How to Plan the Best Orange County Staycation

Sometimes, you just need a vacation. However, most vacations take weeks, if not months, to plan. Aside from time spent planning, airline tickets can make your vacation costly. Worry not! We have a solution for Southern Californians. Consider an Orange County staycation! This type of vacation is becoming increasingly popular because they’re less time consuming and expensive. Read on for more information on planning your staycation in Orange County!  

When you’re ready to start planning your trip, request our Newport Beach Vacation Guide. This free resource is filled with local insight into the best things to do during your OC staycation! 

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Top Activities for Your Orange County Staycation 

1. Taste Local Flavors 

Southern California is known for its diverse dining options. From authentic Japanese dishes to juicy drive-thru burger joints, there are a variety of flavors to indulge in. Try something new during your OC staycation with these Newport Beach restaurantsGive your taste buds an authentic SoCal experience with a visit to Bear Flag Fish Company or Wild Taco. Both establishments specialize in fish tacos, which are widely known and loved by locals and visitors alike! Then, wash it all down with handcrafted cocktail from one of our favorite bars in Newport Beach! 

2. Shop at Fashion Island  

No vacation would be complete without some retail therapy. Visit Fashion Island in Newport Beach to get your fix! This local mall is filled with designer boutiques where you can find one-of-a-kind-items. There are also dining options and a movie theatre on-site, so you can make an all-day trip out of your visit!  

3. Spend a Day on the Beach 

Nothing says SoCal quite like miles of golden sand beaches. From surfing to whale watching cruises, to simply relaxing by the water’s edge, there are so many Newport Beach activities to explore! We recommend visiting California beaches in the spring and summer when the water is warmer, and the sun comes out to play! 

4. Tee Off at Pelican Hill Golf Club 

Tee off with ocean views at The Resort at Pelican Hill. The Pelican Hill Golf Club boasts two world-class courses designed by Tom Fazio, the Ocean North Course and the Ocean South Course, which both boast beautiful ocean views and challenging gameplay.  

5. Rent a Home with Burr White Realty 

Choose a home with Burr White Realty for your Orange County staycation. We offer more than 100 oceanfront, oceanside, and bayside Newport Beach vacation rentals to choose from. Our rentals boast the perfect blend of comfort and luxury to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Even better, our rentals are located near all the finest things to do in the area, so your Newport Beach bucket-list items are just a stone’s throw away! 

Browse a full inventory of our Newport Beach vacation rentals to start planning!