Crystal Cove State Park
Little Corona Beach
Just south of Balboa Peninsula is Corona del Mar , a ritzy bedroom community on the privileged eastern flanks of the Newport Channel...
Ruby’s Shake Shack
At this easy-to-miss roadside wooden shack, recently bought by the Ruby’s Diner chain, the milkshakes and ocean views are as good as ever.
8471 N Coast Hwy · interesting places nearby
Crystal Cove State Park information
A few miles of open beach and 2400 acres of undeveloped woodland at this state beach let you forget you're in a crowded metropolitan area, at least once you get past the parking lots and stake out a place on the sand. Everyone thought the hilltops were part of the state park until the Irvine Company, the actual landowner, bulldozed them to make room for McMansions that are the dream of many an OC resident.