When you think of Balboa Island, cute beachy cottages and quaint shops come to mind. But little did you know that the island has its share of wildlife creatures. Just the other day, two gigantic sea lions were sunning themselves on a boat in the harbor....

Balboa Island Staycation Instead of leaving town for summer vacation, hang in town and enjoy all the cool things tourists do around Balboa Island and Newport! Here's your three day plan for fun in the sun: Day 1: First, coffee at Starbucks, then a stop at Our...

Michael is a local Newport Beach resident and has built numerous homes in Newport Beach. Graystone Builders is well known throughout the harbor communities.      ...

You've cruised the boardwalk on bikes and roller blades, but have you ever tried a Segway tour? You've probably seen people on those space-age looking things and wondered what they're like. Well, they're a fast, fun way to see Newport! Invented in 2001 as a "self-balancing,...

No green beer here! Stop by Juice Crafters on Marine Avenue for your St. Patrick's Day green juice! You can't get much greener than spinach, kale, romaine and parsley. Juice Crafters specializes in cold-pressed juices, meaning a hydraulic press is used to extract pure delicious juices...

Looking for some romantic ideas for your sweetie this Valentine's Day? Balboa Island is chock-full of special "somethings" for every taste and budget. The Island is such a romantic place, you can plan anything from a sunset stroll to an extravagant dinner and presents, and...

Early mornings on Balboa Island are an absolute treasure. As the sun peeks through over Newport Coast, the sky becomes a colorful brilliant sight, and the island is peaceful and silent except for the occasional seagull. Walking the island, for fun or a workout, is worth...

Would you like to enjoy a sunset view from one of the local cruises in the harbor? Book Your Sunset Cruise (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ...