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Newport Beach, California Attractions

What to See and Do in
Newport Beach


Newport Beach has much more to offer than just sun and surf. The following attractions are some of our favorites.


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WHAT TO SEE & DO — NEWPORT BEACH ATTRACTIONS


CRUISE

American Yacht Charters
2901 W. Coast Hwy.
Newport Beach
949-673-4453
www.aycharters.com

Large fleet of cruisers and yachts for rent in Newport Harbor.

Balboa Boat Rentals
510 E. Edgewater
Balboa
949-673-7200
www.boats4rent.com
Fully-enclosed electric boats give you the best self-guided tours of Newport Harbor.

Newport Harbor
Newport Harbor

Catalina Flyer
Balboa Pavilion
400 Main St.
800-830-7744
Balboa
www.catalina-flyer.com
Large catamaran-style boat travels daily to Catalina Island.

Gondola Romance
3400 Via Oporto, Ste. 202
Newport Beach
949-675-4730
www.gondolaromance.com
Romantic cruises par excellence on Gondola-like boats.

Hornblower Cruises & Events
2431 W. Pacific Coast Hwy., Ste. 101
Newport Beach
949-646-0155
www.hornblower.com
Upscale fleet of yachts for dining, weddings, events and harbor cruises.

ATTRACTIONS

Lido Movie Theatre
5459 Via Lido
Newport Beach
949-673-8350
Renovated Art Deco movie theatre with dancing neon dolphins.

Newport Harbor Nautical Museum
600 E. Bay Ave.
Newport Beach
949-675-8915
www.nhnm.org
Former home of the Balboa Fun Zone and now an educational museum.

The Orange County Museum of Art in Newport Beach is home to a collection of fine modern artwork
Orange County Museum of Art

Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA)
850 San Clemente Dr.
Newport Beach
949-759-1122
www.ocma.net
Rather small, yet attractive museum of mostly modern works.

Roger’s Gardens
2301 San Joaquin Hills Rd.
Corona del Mar
949-640-5800
www.rogersgardens.com
Spectacularly beautiful hilltop nursery with gardens, shopping and a café.

Sherman Library & Gardens
2647 E. Pacific Coast Hwy.
Corona Del Mar
949-673-2261
www.slgardens.org

Small botanical gardens and café tucked away in a historic Corona Del Mar building.

SHOPPING


Crystal Cove Promenade
7845-8085 E. Coast Hwy.
Newport Coast
www.shoptheirvinecompany.com
Super upscale strip mall with ocean view, hip boutiques and trendy eateries.

Fashion Island
401 Newport Center Dr.
Newport Beach
www.shopfashionisland.com
A trendy hilltop shopping mall in Newport Beach with ocean views and hip eateries.

The Sherman Library & Gardens in Newport Beach
Sherman Library & Gardens

South Coast Plaza
3333 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa
800-782-8888
www.southcoastplaza.com
Orange County's premier shopping mall with exclusive designers, restaurants and entertainment.

SPAS

The Spa at The Resort at Pelican Hill
The Resort at Pelican Hill
22701 Pelican Hill Rd. S.
Newport Coast
800-820-6800
What sets this facility apart is the Roman-inspired "acqua colonnade" where spa-goers chill out in men- and women-only wet rooms.

 

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