Orange County, with its scenic beaches and sunny climate became popular as a tourist attraction in the 1900s. Local residents enjoy various maritime activities. There are also plenty of opportunities for playing golf and tennis, attending sports events, camping, and hiking. This area today includes numerous sites of entertainment, cultural, and historic interest. There are many fine restaurants and unique shopping boutiques in the area as well.
Here are a few of the more popular tourist attractions that are located in the Orange County area:
Laguna Beach: For many years this coast areas has been attracting numerous tourists.
Seal Beach: Enjoy one of the finest beaches in California.
George Key Ranch Historical Park: It is expected to open in 2019 sometime. The site includes a garden and museum.
Old Orange County Courthouse: A historic county courthouse that is definitely worth the visit.
Irvine Ranch Historic Park: Find out about the agricultural history of Orange County and visit the modern zoo nearby.
Disneyland: Walt Disney created this amusement park and is still an international tourist destination to this day.
Richard M. Nixon Birthplace And Library: Learn all about the controversial U.S. 37th President.
Disney’s California Adventure: Modern Disney theme park that is very popular with tourists.
Arden Helena Modjeska Historic House And Gardens: The historic villa is located right outside of Modjeska village on the far eastern area of Orange County.
Knott’s Berry Farm: This popular Southern California theme park rose up on a former berry sales stand close to Buena Park, California.