Things to do in Dana Point

Our most recommended things to do in Dana Point

Temecula: All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Tour with Lunch

1. Temecula: All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Tour with Lunch

After being picked up from your hotel or accommodation by your guide, journey to 4 different local wineries, where you’ll learn about the wine-making process and what makes Temecula Valley wine so special.  You will have the opportunity to get an exclusive behind-the-scenes vintner’s tour of one of the wineries. Also included on the tour is an idyllic picnic lunch from a top-rated local eatery at one of the winery stops. Each winery will be curated to make sure you get to taste and learn about a variety of different wines, in order to comprehensively experience Temecula’s wine region. When booking, please select a food option from the list below and write in your selections in the notes during the booking process: •  Chicken Caesar Salad  •  Mediterranean Chicken Salad  •  Eggplant Caprese Sandwich •  Turkey Club Sandwich •  Classic Italian Sandwich •  Artisan Cheese & Deli Plate  •  Roast Beef Sandwich  •  Viva Chicken Wrap All lunches are served with a chewy Ghirardelli Triple Chocolate Brownie and bottled water. Spinach wraps are available as an alternative for ciabatta bread. Side house salads are served with Italian vinaigrette.

Pacific Coast Highway: Audio Tour Between LA & San Diego

2. Pacific Coast Highway: Audio Tour Between LA & San Diego

Connect your smartphone to your vehicle's stereo and make your drive come alive on this self-guided driving tour along the Pacific Coast Highway between Los Angeles and San Diego. Simply download your personal audio guide and tour to get started. Let your audio guide transform your scenic drive into a sight-seeing, fact-finding, trivia-answering, family-friendly adventure as you pass through and learn about some of the cities and small towns nestled along the coast. Along the tour, you’ll pass Oceanside, Carlsbad, Long Beach, Dana Point, San Onofre, San Clemente, and more. Your audio guide will point out must-see sights, parks, historical sites, tourist attractions, recreation areas, and more. Explore the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge, the Batiquitos Lagoon, and look for dolphins at Dana Point. Walk along some of the world’s most famous beaches. Other tour highlights include Las Flores Estancia, Crystal Cove State Park, Sunset Beach, Torrey Pines, and the San Elijo Lagoon. Feel free to visit as many sights and attractions as you want: you have complete freedom to take as much time as you like to complete the tour. As you drive, get a historical overview of the area, including its original inhabitants, the Tongva. Hear about Louis Zamperini, the RMS Queen Mary, the Rise of Long Beach, Huntington Beach Oil Fields, and Crystal Cove's 1930 era beach cottages. This tour works in either direction and you can stop anywhere while you discover this incredibly scenic and historic drive.

Orange County: Coastal Beach and Highlights Tour by Van

3. Orange County: Coastal Beach and Highlights Tour by Van

Visit Orange County's striking coastline beach cities, beaches, and iconic landmarks on a van tour. Stop at multiple locations to enjoy some free time to stroll around, buy a snack, and simply relax. See coastal landmarks like Newport Beach and the Balboa Island Ferry crossing. Listen to your local guide narrate and identify coastal landmarks and locations as you drive from point to point along the tranquil coastline. See what this world-famous beach destination is all about. Take your time at multiple locations for photos, snack breaks, and some exploration without your guide to truly feel like a local. See iconic spots including Dana Point Harbor, Laguna Beach, Hiesler Park, Newport Beach, Balboa Island Ferry crossing, Huntington Beach Pier, and Main Street.

Dana Point: Harbor Kayaking and Headlands Hiking Tour

4. Dana Point: Harbor Kayaking and Headlands Hiking Tour

Experience Southern California’s Dana Point by both land and sea with this combo hike and kayak tour. Kayak around Dana Point Harbor then hike along the scenic Bluff Top Trail in the headlands. Start the day with a kayak tour of the harbor. Your guide will give a brief overview on how to safely enjoy your sea kayaking adventure before you set sail. See marine life and take in views of the Pacific. Cruise around the harbor and learn about the interesting history and folklore of Dana Point. Upon returning your kayak, embark on a scenic hike over the Dana Point Headlands. Along the way, hear all about the Lantern District, Richard Henry Dana, and the Hollywood connection. See stunning beaches, a laid-back local vibe, and a beautiful mountain backdrop.

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What people are saying about Dana Point

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 11 reviews

We drove south from LA. The tour started well, but then the audio didnt start when expected. I'd have to fiddle with my phone to get it going. Can you set it up like Google Maps so the lock screen doesnt come on when its running? Also, is the audio supposed to run for the minute before you arrive at each town or sight? This would be less distracting than listening while trying to navigate thru town with people and bikes and cars pulling out of on street parking. Content was good, very interesting. Separate GPS triggers for northbound and southbound travellers would be an improvement. You could eliminate the 'administrative' content. Looking forward to our next tour!

I took my mom to this event and we had a great time! Everything about this tour was wonderful and Ben, our driver, was amazing and took the time to speak to each of us. I can't wait to go back!

John our driver was super nice and helpful and the whole experience was just awesome. We will definitely come back from Chicago to do this again.

Your guide was very friendly and helpful! We had a great time!