Explore Orange County

Orange County is a world-famous destination known for its surf, its sun, and year-round fun. UCI puts you at the center of it all. With 42 miles of coveted coast, running-biking-hiking trails, legendary theme parks, and world-class shopping, there is always something to do.

Decompress in Aldrich park, a quiet 19-acre botanical garden in the heart of the UCI community or hit the links at the Rancho San Joaquin Golf Course. Spend a day at the Disneyland Park and Resort or relive the wild west at Knott’s Berry Farm amusement park. Venture out on any one of Orange County’s scenic hiking and biking trails or head to the mountains with your snowboard and skis. Whatever is on your agenda, you can energize your team in this one-of-a-kind place.

Centennial Farm

Costa Mesa

Three-acre working farm at the OC Fair & Event Center created to educate youth about agriculture.

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Crystal Cove State Park

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Crystal Cove State Park

Newport Coast

Rolling surf, sandy beaches, tidepools, gently sloping hills, and deeply wooded canyons and ridges provide a delightful contrast to its urban surroundings.

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Dana Point Harbor

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Dana Point Harbor

Dana Point

Year-round access to a first-class harbor, marina and public recreational facility.

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Santa Ana Artwalk

Santa Ana Artwalk

Santa Ana

The “First Saturday” Artwalk in Downtown Santa Ana is an epicenter of creativity, expression and inspiration.

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Disneyland

Disneyland Park

Approx. 25 miles ▪ 25 minutes

Enter a magical kingdom where you can sail with pirates, explore exotic jungles, meet fairy-tale princesses, dive under the ocean and rocket through the stars—all in the same day!

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Knott's Berry Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm

Approx. 20 miles ▪ 30 minutes

Home to world-class rides, thrilling roller coasters, shows & attractions.

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Boomers

Boomers! Irvine

Approx. 2 miles ▪ 7 minutes   12 minutes

When it comes to fun, Boomers! is a blast!

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Irvine Lanes

Irvine Lanes

Approx. 2 miles ▪ 7 minutes   12 minutes

Irvine Lanes offers 40 Lanes of bowling with automatic scoring, bar, and snack bar.

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The District

The District

Approx. 4 miles ▪ 12 minutes

One million square-foot open-air lifestyle and entertainment shopping center.

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Fashion Island

Fashion Island

Approx. 4 miles ▪ 12 minutes

Panoramic ocean views and palms trees set the stage for special appearances by top designers and a unique blend of luxury fashion and specialty boutiques. Self parking, valet and convenient trolley service available.

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South Coast Plaza

South Coast Plaza

Approx. 6 miles ▪ 12 minutes

Renowned global shopping destination home to over 250 boutiques, restaurants and the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Self parking and valet parking available.

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Irvine Spectrum

Irvine Spectrum

Approx. 8 miles ▪ 20 minutes

Energized open-air experience featuring restaurants, entertainment, over 130 specialty stores, and a must-see 108-foot Ferris wheel. Self parking and valet parking available.

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Downtown Disney District

Downtown Disney District

Approx. 18.5 miles ▪ 28 minutes

Lively promenade featuring distinctive eateries, unique shops, and exciting entertainment. Walking distance to Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure. Free parking for up to 2 hours. Up to 4 hours of free parking with validation from participating locations.

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In-N-Out Burger

In-N-Out Burger

Irvine · $ · Fast Food

In-N-Out makes everything the old-fashioned way. Quality you can taste®.

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85C Bakery

85°C Bakery Café

Irvine · $ · Bakery, Coffee and Tea

Handcrafted drinks are made to order. Over 50 varieties of pastries baked fresh hourly.

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Bistango

Bistango

Irvine · $$$ · American, Bar

Artful New American cuisine in the award-winning Atrium Building. Extensive bar and a Wine Spectator award-winning wine list with over 400 varieties of wine.

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Seasons 52

Seasons 52

Costa Mesa · $$ · American

Seasonally inspired menus featuring ingredients at their peak of freshness.

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Din Tai Fung

Din Tai Fung

Costa Mesa · $$ · Taiwanese

Din Tai Fung gives people throughout the world the opportunity to experience a classic “taste of Taiwan.”

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Ruby's Shake Shack

Ruby’s Shake Shack

Newport Coast · $ · American

’40s-style diner serving comfort fare offers a view of Crystal Cove that cannot be beat.

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