Tag: Best of OC

Outdoor Yoga Classes in Orange County

Outdoor Yoga Classes in Orange County

Orange County has several options for outdoor yoga including yoga in the park and yoga on the beach. Most of the classes listed below are open to all age groups and best of all, most of them are free! However, the free ones typically suggest…

Southern California Bucket List

Southern California Bucket List

This California bucket list has been updated for 2021 and includes all outdoor activities so you can safely explore Southern California! Always check the latest restrictions and business information to make sure they are open before you head out. I created this Southern California Bucket…

Hiking Routes to Top of the World Laguna Beach, California

Hiking Routes to Top of the World Laguna Beach, California

One of the best hikes in Laguna Beach is to the beautiful Top of the World. It is exactly what it sounds like – you’ll get an amazing 360-degree view over the Laguna Beach coastline and Orange County’s Saddleback Mountain. On a clear day you can…

2020 Orange County Christmas Events for Adults

2020 Orange County Christmas Events for Adults

Christmas in Orange County is a little different than what I was used to as a kid. Growing up in Wisconsin meant cold and snowy holidays where the family would gather inside and stay warm and cozy. At first, I thought a Southern California Christmas…

7 Surprising Things to Do in Huntington Beach

7 Surprising Things to Do in Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach – palm trees, sunsets, surfers, perfect waves, and sunny days. It just doesn’t get any better than this, right?! Some of the best things to do in Huntington Beach are to walk the pier, roast marshmallows on the beach, witness an epic sunset,…

How to Experience the Best of Orange County on a Budget

How to Experience the Best of Orange County on a Budget

There are so many cool things to do in and around Orange County I feel like I’ll never run out of ideas. My bucket list keeps getting bigger and bigger. What happens when you’re trying to save money but you also want to get out…

The Best Pacific Coast Highway Stops in Orange County

The Best Pacific Coast Highway Stops in Orange County

Did you know that California’s famous Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) starts (or ends) in Orange County?! This famous scenic route goes almost all the way through The OC, sending you past the cutest beach towns along the way. It’s the perfect mini Southern California road…

12 Easy Hikes in Orange County with an Amazing View

12 Easy Hikes in Orange County with an Amazing View

Orange County is lucky to have a bunch of amazing hikes…and such a wide variety too. From super easy ocean view hikes to difficult hikes that take you to the top of the mountain, we have them here. In this post, I am sharing some…

7 Unique Outdoor Activities in Irvine, California

7 Unique Outdoor Activities in Irvine, California

You might not know it yet but Irvine, California, or “The Center of Orange County, California”, has a ton of outdoor activities. I mean miles and miles of outdoor fun! I live right next door and I am just now realizing exactly how many things…

8 of the Best Beaches in Laguna Beach

8 of the Best Beaches in Laguna Beach

If you have never been to Laguna Beach before, understand that Laguna is not just one single beach. Laguna Beach has around 20 or so different little coves and beaches! With that many beaches to choose from, you might need some help trying to figure…

Visiting the Mission San Juan Capistrano

Visiting the Mission San Juan Capistrano

The Mission San Juan Capistrano is an amazing historical gem located in Orange County, California. Even if you are not into history, it is still worth visiting because the Mission is absolutely gorgeous. The story behind it is very interesting too! Before my visit, I…

The Best Way to Spend a Day in Crystal Cove State Park

The Best Way to Spend a Day in Crystal Cove State Park

One of my favorite things to do in Orange County is to spend a day in Crystal Cove State Park. Crystal Cove is one of Orange County’s largest park areas, and it stretches from the ocean into the backcountry hills and has a bunch of…