“The Sea! The Sea! The open Sea! The blue, the fresh, the ever free!”
Do you like my rhyme?
I know, it’s quite funny!
I am a true Beachaholic!
Because, When I visited Newport Beach, I enjoyed the best time in my life. With my friends, and my family, that time was awesome. There are many things to do in Newport Beach.
Imagine for a moment!
If you love shopping, food, sports, fashion, and you will find all your favorite things at one place, what will your reaction?
The same was mine!
That’s why, I love to visit Newport beach again and again.
I know the feeling!
Visitors can enjoy unlimited things to do in Newport beach. Enjoy luxury shopping, spa treatments, championship golf, and sample a bit of the sophisticated, and aspirational lifestyle found here because there are many things to do in Newport Beach.
Newport Beach is home to Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race, Newport beach film festival, Restaurant Week, Newport Beach Independence Day on the Bay Hyatt regency. Summer Concert Series, and the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade.
City in California!
Yes, this is a city in the California!
Newport Beach, a coastal city in Southern California, is known for its large, boat-filled harbor.
In addition to that!
Newport Beach Pier and Balboa Pier, plus the Balboa Fun Zone, an old-school amusement park with a Ferris wheel and ocean views.
Local beaches include the Wedge, known for its big waves, and Corona del Mar State Beach.
The Orange County Museum of Art exhibits modern and contemporary works.
Always first, Newport Beach!
Here’s the kicker!
- Newport was home to the first international Polo Match.
- Newport had the first photograph taken by an electric bulb.
- Newport was home to the first auto-race.
- Newport was home to the first National Lawn Tennis Championships.
- Newport was the first city to pass a traffic ordinance.
- Newport hosted the first circus in the country.
- Newport has more colonial homes in use than any other location in the United States.
- Newport was the site of the first Duplex house, located at 57 Farewell Street.
Wanna know the best things to do in Newport Beach?
I am explaining you the best things to do in Newport Beach.
Feel like you are in Venice
Sounds impressive, right?
Gondola adventures, where you will feel like that you are in Venice. You can enjoy the chocolates on your rides. Remember, always bring your jacket with you, there will be chilled area, even in summers.
Take a Spa and feel Relax
Don’t worry, this is not an adventure type. Pure Blu Spa, at the Marriott, will offer you the massage, and skin treatment. Take a steam in the eucalyptus steam room after lifting in their state-of-the-art weight room.
Bubble gum or Ice cream?
Let me say this straight!
Try a Blue Hawaii shave Ice there. You will be confused that you are eating Ice cream or chewing a bubble gum. Haha! But one thing, I can say that you will definitely enjoy the taste.
Com’on Fashion Girl
I love fashion and where there I see a shopping mall, I definitely go there. Fashion Island is no ordinary mall: With fancy stores like Neiman Marcus and Bloomingdale’s, it is definitely a Southern California luxury shopping destination. There’s even a movie theater inside too.
Wanna fly like an iron man?
So, what am I talking about?
Then you should go on a jetpack! Yep, you read that right! Jetpack America is the first company to offer water-powered jetpacks for people to fly on. If you’ve never done it before the instructors will teach you all the basics, and even some tricks like donut turn and hovers.
See the celebrity stars
You can see your favorite stars in the Newport Beach, that hosts every year a film festival with hundreds of films around the world. Last year the festival included Oscar-nominated films, independent movies, Q&As with directors and premieres of never before seen films.
Claim a spot in the Crystal Cove.
At Crystal Cove State Park in nearby Laguna Beach you can hike, mountain bike, or swim, and this beautiful park is also home to different birds and reptiles including the cool-looking San Diego horned lizard. Fun fact for movie lovers: some filming for “Beaches” took place here.
Crown of the sea
Corona Del Mar is a small, quaint town in Newport noted for its gorgeous beaches, “Little Corona” and “Big Corona.” Feel free to wander and soak up the sun-and the cliffside views here are breathtaking, so don’t forget your camera!
On an electrical bicycle, no less!
You will drive cycle in style at Pedego electric bikes. What makes these bikes so popular is that you don’t have to pedal to get them moving, you can just twist the throttle. At Pedego Electric Bikes you can get a tour of all the awesome places, or just rent some bikes and go exploring!
I love Jewellery
Corona Del Mar Consignment Jewelry specializes in unique pieces for great prices. However, since Newport Beach is a pretty affluent town, you’ll find designer brands like Cartier, David Yurman, and even Tiffany’s!
Hungry? I have a solution
The True Food Kitchen’s goal is to use healthy ingredients without losing any of the flavors of yummy foods. This vegetarian restaurant doesn’t compromise taste, instead, the food is more flavorful than ever. Can’t you go wrong with turkey lasagna and butternut squash pizza?
A ride in a Helicopter
Trust me, a ride in a helicopter will give you the cool experience. Revolution Aviation offers flight lessons out of nearby John Wayne Airport.
Paintings, Sculpture, and photography
You will be surprised to see the priceless work of art. Thousands of art pieces are present in Orange County Museum of Art for the visitors.
Basically, the emphasis of the Museum is on California art and exhibitions of Paintings, Sculpture and Photography.
Best holiday happening in the Nation
The Christmas boat Parade only happens once a year, but it attracts more than a one million viewers. It is called as the one of the best holiday happening in the nation. Don’t miss it out, because boat owners put their heart, and soul into the elaborate decorations.
The Craving for beer?
Newport Beach Brewing company is the original brewer in Newport. Visitors get unlimited beer there. Let me tell you a secret, you will also get a free pint glass there. Haha!
Kings of the ocean
Believe it or not!
Rumor has that the whales swim up right by the boat. An awesome pastime in Newport is definitely whale watching. Newport Landing offers cruises in Newport Bay with an incredible 95 percent success rate of seeing a whale along the way.
In the end!
Close your eyes and breathe!
You are at Newport Beach.
Every time I stand before a beautiful beach, its waves seem to whisper to me: If you choose the simple things and find joy in nature’s simple treasures, life and living need not be so hard.
To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.
Remember, Life is better at the beach.