Mighty Molar’s Guide to Laguna Woods

Located just west of Laguna Beach, Laguna Woods is home to scenic open spaces and a bustling community. With unique shops, distinctive dining and plenty of entertainment, there are all sorts of ways to spend your time. Here are some of the more popular options for your visit.

1. Heisler Park

Enjoy gardens, walking trails, picnic tables, barbecues, lawn bowling greens and a marine refuge with tide pools at this popular outdoor gathering place.

2. Pacific Marine Mammal Center

Get an up-close look at sea lions and elephant seals, as they are rehabilitated for a return to the ocean at this inspiring nonprofit center.

3. Crescent Bay Point Park

Overlooking Crescent Bay, this stunning little grass park offers gorgeous views of the sparkling Pacific Ocean and southern Orange County shoreline.

4. La Vida Laguna

Book a kayak tour and experience the humbling beauty of the Southern California coastline, while keeping a watchful eye out for sea lions, dolphins and whales.

5. Chocxo Bean to Bar Chocolatier

This popular bean-to-bar factory showcases chocolate from sustainably sourced organic cacao beans in Peru and the Dominican Republic. 

6. Laguna Beach Art Tours

Book an intimate visit to the galleries, private studios, and homes of local artists and get an insider’s view into Laguna’s thriving art scene.

7. Crystal Cove State Park

Explore a breathtaking landscape, comprised of 2,400 acres of backcountry wilderness, 3.2 miles of sandy beaches and an offshore underwater area.

8. Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park

An outdoor enthusiast’s dream come true, this scenic haven offers 4,500 acres of open grassland, rugged coastal canyons, and riparian woodland.


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