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Laguna Beach, CA

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Can you smell the fresh, Pacific Ocean-drenched, seaside air? Ahhhh. This is Laguna Beach and you are one lucky duck to be here. Laguna Beach is in Orange County (hello, hottest housewives and the real Orange County, yes, we know you’re there). As you probably know, it is in the sunny state of California. One word: Gor-geous.

Getting Around in Laguna Beach, CA

Downtown Laguna Beach is a great place to stroll from shop to shop, but you may be hard-pressed to find many conveniences within walking distance outside of downtown. When searching for your Laguna Beach apartment, take into consideration the need for a car. There is a bus system in the city, but because of it's limited hours it may not be the best choice for day-to-day errands.

Walk Score®
Transit Score®
"Minimal Transit"
The average commuter time in Laguna Beach is:
30 to 34 minutes
Explore info about this city
  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 8.25%
  • 18.65%
  • 3.45%

Laguna Beach Art Scene

<p>Laguna is beautiful, and the people who live here create beautiful things. If you're looking to see some local art and but still take in some of the natural beauty outside, check out once of the many art festivals that the city holds. Start off with the Sawdust Art festival, or the Festival of Arts. Both are great! If you can stand to leave the knock-out stunning outdoors, you can check out countless galleries in town and the beautifully locatedÊLaguna Art Museum. The Laguna College of Art and Design has been grooving since 1961, so as you can see, the art roots here are deep. You can also enjoy art by taking anÊart tourÊor catching theÊSawdust Festival.</p>

Beaches, Parks, and Exciting Events

<p>Enjoying the beaches in Laguna Beach is easy. Just walk outside your door and you will likely run into a beautiful beach. But you can also enjoy spending time outdoors by going to one of the many parks in the area.ÊCrystal Cove State ParkÊis part beach and part undeveloped woods and one hundred percent stunning. Folks can hike, bike, scuba, surf, swim, horseback ride, and contemplate beautifully here. Birder alert! There is also unbelievable wildlife viewing opportunities. YouÕll see tide pools, which are extremely awesome, teeming with anemone, starfish, and other creatures of the sea. You will definitely want to bring those binoculars for viewing from a distance cause you might see dolphins, whales, and coyotes along with many different types of birds. The park also has some super cool, special events like Full Moon Hikes, Holiday Bazaars, Geology Tours, and Tidepool Walks.</p>

Laguna at Night

<p>Laguna Beach is home to an assortment of activities, beautiful outdoor spaces, and wonderful culture, but there is something else here too: a vibrant night life. Finding a local haunt near your new home wont be hard at all, but if you're looking for a starting point we have a few places to recommend. If wine suites your taste the Laguna Beach Wine Gallery has a great selection of wines and really great wood fired pizza. If your move has you strapped for cash, check out the Marine Room Tavern. It's home to very friendly people and cheap drinks... It's a great place to make new friends!</p>