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California’s Riviera: where the endless summer lives on…

San Clemente Pier, home to surfers and Fisherman's Restaurant!

Balboa Island Ferry connects with a short hop to Balboa Peninsula. The brig Pilgrim lies at anchor in the Dana Point Boat Harbor. San Clemente Pier, home to surfers and Fisherman’s Restaurant! Visit California’s Riviera, where the endless summer lives on… Continuing on our quest to find nearby warm weather destinations for touring, camping and [...]

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California’s Riviera; fun and sun in Orange County, “on the cheap”!

Big Mountain Railroad in Disneyland provides plenty of thrills in scenic setting!

Balboa Island Ferry links the island to Balboa Peninsula for a short 3/8 mile journey. Corona Del Mar State Beach is a popular spot for sun-seekers and surfers, just south of the Newport Beach Harbor. Orange County is just south of Los Angeles, providing 40 miles of sunny coastline! Big Mountain Railroad in Disneyland provides [...]

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Orange County; endless summer lives on in Huntington Beach, Newport Beach and south to San Clemente

Corona Del Mar State Beach and Newport Harbor entrance.

Forty miles of sunny beaches and coves, exotic cars, entertainment, sporting and dining options galore and a lovely Mediterranean climate make California’s Riviera (the Orange County coast) a favorite of vacationers! Orange County, famed for its agricultural history, is home to Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim baseball team and Anaheim [...]

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