Schedule a stop at shopping mecca South Coast Plaza, located just inland of the OC’s beach communities. Directly across from South Coast Plaza, the Segerstrom Center for the Arts hosts some of the world’s most exciting performances, from theater to concerts to dance. Make a day of it with an upscale lunch, luxury shopping, and a fabulous show.
Take a stroll down the famed Huntington Beach pier, before heading to Main Street to take in local sights like the Huntington Beach Surf Museum. For more cultural activities in the Huntington Beach area, visit SurfCityUSA.com
The Laguna Beach arts scene is world-renowned for its 100+ art galleries, artists’ studio, plein air paintings, and annual arts festivals like the, where local, Laguna Beach artists offer one-of-a-kind works of art, clothing, arts and crafts. Visit the Sawdust every year from late-June through early-September , or avoid the crowds and join the Winter Fantasy Festival from mid-November through mid-December. Learn more at the Laguna Beach Visitors & Conference Bureau.