With a rich history and a tradition for romance, the Dana Point Harbor has the capability to host over 2,500 boats. Also along the marina are several restaurants and shops to entertain the whole family. It also includes a variety of aquatic activities, including sports fishing and whale watching as well as music cruises and marine mammal adventures. The harbor is also a great place to host a picnic as it has several public picnic tables and barbecue areas as well as open fields and a pier. If you have small children, head to Baby Beach for a wave-free swim area.
Dana Point Farm
If you and your family have an affinity for everything equestrian, feel assured that you would get all of your needs met at the Dana Point Farm. This facility is more than 60 acres and offers boarding, foaling, and breeding for your horses. The main barn features an indoor track and 32 brand new stalls for your thoroughbreds. They also have services to assist you if you are interesting in buying or selling a thoroughbred horse. The farm is the result of the lifelong dream of Gayle Gerth, and is conveniently located between Penn National Race Tracks and Philadelphia Park.
Dana Point Festival o
Come witness the annual migration of the beautiful California Gray Whale at the Dana Point Festival of Whales. Every spring, these 35-ton whales come through Dana Point, and you can be lucky enough to see these stunning creatures. Bring your family to the opening day parade and Street Fair. Your relatives will the arts and crafts exhibitions as well as paddling events, great food, and classic car exhibits. The festival also features concerts on both land and water for your viewing pleasure. Watch the whales from the Dana Point Headlands Conservation Park or from a variety of vessels available on the ocean.