New port Beach/Balboa
*Visit Newport Pier.
*Explore Balboa Village.
*Take a harbor cruise on a Mississippi-style riverboat.
*Have fun at The Balboa Fun Zone.
*Take the ferry to Balboa Island.
*Shop at posh shops at Fashion Island.
*See the magic of nature at Roger’s Gardens.
*Take in a game of golf at Newport Beach Golf Course.
*Shop the Citadel Outlet Stores.
*Have a glass of wine seaside at The Terrace Cafe.
*Visit the Laguna Art Museum.
*Stop by scenic Dana Point.
*Take a leisurely drive to Dana Island.
*Visit Mission San Juan Capistrano, the seventh mission in the chain of CA missions.
*Take a surf lesson at Bird Rock.
*Have lunch at the picturesque Montage Resort and Spa.
*Be a kid again at Legoland Park.
*Shop State Street.
*Check out the Del Mar Race Track and Fairgrounds.
*The Museum of Making Music.
*Ride in a hot air balloon over canyons and miles of coastline.
*Visit Quail Botanical Gardens.
*Wine taste at Witch Creek Winery in Carlsbad.
*Sample Armenian specialties at The Armenian Cafe.
*Explore the La Jolla Caves.
*Chill out at Ellen Browning Scripts Park.
*Grab a slice at Sammy’s Wood Fired Pizza, one of the most popular joints in town.
*Visit The San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art.
*Visit the Stephen Birch Aquarium Museum.
*Hang glide with Torrey Pines Gliderport.
*Bike ride along the coast.
*San Diego Wild Animal Park.
*Visit historic Hotel del Coronado.
*Check out 1,400 acre Balboa Park.
*San Diego Museum of Art.
*Take an Old Town Trolley tour.
*Explore the haunted house.
*Explore Old Town.
*Grab a bite and explore the shops in the Gas Lamp area.
*Knott’s Berry Farm.
*Be one of the one and a half a million chicken dinners served at Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant.
*Disneyland’s California Adventure.
*Downtown Disney for nightlife and bar hopping…Mickey Mouse style.
*Visit Old Town Temecula .
*Shop for antiques .
*Visit the Temecula Valley Museum.
*Wine taste at Callaway, Faulkner, Thorton, Mount Palomar, Baily and Van Roekel Wineries.
*Take a hot air balloon ride.
*Enjoy the breeze on the 45 minute boat ride to the island.
*Shop and browse on Crescent Avenue.
*See the art deco Casino Building at the edge of the island.
*Check out Two Harbors at the Isthmus for camping and hiking.
*Check out the San Buenaventura Mission.
*Cruise around the Ventura Harbor by paddle boat.
*Take a cruise to the Channel Islands with Island Packers Cruises and hike Anacapa Island.
*See one of the largest Maritime collections at the Ventura County Maritime Museum.
*Try progressive dining.
*Shop at the Oxnard Factory Outlet.
*Relax at The Ojai Valle Inn and Spa.
*Ojai Valley Museum.
*Massarella Pottery and Gallery.
*Blue Heron Water Amusement Park for kids under 12.
*Check out historic Stearns Wharf upon arriving in Santa Barbara.
*See over 700 animals from around the world at the Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens.
*Shop and eat on State Street.
*Stay at the Four Seasons Resort Santa Barbara.
*Play polo at the Santa Barbara Polo and Racquet Club.
*Hang glide with Fly Above All.
*Stay at the Bacara Resort and Spa.
*See an authentic Danish colony.
*Visit Old Mission Santa Ines.
*Stay at The Santa Ynez Inn.
*Have dinner at Mattie’s Tavern.
*Wine taste at Firestone, Fess Parker, Foley and LinCourt.
*See a real live ostrich at Ostrich Land.
*Visit the miniature horse ranch in Solvang.
*Relive the movie Sideways by doing the Sideways Wine Tour.
*See the amazing view from the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.
*Shop Desert Hills Factory Stores.
*Try exotic sliders at Hamburger Mary’s.
*Stroll Palm Canyon Drive.
*Hike Indian Canyons.
*Explore the living desert.
*Have dinner at family owned restaurant Capri in Desert Hot Springs.
*Check out the Palm Springs Air Museum.