Orange County, CA, USA

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Orange County, CA, USA

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Make Yourself at Home in Your Orange County Vacation Home

Vacationing in southern California can be a dream come true, and you may have visions of relaxing under the sun on lovely beaches and living life to the fullest as you explore famous area attractions. There is much to see and do throughout the Orange County area, and you will find that your Orange County vacation home makes the ideal starting point for all of your fun times in the area. When you stay in a vacation home, you could enjoy amenities that include a fully-equipped kitchen, a parking area, a deck or patio with a barbecue grill, spacious bedrooms and private bathrooms.

Outdoor Recreation

Orange County has an expansive coastline along the Pacific Ocean, and it is home to some of the top beaches in the state. When you want to enjoy some time outdoors on your Orange County vacation, you can venture out of your Balboa Peninsula vacation home to explore beaches like Aliso Beach, Balboa Beach, Crystal Cove State Park, Huntington City Beach, Newport Beach Municipal Beach and others. You will have an amazing time swimming, sunbathing, people watching and enjoying other beach activities at these top beaches in Orange County.


A trip to southern California would not be complete without spending time shopping at some of the premier retail destinations in the area. There are several great shopping malls and retail centers located close to your Huntington Beach vacation rental, and some of these include the South Coast Plaza with a Saks Fifth Avenue and other top department stores, Brea Mall in Brea, Westfield MainPlace in Santa Ana, Buena Park Downtown and Anaheim Plaza. You can shop to your heart's delight at each of these destinations.


Many people enjoy cooking meals in their full kitchen in their Orange County vacation rental home, but many also want to enjoy a delicious meal out on the town from time to time while on vacation. If you want to savor local fare, there are some top venues that you may want to put on your list of places to explore. Some of these include The Hobbit, The Cellar, Chart House, Bayside Restaurant, Anaheim White House Restaurant, Roy's, Studio, Manhattan Steak and Seafood, Salt Creek Grille and others.


The majority of southern California has a Mediterranean climate, and this holds true for Orange County as well. Orange County's weather is splendid throughout much of the year, and this means that there is rarely a bad time of the year to schedule your trip to the area. You can enjoy warm winters and hot summers when you head to Orange County. The average high temperatures range from the upper 60s and 70s in the winter to the upper 80s in the summer. The average low temperatures range from the upper 40s in the winter to the mid-60s in the summer. This is a relatively dry area with many days of sunshine, and in fact, the area only receives approximately 14 inches of rain throughout the year.

How to Get There

Orange County is located just south of the downtown Los Angeles area and is included in the major metropolitan area. With this in mind, there are several convenient ways for you to travel into the area. You can reach the metropolitan area by traveling along Interstates 5, 15 or 10 or Highway 1. You can also fly into the area via the Los Angeles International Airport, and you can rent a car to get around town more easily. Buses and trains also provide you with additional options for getting to Orange County.