3-Day Irvine Getaway
Orange County Great Park
Encompassing a total of 1,300 acres, the Orange County Great Park has activities and amenities to accommodate a variety of interests. From watching world-class athletes at the OC Championship Soccer Stadium, basking under the stars at FivePoint Amphitheater, pumping up your adrenaline at Wild Rivers Waterpark, soaring 400 ft. above the ground at the Great Park Balloon, freestyling at Great Park Ice – OC’s premier public ice skating rink, or enhancing your gardening knowledge at Farm + Food Lab. The Orange County Great Park will have your 1st day itinerary packed with activities!
Quail Hill Loop
Start your 2nd day with a morning bike ride or leisurely jog at Quail Hill Loop. Supposedly the site of the City of Irvine’s City Hall, this 2-mile loop offers sprawling views of the city and wildlife observation opportunities. Hawk and roadrunner sightings are common.
The Irvine Spectrum Center
The Irvine Spectrum Center is a one-stop entertainment destination with more than 100 boutiques, international dining selections, an IMAX theater, comedy club, spa, fitness center, virtual reality concepts and more. One notable dining establishment is the Hello Kitty Grand Café, the first in the US, where you can enjoy afternoon tea or cocktails at The Bow Room. Conclude your evening with a performance from today’s A-list comediennes at the Irvine Improv, OC’s premier stage for live comedy.
Tanaka Farms and Strawberry Farms Golf Club
Spend your morning at Tanaka Farms and learn about Irvine’s agricultural roots. Tanaka Farms is the only remaining family-run farm in Irvine that hosts farm tours, U-Pick wagon rides, farm-to-table cookout tours and seasonal events such as Hikari – The Festival of Lights. Tanaka Farms’ Strawberry Picking Tours continue to attract thousands of visitors from all over the world.
Adjacent to Tanaka Farms is the Strawberry Farms Golf Club, designed by Jim Lipe, award winning golf course architect. The Par-71, 6,700 yard golf course is nestled in the canyons with stunning views of Irvine’s most exclusive residences and is worth a visit whether you’re a pro golfer or not. The club serves sumptuous meals at The Farmhouse Grill and presents a unique backdrop for intimate celebrations.
Diamond Jamboree offers authentic Asian gastronomy. Its dining destinations include some of the most sought-after food establishments, from dim sum at Tim Ho Wan, curry at Coco Ichibanya and desserts at 85C Bakery Café and Somi Somi. Cap off your 3-day stay at Irvine’s 1st and most upscale karaoke lounge, Plush, located in the same complex.