Tours + Transportation

A List Limousine

Private limousine tours and transportation. Complimentary sparkling wine, CD player, TV/DVD. 888.886.6644.

Adventures at Sea

Luxury yachts for groups. 3101 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, 949.650.2412.

AMtrak

Train service within the county and to destinations throughout California daily. There are stops in Anaheim, Fullerton, Irvine, Laguna Niguel, San Juan Capistrano and Santa Ana. 800.USA.RAIL. amtrak.com

ArtAnaheim Resort Transportation (ART)

Shuttles cover 19 routes with transfers to Disneyland, Anaheim GardenWalk and Anaheim Convention Center.  Purchase passes online, at Amtrak station and select hotels. 866.364.ARTS. rideart.org

 

 

Bev Hills rent a carBeverly Hills Rent-a-Car

Luxury and exotic rentals; pickup service. 3939 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, 949.250.4386; 800.258.5353. bhrentacar.com

California Yellow Cab

Transportation in sedans, town cars, minivans to/from airports, attractions, restaurants, nightlife, shopping. 877.935.5692.

Catalina Express

Round trip from Dana Point Harbor and Long Beach to Catalina Island year round. Dana Wharf Sportfishing, 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Harbor; 320 Golden Shore, Long Beach, 800.481.3470.

Catalina Flyer

Fastest boat from Orange County. to Catalina Island: 75 minutes. 500-passenger, triple-decker catamaran departs from the historic Balboa Pavilion. Call for schedule. $51-$68, $4 children under 3. 400 Main St., Newport Beach, 800.830.7744.

China Cove Kayak Adventures

Customized kayak tours around Newport Bay. Bicycle adventures, too. Hidden beach Jeep and kayak tour is new. 949.632.4694.

City Pass

Pass includes discounted admission to Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure, and admission to other theme parks in Los Angeles and San Diego counties. Available for purchase online or at attractions. $239-$279, under 3 free. 888.330.5008. citypass.com

Classic Mustang Rentals

Cruise the coast in a classic 1965 Mustang convertible! Hourly rentals; hotel delivery available. 729 Farad St., Costa Mesa, 949.650.5202.

 

Classic-Yacht-ExcursionsClassic Yacht Excursions

Coastal or bay cruise aboard Movin’ On; ocean sail abroad vintage sailboat Spartan; sunset wine tasting aboard either. Depart from dock between Bluewater Grill and the Cannery, Newport Beach, 949.612.8767; 949.689.3935. classsicyachtexcursions.com

Clint Carroll Surf School

Son of surf legend Corky Carroll offers instruction for all ages and levels. Beach transportation and surf equipment provided. Newport Cruisers Bike Rental Shop, 111 23rd St., Newport Beach, 949.355.7285.

Country Trails and Riding School

Guided horseback rides among massive coast live oaks and California sycamores. Tu-Su. Irvine Regional Park, 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange, 714.538.5860. ctriding.com

danawharfDana Wharf Sportfishing

Sportfishing, 82-foot schooner yacht for charter and whale-watching expeditions. Available for corporate parties and private fishing cruises. Dana Point Harbor, 34675 Golden Lantern St., Dana Point, 800.979.3370. danawharf.com

Davey’s Locker

Year-round whale-watching, deep-sea sportfishing, fishing charters and boat rentals at the Balboa Pavilion. 3400 Main St., Newport Beach, 949.673.1434.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Specializes in renting to people who need a temporary replacement car or a vehicle for a special occasion and carries a fleet of more than 713,000 vehicles, including more then 120 different makes and models. In Orange County, the Newport Beach location also offers “Exotics,” such as the BMW 650i convertible, Porsche Cayenne and Aston Martin Vantage. 18151 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, 800.RENT-A-CAR. enterprise.com

 

execucarExecucar

Premier luxury sedan service. Sedan and SUV service, flat rates, special group services, and frequent-flier points and miles with select airlines. 800.410.4444. execucar.com

Gondola Adventures

Romantic gondola cruises through Newport Harbor canals. 3101 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, 949.646.2067; 888.446.6365.

Have Fun Tours

Sightseeing tours to popular Southern California destinations including Hollywood and homes of the stars, Temecula wine country, Getty museums and beach cities. 714.658.2291.

HornblowerHornblower Cruises

Daily narrated tours of Newport, plus dinner cruises, yacht charters, whale watching, weddings and events. 2431 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, 949.646.0155. hornblower.com

JWAJohn Wayne Airport

Attractive gateway to O.C., vastly superior to LAX in ambience and ease of departure and arrival. Rotating art exhibits. “Red coat” ambassadors assist travelers. Free Wi-Fi. Ticket counters open at 5 am. New Terminal C and new dining options. 18601 Airport Way, Santa Ana, 949.252.5200. ocair.com

Metrolink

Train system connects with San Diego, Riverside and Los Angeles; stops in San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo, Irvine, Tustin, Santa Ana, Orange, Anaheim, Fullerton and Buena Park. $10 Metrolink Weekend Pass valid on Metrolink rails and public transportation throughout Southern California from 7 pm Fri. through 11:59 pm Sun. 800.371.5465. metrolinktrains.com

Newport-sailboat-rentalsNewport Sailboat Rentals

Cruise the harbor under sail or power aboard a 27-foot Catalina sailboat; up to six people. Yachts in several sizes (for up to six, 12 or 86, respectively) also available. 3101 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, 714.299.4006. newportsailboatrentals.com

OCTA

The Orange County Transportation Authority runs a comprehensive bus system throughout the county. $1.50. $7 day pass for OC buses and Metrolink trains, $6 for senior/disabled. Day pass $4, $0.60 for 65 and older, under 5 free. Exact change only. 714.560.6282. octa.net

 

pedegoPedego Electric Bikes

Electric bicycles for sale or rent near the beach. Built-in electric hub motors allow cyclists to cruise the coastal bluffs with ease and style. 310 Fifth St., Huntington Beach, 714.465.2782, pedegohb.com; 2515 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, 949.612.7989, pedegocdm.com; 34155 Pacific Coast Hwy., Dana Point, 949.488.0696, pedegodealer.com; 1065 Pacific Coast Hwy., Seal Beach, 562.296.5782, pedegogreaterlongbeach.com

Prime Time Shuttle

Service around the clock to SoCal airports, Disneyland, Disney’s California Adventure, Anaheim Convention Center. 800.RED.VANS. primetimeshuttle.com

super-shuttle-vanSuper Shuttle

Runs to and from the airport 24 hours a day. All major cards. Individuals, groups and charters welcome. Earn frequent-flier points and miles with select airlines. 800.BLUE.VAN. supershuttle.com

 

 

Toll-RoadsThe Toll Roads

The One-Time-Toll option allows visiotrs to drive the 73, 133, 241 and 261 Toll Roads and then pay online 48 hours after the trip. thetollroads.com

TMZTMZ Hollywood Tour

Bus tour with state-of-the-art audio/video system explores celebrity haunts and sites of famous scandals. TMZ guides are at the ready to interview celebrities and send footage back to the newsroom. $53-$63. Starline Tours, 6925 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 855.486.9868. tmz.com

waterfrontWATERFRONT ADVENTURES

One-stop shop on the Huntington Beach boardwalk for a memorable day at the beach: Rent surfboards, bodyboards, beach cruisers, Surrey bikes, beach chairs and even a fire pit with beach butler for s’mores. Surf lessons and kayak tours can also be arranged. 21100 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, 714.536.4863. waterfrontresort.com

 

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