Orange County has more than 50 recognized communities that act together as a single functional area. The newest areas are in the South of orange County and center around Irvine, which has become the commerce epicenter for the area.
Orange County restaurants range from the typical suburban chain restaurants, to beach side opulence, with some of America's top chefs. Check out local originals such as Wahoo's, known for their fish tacos.
Anaheim is one of America's favorite tourist destinations and as such you'll find many family friendly hotels in that area. Business hotels are easiest to find in Irvine and Newport. The most elegant resorts will be found in the south, along the ocean bluffs.
Orange County is home to the World's best theme parks, from Disney World and California Adventure, to Knotts Berry Farms and Soak City. If theme parks are not your thing, try surfing in Hungington Beach, aka "surf City USA". We have many ideas to keep you entertained.
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