West Coast Getaways: Plan a Trip from Denver to Newport Beach

Are you looking to escape the cold and find peace and tranquility in Newport Beach? The Southern California coast is one of the best vacation spots in the United States – and for a good reason! Newport Beach alone boasts 10 miles of pristine shoreline perfect for surfing or lounging on the sand. Start planning the beach getaway of your dreams with a trip from Denver to Newport Beach!

Start with a Newport Beach Rental

Our Newport Beach vacation rentals provide you with an incredible experience that is second to none on the Southern California coast. We offer an extensive selection of oceanfront, oceanside, and bayfront homes for all styles and budgets. Whether you want a pet-friendly rental, a house large enough for your whole family, one on the boardwalk, or in-between the Newport Beach and Balboa Piers, we have a Newport Beach vacation rental for your needs!

Each of our Newport Beach rentals is equipped with spacious living areas, comfortable furniture, and added extras, such as oceanfront views and outdoor patios, to make your stay as pleasant as possible.

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Getting to Orange County


If you’re up for a road trip, the trip to Newport Beach takes about 15 hr, 16 min (1,023.6 mi) via I-70 W and I-15 S. Along the way, you’ll pass through Utah, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles, so it’s a great option if you haven’t visited those areas before!


For those that prefer flying, you can catch ~2 hr 30 min direct flights from Denver (DEN) to Los Angeles (LAX). From there, we recommend renting a car to Newport Beach or using a rideshare service to complete your trip to Newport Beach.

Things to Do in Newport Beach

There’s something to do in Newport Beach for everyone! From golf to boat charters to family fun, Newport Beach truly has it all. Browse our Things to Do page for vacation inspiration and get packing! When you’re used to living in the mountains, it can be challenging to remember everything you need to bring to the beach. Before you begin packing, check out our list of the top five items people forget to pack for their beach vacation!

FREE Newport Beach Vacation Guide

When you’re ready to start creating your itinerary, request our free Newport Beach Vacation Guide. This handy tool is filled with local insight into more things to do in Newport Beach and recommendations on the best local rental homes. Everything you need to plan your trip is inside!