One of the most beautiful beaches in Orange County is Crystal Cove Beach. It extends to be 3.2 miles of beach and contains 2,400 acres of undeveloped woodland. This beach is popular for horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, and scuba diving. Crystal Cove features a magnificent tide pool and breathtaking sandy coves. Crystal Cove is also offering a unique opportunity this summer for kids ages 7-11 to take part in a half day outing that will give the children a sense of pride in our natural surroundings. The program runs for 5 days and your child will visit the following places:
- Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
- Bolsa Chica State Beach
- Upper Newport Bay
- Crystal Cove State Park
Home to a variety of activities and sites to see, Newport Beach continues to attract visitors from around the county. While at Newport Beach, you can take a walk on the pier, go shopping on the boardwalk, or grab some delicious food at one of the many restaurants on the beach. Visiting Newport Beach gives you the full South California experience. This five mile long beach features bonfire pits, bike and running paths, and beautiful waves to watch. You can’t go wrong with Newport Beach!Corona Del Mar
Another wonderful beach located in Orange County is Corona Del Mar. This beach is not as big as Crystal Cove and Newport, but it is just as beautiful! The beach is populated with a lot families and is a hotspot for swimmers. Corona Del Mar is a half mile long beach and contains cliffs and a rock jetty that forms the east entrance to Newport Harbor. According to Wikipedia, “this beach was a surfing hotspot until the late 1930’s, when the Newport Harbor jetty was extended, leading o the creation of The Wedge as a popular surf break, but shielding Corona from all but the most southerly swells.”
Visit one of Orange County’s wonderful beaches soon!