The Real Orange County

See the opulence and appeal of Orange County in our photo tour.

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Huntington Beach Pier

Ruby's Diner is located at the end of the Huntington Beach Pier, one of the longest public piers on the West Coast.

Laguna Beach Mansion

Laguna Beach is a seaside resort city made famous by MTV's series of the same name following privileged SoCal teenagers. Luxurious homes can be found along the coast.

Laguna Beach Coastline

Laguna Beach is the second-oldest city in Orange County, second to Anaheim. Its picturesque coastline is midway between Los Angeles and San Diego.

Shopping Opportunities

There's no shortage of shopping for real housewives or tourists in Orange County.

Torrey Pines Golf Course

The picturesque Torrey Pines golf course offers a relaxing view of the Pacific Ocean.

Rancho Santa Margarita

One of the youngest cities in the OC, Rancho Santa Margarita is a beautifully planned community set against a backdrop of snow-covered mountains.

Downtown La Jolla

The streets of downtown La Jolla play host to the world's shopping elite as they visit storefronts from charming boutiques to high-end art galleries.

San Clemente Beach

San Clemente is a popular surfing destination, providing great swells all year long.

Newport Beach Harbor

Newport Beach Harbor is a semi-artificial harbor that created several residential islands such as Newport Island, Balboa Island, Collins Island and more.

Laguna Beach Sunset

Amazing sunsets can often be seen over Laguna Beach with Catalina Island as a backdrop.

Coastal Mansions in La Jolla

La Jolla's curving coast along the Pacific Ocean attracts affluent residents, with home prices averaging $2 million.

Huntington Beach Lifestyle

With more than 12 miles of sand and surf and eight miles of paved walkways downtown, Huntington Beach offers one-of-a-kind shopping, dining, activities and nightlife.

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