Area Guide

Laguna Beach – “A Resort for All Seasons.” Things to do, general information, visitors guide, history of Laguna Beach, and news.

Laguna Art Museum- World-renowned museum featuring exhibits throughout the year. Museum is within a block of the resort.

Festival of Arts: Pageant of the Masters- Voted one of the top 10 Art Festivals in America. “Where Art Comes to Life.”

Sawdust Art Festival- Winter and summer festivals featuring local artisans from glass-blowers to sculptures. A must see seasonal event.

Laguna Playhouse- Well respected theatre on the national and regional level.

Laguna Main Beach- Famous white lifeguard tower, boardwalk, basketball courts, volleyball, people watch, picnic tables and tidepools. PCH meets Laguna Canyon at Main Beach.

Laguna Canyon Winery- Award winning wines, tasting room and private events.

Laguna Canyon- Dedicated to the South Coast Wilderness. Exploratory hikes, educational classes, Nix Nature Center and more.

Orange County Parks- Wilderness parks, Irvine Ranch, Crystal Cove and more.

Pacific Mammal Center- A non-profit organization dedicated to rescue, rehabilitation, and release of marine mammals stranded along the Orange County coast. The Center is located in Laguna Canyon.

Surfing- Surfer’s paradise with some of the best waves in Southern CA reaching up to 15 feet.

Dining- The culinary offerings in Laguna Beach are diverse and plentiful. From casual and quick to elegant experiences to be savored slowly, the town has something for every palate.

Fashion Island- Some of the finest shopping establishments in this outside mall. Enjoy views of the Pacific from atop this Newport Beach/Corona Del Mar bluff.

Balboa Island- Stroll the narrow streets exploring charming beach homes, take the ferry to Newport Beach’s Fun Zone and order a famous Balboa Bar.

Newport Beach- Laguna Beach’s famous neighbor prominently featured in the TV show, “O.C.” Kayak Newport Back Bay, eat at Ruby’s Restaurant on the pier, charter a Duffy along Newport Beach’s water canals, and cruise along miles of beach.

Golf Courses- Award winning nearby golf courses.

Cycling and Hiking- Explore Laguna Canyon and numerous Orange County Parks.

Horseback Riding- Orange County equestrian activities.

Boating, Sailing and Kayaking- Explore the Pacific.

Disneyland & California Adventure- Adventures and magic in Anaheim, which are about 20 minutes away from the resort.

Knott’s Berry Farm- Considered America’s first theme park.

Orange County Great Park- The first great metropolitan park of the 21st Century located in Irvine, and about 10 minutes from the resort. Was formerly the El Toro Marine Base.

San Diego County- Del Mar Race Track, LegoLand, Carlsbad, San Diego Zoo & Safari Park and more.

Orange County Airport- John Wayne Orange County Airport.

General Information:
A car is recommended for complete enjoyment of the area. We recommend you visit the Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce or City of Laguna Beach for information/brochures on entertainment and activities.

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