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Orange County: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
Discover Orange County's Most Romantic...
Gondola rides, sunset cruises and strolls on the beach — here's a guide to romantic things to do in Orange County, California.
Best Places to Shop in the OC
A guide to the best shopping in Orange County.
7 Free Things to do in Orange County
A guide to free activities in the Orange County area.
7 Fun and Educating Things to Do With Kids in...
A guide to places to visit and fun activities for kids to enjoy in the Orange County area.
The Best O.C. Attractions
Amid the planned communities and quiet suburbs, Orange County is rich with culture, arts, entertainment and other attractions to explore and enjoy.
Orange County's Free Museum Days and Art Walks
Experiencing the arts in Orange County doesn’t have to break the bank. Here’s a guide to exploring the arts in the O.C. on the cheap.
5 Best Places to Enjoy Brunch in Orange County
Sunday Brunch is an Orange County tradition -- here are some of the best.
San Juan Capistrano: The Oldest City in...
San Juan Capistrano is the oldest city in California with history dating back more than 200 years.
Your Best Guide to Coastal Cities in Orange...
Beach cities are active happy places, each with its own character and vibe. Here’s a guide to the beach cities in Orange County, California.
February Events Guide
Here's a guide to events and other happenings in Orange County, California during the month of February.
Orange County's Best Bike Shops
Whether you’re looking for a new bike or bicycle parts, to get your bicycle serviced, or simply want to become part of the larger cycling community, here is a list of some of the best bike shops in Orange County.
Discovery Science Center
From interactive exhibits and guided research programs, to science camps and seasonal events, the Discovery Science is a fun and educational activity for kids and a great place for experiential scientific learning.
Segerstrom Center for the Performing Arts
The Segerstrom Center for Performing Arts is an 8.5 acre performing arts campus, with four main venues and an education center that hosts a variety of concerts, theater and educational programs.
A Guide to Orange County Theme Parks
A list of theme parks in Orange County.
Best Orange County Irish Pubs
Whether you're looking for a raucous party, authentic Irish pub cuisine or a place with a great Guinness pour -- here's a guide to the best Irish pubs in Orange County, California.
Suds Surf City Sports Grill
Suds Sports Grill is a lively sports bar and a local favorite.
The Bowers Museum
The Bowers Museum is located in the heart of Santa Ana's historic district and one of the most popular cultural destinations in the Orange County, California.
Orange County Fair & Event Center
Formerly part of a WWII military basic training base, the OC Fair and Event Center is the home of the O.C. Fair, one of the most popular and beloved events in Orange County.
Costa Mesa: A Fun O.C. Suburb
Costa Mesa is a young city with great shopping, beach proximity and lots of fun things to do with the family.
Haunted Houses & Spooky Attractions
A guide to haunted houses, mazes, trails and other spooky attractions in Orange County, California
Historic Orange County
Explore the historical landmarks and points of interest in Orange County to uncover its military, political, ecological, economic and architectural history.
Orange County Great Park
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Bike Orange County: A Commuter Cycling Primer
A guide to commuting by bike in Orange County California
Laguna Beach: An Arts Community
Laguna Beach is an Orange County city that started as a collection of struggling farmsteads and evolved into an artists colony, coastal resort town and a tourist destination.
Dana Point: An Aquatic Recreation Destination
Formerly known for its deep-water surf break called, “Killer Dana,” its multiple beaches and harbor make Dana Point a popular destination for boating and other aquatic recreation.
New Year's Eve in the O.C.
If you're in the O.C., you don't have to travel far to ring in the New Year. From family-friendly events to adults-only parties, here's a guide to New Year's events in Orange County.
Museum Day in Orange County
Museums all over the country are opening its doors to visitors for Smithsonian Magazine's Free Museum Day. Here's a guide to participating locations in Orange County.
Best Orange County Sports Bars
From local dives to national chains offering an over the top experience -- here’s a guide to some of the best sports bars and grills in Orange County, California.
Irvine: A Planned Suburban Community
Irvine, California is a planned city, a commercial center, and the safest city in America.
San Clemente: The Spanish City by the Sea
San Clemente is an Orange County beach city, bordering San Diego County, designed and developed by a
Santa Ana: The Seat of Orange County
Santa Ana is an Orange County City with a rich history and thriving arts community.
Newport Beach: An Affluent Nautical Town
When it comes to cities emblematic of O.C. luxury and affluence, the sea-side enclave of Newport Beach, California tops the list.
Brewbakers: An Interactive Beer Experience
Whether you go to make your own beer, taste the fresh breads or simply have a couple pints at the bar, Brewbakers is a fun culinary adventure.
March Events Guide
Your guide to events in O.C., California during the month of March.
Shop O.C. Craft Fairs for Unique Holiday Gifts
From art shows to craft fairs, here's a guide to options for an alternative holiday shopping experience in Orange County.
Explore the Bolsa Chica Wetlands and Ecological...
The Mesa Trail splits off into several other trails from which the wetlands can be further explored. Page 5.
Huntington Beach: Surf City USA
Surf City is a great combination of urban living and suburban charm.
Orange: A Historical O.C. Town
Orange, California, is a historical town with some of Orange County's best vintage and antique shopping.
Seal Beach: Small Town O.C.
Seal Beach, Calif. is an Orange County beach city with a small-town vibe, best known for the Leisure World retirement community; the Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge and a WWII US naval base.
Sweet Elle Café: The Quintessential...
Sweet Elle is a quintessential neighborhood cafe that keeps locals coming back.
Alt Grocery Shopping in the O.C.
Looking to explore food shopping options beyond the big national chains? Here's a guide to get you started exploring the local and farm-fresh options around Orange County.
Celebrating Easter in Orange County
Here's a guide to Easter activities and events throughout Orange County, California.
Anaheim: A Tourist Destination
Anaheim is a home to “The Happiest Place on Earth,” the Honda Center, the Angels, and a growing population expected to exceed 400,000 by the year 2014.
Orange County Fair Event Guide
Find out everything you need to know about the Orange County Fair events, attractions and activities.
US Open of Surfing Event Guide
A guide the US Open of Surfing, the West Coast qualifier for the ASP World Tour, and action sports and youth culture festival.
Top 7 Yoga Studios in Orange County
A round up of some of the best yoga studios in Orange County, California.
January Events Guide
Here's a guide to the events and happenings in Orange County during the month of January.
Fullerton: An Industrial College Town
With roots as a wild west railway town, Fullerton, California grew explosively and evolved into an industrial college town.
O.C. BBQ Bonanza Review
he O.C. BBQ Bonanza is a finger licking event for families and foodies alike.
Holiday Concerts & Theater in Orange County
Holiday classics, community productions and Christmas concerts -- here's your guide to Christmas concerts and holiday theater in the O.C.
April Events Guide
Here's your guide to events and happenings in Orange County, Calif., for the month of April.
Holiday Festivals & Parades
A guide to Christmas fairs, festivals and parades in Orange County, California.
Halloween Activities & Attractions
Looking for something to do for Halloween but not sure what your options are? Here's a guide to events, activities and attractions, for kids, families and teens.
November Events Guide
From fundraisers for local charities, to craft festivals offering unique Christmas shopping options, here's a round-up of November events in Orange County.
December Events Guide
'Tis the season to eat, shop, celebrate and be merry. Holiday concerts, festivals, parades and shopping -- here's your guide to December happenings around the O.C.
Labor Day Events in Orange County
A guide to Labor Day events in Orange County.
Orange County September Events Guide
A guide to events and festivals happening in Orange County during the month of September.
Orange County June Events Calendar
Take the family outside for fun in the sun this June.
Orange County August Event Guide
A guide to events, festivals and shows happening in Orange County during the month of August.
Orange County October Events Guide
From festivals to celebrate Orange County's cultural diversity, encourage literacy among kids, as well as Halloween events and attractions, here's your guide to O.C. happenings during the month of October.

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