beauty still exist, waiting to be explored.

Balboa Island

Balboa Island invites you to experience a slice of coastal paradise that feels worlds away. This enchanting enclave offers a quintessential Southern California experience, with charming streets lined by quaint shops, art galleries, and waterfront dining spots. Stroll along the picturesque promenade, take a relaxing ferry ride, or indulge in delectable treats like the iconic Balboa Bar and frozen bananas. Whether you're captivated by stunning sunsets, excited by vibrant local culture, or simply seeking a place to unwind, Balboa Island weaves its magic, leaving you with memories of a perfect day by the sea.

Balboa Fun Zone

Hop on the ferry from Balboa Island and step into a world of boundless excitement and nostalgia at the Balboa Fun Zone. Located at the heart of Balboa Peninsula, this vibrant hub is a treasure trove of entertainment for all ages. From classic arcade games that evoke fond memories to thrilling rides that make your heart race, the Fun Zone promises an unforgettable experience. Be sure to hop aboard the iconic Ferris wheel – a beacon of the area's rich history – and enjoy panoramic views of the stunning coastline. With its blend of timeless attractions and modern amusements, the Balboa Fun Zone is a place where laughter echoes and the spirit of adventure is always alive

Sherman Library & Gardens

Enter a realm of tranquility and natural elegance at the Sherman Library and Gardens. Tucked away in the heart of Corona del Mar, this hidden gem invites you to escape the ordinary and immerse yourself in the extraordinary. Wander through meticulously landscaped gardens that boast a mesmerizing array of plant species, each thoughtfully curated to create a captivating visual tapestry. Whether you're a horticulture enthusiast or simply seeking a peaceful retreat, the Sherman Library and Gardens offer a serene haven where the beauty of nature and the magic of creativity intertwine, leaving you refreshed and inspired.


Prepare to immerse yourself in a world of creativity and imagination at the Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA). Located in the heart of Costa Mesa, this cultural haven invites you to explore a dynamic collection of contemporary artworks that challenge conventions and spark dialogue. With ever-evolving exhibitions and a commitment to showcasing cutting-edge artists, OCMA offers a window into the diverse tapestry of modern artistic expression. Whether you're an art aficionado or simply seeking inspiration, this museum stands as a hub of innovation and a platform for the ever-evolving language of creativity.