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Exciting Attractions and Things To Do in the Irvine Area

Whether leisurely visiting, attending a sports tournament, or in town for a business meeting, Irvine, California is the ideal destination for travelers. The city of Irvine is centrally located in Orange County, near several airports inlcuding John Wayne Airport (SNA), and our hotel is just steps from the specialty retailers, restaurants, and dynamic entertainment at Irvine Spectrum Center. And let's not forget about the nearby Southern California beaches!

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Let the Adventures Begin

Our Courtyard Irvine Spectrum hotel is the perfect home-base to some of California's most famous attractions.

Area Attractions:

  • Irvine Spectrum Center: Located a half mile away, Irvine Spectrum Center is one of Southern California's most popular entertainment and shopping destinations.
  • Disneyland®: With magical attractions, extraordinary theme lands, spectacular shows, and all your favorite characters, Disneyland® Resort is located 16.5 miles from our hotel, and has everything you need to make memories.
  • Knott's Berry Farm: This family fun destination, home to the Knott's Berry Farm theme park and Knott's Soak City Waterpark, is located 22.5 miles away.
  • Orange County Zoo: 18 miles away, the Orange County Zoo is a small 8-acre zoo located within the 477-acre Irvine Regional Park. The zoo is mainly home to animals and plants that are native to the Southwestern United States.
  • Segerstrom Center for the Arts: In less than 10 miles you can experience Segerstrom Center for the Arts, renowned for presenting an array of the finest in the performing arts and world class performances.
  • Irvine Barclay Theatre and Cheng Hall: This modern university venue, 7.5 miles away, features a wide range of theater productions and artistic programs.
  • Pretend City Children's Museum: Less than 2 miles away, Pretend City features 17 interactive exhibits designed as a small, interconnected city with a mission to “build better brains” through purposeful play, hands-on learning experiences, role playing, and educational programming.


Explore the Great Outdoors

Let our location be your home-base fuel your passion for adventure.

Outdoor Attractions:

  • City of Irvine Great Park: Only 3.5 miles away, Great Park offers plenty of activities for families, individuals, children, and outdoor enthusiasts. From athletic fields and walking trails, to playgrounds and a carousel, there is something for everyone.
  • Newport Beach: Spend the day at Newport Beach, less than 15 miles away, known for its large boat harbor and 2 piers, Newport Beach Pier and Balboa Pier, plus the Balboa Fun Zone, an old-school amusement park with a Ferris wheel and ocean views. Local beaches include the Wedge, known for its big waves, and Corona del Mar State Beach. The Orange County Museum of Art is also located in Newport and exhibits modern and contemporary works.
  • Laguna Beach: 10 miles away, the small town of Laguna Beach has art galleries, coves, and beaches to explore. Main Beach features tide pools and a boardwalk leading to the paths and gardens of nearby Heisler Park. Aliso Beach Park is a popular surf spot. The waters off Crystal Cove State Park are designated as an underwater park. Trails meander through coastal canyons in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park. 
  • San Joaquin Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary: Visitors can walk along the trails, watch the more than 200 bird species that visit the marsh, take photographs, or simply relax under a native willow and listen to the sounds of nature. 7 miles from our hotel, this quiet place of reflection does not permit vehicles, bicycles, dogs, horses, or other animals in the Marsh.
  • Oak Creek Golf Club: Located 2 miles away, this golf club features an 18-hole course, restaurant, and practice facilities with a bunker.

Nearby Airports

Getting here is easy with three major airports serving Irvine.

Nearby Rail

Convenience is less than 2 miles away with an Amtrak station and a Metrolink within close proximity.