Newport Beach, Newport Beach

4.6
Head to the Wedge for some of the best body surfing in Southern California. Known for its large, wedge-shaped waves, the swell at Newport Beach can reach up to 9 m (30 ft). Other options along this 16.1 km (10 mi) of coastline includ renting a bicycle, fishing, hiking, or sailing. The 4.7 km (2.9 miles) boardwalk features many shopping options and places to have a meal or a drink. You can rent beach chairs, body boards, and other water gear, and lifeguards are on duty throughout the area. Make your way to the fire rings to enjoy some s'mores. Plan your visit to Newport Beach and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Newport Beach travel route site .
Create an itinerary including Newport Beach
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Newport Beach Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
1,367 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Newport Beach is lovely. It is elegant, quiet, and most importantly: very very clean. It is clearly a rich area, as you’ll constantly see expensive cars driving around. The only difficulty here is tha...  more »
  • The from shore to ocean, it’s kind of narrow and mound like. Around dusk it isn’t as family friendly. Parking can be rough but there is a free trolley on weekends from town. The restaurants and shops ...  more »
Places to stay near Newport Beach

Plan your trip to Newport Beach

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Newport Beach

View all >
4.9
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 3​h
4.6
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.8
Duration: 2​h 30​min

Side trips from Newport Beach

4.0
Duration: 8​h
2.7
Duration: 6​h
4.4
Duration: 3​h 30​min
4.8
Duration: 4​h

Hidden gems in Newport Beach

4.7
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.6
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.4
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 2​h 30​min

Nearby attractions in Newport Beach

5.0
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.9
Duration: 1​h 30​min
3.2
Duration: 2​h 30​min
5.0
Duration: 4​h

Kid-friendly things to do in Newport Beach

5.0
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.6
Duration: 2​h 30​min
3.1
Duration: 4​h

Wildlife in Newport Beach

4.4
Duration: 2​h 30​min

Plans to Newport Beach by other users

50 days in United States BY A USER FROM UKRAINE April, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Anaheim & Huntington Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Redwood National Park, San Francisco & Anaheim BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans