4 Perks to Living in Orange County

Posted on Aug 4 2017 - 7:56pm by Ronnie

On our last road trip to California, we felt the obligatory need to travel to Orange County.

After all, we were huge fans of The O.C. and we couldn’t miss seeing it in person.

When we saw it first-hand, we both agreed – we need to live here. It’s one of the most beautiful counties of California.

Some background on Orange County

Orange County is the third most populous county in the state of California, and there are many things to enjoy in this place.

Its largest cities are Anaheim, Irvine, Huntington Beach, and Santa Ana, but all the cities under the county have a lot to offer those who are considering moving permanently to this area.

Here are just some of the perks that living in “The OC” may bring you should you decide to live there.

Enjoying the beach

It only takes 20 minutes to go to the beach – who doesn’t like spending a relaxing day at the beach?

The great thing about Orange County is that it doesn’t take hours of travel to go to the beach, plus there are a lot of different beaches to pick from: Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Dana Point and Corona Del Mar.

There are still more beaches if you’re looking for other choices, although you will have to drive a little farther.

Take note that the beaches are really inviting and picturesque, so they attract tons of locals and tourists. If you brought your car with you, parking may be a problem, especially during peak season.

Amusement parks galore

By living in the OC, you get access to some of the best amusement parks in the US, including Disneyland.

If you live close by, you can even enjoy the stunning and world-renown firework displays!

Aside from the magical Disneyland, other places they can go to are Knott’s Berry Farm, Universal Studios and Six Flags is only an hour away.

Entertainment and activities

If you don’t feel like going to the amusement park, there are many other attractions to enjoy in the county.

If you’re an art lover, go visit Bowers Museum in Santa Ana. It houses a wide range of collections, from ancient arts of China to special exhibitions where they partnered with foreign museums.

For sports lovers, head on over to the Angel’s Stadium for a baseball game.

Celebrity spotting

You might see celebrities during the Orange Country Fair – many celebrities live in the region and those who don’t, visit the county and all its great activities.

The annual Orange County Fair attracts many people (including celebrities) who come to enjoy the food, rides, and entertainment.

This is where I want to live

A last few words on the OC

The great thing about Orange County is that everything is accessible.

Even if you don’t have a car, the public transportation can bring to anywhere you want to go.

These are just some of the perks of living in Orange County, and there are many more to discover once you make a move there.

Thanks to Freepik for the featured image.

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6 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Erinn Sluka August 9, 2017 at 12:10 am -

    I am so jealous of the beaches you have there. We live all over water in Pacific NW but most shores are rocky and our weather is not as prediecatble

  2. Marceline Dementori August 9, 2017 at 8:42 am -

    It sounds like an amazing place to live! I’m definitely more excited about the beaches and the amusement parks! It would be nice to have the chance to go to the beach whenever you please.

  3. RebelSweetHrt August 9, 2017 at 1:01 pm -

    I would love to visit the OC too, and not just for the beaches and amusement parks. I have relatives living in California, and it would be nice if we could visit them one of these days. 🙂

  4. Nicole Cochingco Escat August 10, 2017 at 1:05 pm -

    This is a nice place. Even it is populous, there are still a lot more fun and exciting things to do. I love that amusement park.

  5. Christine Ann Dela Cruz August 12, 2017 at 11:11 am -

    Such a lovely place. I love the amusement park and I would be great too have the chance to go to the beaches.

  6. Julie Syl August 13, 2017 at 9:08 am -

    There are really perks in living in every place. I think this is such a nice place based on what I see i the picture.