Take a Walk through Heisler Park – Located just north of Main Beach, Heisler Park offers spectacular views of the Laguna Beach coastline. Take a half-mile stroll along the paved path or enjoy a picnic on the grass or barbecue with friends. Heisler Park is a must see for all!
Take a Self-Guided Public Art Tour – The City of Laguna Beach has more than 80 unique works of public art. These pieces were designed and created specifically for Laguna Beach and contribute to the life of the city. Explore the many murals, statues, benches and other pieces as you stroll through town. Maps can be picked up at the Official Visitors Center.
Wine Tasting in the Canyon – The Laguna Canyon Winery offers award-winning wines that have been specially handcrafted on-site. Premium grapes are selected from small, low-yield vineyards in the Napa and Sonoma Valleys, ensuring taste, quality and flavor. Tasting fees are waived with purchase. Closed Mondays.
Explore California’s Oldest Museum – The Laguna Art Museum focuses on the cultural heritage of California and the unique history of Laguna Beach. It is dedicated to promoting an understanding of art and artists in American culture through collection, exhibition, research and instruction. Open Monday-Tuesday & Friday-Sunday, 11am-5pm; Thursday, 11am-9pm; Closed Wednesday. General admission: $7
One-of-a-Kind Shops and Galleries – Laguna Beach is home to more than 100 galleries and one-of-a-kind shops. The artists’ village offers the complete spectrum of fine art in a casual walking environment. Whether you’re in the mood to shop for home furnishings, jewelry, surf wear, gifts or just window shop, there are many options including ready-to-wear art and unique designer accessories.
Treasure Island Park – Located on the grounds of the five-star Montage Laguna Beach, this pristine park overlooks Laguna’s beautiful coast. Enjoy an art lesson on the cliffs, a picnic on the grass, or just stroll and enjoy the sun as you watch the waves below.
Festival of Arts – This juried fine art show features original artwork by 140 of Southern California’s most accomplished artists. Find unique works of art, perfect for your home or business. Enjoy art workshops, tours, entertainment and a variety of special events for one admission price. Open July and August.
Sawdust Art Festival – Selected “Best Art Festival” by OC Weekly, the Sawdust Art Festival features 200 local, Laguna Beach artists. Browse paintings, jewelry, ceramics, photographs, sculptures, art glass and textiles native to the area. Demonstrations, workshops, entertainment and refreshments await you. The festival runs every summer, with seasonal events held throughout the year.
Play Volleyball & Basketball at Main Beach – Main Beach Park is located in the heart of downtown. Two half-court basketball courts and sand volleyball courts are available to the public. Put on some sunscreen and enjoy a pickup game!
Enjoy Live Music at one of our Unique Restaurants – Many of Laguna Beach’s restaurants offer live music in the evenings. Enjoy jams at The White House, Brussels Bistro, K’ya Bistro Bar, The Cliff Restaurant or Mozambique (just to name a few!) for some great food and good music.
Explore Sea Life in Diver’s Cove – Located next to Picnic Beach, just North of Main Beach, Diver’s Cove is a great spot for scuba diving and snorkeling. Rent a snorkel, mask and fins from a local surf shop, or bring your own and jump in to see the creatures below.
Stand on Top of the World – Top of the World/Alta Laguna Park is the perfect place to view Laguna Beach’s coastline. Set above the village area, take in endless views of both the coastline and the canyon. Enjoy a picnic or take a short hike.
Surf’s Up! – Visit one of Laguna’s local surf shops: Hobie, La Vida Laguna, Laguna Surf & Sport, Thalia Surf Shop, orToes on the Nose, offering all the expert equipment, advice, and local surf-style that will have you hanging-ten in no time.
Beverages on the Rooftop – Atop the historic Hotel La Casa del Camino, enjoy the Rooftop Bar & Lounge. There is also a rooftop now @ Mozambique…..
Kayaking – Kayak Southern California’s most magnificent coastline and see Laguna Beach the way it was meant – from the Pacific. Explore hidden coves, rugged cliffs, reefs, beaches and playful sea lions. Take a guided tour or rent a kayak and paddle out yourself.
The Laguna Playhouse – The West Coast’s oldest continuously operating theater, offers an intimate atmosphere with five main stage theatrical productions each year, award-winning youth theater, and several community performing arts events. Fun Fact: Harrison Ford and Bette Davis got their start at The Laguna Playhouse.
Get an Evening Tee Time – Play nine holes of golf at Ben Brown’s Golf Course at The Ranch at Laguna Beach any weekday from 3pm on for only $20. Walking only, golf carts are not available during this time.
Paddle Boarding – Experience standing on the water with a guided solo, semi-solo or group lesson from Sunset SUP.
Need Visitor Information? – The Official Laguna Beach Visitors Center offers complimentary collateral on the Laguna Beach area, as well as surrounding areas, information on accommodations, dining, art events, city maps, bus schedules, outdoor activities and more. The Visitors Center is open daily, Monday-Sunday from 10am-5pm. For instant information at your fingertips, download the free Laguna Beach Travel Info app to view the current weather, tide tables, maps, and real-time local transit information on the “Trolley/Bus Tracker.” App users also have the ability to search hotel, restaurant, shopping and activities in addition to viewing a local events calendar.