Marina Park in Newport Beach on the Balboa Peninsula

Marina Park in Newport Beach

Marina Park in the Newport Beach on the Balboa Peninsula is the first harbor-side playground on the Peninsula.  There is already Peninsula Park playground at the Balboa Pier and the smaller 38th Street Park and Newport Island Park, but I predict Marina Park will serve as a community hub for its location near the Balboa Fun Zone and upscale feel. Directions to Marina Park … [Read more...]

Christmas Train at Irvine Park Railroad

christmas-train

The Christmas Train at Irvine Park Railroad celebrates its 20th year when it opens the day after Thanksgiving. So why am I writing about it NOW? Because tickets are ALREADY on sale and some dates are ALREADY sold out.  I don't want you to miss out on the fun. Mapping Out the Festivities Every year, it seems they add more lights and the location becomes more … [Read more...]