Destination Irvine: The Center Of Orange County
Located in the center of Orange County, Irvine, California is a convenient gateway to a true Southern CA experience. Enjoy miles of hiking and biking trails, golf, shopping, culture, diverse dining, activities, and the city's close proximity to the area's popular beaches and attractions!
Ranked America's safest big city by the FBI every year since 2005, and home to the nationally recognized Irvine Unified School District, which includes Woodbridge High School, chosen from nearly 20,000 schools across the US as a National GRAMMY Signature School by GRAMMY in the Schools, and leading research university, University of California, Irvine, Irvine is as kid friendly as it gets.
The OC Great Park is a popular year round destination for family fun! Get a bird's eye view of Orange County aboard The Great Park Balloon as it rises 400 feet above ground! Or visit the Farm + Food Lab for a hands-on gardening experience, before taking a ride on the hand-painted carousel!
Irvine has the most open space in all of Orange County, with 54 miles of off street bikeways and hiking trails. Stroll past ancient oak and sycamore groves, and rough rock outcrops in Bommer Canyon Trailhead and Shady Canyon.
Some of our nation's richest farmland is located in Irvine - 3rd generation family-owned The Original Manassero Farms and Tanaka Farms. Both sprawling year-round working farms are located in the heart of Irvine.
Big business is located in Irvine, including may Fortune 100 and 500 companies.
Offering a truly global cultural scene, Irvine is home to many unique shopping, dining, and arts experiences. From Taiwanese coffee and cakes at 85 Degrees Bakery to hip and trendy shops at the Irvine Spectrum Center, you'll find it all, and more, in Irvine! The Center of Orange County!