The college town of Claremont has an artsy, small-town feel that many people around Orange County love to visit and call home. Claremont’s five undergraduate colleges and two graduate schools share a large campus and are all within walking distance of each other. Along with the colleges (commonly called the 7C’s), other central places to visit and enjoy in Claremont include Claremont Village, the Ben Bollinger Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre, and the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden and Butterfly Pavilion.
Covina brings southern California residents and visitors a local taste of some of the simple things in life like fine wine and live music. Its wine bars showcase local wines from around southern California and other west coast vineyards. The small-town local music studio and underground venue offer residents of Covina and her neighboring cities an opportunity to showcase, expand on, and appreciate the musical talent in the Pomona Valley.
The 106th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is back this year and better than ever with the new theme “Deck the Hulls with Bows of Jolly”. This annual Orange County holiday tradition has been called “one of the top ten holiday happenings in the nation” by the New York Times! The spectacular five-day event will be held each night from Wednesday, December 17, 2014 to Sunday, December 21, 2014.
The city of Buena Park is full of entertaining and exciting activities that will leave you feeling nostalgic for another time and transport you to other eras. While Buena Park is well known for its timeless amusement park, Knott’s Berry Farm, there’s plenty to see and do for visitors and Orange County locals alike.
With its beautiful landscapes, great location, and plethora of family-friendly activities, it is not surprising that Irvine, California is consistently voted one of the best cities in America. Whether you are visiting Irvine on business, vacationing from out of town, or live in a city nearby, there are plenty of local attractions to keep you busy during your stay.
Orange Friday is the new Black Friday this Thanksgiving weekend in Orange County, California. Take a break from the mall mayhem and holiday stress to experience the outdoors with your family in the cool and breezy, scenic hills of California. After you’re stuffed with turkey and have done a bit of early bird shopping, take your family to Irvine Regional Park on November 28th for a holiday event to help you work off the Thanksgiving feast!
The City of Industry is a commercial business hub in the Pomona Valley where many people commute for the workday, but stay for an evening of entertainment or a weekend of relaxation. The City of Industry is home to the Pacific Palms Resort, which is known for its elegant weddings and events, and its challenging scenic golf courses. From the antique Homestead Museum dedicated to preserving southern California’s history to a family-friendly arcade that closes late, this city has a little bit of fun for everyone.
Chino Hills, California is a city in Pomona Valley with views worth visiting! The beautiful homes surrounding the Vellano golf course coupled with a stunning mountain view creates a scenic backdrop to any special event you attend or round of golf you play at the Vellano Country Club. Explore Indian culture and discover Hindu humanitarianism at the Swaminarayan temple in Chino Hills.
Many regions in California are well known for their beautiful vineyards and wineries. Los Alamitos is a small town, not far from some of the renowned California vineyards, with historical roots and fine taste. On weekends and special occasions, you will find the locals and tourists alike betting on horses at the Los Alamitos Race Course, tasting fine local wines, or gathering with the community to celebrate one of the town’s historic buildings.
Chino, California is a great little inland city in the Pomona Valley for those visiting California with kids. With two great aviation museums that are well-kept secrets even from most locals, a fun, hands-on children’s museum, and many local parks, there’s plenty to entertain kids while the adults take care of business.