The Mountains to the Sea Trail is a designated National Recreation Trail, spanning a 22-mile journey from the Cleveland National Forest to the Pacific Ocean in Newport Beach’s Back Bay.
Beginning in the rugged, oak-filled Weir Canyon, visitors can hike, run, walk, horseback ride, or bike south toward the coast while enjoying an amazing variety of scenery and geography.
A large portion of the ride is alongside the San Diego Creek. Its location in the heart of urban Orange County and the mostly flat and paved terrain makes this trail an accessible destination for outdoor enthusiasts of any age.
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Newport Beach is the largest recreational harbor on the West Coast, featuring over ten miles of coastline with sand, surf, and sunshine.
Stretch your legs and take in the California coast on the San Clemente Beach trail!
The Mission San Luis Rey de Francia holds the title “King of the Missions,” due to its spacious expansiveness, architectural beauty, and picturesque Oceanside surroundings.
Orange County Great Park is a public park in Irvine on the site of the decommissioned Marine Corps Air Station El Toro.
This legendary restaurant is located at the historic train depot in San Juan Capistrano.
This family-friendly, smaller scale sized zoo is located in Orange County.
Knott's Independence Hall is a free exhibit across the street from Knott's Berry Farm, showcasing an exact, brick-by-brick replica of the original historical Philadelphia landmark.
A former Spanish mission founded in 1776 in colonial Las Californias by Spanish Catholic missionaries of the Franciscan Order.