6 of the Best Things to Do on Your Newport Beach Weekend Getaway

Are you in need of an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life? Well, you can kick back and enjoy some much-needed rest and relaxation on a Newport Beach weekend getaway. From lazy days spent on the sand to day hikes through the Orange County wilderness, you’ll find plenty of ways to spend your trip away from it all. 

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The Best Ways to Spend Your Newport Beach Weekend Getaway 

Try Your Luck at Surfing 

Southern California is a surfing haven, and Newport Beach is no different. Our beautiful stretches of sand are home to some of the best wave riding in the area, especially at The WedgeThis massive swell at the end of the Balboa Peninsula routinely tops 30 feet, meaning that only advanced surfers should try their luck here. If you head further north past the Newport Beach Pier, you’ll find plenty of jetties offering great surf spots for all skill levels. 

Hit the Beach 

No Newport Beach weekend getaway is complete without spending plenty of time on the sand. Our beautiful stretches of shoreline are perfect for sunbathing, sandcastle building, volleyball, surfing, and playing in the ocean! 

Explore Orange County’s Great Outdoors 

Orange County is full of adventures for everyone in your group. Crystal Cove State Park, the Pacific Ridge Trailhead, and waterfalls in the Santa Ana Mountains are just a few of the places worth exploring in the moderate fall weather!  

Discover Nearby Beaches 

Our neighboring town of Corona del Mar is home to several small but beautiful beaches. Corona del Mar Beach State ParkLittle Corona Beach, and Pirate’s Cove are fun places to explore if you want to venture outside Newport Beach. 

Indulge in Newport Beach’s Culinary Excellent 

Spend the lunch and dinner hours of your Newport Beach weekend getaway eating at one of the many fantastic restaurants around town. Whether you want to enjoy a casual bite to eat or sit down for a culinary journey at one of the fine dining establishments here, you’ll find just about anything you could ever want. There are also tons of great bars serving up your favorite drinks!   

Enjoy Time Spent on the Water 

There’s nothing like getting on the water to cool off during a warm day here in Orange County. You can enjoy paddle boarding and kayaking while gazing at the gorgeous scenery or rent an electric Duffy boat and cruise around the Newport Beach Harbor. Of course, you can also book a sunset dinner cruise and savor a magical evening with your special someone. It’s the perfect way to cap off your Newport Beach weekend getaway. 

Plan Your Beach Trip


If you’re searching for the best Newport Beach vacation rentals, look no further than Burr White Realty. Our collection of houses features everything from four-person cottages to large family homes. Check out our Things to Do page and get ready to explore our Southern California paradise! 

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