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Newport Beach Essential Sites

Newport Beach Restaurant Association

Newport Beach restaurants are known for freshly caught seafood and waterfront dining. However, Newport Beach, California is also home to Top Chefs, unique concept kitchens, organic farm-to-table menus and a multitude of restaurants ideal for that special occasion.

City of Newport Beach

Website for the city government of Newport Beach.

Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce

Easy to find directory of businesses in the city of Newport Beach.

Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce

Directory of businesses and events in the city of Corona Del Mar.

County of Orange

Government page for the County of Orange.

Balboa Island

Welcome to Balboa Island, one the loveliest places in California. Balboa Island may be small, though people who live or vacation here know what a wonderful place it is. Discover Balboa Island vacation rentalshomes for sale on Balboa Island and what to enjoy once on Balboa Island like great restaurantsshopping, and fun adventures! Enjoy Balboa Island and we look forward to seeing you here.

California Travel & Tourism Commission

Comprehensive travel site for the entire state of California; featuring theme parks, resorts, state parks, hotels, and much more!

Heal The Bay 

Beach cleanups are just the beginning. Heal the Bay staff work to mobilize LA’s diverse communities to protect our coastline, restore our waterways, and speak out for smart water policy.

Orange County Tourism Council

From grandparents to grandchildren and everyone in between, the OC combines relaxation, excitement, and outdoor fun for a full range of experiences that the entire family can enjoy together and cherish for years to come.

Local Surf Report

Check local surf reports.

Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade 

Watch beautifully decorated yachts, boats, kayaks and canoes sail along the harbor in the 112th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade. This year’s parade will be held Wednesday through Sunday, December 16-20, 2020 and is once again hosted by the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce.

Local Areas In And Around Newport Beach

Lido Isle

Lido Isle (mistakenly Lido Island) is a man-made island located in the harbor of Newport Beach, California. Surrounded by the city, Lido Isle was incorporated as part of Newport Beach in 1906.

Lido Peninsula

Lido Peninsula is located in the West Newport Lido Isle area of Newport Beach, California near the Lido Peninsula Resort on Lido Park Drive.

Balboa Island

Balboa Island is a harborside community located in Newport Beach, California, accessible to the public via bridge, ferry and several public docks.

Newport Island

Newport Island is located in the West Newport Lido Isle area of Newport Beach, California.  This is a very small island located next to the Balboa Peninsula and the Balboa Coves community with homes located on five small streets.  Homes located on the water front of the Newport Bay often come with private boat docks.

Newport Center

Newport Center is a business, shopping, and entertainment district located on a high bluff overlooking Newport Harbor in Newport Beach, California, centered around the “Fashion Island” regional shopping mall. It was created in the early 1960s as part of William Pereira‘s master plan for the Irvine Ranch. Newport Center was created as the unofficial “downtown” of the Irvine Ranch, which at the time extended all the way down to Pacific Coast Highway.

Corona Del Mar 

Corona del Mar or CdM is a seaside neighborhood in the city of Newport Beach, California. It generally consists of all land on the seaward face of the San Joaquin Hills south of Avocado Avenue to the city limits, as well as the development of Irvine Terrace, just north of Avocado.

Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach is a small coastal city in Orange County, California. It’s known for its many art galleries, coves and beaches. Main Beach features tide pools and a boardwalk leading to the paths and gardens of nearby Heisler Park. Aliso Beach Park is a popular surf spot. The waters off Crystal Cove State Park are designated as an underwater park.

Shopping, Restaurants, and Hotels in Newport Beach

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