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Address: 100 Civic Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone Number: 949-644-3309
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Nice beach

Newport beach is a nice beach with a pier. Has your typical water sports but can be crowded. Parking is not cheap and there are several shops within walking distance.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Newport beach is a nice beach with a pier. Has your typical water sports but can be crowded. Parking is not cheap and there are several shops within walking distance.

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Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

As a typical tourist, I want fast, efficient, and cheap parking, which is not readily available at the Newport Beach. With a handicapped parking tag, it took nearly an hour to find parking on a Sunday afternoon. Once we were able to park, our experience was great! The waves were high at 8-20 feet, so it was not a typical... More 

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Corona, California
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

One of the cleanest beaches around. Lifeguard stations, ton's of local restaurants within walking distance as well as nice walk on the pier, Public restrooms and usually clean also. Bring lots of coins or credit cards for new machines for parking.

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Williamston, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful Beaches! We were there the first few day's were gret , but then all the colledge students on spring break came mid-week and I would not recommend that time of year to anyone except for another young college student. Very packed beaches and NO PARKING !!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Been coming here since I was very young, long the area and the beach is great. You get some good waves sometimes and some wonderful views. The water is nice, and close to everything down here that you would need, snacks, bike rentals, etc. Love it here, come down and share your experience.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I know I'm not the first reviewer to say this, but parking at Newport Beach is terrible. I usually like to go to these types of places in the morning to avoid the crowds, but wasn't able to this time. It was our last day in California, on a Sunday. We were busy all morning, so figured we'd give Newport... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Went out for a Sunday morning walk along the Pacific. Got back mid-afternoon and, according to my Iphone, went almost seventeen miles. Checked out the shops, ate at a seafood restaurant. Be sure to take the harbor tour and learn about all the houses along the water, plus sea lions and the place where Gilligan's Island was filmed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Newport beach was a really fun place to visit. I loved the atmosphere of the area with all of the shops and restaurants and stores along the walkway! We had our little dog with us so it was nice to walk around with her and there are so many dog lovers around with their pups as well. Lots of bikes,... More 

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California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This was always to top place to be on "The OC" now Irvine is catching up. Always loved it and always will

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Newport Beach is a fantastic choice for beachgoers. Clean, quiet (in comparison in some other S. Cali beaches we've been), lots of shopping, restaurants and gorgeous beach area! Get here early, parking is a bit difficult. Also,l bring change or debit/credit card for parking meters (2 hour limit).

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