Pack up your surfboard, bust out your sunblock and head on over to the home of surfing, there are plenty of things to do in Orange County.
1) Huntington Dog Beach
Bring your dog to experience the smell of sea salt in the air and the crash of the ocean waves at Huntington Dog Beach. This is Orange County’s only beach where dogs may roam free without a leash. The expansive stretch of coastline for pooches to run down extends from Seapoint Ave. to 21st. Street.
(Between Seapoint Ave. and 21st. Street)
Head off to ‘the happiest place on earth’ for some parade magic, encounters with princesses and venture into the lands of Fantasy, Tomorrow and Adventure (to name a few). Look out for special discount pricing for military veterans and offers for annual passholders.
3) Pirate’s Dinner Adventure
This Buena Park establishment transports its guests to swashbuckling swordfights right at the dinner table. Dinner is served with a show! Actors portray pirates and wenches that take on different sea adventures. There is complimentary admission for any birthday with the purchase of another meal.
7600 Beach Boulevard
Buena Park, CA 90620
4) Sundried Tomato Café
Featured on cooking host Rachel Ray’s former show ‘$40 a day’, the Sundried Tomato Café offers hearty fare on a budget. Signature dishes include creamy sundried tomato soup, chicken pesto sandwich with a kick of cilantro and honey, and oven-baked artichoke with pine nut picatta.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
5) Fountain Bowl
Fountain Bowl offers cosmic bowling complete with lights, a DJ, and 60 lanes of uninterrupted classic bowling. Weekly specials include Mondays, Wednesdays and Sunday mornings.
17110 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley, 714-963-7888
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