How to Craft the Best Getaway From Anaheim to Newport Beach

Sometimes you just need to escape the confines of your house. While most people think of vacationing as hopping on a plane and traveling far away, the most rewarding trips may be only a few miles from where you live. All you have to do is look. That’s why the drive from Anaheim to Newport Beach makes it a fantastic place to escape! So, are you ready to enjoy the ultimate staycation?

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Driving From Anaheim to Newport Beach

The short trip from Anaheim to Newport Beach is only about twenty minutes. Given that both cities are so close, you can take various routes and back roads to avoid the highway. The most direct route here takes you down Interstate 5 to Highway 55. It’s a quick and seamless way to get here as quickly as possible. 

Newport Beach is the perfect place to enjoy a staycation for an extended weekend getaway from Anaheim. Keep reading to discover some great vacation ideas for an escape to our coastal paradise.

Newport Beach Weekend Getaway/Staycation Ideas 

You can make the most of your trip from Anaheim to Newport Beach by celebrating a special occasion or reveling in a fun weekend getaway minutes away from your home. Here are some of our favorite ideas below!

1. Family Beach Weekend

You’ll find an array of family-friendly activities that are steps from your Burr White Realty rental. There is plenty of great entertainment for families in Newport Beach, including the Balboa Fun Zone, Fashion Island, and electric Duffy boats. Of course, our beautiful stretches of sand are perfect for sunbathing, sandcastle building, volleyball, surfing, and playing in the ocean! 

2. Foodie Excursion

Our Orange County paradise is full of culinary treasures ranging anywhere from casual lunch and brunch hangouts to upscale dining options. Fresh seafood is central to Newport Beach’s food identity, but you’ll also find many tasty eclectic eateries, taco stands, and waterfront restaurants.

3. Romantic Weekend Retreat

Couples will find plenty of things to do in Newport Beach for an intimate getaway. From long walks along the beach during sunset to a night at an upscale restaurant, there’s something here for every couple. Check out some of our favorite romantic things to do in Newport Beach for more ideas!

Plan Your Newport Beach Escape


Plan the staycation you deserve with Burr White Realty! Our extensive collection of homes and cottages provide guests with unbeatable locations and amenities and a variety of price points. Take a peek at our Things to Do page and discover the Newport Beach getaway you deserve!

Start planning your trip by booking one of our properties. We look forward to welcoming you to the Burr White family!