Weekend in the OC
"Weekend in the OC" is a suggested itinerary for 2 days in Orange County.
Morning/Afternoon: Disneyland/California Adventures
What is a vacation in Orange County without a trip to Disneyland? Spend a day in Disneyland and California Adventures. If you are on a budget, bring sandwiches and some water or else you'll be paying close to $10 a person for fast food type meals.
Evening: Downtown Disney
After your long tiring day at Disneyland, spend your evening dinner in Downtown Disney, that can be accessible by walking or a monorail ride. There are a few good restaurants to choose from such as the lively ESPN Zone, and Rainforest Cafe. Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen features live music with a New Orleans theme. The Jazz Kitchen will cost around $15-$30 a person. For a place a bit more affordable, try La Brea Bakery Cafe. As seen by its name, the restaurant serves mostly cafe type food such as sandwiches.
After Dinner: OC Clubs
Take your pick of the many nightclubs in Orange County and party till you drop.
Morning: Seafood Harbour
Any dimsum fans must try Seafood Harbour in Rowland Heights. Rowland Heights is right on the border of Los Angeles County and Orange County. Seafood Harbour is a very popular chinese seafood restaurant known for its huge selection of dim sum.
Afternoon: Corona Del Mar Beach
Spend an afternoon enjoying the sun of California by spending an afternoon at Corona Del Mar beach. Lay out in the sun or if you are not much of a sun bather, take a stroll along the shore. Or if you are feeling a little bit adventurous, kayak a for a hour or two around Newport Bay checking out the expensive boats in the bay.
Afternoon: Fashion Island/South Coast Plaza
Fashion Island is located minutes from Corona Del Mar and is a popular mall for the rich folks of Newport Beach. South Coast Plaza is larger indoor mall that has tons of designer stores as well as regular stores you would actually buy and shop at.
Evening: Mastro's Ocean Club/Flemings/Thai Bite
For the big spenders, enjoy the popular Mastero's Ocean Club or the more lively steakhouse, Flemings in Newport Beach. Both these places will cost close to $20-$50 a person depending on what you order. For something a bit more affordable that is under $15 a person, try Thai Bite in Aliso Viejo.