Orange County and Catalina Island

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Orange County and Catalina Island - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • 1. Main Beach Park

    Beach–Sight

    A stocky 1920s lifeguard tower marks Main Beach Park, where a wooden boardwalk separates the sand from a strip of lawn. Walk along this soft...Read More

  • 2. 1,000 Steps Beach

    Beach–Sight

    Off South Coast Highway at 9th Street, 1,000 Steps Beach is a hard-to-find spot tucked away in a neighborhood with great waves and hard-packed...Read More

  • 3. Baby Beach

    Beach–Sight

    Inside Dana Point Harbor, on its west end in Dana Cove Park, Baby Beach is very popular with families. It's close to a large parking lot and...Read More

  • 4. Balboa Island

    Neighborhood/Street

    This sliver of terra firma in Newport Harbor boasts quaint streets tightly packed with impossibly charming multimillion-dollar cottages. The...Read More

  • 5. Balboa Peninsula

    Beach–Sight

    Newport's best beaches are on Balboa Peninsula, where many jetties pave the way to ideal swimming areas. The most intense spot for bodysurfing...Read More

  • 6. Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve

    Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

    Wildlife lovers and bird-watchers flock to Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, which has a 1,445-acre salt marsh where 302 bird species—including...Read More

  • 7. Dana Point Harbor

    Marina/Pier/Dock

    This harbor was first described more than 100 years ago by its namesake, Richard Henry Dana, in his book Two Years Before the Mast. At the...Read More

  • 8. Green Pleasure Pier

    Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

    Head to the Green Pleasure Pier for a good vantage point of Avalon. On the pier you can find the visitor information, snack stands, and scads...Read More

  • 9. Huntington Beach Pier

    Marina/Pier/Dock

    This municipal pier stretches 1,856 feet out to sea, well past the powerful waves that gave Huntington Beach the title of "Surf City U.S.A....Read More

  • 10. Huntington State Beach

    Beach–Sight

    This state beach also has 200 fire pits, so it's popular day and night. There are changing rooms, concession stands, lifeguards, Wi-Fi access...Read More

  • 11. Newport Pier

    Marina/Pier/Dock

    Jutting out into the ocean near 20th Street, Newport Pier is a popular fishing spot. Street parking is difficult, so grab the first space you...Read More

  • 12. San Juan Capistrano Library

    Library/Archive

    Near Mission San Juan Capistrano is the San Juan Capistrano Library, a postmodern structure built in 1983. Architect Michael Graves combined...Read More

  • 13. Wood's Cove

    Beach–Sight

    Off South Coast Highway, Wood's Cove is especially quiet during the week. Big rock formations hide lurking crabs. This is a prime scuba-diving...Read More

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