Newport Beach, Newport Beach

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Head to the Wedge for some of the best body surfing in Southern California. Known for its large, wedge-shaped waves, the swell at Newport Beach can reach up to 9 m (30 ft). Other options along this 16.1 km (10 mi) of coastline includ renting a bicycle, fishing, hiking, or sailing. The 4.7 km (2.9 miles) boardwalk features many shopping options and places to have a meal or a drink. You can rent beach chairs, body boards, and other water gear, and lifeguards are on duty throughout the area. Make your way to the fire rings to enjoy some s'mores. Plan your visit to Newport Beach and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Newport Beach travel route site .
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  • drove here from san diego and it was very saltwater taffy touristy. also places you can sit and look out over the water and have a beer and some eats. definetly worth it  more »
  • Great open and clean beach. Nice place for a walk, to shot photographs of the area, and to just relax and enjoy the ocean views.  more »
  • Beach is nice. It was a bit chilly so could not enjoy it as much as we would have liked to enjoy it.  more »

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