Newport Beach, CA
California
By Monicaaz

California, the “Golden State”, has always been the state known for sunshine, good surfing, Jetpack America (allowing people to ‘fly’ over water) and beautiful beaches.  It’s no surprise that people will flock to the west coast to enjoy the beautiful sunrises.  Newport Beach is just that place where folks go to take in the beauty of the sea and the allure of the white sand beaches, with an estimated 100,000 visitors per year flocking here to enjoy family and couple activities or simply enjoy a private retreat.

Getting to Newport Beach, CA is not hard.  John Wayne Airport (SNA) is located right in Orange County, and it offers various flights to 22 different cities which include cities in Canada and Mexico.  But if you cannot find a direct flight from your location, don’t worry!  Newport Beach, CA is also centrally situated between Los Angeles and its airport, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), to the north, and San Diego and its airport San Diego International Airport (SAN) to the south.  WhatsCheaper.com can assist you with booking your flight(s) now by clicking on the following link (https://www.whatscheaper.com/flight.php) to find the best route for you.  There are also numerous business and family friendly hotels that can be booked in Newport Beach.  Whatscheaper.com is here to help you choose the best lodging accommodations by simply following this link (https://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

The weather in Newport Beach is a boater’s paradise, with temperatures ranging from 54-68 degrees all year long.   Rainfall averages less than 11 inches a year, making this city a perfect paradise.  It is well known to have more that 9,000 boaters of all sizes call the Newport Bay’s 21 square mile harbor its home. Want to get out of Newport Beach for a quick day visit?  The Balboa Pavilion in Newport Harbor offers whale watching excursions, chartered fishing trips or a boat ride to Catalina Island. 

Some of the other great features Newport Beach has to offer include various outdoor activities and exquisite restaurants and actually have adopted a healthy eating lifestyle that they call HEAL (Healthy Eating Active Living).  As well as enjoying restaurants and cafes the HEAL mentality encourages all residents and visitors to walk or bike the beautiful beach trails, enjoy the water with some boogie boarding and surfing, visit one of the cities many pristine parks with your family and friends for a picnic and seek out the local farmers markets for the freshest produce!  (Via Lido Farmers Market and Corona Del Mar Farmers Market are a few well known markets).   Touring the city can also be easily done with Segway and electric bikes available for rent.

As for other attractions, there are several luxury shopping locations, known as ‘villages’ that can make shopping exciting and very eventful.  Its famed library (ranked as one of the U.S.’s top libraries) offers great resources as well.  The city’s Cultural Arts counsel makes sure to commission a variety of art and cultural exhibits throughout the year.  Golf, Spas and other sightseeing activities are available all year long as well!  Not to mention the Balboa Fun Zone located at the harbor has a well known activity center with a Ferris wheel, arcade games and various other fun-filled activities.  And for all you wine lovers, Newport Beach has its own vineyard, the Newport Beach Vineyard and Winery with caves, botanical gardens and Koi ponds.

Visiting Newport Beach, CA will be a visit that is never forgotten. With eight miles of white sand beaches, a harbor filled with boats and wonderful shopping and other actives, you will dream of the day you can book your next trip there.  With its HEAL mentality, fine dining, clean air and top notch shopping you can’t go wrong with coming here.

MUST SEE IN Newport Beach, CA LIST:

  • 1. Balboa Harbor
  • 2. Newport Beach Vineyard & Winery
  • 3. Balboa Fun Zone
  • 4. Moe B's Water-sports located at Newport Beach Dunes Resort
  • 5. Newport Beach Public Library
  • 6. Disneyland
  • 7. Crystal Cove State Park
  • 8. Corona Beach del Mar
  • 9. Orange County Art Museum
  • 10. Newport Pier

Newport Beach, CA EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Newport Beach Restaurant Week - January
  • 2. Newport Beach Film Festival - April/May
  • 3. Hyatt Regency Summer Concert Series - September
  • 4. Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race - October
  • 5. Oktoberfest at Balboa Bay Resort - October
  • 6. Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade - December

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