By Susan Lanier-Graham,Phoenix Luxury Travel Examiner

Destination Irvine is offering an online sweepstakes now through May 31, 2011 for a trip to the "Center of Orange County, California."

Irvine is an ideal destination for a visit to Southern California. There is diverse dining, golf, shopping, and outdoor recreation. It's only minutes from the area's popular beaches and attractions such as Disneyland. It's a great get-away for Arizona residents looking for someplace close to get away from the heat during the summer, with a plane ride of less than an hour.

The Destination Irvine sweepstakes will choose 3 winners - one for each month of March, April, and May 2011 - to win a trip for two to sunny Irvine, California.

The trip includes airfare for two on Southwest Airlines, a 2-night stay at the Hilton Irvine, Hyatt Regency Irvine, or the Irvine Marriott Hotel, a $100 gift card to the Irvine Spectrum Center, and two VIP passes to the Improv Comedy Club. Sweepstakes entry, along with rules and complete details, are online at

The sweepstakes runs through May 31,2011. One will will be selected in March, April, and May, but only one entry per person, per email address is permitted.

To register for the sweepstakes, visit