The Irvine campus is a dynamic cosmopolitan community offering on-campus
entertainment venues, intellectually stimulating speaker series, state-of-the
art fitness facilities, social clubs and organizations, and all the other
expected ingredients that make life at UCI both vibrant and full.
Irvine, and the surrounding Southern California region, is often described as
a "total destination" offering a range of stores, dining, & other activities
that appeal to all ages. From major theme parks, beaches, hiking, water sports,
professional athletic teams, to culinary delights, all are found within minutes
- Entertainment & Attractions as listed by Destination Irvine's website.
- Adventure City - theme park
built for kids.
- Official Anaheim Mighty Ducks Hockey
- Angel's Baseball Online - Major
League baseball at Anaheim's beautiful Edison Field Stadium
- Anaheim Orange County Visitors and
Convention Bureau - the site with the most comprehensive information on
visiting destinations in Orange County
- Air Combat USA - For jet-fighter
enthusiasists, this site is the ultimate experience. How would you like to fly a
plane in mock combat?
- Aardvark Cycles - With
our great weather available, biking year round is no problem. Check out this
site for recommended paths rated for levels of difficulty.
- Big Bear Mountains - a four
seasons resort community surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest, 100
miles northeast of Los Angeles with a wide variety of out-door activities,
including hiking skiing and boating. Great for families!
- Catalina Island - A site showcasing
the shops, services and different forms of entertainment that this famous island
just 2 hours off the Southern California coast has to offer.
- Crystal Cathedral Church -
"Located in Garden Grove, California, the Cyrstal Cathedral is the home base for
the international Cyrstal Cathedral Ministries, including a congregation of over
10,000 members and the internationally televised 'Hour of Power'" and "The Glory
of Christmas" pageant.
- Dana Wharf Sportfishing - Come see the whales and dolphins between Dec. and April. Internet coupon
discounts available on this site!
- Davey's Locker - boasts 7 sports
fishing boats and 4 whale watching boats. Great for water parties.
- Day Go Tours - One Day Trips to
Mexico and numerous locations in Southern California. Mystery trips and travel
packages to more distant locations available.
- The Discovery Musuem of Orange
County - a natural and cultural history center dedicated to preserving,
promoting and restoring the hertiage of Orange County.
- Discovery Science Center - kids
and adults alike can enjoy the wonder of discovery. Click the link and check out
the "shake shack", "Tornado" and other exciting exhibits.
- Disneyland - Home of Mickey Mouse,
Downtown Disney, Disneyland, and the new California Adventure.
- Fashion Island - An upscale
outdoor mall with over 200 shops, 40 restaurants, and two cinemas with a dozen
- Flightline - Flight Simulation
Center - experience fighter jet combat through virtual reality simulators.
- Fun Zone Boat Company - a
floating restaurant that offers brunches, private lunches, cocktail and dinner
cruises as well as other special events such as sight-seeing tours and
- Great Escapes Charters - a diving
boat that offers packages for under water photography and sports fishing, as
well as night lobster dives between Oct. and March
- Griffith Observatory - a
landmark since 1935, the observatory is visited by millions of people each year
who share an interest in the heavens
- Hollywood Park - Horseracing
- Honda Center - Major
concerts and Events Listings.
- Huntington Beach Online - find out
about the community events, shops, restaurants and all things surf related on
- Irvine Spectrum - touted
as Orange County's premier shopping and entertainment destination, the Spectrum
offers a variety of stores, restaurants, concerts, movies, dancing and
nightclubs, and the IMAX theatre.
- Knott's Berry Farm - An Old West theme
park full of fun for families located in Buena Park, northern Orange County.
Home of the Ghostrider coaster.
- Laguna Beach is typical of the
many seaside villages with gentle sea breezes along the pacific coast next to
UCI. There are beaches, art galleries, unique restaurants and shops.
- Lakers Basketball - Can't live
without your basketball? Check out the world champion Lakers' page for scores,
schedules and player stats
- LA Kings Hockey - Are you a hockey
fan? Check out what's new with the Los Angeles Kings
- LA Clippers Basketball Home of
the Clippers. News, scores, stats, player information and schedules all
- Long Beach Aquarium of the
Pacific - explore the wonders of the beautiful Pacific Ocean from the safety
of dry land. Online coupons available!
- Medieval Times - Located in Buena
Park, Medieval Times dinner theatre and tournament will transport you to the age
of knights and ladies. Use their online coupon to save money and get the royal
- Mission San Juan Capistrano - explore
California's multi-cultural past by touring this historial landmark. Visit them
to celebrate the annual Return of the Swallows
- Mountain Bike Trails of
O.C. - For mountain bike enthusiasists, this site outlines the various
places available in Orange County to indulge your passion whether you're just
beginning or experienced
Listings - A listing of new films, previews, reviews, and show times
provided by region.
- Newport Harbor Christmas Boat
Parade - More than 200 boats cruise the harbor decorated in dazzling lights.
This week-long boat parade, the largest and oldest of its kind in Southern
California, lasts about two-and-a-half hours.
- Orange County
Beaches - Get information and directions to all of Orange County's beaches
- Orange County Fair - find out more
about this coming year's OC Fair
- Palace Park, Irvine -
a wide selection of games and entertainment in the form of bumper cars,
miniature golf, laser tag, go-karts, batting cages, video games and more!
- Ripley's Believe It Or Not
Museum - As seen on the famous television show and located in Buena Park.
Coupon available online!
- Santa Ana Zoo - Located in central
Orange County, the zoo offers several tours for those of you who are interested
in the wilder side of life
- Santa Anita Racing - Horseracing
- Sherman Gardens - A beautiful public
garden near the Sherman Library. Tours of the conservatory, herb gardens and
- Shopping Malls in Orange
County - With over a dozen major shopping malls in the county, you can find
almost anything your heart desires.
- South Coast Plaza - A large,
two-level mall that is world famous for its great shopping.
- Tournament of Roses Parade -
Pasadena's parade, more than a century old, is celebrated every New Year's Day
and is watched by people around the world. Floats are decorated only with
flowers or other organics.
- Tustin Marketplace - A
fabulous outdoor mall with over 100 venues to choose from for your shopping,
dining and entertainment pleasure.