Tag Archives: Orange County

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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Updating your travel bucket list; S. California and Southwestern US destinations

Viewing and hiking in Bryce Canyon National Park's eerie HooDoos is always an other-worldly experience!

Update your travel bucket list with Southern California and Southwestern US destinations! Californians are blessed by close proximity to our state’s and the American Southwest’s incredible spaces, all within a two day drive or closer. With so many spectacular destinations nearby and a New Year, take the time to update your list of western destinations. [...]

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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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