4 of the Best Newport Beach Vacation Ideas

Southern California is a dreamland full of beautiful beaches, incredible dining, endless entertainment, and stunning natural beauty. Do we have your attention? Well, then it’s time to plan your Newport Beach vacation! Keep reading to explore a variety of ways to experience our area. And remember, this is just the tip of the iceberg!

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The Ultimate Newport Beach Vacation

1. For the Family

A Newport Beach family vacation is second to none in Southern California. Our prime stretches of sand are ideal for grandparents, parents, and kids. You’ll find an array of activities steps from your Burr White Realty rental. The beach is perfect for sunbathing, sandcastle building, volleyball, surfing, and playing in the ocean! There are also plenty of family-friendly entertainment opportunities in Newport Beach, including the Balboa Fun Zone, Fashion Island, and whale watching cruises! Discover more opportunities in our family activities blog!

2. For Foodies

Restaurant hopping is a fantastic way to spend your Newport Beach vacation. Our area is full of culinary treasures ranging from casual lunch and brunch hangouts to upscale dining establishments. Fresh seafood is central to Newport Beach’s food identity. We recommend grabbing a fish taco from Bear Flag Fish Company, Baja Fish Tacos, or Wild Taco for a simple, yet flavorful lunch. Check out our list of other favorite places to indulge in lunch or dinner below!



3. For Adventurers/Outdoor Enthusiasts

If your idea of the ultimate Newport Beach vacation involves exploring the outdoors, you’ll find plenty to see and do! For those who love the ocean, paddle boarding, kayaking, and surfing are the top activities. While most of Newport Beach offers solid surfing, experienced surfers can take on monster waves at the end of the Balboa Peninsula at The Wedge. Hiking is also a favorite Newport Beach vacation activity. Some of the most scenic trails in the area weave through Crystal Cove State Park and the Upper Newport Bay State Marine Conservation Area. You can also explore some of the smaller beaches in the area like Little Corona Beach, Corona del Mar State Beach, and Hidden Beach.

4. For Couples

Couples will find an array of things to do in Newport Beach on a relaxing getaway. There’s something for everyone here, so you can mix it up with hiking, water activities, beach time, and culinary exploration. Check out our list of romantic things to do for ideas on how to treat your special someone to a night out! 

Find the Perfect Vacation Rental With Burr White Realty


If you’re searching for the best Newport Beach vacation rentals, look no further than Burr White Realty. Our collection of houses featurs everything from four-person cottages to large family homes. All of our properties are either on the beach or sit a few blocks away, giving you prime access to our area’s greatest treasure—the beach! Check out our Things to Do page and get ready to explore our Southern California paradise!

Book one of our properties today! We look forward to welcoming you to Newport Beach.