4 Non-Touristy Things to Do in Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach is a premiere vacation destination with lots of attractions. There are many things to do in Laguna Beach, and choosing the best activities may be difficult. It's a quaint town with activities for locals and visitors alike.

Shopping
381 Forest Ave.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
949-715-9229

Enjoy a day of shopping in one of Laguna's many stores in the downtown village area. There are more than 100 art galleries filled with beach-inspired art work from local artists. This is a great way to take a little piece of Laguna home with you. There is something for everyone from traditional and modern paintings and sculptures, to modern glass blown creations. There are many other shops and boutiques with hard to find, one of a kind items. You can shop for jewelry, home furnishings and just about anything before heading back to your Laguna Beach Inn.

Aliso Creek Golf Course
31106 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
949-499-1919

Add golfing to your list of things to do in Laguna Beach. The Aliso Creek Golf Course, Laguna's only golf course, is carved out in the walls of Aliso Canyon. This 9-hole course has the stunning natural beauty of the canyon's walls and Aliso Creek, which divides the fairway and provides an extra challenge in the round. Each hole has its own challenges and the par 32 layout will test your skills. Enjoy the beauty at this world class golf course. Call ahead to book a tee time.

Splashes
1555 S. Coast Hwy.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
949-376-2779

Whether you're a tourist or local, one of the favorite things to do in Laguna Beach is eat. The town is filled with excellent restaurants, diners and bars offering a variety of food and entertainment. One of the local favorites is Splashes, located in the Surf and Sand Resort and Spa right on the beach. What better way to enjoy your food than on the terrace with the ocean waves lapping below? The restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. The menu includes Mediterranean themes with locally produced seafood and vegetables. Call for reservations or place an order to take back to your Laguna Beach Bed and Breakfast.

Visit the Beach
381 Forest Ave.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
949-715-9229

You can't leave Laguna Beach without enjoying the main attraction. There are seven miles of beautiful beaches to experience. Enjoy a relaxing day soaking up the sun or have a picnic. If you're up for a little excitement, try surfing or skimboarding on the 15-foot waves which are popular with the locals. There are places for fishing and even diving. Enjoy the view of the underwater marine life while diving or visit one of the tidepools. Walk the boardwalk from the downtown area to Heisler park. Play volleyball or basketball, and enjoy picnic tables, play ground equipment and tide pools right on the beach.