Local Attractions

Discover sun-splashed beaches, a sparkling bay, and exciting Newport Beach activities and water sports right outside our hotel. Experience the magic of Disneyland® Resort or ride the coasters at Knott’s Berry Farm. Relax without ever leaving the hotel at our three sparkling pools or tee it up on the adjacent, par-3 executive golf course. Wind down with a stroll down to the back of the resort to the Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, or walk over the bridge to picturesque Balboa Island to browse European style boutiques and shops.

HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME

The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,600 stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. The stars are monuments to achievement in the entertainment industry, bearing the names of a mix of actors, musicians, directors, producers, musical and theatrical groups, fictional characters, and others. It is a popular tourist destination, with a reported 10 million visitors annually.

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD

Get ready for the ultimate Hollywood experience! Go behind the scenes of the world-famous Studio Tour to explore real film sets where Hollywood movies are made. Universal Studios Hollywood film studio and theme park located in Los Angeles is one of the oldest and most famous Hollywood film studios still in use.

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DISNEYLAND

Enter a magical kingdom where you can sail with pirates, explore exotic jungles, meet fairy-tale princesses, dive under the ocean and rocket through the stars—all in the same day! Disneyland Park is a beloved Southern California destination where generations of families have made their Disney dreams come true. Walt Disney theme park is divided into 8 themed lands—Main Street, U.S.A., Tomorrowland, Fantasyland, Mickey’s Toontown, Frontierland, Critter Country, New Orleans Square and Adventureland.

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KNOTS BERRY FARM

Once a real berry farm, now over 160 acres of world-class rides, unique family shows and one of a kind attractions. At America’s favorite theme park, you can experience GhostRider – the world’s best wooden roller coaster – Supreme Scream, and the high-octane thrill of Xcelerator, rated the world’s best launch coaster.

BOOMERS – IRVINE

The best family fun value with more things to do with kids or adults than any fun center in Orange County. Indoor attractions include Laser Tag and the Arcade. Outdoor fun can be had at Miniature Golf, Go Karts, the Batting Cages, or Bumper Boats. Don’t forget to visit King Arthur’s Carnival; with perfectly sized rides for smaller kids.

K1 SPEED GO CART RACING

If you’re looking for thrills and excitement, you’re in the right place! At K1 Speed Irvine, you can enjoy indoor go-kart racing on not one, but two professionally designed tracks. Our Irvine location is one of our largest and is a fantastic place to spend a day with friends and family.

BALBOA ISLAND FERRY

Ferry between Balboa Island and Balboa Peninsula carries automobiles, bicycles, pedestrians. Balboa Island offers shopping, sightseeing and even a ferris wheel ride with magnificent views of Newport Harbor and the Pacific Ocean.

CATALINA ISLAND

Only 26 miles across the beautiful Pacific lies California’s favorite island getaway. With crystal-clear waters, sandy beaches and panoramic views, Catalina Island offers something for everyone, including horseback riding, golf and excellent scuba diving.

NEWPORT BAY NATURE PRESERVE

The Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve and corresponding Ecological Reserve encompass more than 1,000 acres of open space near the Bay. Known as one of the best bird watching areas in Southern California, lucky watchers can spot more than 35,000 birds and six rare species during winter migration.

FASHION ISLAND

Overlooking the ocean, Fashion Island offers distinctive shopping and dining in a coastal resort setting.

SOUTH COAST PLAZA

The mall’s collection of boutiques and department stores has made it one of the most alluded-to malls in the world. The center anchor stores include Bloomingdales, Macy’s, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue and Sears.

IRVINE SPECTRUM CENTER

As one of Southern California’s most popular shopping and dining destinations, the Irvine Spectrum Center features Nordstrom, Target and Macy’s, along with more than 120 stores, restaurants and entertainment venues, including a 6,400 seat, 21-screen movie theater with Orange County’s only IMAX theater.

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