Visit Laguna Beach Blog http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/ Posts Sun, 19 Nov 2017 06:54:16 GMT Laguna Beach's Hidden History: Rum Runners, Hidden Coves, and Bottles on the Beach http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2016/10/Laguna-Beach-s-Hidden-History-Rum-Runners-Hidden-Coves-and-Bottles-on-the-Beach/97/ <img src='http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/includes/content/images/media/Prohibtion-sherrif-1-.jpg'/><br/>Have you heard of Anthony Cornero? If you lived in Laguna Beach during prohibition you would have recognized his name in a heartbeat—though he was even better known by the nicknames “Tony the Hat” or ... Sat, 10 Dec 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2016/10/Laguna-Beach-s-Hidden-History-Rum-Runners-Hidden-Coves-and-Bottles-on-the-Beach/97/ Five Secrets of the Shoulder Season http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2016/10/Five-Secrets-of-the-Shoulder-Season/53/ <img src='http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/includes/content/images/media/Laguna-Beach_-Victoria-Tower1.jpg'/><br/>As a travel writer, often working with a tight budget, I’ve long been a fan of going on trips during “shoulder season”. This phrase refers to traveling during off-peak times; which are, of course, ... Sat, 10 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2016/10/Five-Secrets-of-the-Shoulder-Season/53/ Have You Checked These Hidden Gems Off Your Laguna Beach Bucket List? http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2016/13/Have-You-Checked-These-Hidden-Gems-Off-Your-Laguna-Beach-Bucket-List-/128/ <img src='http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/includes/content/images/media/Victoria-Tower-Landscape-1.jpg'/><br/>Like any city with a high volume of visitors, Laguna Beach has certain tried and true attractions. Spending a day on Main Beach, hiking through Laguna Canyon, and strolling the length of Heisler Park ... Mon, 13 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2016/13/Have-You-Checked-These-Hidden-Gems-Off-Your-Laguna-Beach-Bucket-List-/128/ Laguna's Best Beach for…a day with the family http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2016/10/Laguna-s-Best-Beach-for-a-day-with-the-family/80/ <img src='http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/includes/content/images/media/Aliso-Beach_firepits.jpg'/><br/>There’s no better way to connect with your family than a day at the beach. The sun is out, the activities are endless, and (different from a theme park) you also have the perfectly good option of not ... Fri, 10 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2016/10/Laguna-s-Best-Beach-for-a-day-with-the-family/80/ Laguna Beach Without a Car, Tour #4: Shopping in Two of Laguna’s Up and Coming Districts http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2016/6/Laguna-Beach-Without-a-Car-Tour-4-Shopping-in-Two-of-Laguna-s-Up-and-Coming-Districts/90/ <img src='http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/includes/content/images/media/Hobie-Wall1.jpg'/><br/>AT ITS BEST, SHOPPING is about more than just “spending money”. It’s about poking around, picking, choosing, trying things on, and finding something that “fits”—not just your body, but your ... Mon, 06 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2016/6/Laguna-Beach-Without-a-Car-Tour-4-Shopping-in-Two-of-Laguna-s-Up-and-Coming-Districts/90/ The Best Beach for Surfing http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2016/1/The-Best-Beach-for-Surfing-/114/ <img src='http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/includes/content/images/media/Mary-Hurlbut-6_scale.jpg'/><br/>Laguna Beach may not be ubiquitous with surfing the way it is with&nbsp;skimboarding, but that doesn’t mean the city doesn’t have plenty of places to rip. The best surf spots in town break over rock ... Wed, 01 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2016/1/The-Best-Beach-for-Surfing-/114/ Laguna Beach's Second Oldest Bar Has Rocked For Ages http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2016/1/Laguna-Beach-s-Second-Oldest-Bar-Has-Rocked-For-Ages/126/ <img src='http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/includes/content/images/media/Marine-Room_scale.jpg'/><br/>&nbsp;The Marine Room, Laguna Beach's second oldest bar is also the town’s hottest hangout for 2016.&nbsp;&nbsp;What do you do when you’ve got a local landmark on your hands, when a place seems to be ... Mon, 01 Feb 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2016/1/Laguna-Beach-s-Second-Oldest-Bar-Has-Rocked-For-Ages/126/ Less Winter, More Wonderland: Exploring the 2015 Winter Fantasy at Sawdust Art Festival http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2015/24/Less-Winter-More-Wonderland-Exploring-the-2015-Winter-Fantasy-at-Sawdust-Art-Festival/120/ <img src='http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/includes/content/images/media/Winter-Fantasy-Photo.jpg'/><br/>If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas, Laguna Beach may not be the place for you. The last time the city got snow was back in 1949—and that was on January 11th. This year, with El Nino on the way, ... Tue, 24 Nov 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2015/24/Less-Winter-More-Wonderland-Exploring-the-2015-Winter-Fantasy-at-Sawdust-Art-Festival/120/ Laguna Beach on a Budget http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2015/20/Laguna-Beach-on-a-Budget/117/ <img src='http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/includes/content/images/media/FINAL_Visit_Laguna_LANDSCAPE_LOW-167.jpg'/><br/>The magic of Laguna Beach is found in its “variance.” There are just so many things to do here. You can scuba dive in crystalline waters or hike through craggy canyons. You can search for sea ... Tue, 20 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2015/20/Laguna-Beach-on-a-Budget/117/ 36 Hours in Laguna Beach http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2015/14/36-Hours-in-Laguna-Beach/115/ <img src='http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/includes/content/images/media/Treasure-Island_wes.jpg'/><br/>I CAME TO this city in the early months of 2003 on a whim. I was vagabonding across the country and met a woman at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah who offered me a job in Laguna Beach. ... Wed, 14 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2015/14/36-Hours-in-Laguna-Beach/115/