Wedged between Los Angeles and San Diego, sun-kissed Orange County offers enviable stretches of golden beaches, unrivaled family attractions, world-class golf courses, and some of the best shopping in the country. Anaheim’s Disneyland Resort basks in the spotlight as the region’s most visited destination, but the string of coastal communities dotting the 42-mile shoreline holds an often-overlooked appeal, with stellar sunsets, secluded beaches, ecological reserves, art museums, and historic missions.
What's New in Orange County
June 23, 2014 by Teresa Bitler
Already a mainstay in Asia for decades, night markets are now taking hold all over the world. With a buzzy, carnival-like atmosphere, they're the place to be ... Read More »
August 15, 2013 by ShermansTravel Editorial Staff
In life, being in the right place at the right time can come down to serendipity, but in travel, it is almost always the result of good planning. To avoid crowds ... Read More »
July 18, 2012 by Rona Gindin and Michelle McCoy
We know what you’re thinking: Between hotels, park passes, meals, and souvenirs, a Disney vacation is going to put a significant dent in your vacation budget. ... Read More »
June 22, 2012 by Liz Webber
When I visited Walt Disney World as a kid with my family – and even during a school trip to the parks in high school – I never noticed anyone drinking alcohol. ... Read More »
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