Newport Beach has evolved from a simple seaside village to an icon of chic coastal living. Its ritzy reputation comes from megayachts bobbing in the harbor, boutiques that rival those in Beverly Hills, and spectacular homes overlooking the ocean.
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The Museum of Art is renowned for its contemporary and modern collections. On every third Thursday, converse with artists and curators.
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It's the island of romance, or so sang the Four Preps in their 1957 single, "26 Miles." Catch a boat from Newport Beach to snorkel, kayak and fish there.
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There’s lots to see on this half-mile stretch of beach, including surfers and tide pools with the tiny non-human creatures that also ride the waves.
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Check out the upscale Fashion Island, an open-air shopping complex. Panoramic ocean views provide a perfect backdrop for your browsing.
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The view of Newport Harbor and Balboa Island is spectacular from the top of the Balboa Fun Zone’s Ferris wheel, a local landmark since 1936.
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