Laguna Beach

Orange County

 

Laguna Beach is a seaside town located in beautiful Orange County, California. Nestled between lush hills and an endless sea of Pacific waves, this city is a tourist mecca and one of the most popular destinations for its sun-drenched shores and tranquil atmosphere. Laguna Beach is known for its clear blue waters, world-class surfing, breathtaking sunsets, and year-round Mediterranean climate.

The sandy beaches here are perfect for strolling, swimming and beach sports. Visitors can explore Laguna’s tide pools, partake in the city’s outdoor activities such as kayaking, fishing, sailing and snorkeling, or take in the dramatic ocean views from the cliffs east of town on the Pacific Coast Highway. There are many attractions to visit while in Laguna Beach–art galleries, museums, cafés, boutiques–all of which add to the city’s charm.

After a day at the beach or shopping downtown, head to one of the area’s many restaurants for a seafood feast or some traditional Mexican food. Hangouts such as Lumberyard Cafe and Jinks Cafe provide a laid-back atmosphere ideal for relishing the California sun. During the summer months there are plenty of outdoor concerts, art shows and festivals to attend and over 20 miles of beaches to revel in Laguna’s beauty.

And as you take in all that Laguna Beach has to offer be sure to attend Gilded Lagoon a water theater show featuring aerialists, dance performances and acrobatics set against the backdrop of Laguna’s landmark bluffs. With its stunning scenery and laid-back atmosphere, it’s no wonder why this charming resort town is one of the top tourist destinations in California. Whether it’s to relax by the beach or explore all that Laguna has to offer, it’s easy to fall in love with this idyllic spot.

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