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Dec 2 2016
Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade & Holiday Lights Cruises
The 2016 Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is the premier Christmas event for Sou...more
Jan 5 2017
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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Recreation & Sports

Recreation & Sports

Orange County is the place to be for California sports fans, outdoor enthusiasts and, of course, beach-lovers. Anaheim famous for the iconic Disneyland theme park, is also home to professional baseball, hockey, and soccer teams.

Sunny SoCal is the perfect spot for year-round outdoor sports and activities including kayaking, biking, surfing, rollerblading, stand up paddling, sportfishing and hiking.

Along Orange County's expansive 42-mile coastline, the Pacific Ocean is home to incredible sea life for fishing and boating activities, including year-round whale watching and dolphin watching.


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Balboa & Newport Beach $16 Whale Watching Cruises-Newport Landing

Click "Visit Website" to receive our $16 Cruise Special Offer and enjoy Southern California Whale Watching at its finest. Newport Landing provides multiple whale watching trips departing daily from ... more

Dana Wharf Whale Watching- SAVE 40% OFF Promo Code VISITOC

  • 34675 Golden Lantern St , Dana Point, CA 92629
  • (949) 496-5794
  • Region: Dana Point
  • Visit Website

Dedicated to helping locals and visitors alike enjoy the unique wonders of Dana Point Harbor and the Orange County coastline, Dana Wharf hopes would love to escort you on an awe-inspiring whale ... more

Jetpack America

  • 2600 Newport Blvd Suite 122, Newport Beach, CA 92663
  • (888) 553-6471  |  Fax: (949) 673-1728
  • Region: Newport Beach
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Learn to fly the world’s first recreational jetpack! Jetpack America's water-propelled jetpack is safe, fun and easy to fly, allowing pilots to hover up to 30 feet above or below the water! Within ... more

Orange County Great Park

  • Sand Canyon & Marine Drive, Irvine, CA 92869
  • 949-724-6574
  • Region: Irvine

Hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over Southern California enjoy the Orange County Great Park’s current array of recreational and educational opportunities, including views from the iconic ... more

Anaheim “Dad Miller” Golf Course

  • 430 N Gilbert St, Anaheim, CA 92801
  • (714) 765-3481

Arroyo Trabuco

  • 30892 Trabuco Canyon Road, Trabuco Canyon, CA 92678
  • (949) 923-2260

Ben Brown’s Golf Course at The Ranch at Laguna Beach

  • 31106 South Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • 949-499-1919  |  (855) 318-4602  |  Fax: (949) 499-3074

Bicycle Club of Irvine

  • Deerfield Park, Irvine, CA 92619-0845

Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Safari

  • 24440 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Dana Point, CA 92629
  • (949) 488-2828
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