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The OC Spotlight
Events in The OCmore
Oct 1 2016
Newport Beach Wine and Food Festival
The Thrid Annual Newport Bech Wine and Food Festival returns to bring the best culi...more
Oct 6 2016
Cove Gallery Laguna Beach Art Walk
The Cove Gallery in Laguna Beach is a participating Laguna Beach Art Walk Gallery. C...more
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Best of The OC

Looking for a truly unique Orange County experience? Southern California offers even more than endless beaches and famous theme parks. It might surprise you to know that The OC is full of historic architecture and diverse ethnic populations. It's also one of the most awesome arts and culture destinations on the west coast.

Did you know that in addition to being the site of America's first modern amusement parks, The OC gave birth to the electric guitar, surf rock and surf culture as we know it? Click here to read more.

Ever eaten a Carl’s Jr. hamburger, a Marie Callendar’s pie, a Wahoo’s fish taco, an In & Out burger, or enjoyed the retro atmosphere of a Ruby’s restaurant?  Then give thanks to The OC's spirited food innovators!

The music, film and theater scene is as diverse and exciting as the people who live here. Discover the best places for art-lovers.

Looking for places to grab the best ethnic street food and attend our cultural festivals?

Are you a car enthusiast? Then cruise down Pacific Coast Highway and take a trip to one of the many car auctions, car shows and world-famous car museums in Orange County!

So have fun with our insider tips, rounded up by our resident experts and travel authorities.