- TripBuzz found 354 things to do with kids in or near Dana Point, California, including 329 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Laguna Beach, San Clemente, Newport Beach and Irvine.
- From Capt. Dave's Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari to Salt Creek Beach, the Dana Point area offers 132 different types of family activities, including: Beaches, Parks, Whale Watching Tours and Paddleboarding.
- Sweeping ocean views and dramatic cliff sides are prominent in Dana Point, CA. The affluent residential community offers tourists many opportunities for both indoor and outdoor entertainment. It's harbor is one of the few in Orange County, offering OC locals and visitors access to boating, surfing and other water excursions. The city also hosts the annual Festival of Whales and Tall Ships Festival.
Gemmell's 34471 Golden Lantern Street, Dana Point, CA MoreLess Info
Dinner for two or four at French-inspired restaurant with approval from Gayot
SUP Fitness Laguna offers paddle boarding lessons for those who wish to get on the water. Those who are interested in learning how to properly paddle across the waters may appreciate what this site has to offer.
The Ocean Institute features 61 immersion-style programs that offer guests the chance to learn about marine science and the environment. The location offers access to a gift shop for those who wish to purchase souvenirs.
79% 107 votes
50 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629 MoreLess Info
At Monarch Beach Golf Links, golfers have access to an 18-hole course with four sets of tees. The site also features a practice area and a rental club, hosts tournaments and golf lessons, and sells deli-style sandwiches at its cafe.
93% 27 votes
Santa Clara Ave, Violet Lantern to Amber Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629 MoreLess Info
A three mile trail, Bluff Top Trail Runs between Walk On Beach and Gualala Point Regional Park. Along this trail lies the remnants of the Dana Point Inn and sea cliffs and views for birding and whale-watching.
Founded in 1987, Westwind Sailing works in partnership with the Orange County Sailing & Event Center to teach safe and responsible boating and sailing techniques to the public. The group offers a variety of sailing classes.
Located within a quiet and peaceful residential area, Mission Bell Park is a park featuring a number of amenities for guests to enjoy. These amenities include a playground structure, a large open area, and a lot of shade.
64% 427 votes
32401 Golden Lantern, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677 MoreLess Info
Offering a unique movie-watching experience, Cinepolis Luxury Cinemas is an executive theater with a full bar. Guests will be able to enjoy fully-reclining leather seats as well as waiter service, deluxe food menus and all of the latest new releases.
The Las Ramblas Trail is a 3.5 mile dirt trail that can be hiked year-round. It has a variety of inclines to suit both the novice and advanced hiker, allows dogs and bicycles and offers sweeping views of the coast.
A dog park with separate fenced areas for large dogs and small dogs, Laguna Niguel Dog Park offers large spaces for playing and socializing. Floored with wood chips rather than grass, the park offers water fountains, as well.
21% 19 votes
641 Camino De Los Mares, San Clemente, CA 92673 MoreLess Info
Popular first-run Hollywood films are presented at Krikorian Premiere Theatres throughout the week with certain bargain ticket times. There are six individual auditoriums, a full snack bar, and select movies shown in Digital 3DX.