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Laguna Beach
About an hour south of Los Angeles, Laguna Beach has a spectacular clifftop setting above some of the finest beaches in California. Outdoor enthusiasts can snorkel, scuba dive, body-surf, or hike the trails in nearby Laguna Coast Wilderness Park. A center for artists, there are a number of special events and festivals,such as the Sawdust Art Festival, Festival of Arts/Pageant of the Masters, Art-A-Fair and Plein Air Painting Invitational. The Laguna Art Museum focuses on California artists. Window shoppers and collectors will enjoy strolling the village’s quaint streets, as well as visiting galleries spotted along Pacific Coast Highway.

All things to do » Things to do

Heisler Park
Heisler Park
Attraction type: Parks
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Crystal Cove State Park
Crystal Cove State Park
Attraction type: Beaches; State Parks
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Pageant of the Masters
Pageant of the Masters
Owner description: Located on the Festival of Arts grounds is one of the most unique theatrical productions in the world, the Pageant of the Masters. Watch real people be magically transformed into... more Owner description: Located on the Festival of Arts grounds is one of the most unique theatrical productions in the world, the Pageant of the Masters. Watch real people be magically transformed into life-sized re-creations of famous works of art. A live narrator guides you through the story of each living picture accompanied by a full orchestra. Shows are nightly. There is nothing like it anywhere... only in Laguna Beach. less
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Crescent Bay Point Park
Crescent Bay Point Park
Attraction type: Parks
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1,000 Steps Beach
1,000 Steps Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Montage Lobby Lounge
Montage Lobby Lounge
Ranked #1 of 154 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Cuisines: American
Nick's Laguna Beach
Nick's Laguna Beach
Ranked #2 of 154 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Price: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Wine Bar
Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Watermarc Restaurant
Watermarc Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 154 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Price:
Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dolce Gelato
Dolce Gelato
Ranked #4 of 154 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Price:
Cuisines: Dessert, Italian, Ice Cream
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
230 Forest Avenue Restaurant & Bar
230 Forest Avenue Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #5 of 154 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Price: $31 - $80
Cuisines: American, Asian, Seafood, Californian
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Manzanita Cottages
Manzanita Cottages
$125 - $285
The Tides Inn
2.0 of 5
The Tides Inn
$131 - $233
Ranked #5 of 22 Hotels in Laguna Beach
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Crescent Bay Inn
2.0 of 5
Crescent Bay Inn
$142 - $263
Ranked #6 of 22 Hotels in Laguna Beach
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Casa Laguna Inn & Spa
3.5 of 5
Casa Laguna Inn & Spa
$279 - $419
Ranked #2 of 22 Hotels in Laguna Beach
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Inn At Laguna Beach
3.0 of 5
Inn At Laguna Beach
$190 - $480
Ranked #3 of 22 Hotels in Laguna Beach
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Laguna Cliffs Inn
2.5 of 5
Laguna Cliffs Inn
$157 - $370
Ranked #7 of 22 Hotels in Laguna Beach
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Montage Laguna Beach
5.0 of 5
Montage Laguna Beach
$546 - $944
Ranked #1 of 22 Hotels in Laguna Beach
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Surf & Sand Resort
4.0 of 5
Surf & Sand Resort
$341 - $766
Ranked #4 of 22 Hotels in Laguna Beach
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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
5.0 of 5
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
$489 - $850
Ranked #2 of 9 Hotels in Dana Point
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