Home to the most open space in Orange County - with thousands of acres, miles of trails, rustic canyons, and numerous city parks to explore – there’s no shortage of outdoor fun to be had in Irvine. More
Covering an area of nearly 66 square miles, Irvine is the 85th largest city in the United States. Yet surrounded by world-famous destinations, including Disneyland, Hollywood, and the spectacular Californian coastline,... More
Perfectly positioned for farm-to-table dining, and with an international community that’s almost 40% Asian, Irvine is a real standout on the Southern California dining scene - both for popularizing the use of local, organic ingredients,... More
1. Perfect Location
Covering an area of nearly 66 square miles, Irvine is the 85th largest city in the United States, and is perfectly positioned to make the most of all that Orange County has to offer.
The first 53-acre phase of the highly anticipated Orange County Great Park Sports Park opened August 5 with a free daylong community celebration that included family games, sports activities, gourmet food trucks and a free concert by the Blues Brothers... More
1. Explore 100s Miles of On- and Off-Road Bike Routes
With 50 miles of off-road bicycle trails and 300 miles of on-road bike lanes, there’s no shortage of options when it comes to exploring Irvine on two wheels - and if you bring your own bike, it won’t cost you a dime.
With 16,000 acres of open space to enjoy everything from frisbee and tennis to hiking trails and picnics, wherever you are in Irvine, you’re never more than a few minutes away from a park or playground.
The first 53-acre phase of the highly anticipated Orange County Great Park Sports Park opens Saturday, Aug. 5 with a free daylong community celebration from 2-9 p.m. that includes family games, sports activities, gourmet food trucks and a free concert... More
Founded in 1965, the University of California Irvine plays a significant role in local community life, and its extensive campus hosts a range of cultural and sporting activities that are open to the public year-round. More
With over 16,000 acres of open space to explore - the most in the county - you’re never more than a few minutes away from a park or playground in Irvine. And that’s not all that this kid-friendly Californian city has to offer. More
Destination Irvine released statistics from the 2016 Visitor Impact report conducted specifically for Irvine. In 2016, traveler expenditures for Irvine came to an estimated $612 million, an increase of two percent over 2015... More
The Orange County Tourism Association's (OCVA) 9th Annual Tourism Conference was held on May 10 at the Great Wolf Lodge in Garden Grove. The conference, held in conjunction with National Tourism Week, recognizes the role travel and tourism plays in the local, regional... More
Demea Metcalf, Director of Sales, Destination Irvine, volunteered her time to serve as a judge in a presentation competition for high school students interested in careers in hospitality and tourism marketing. More
Destination Irvine has expanded its team to include Dave Lucey as Sales Manager. Lucey will promote to the national market Irvine's sports facilities as a preferred destination for large-scale sporting events. More