4 Super-Fun Downtown Districts in Orange County

Orange County is comprised of 34 cities and while some of those cities have a reputation for being master-planned within an inch of their lives (*cough*, Irvine, we’re looking at you), several Orange County cities have historic or newly-restored downtown districts that are drawing in visitors, residents and tourists out to play. Most of Orange County’s …

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4 Essential Donut Spots You Must Try in Orange County

The typical donut days have come and gone. Quaint, no-frills donut shops home to rows of round treats inside a glass case and served up in a pink box are still around of course, but the excitement (nay, hysteria) around absurdly fanciful donuts has overtaken Orange County. Instead of glazed, chocolate-covered and sprinkled donuts, it’s …

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5 Activities Your Kids are Guaranteed to Love in Orange County (that aren’t Disneyland)

If you have young kids in Orange County, the automatic response from your child to the inevitable question of “Where do you guys want to go today?” will nearly always be “Disneyland!” Unfortunately, that isn’t the most financially viable or convenient location to bring a young one (a one-day Park Hopper Ticket will cost you $150+ per …

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The Ultimate Guide to the Pirate Tower in Laguna Beach’s Victoria Beach

30 miles south from Sleeping Beauty’s Castle, which proudly sits in the heart of Disneyland, lies another, less heralded tower. Nestled on the side of a cliff on Victoria Beach, rests a 60-foot tower, known to many locals as the “Pirate Tower.” History of the Tower Built in 1926 for the family of William E. …

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Welcome to the OC!

Ah, Orange County. That not-so-forgotten stretch of land between Los Angeles and San Diego. Here, you’ll find 40 miles of coastline, 34 unique cities within the County, and over 3 million people who call this place home. Even though we get lumped in with LA a lot, and we like that LA is just a …

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