Family is big in Orange County, where tons of activities await parents, their little ones, and their grandparents. Get a load of these activities that make for great memories and endless fun.
- Visit disney resort
Watch well-loved movies and Broadway-quality takes on Disney classics. Join engaging drawing sessions of Disney characters. Drop by Pixar Pier and greet the most beloved movie characters. You can also join the Pixar parade. Feel that adrenaline rush as you step inside the Tower of Tower. And, of course, hop on the most thrilling of rides.
- Learn fun new things at mission san juan capistrano
This historic, religious landmark has beautiful gardens. Let the kids feed koi fish found in the fountains. Drop by the clubhouse and learn to make a basket, Northern American style. Or fashion a Roman arch made of mini blocks . Engage in wordplay and practice grammar in a different way. Kids learn to help the community by giving the Wheel of Mission Jobs a spin.
- Go surfing at huntington beach
It’s not known as Surf City for nothing. Let your furry friend frolic in one of the best dog beaches in the US. Learn to surf, go kayaking, and boating by renting a Duffy boat. The pier has shops, fishing opportunities, and restaurants with a tiki bar. Huntington Central Park boasts gardens, lakes, sprawling fields, and an equestrian area. Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserves’ wetlands and dunes protect several birds. End the day by telling stories by the bonfire.
- Follow the sun at newport beach
A stunning shoreline and amazing swimming, surfing, boating, paddle boarding, whale watching and hiking opportunities await visitors. Grab a bite of huge shrimps in any of the amazing restaurants. Experience great shopping in Fashion Island.
- Explore laguna beach
This boho paradise has more than 20,000 acres of protected habitat made up of rugged mountains, green woods, and ocean. Pristine beaches and wilderness provide a welcome breather. Wade through fantastic tide pools – shallow pockets of seawater where marine life thrives and native birds fly. Walk around the park and join the lawn bowling club. Visit bustling downtown, where art galleries, restaurants, and shopping abound.
- Check out dana point harbor
Watch whales, sail a boat, go parasailing and stand up paddle boarding, catch fish, and dive in this famous harbor’s refreshing waters. Familiarize yourself with sea life at the Orange County Marine Institute. Hop on to the Sea Explorer and examine diverse sea creatures at the Marine Life Refuge. Enjoy delicious food in restaurants lining the harbor.
- Escape to irvine spectrum center
You know you’re here once you spot the 108-foot-high Giant Wheel rising from this shopping mecca. The glowing wheel invites guests to check out shopping and dining options. More rides, a softly lit outdoor walkway hugging the boutiques, hilarious shows at the Improv Comedy Club, a cinema complex, IMAX theater, round-the-clock fitness hub, and spa add to the magic.