Tours and Excursions

Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching

Dana Wharf is the central location for a wealth of ocean-related activities, and visitors often find themselves drawn there when they want to experience local marine life. Sportfishing and whale watching are two of the most prominent pursuits,...  Read More

Newport Landing Sportfishing

If you're eager to see what it feels like to fight one of the big boys and do your best to land him, Newport Landing is ready to set you up for a terrific time. Numerous options allow you to choose everything from a half-day to an overnight...  Read More

The Queen Mary was not only a luxury ocean liner in its day but also a WWII-era warship, carrying troops and military leaders from 1940-1946. The ship, which first set sail in 1936, was retired from service in 1967, when it was brought to Long...  Read More

Irvine Regional Park and Irvine Park Railroad

Located in the foothills of Orange, Irvine Park Railroad is a one-third scale train that takes children and adults on a scenic, 12-minute ride (narrated by the engineer) through picturesque Irvine Regional Park. Other activities inside of the...  Read More

Orange County Marine Institute

Hop on the Pilgrim and prepare to be amazed by the diversity of California's marine life! For a small fee, you can learn about life aboard a 19th-century sailing vessel, explore a real tidal pool, and take part in the marine lab's open house. If...  Read More

Garden Grove
Crystal Cathedral

Designed in the shape of a four-pointed star, Crystal Cathedral is a sight to behold. The impressive structure is comprised of more than 10,000 panes of glass, and coincidentally, the church boasts more than 10,000 members. The congregation...  Read More

Showcasing beautiful specimens of plants, shrubs, and trees is the pleasure of this 26-acre arboretum, which lies on the edge of the CSUF campus. Since 1979, it has delighted visitors with a wealth of themed gardens and meticulously maintained...  Read More