By Irene Seiberling,
The Leader-Post October 17, 2014
A trip to Southern California wouldn’t be complete without at least one glorious day spent exploring of the fabulous Orange County beaches, situated between Los Angeles and San Diego. Several beaches can be comfortably visited and appreciated in one day, such as Laguna Beach, Newport Beach and Huntington Beach.
Each beach has a character of its own. appealing to both locals and international visitors alike.
Pepe Avila, director of tourism development for the Anaheim Orange County Visitor and Convention Bureau, offered these one word descriptions:
Laguna Beach is “eclectic.”
Newport Beach is “sophisticated.”
Huntington Beach is “laid-back.”
Here’s why each of these beaches is worth a visit:
Laguna Beach Laguna Beach will particularly appeal to artists, with numerous art galleries and art events to discover and enjoy. Laguna’s three summer outdoor art festivals feature over 500 artists and 300 art workshops. The seaside community’s trendy shopping areas are sure to delight those looking for unique treasures or fashions reflecting the area’s vibrant-yet-laid-back vibe.