Newport Beach is situated in Orange County, California. It is a prosperous city which was incorporated in the very early twentieth century. The beautiful Newport harbour was once the home of many commercial fishing, shipping and boat building industries.
Newport Beach is 350 meters above sea level. On the western side of the city it is guarded by Huntington Beach, and the Crystal Cove State Park borders the city on the eastern part. Many Anglo American people began to settle in the city in the nineteenth century. The climate of the city is best described as a Mediterranean climate. Newport Beach is famous for it's coconut palm trees.
The city is also home to one of the biggest insurance companies Pacific Life, which is a prestigious Fortune 500 company. The largest Mercedes-Benz dealership in the world, Fletcher John's Motor Cars is located in Newport Beach.
Newport Beach is a favourite destination for tourists from all over the world. The Newport harbour is a well-known spot for various water sports like rowing, sailing, canoeing, kayaking and fishing. Tourists can enjoy surfing and sunset cruises, harbor tours, sport fishing, watching whales and boating charters. You can also enjoy various different types of wines from the nearby wine producing regions.
Newport Beach's favourite attractions include Balboa Peninsula, Newport Center, and Balboa Bay Resort. Fashion Island is an extremely popular entertainment and shopping centre located in Newport Center. Newport Beach is also famous for supreme quality nightlife and bars. The city is also well known for it's theatres, and top quality seafood restaurants.