Dana Point is a city in Orange County, Southern California. Dana Point Harbor, with its marinas and eclectic boutiques, is a jumping off point for dolphin and whale-watching cruises. Surf waves roll onto nearby Doheny State Beach and Salt Creek Beach, which is backed by a grassy park. Trails wind through Dana Point Headlands Conservation Area, which has sweeping ocean views and an interpretive center.
Dana Point beaches are among the most beautiful in Southern California. Stretching for nearly seven miles, visitors can find the perfect beach for surfing, paddleboarding, family time, sunbathing, volleyball or an evening bonfire. Dana Point beaches remain the centerpiece of life in this Orange County town, whether it’s spending the day in the waves or watching the sunset.
When it comes to cool art and unique museums, Dana Point and Orange County are hard to beat. Art has a slightly different meaning here. We appreciate the art of crafting a surfboard that has been passed down for more than a century. We long for public art that’s accessible—not locked on a vault or lofty museum.