Why Newport Beach is So Popular

Situated in sunny Orange County California, Newport Beach is a beautiful and popular vacation destination for travelers from across the country and globe to enjoy year-round. Defined by great weather, a charming beach town vibe, and within easy reach from Los Angeles, it’s a place where visitors with all types of interests can embrace the best of it all. So, what exactly is Newport popular with? The answer is just about everything thanks to the area’s amazing eateries, boutique shops, yacht clubs, charming homes, and stunning stretches of shoreline to explore.  

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Popular Attractions

Whether you head to Newport Beach solo, as a couple, or in the company of family and friends, you’ll find that your trip includes plenty of opportunities to check out the fun and exciting popular attractions. The Balboa Fun Zone is a great place to check out if you enjoy amusement rides, arcades, and time on a boardwalk lined with saloons, restaurants, and fun shops to browse. The Balboa Fun Zone first opened to the public in 1936 and continues to be a fan-favorite stop, especially among families. Here, you can enjoy time on carnival rides including a Ferris Wheel or try your skills on the rock-climbing wall.  

For travelers that enjoy getting out into nature and admiring amazing views, Crystal Cove State Park is a top attraction to add to an itinerary. Just 15 minutes south of central Newport Beach, this state park offers up Pacific coastline views and cliffsides as well as wild woods, hills, and valleys. It’s a great place to make the most of wildlife watching or to explore the beaches and secluded coves.  

The Newport Beach Pier is another popular stop for many visitors heading this way while time at Fashion Island, where high-end retail therapy abounds, is also exciting! Fashion Island hosts an open-air mall setting for visitors to stroll through that plays host to nearly 200 restaurants and shops on-site as well as a multiplex cinema.  

Exciting Area Activities

Getting out on the water is a must for travelers heading to Newport Beach. Here, visitors can enjoy everything from kayaking and sailing to world-class surfing and swimming opportunities as well. Newport Beach is situated along a primary whale migration path which makes whale-watching opportunities a tantalizing option for travelers looking to get up close to these amazing creatures. Newport Beach is also home to a thrilling maze of bike trails which gives visitors every reason to rent a bike and get out to explore at their very own pace. If beach hopping is more your vacation style, that is a breeze here too. Head over to Corona Del Mar State Beach and maximize time on the sand on picture-perfect shorelines that are located at the east entrance to Newport Harbor. 

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