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#12 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
Drove along PCH through mountains and then this little gem appears in front of you.. Beautiful beaches great restaurants.. Museums of amazing art.. Friendly people.. Relaxing.. Just really nice
There is one main walking/biking path that goes from El Moro to Little Treasure Cove that takes you along the scenic bluffs overlooking the beaches, ocean and Catalina Island beyond.
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Huntington Dog Beach Huntington Beach
#14 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
Love that Southern California gives the dogs their own space and lets them enjoy our beautiful beaches.
My dog and I have been exploring California's dog friendly beaches, this time choosing Huntington Dog Beach.
Seal Beach Seal Beach
#16 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
This beach is much different than the chaos of some other beaches so if you are looking for tranquility you will enjoy walking the shoreline, laying in the sand, watching sailboats and then meandering down Main St...
Been several years since we have been to Seal Beach, but for us our favourite of all the beaches!! Love the walk to the end if the pier and the buzz of Main Street.
Newport Beach Newport Beach
#17 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
We love visiting Newport Beach for it's beautiful Beaches, Great Restaurants, Great Shopping and of course Beautiful Ocean & Coastline views of the Pacific Ocean!
Besides the wonderful beaches, surfing, body surfing, whale-watching cruises, cruises of Newport Harbor and other water and sun attractions, there is world-class shopping at Fashion Island, unmatched dining choice...
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Salt Creek Beach Dana Point
#18 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
With the exception of the hike to and from this beach it is one of the most spectacular beaches in Orange County, CA. Great surfing and boggie boarding when the surf is up.
It's a great walk to enjoy the beauty of the ocean and lovely beaches.
1,000 Steps Beach Laguna Beach
#20 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
Although i grew up in Niguel Shores (above Dana Strands beach), 9th and 10th street beaches in South Laguna were always my favorites.
The beaches are backed by scenic cliffs decorated with interesting residences.
The Wedge Newport Beach
#21 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
the drive to the wedge takes you past iconic Newport Beach experiences and amazing houses, cottages, and sandy beaches.
We come from Port Elizabeth originally and so know about beaches and waves from Jeffrey's bay.
#22 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
It has A+ facilities, a terrific burger shack (really more than that), a lifeguard station, clean beaches, wonderful views and everything you would want.
One of my favorite beaches ever!
Aliso Beach Park Laguna Beach
#23 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
During my trip to the Dana Point/Laguna Beach area, I visited about 10 Beaches (Del Mar, Victoria Beach, Main Beach, Newport Beach, Baby Beach, Salt Creek Beach, etc.) Aliso Beach is exactly what I pictured a CA b...
Aliso is one of our all time favorite beaches.
Main Beach Laguna Beach
#24 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
It is known for its beautiful beaches and arts and crafts.There are some absoloutley amazing lookouts and beaches such as Heisler Park, Main Beach, Treasure Island,Crescent Bay, Thailia Beach just to name a few.
One of the nicest walking, people watching beaches in the world, Laguna Main Beach offers an amazing opportunity to spend hours.
#25 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
Out of all the beaches this is our favorite and we tell everyone who asks that this is the one to visit to get a true feeling for our local beaches.
I have 2 kids and some of the beaches have these really forceful waves tat made me nervous.
Little Corona Beach Corona del Mar
#29 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
The beach itself was more intimate than many other beaches in Southern California that I've visited.
Off the cliffs with the the sun setting and the waves crashing!! Gorgeous!️ was married on the beach here and it was a perfect setting!!
Seal Beach Pier Seal Beach
#31 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
Like so many of the beaches in southern California, Seal Beach has an outstanding pier that juts out into the water.
Seal Beach is a beautiful beach that is less crowded then area beaches.
Doheny State Beach Dana Point
#32 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
One of my favorite beaches in SoCal.
-- been to Refugio and El Capitan State Beaches.
Baby Beach Dana Point
#33 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
This is one of the only protected Beaches in the area, inside of the Breakwater at Dana Point Harbor, protected from the Ocean.
Excellent for visiting baby Beach Powell boarding kayaking maybe even renting a sailboat but this is the best place to take your family or friends or visitors to enjoy this marvelous place
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Victoria Beach Laguna Beach
#36 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
... well hidden, south of downtown Laguna Beach off Pacific Coast Highway via Nyes Place, to Victoria Drive to Dumond Drive (past David Niven’s old beach cottage), VICTORIA BEACH is the ultimate in secluded beaches.
Although most of the beaches in Orange County are the typical sandy sort, Victoria Beach is different.
Dana Strands Beach Dana Point
#38 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
The Strand is one of the prettiest beaches in OC.
There are few beaches in world that are more scenic than this beach.
Treasure Island Beach Laguna Beach
#39 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
Parking available, and trails along the top of the cliffs, with beaches all along the bottom.
I had reviews of local beaches and decided to check out Treasure Island and I'm so glad we did!
Bolsa Chica State Beach Huntington Beach
#41 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
Tall palms, sandy beaches and lovely places to sit and watch the waves.
Great beaches with good facilities.
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Table Rock Beach Laguna Beach
#42 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
These are the kind of beaches that you must keep secret...One of the most beautiful beaches I've ever been.
But it was still quieter than some of the larger, more famous beaches around.
North Beach San Clemente
#67 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
Walk along the north end of the coastal trail to see stunning views of this beautiful Orange County beach.
Nice beach to park easily and enjoy while cleaning up after yourselves and enjoy watching the birds and waves
San Onofre State Beach San Clemente
#68 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
Even with the Surfing World Cup coming up, it's still considered quiet compare to other popular beaches in OC.
Ahhhhh... Facilities look to be standard, but the beaches are fabulous.
Crescent Bay Laguna Beach
#71 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
Surrounded by cliffs and beautiful rock formations, this beach has soft sand, waves to play in, and tide pools to check out.
It is away from the center of town and located in North Laguna, right before you drive 4 miles north to Newport Beach..... Above this beach is Crescent Bay Point Park and the scenery from this angle is beautiful.....
Laguna Beach Dog Park Laguna Beach
#85 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
Wood's Cove Laguna Beach
#94 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
This beach and adjacent Pearl Street Beach can be beyond amazing as are all the beaches down in Laguna California !
When exploring Laguna Beach, make sure to visit one of the beaches that line the rocky coast.
Mariner's Park Newport Beach
#128 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
There is also a beach with access to the gentle waters of the bay.
#169 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
Lots of metered parking so bring the quarters, kids, and beach toys.
Poche Beach Dana Point
#197 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches
Pirate's Cove Beach Newport Beach
#229 of 264 Outdoor Activities in Orange County
Match: Beaches