Make it the best summer EVER with these summer activities in Orange County! Orange County is home to all things adventure and exploration. Since the weather gets warmer and the days get longer it only means one thing… more time for activities and FUN! One thing’s for sure – as the third largest county in the state, there’s always something for everyone!
1. Disneyland Parks
Make it the most magical day by attending one of the most iconic theme parks of all. Located in Anaheim, CA. A visit to Disneyland is bound to put a smile on everyone’s face. Double your fun by visiting Disney’s California Adventure right next door – where Pixar and super hero stories come alive!
2. Doheny State Beach
Grab some camping gear and fall asleep listening to the surf on the beach in Dana Point, CA. Try your athletic skills during the day with surfing and volleyball! Satisfy your sailing lust and rent a boat at the Dana Point Marina. Don’t feel like being a skipper?…Try joining a Whale Watching tour
3. OC Fair – Fri, Jul 15, 2022 – Sun, Aug 14, 2022
Head down to the Orange County Fair while it’s in town for one of the most popular summer activities. Zillions of things to do, not to mention the legendary “Fair Food”. Fried Twinkies anyone? Save your evenings to enjoy a concert at the Pacific Amphitheater right next door
4. Orange County Zoo
Get outside and get active by going to the Orange County Zoo located in the Irvine Regional Park. The zoo includes an assortment of animals to view, as well as a petting zoo for kids.
5. Heisler Park -Laguna Beach
Soak in the breathtaking views in Laguna Beach at Heisler Park. Take a look at the unique art sculpture. There is a dedicated memorial to the 9/11 victims. This piece of art uses a piece of metal from one of the New York twin towers.
6. Day trip to Santa Catalina Island
Spend a day at the world famous Santa Catalina Island, a short ferry ride from either Newport Beach or Dana Point. And spend a memorable night at Mt Ada, also called the Wrigley Mansion. You’ll need reservations plenty of time in advance. If reservations for Mt Ada aren’t available, there are many boutique hotels that are close to the action in Avalon – Catalina’s main town – with lots to see and do.