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The Key to a Perfect Spring Break in Orange County

Posted on March 15, 2024 | 3:25pm | Travel Costa Mesa

Spring is here and if you’re searching for the perfect spot to let loose, look no further than Costa Mesa! Picture this: coastal California vibes, epic dining scenes, endless sunshine, unparalleled shopping, and world-class performing arts – all in one place with hotel options that won’t break your bank.

Head to the Shore

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Costa Mesa is just minutes away from California’s best beaches! Whether it’s embarking on a whale watching excursion, taking a leisurely stroll along the pier, or catching waves in Huntington Beach, there’s no shortage of coastal adventures to explore.

Head to the Theater

Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes the latest and greatest Broadway shows, award-winning musicians, and international ballet and dance companies. This spring, you can enjoy the hilarious hit musical and wickedly fun storyline of “Beetlejuice”, adding a touch of dark comedy to the center’s diverse lineup of performances.

Kid-Friendly Play

Planning a spring vacation with the whole family? Help the kids build their imagination at the OC Fair & Event Center’s free Imaginology fair April 13th-14th. The annual weekend of programming provides an approachable and interactive way for kids to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math.

Explore The Happiest Place on Earth

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The world-famous Disneyland® Resort is also just a short 20-minute drive from Costa Mesa. Planning ahead will help you make the most of your magical experience at the happiest place on earth! Be sure to purchase Disneyland tickets and reserve your spot before you go.  

Eat, Eat, Eat

Costa Mesa is known as the Eatcation® destination of SoCal. From celebrity chefs to international favorites, you’ll find a dining option for everyone! Make sure to visit one of Costa Mesa’s two Michelin-starred restaurants: Hana re Sushi  and Knife Pleat or one of the six Michelin recognized restaurants. Did you know Costa Mesa has the only Michelin Star restaurants in Orange County?

Where to Stay

Costa Mesa is home to hotels that fit every budget and just minutes away from the best attractions in Orange County. Check out our variety of accommodations here.