A master planned community, the city of Irvine is characterized by broad well-maintained streets, beautiful landscaping, and an abundance of easily accessible shopping centers and more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields, and dedicated open space. That's more open space than any other city in Orange County. Irvine has also been rated as one of America's safest big cities by the FBI since 2005! All of this makes it an outstanding destination for travelers of all kinds, especially those who love to walk, hike, shop, and take the kids to the park.

Irvine is a place where people of many cultures live together happily. More than 70 languages are spoken in this city and the diversity brings life and vibrancy to the community with Lunar New Year celebrations, an annual Global Village Festival , and of course incredible food from around the world!

Make sure to visit the Irvine Spectrum Center during your visit for festive outdoor shopping and take a spin on the Ferris Wheel. You can get an even higher bird's eye view of the city from the giant balloon at Orange County Great Park , or by hiking at Peters Canyon regional park !

Come visit, and experience a city like no other!

Find Local Furnished Rentals

Take a look at the map below to see the location of our furnished rentals across the Orange County Coast. Like the furnished rentals on VRBO and Airbnb, each of our long term rentals has a unique personality, location, and amenities, but professionally managed for the highest quality and value. Go ahead and zoom in to see local shops, restaurants, and beaches, and if you have any questions, don't hesitate to call us at 949-340-5464 !

Things to do and see in Irvine:

The Irvine Spectrum

With its Ferris Wheel and frequent seasonal events, every shopping trip to the Spectrum feels like a holiday. With a recent expansion, the Spectrum now has even more places to shop and dine, even more beautiful fountains and grassy gathering spaces, and now even a play structure for kids!

Ready to come visit? Learn more and plan your trip here .

Orange County Great Park

On a clear day you can see up to 40 miles from Great Park's iconic balloon, a massive balloon that can lift 25-30 passengers 400 feet above the ground. Get a bird's eye view of the Farm + Food Lab, Palm Court Arts Complex, and more features at Great Park.

If you can, visit on a Sunday morning to experience the Farmer's Market , one of our favorite farmer's markets in Orange County!

Learn more about Great Park and plan your visit here .

Irvine Museum

The Irvine Museum is dedicated to preserving and displaying Californian impressionistic art. Take a walk through the beauty of our Golden Coast as displayed through lively brushwork and vibrant colors!

Learn more and plan your visit here .

Pretend City Children's Museum

With interactive exhibits from an art studio to a dentist office, to a construction area and a hands on "gas station," kids can learn about the world around them and try new things at Pretend City! Build some creatures or some skyscrapers in Imagination Playground, then head to the cafe for lunch, and pick up a souvenir at the Mini-Mall.

Learn more and plan your visit here.

Hike & Bike

With the largest amount of open space of any city in Orange County, Irvine offers lots of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors! Hike the beautiful natural spaces of Bommer Canyon and Quail Hill, take on the steep hills of Peters Canyon, or follow the Mountains to Sea trail all the way to the coast!

Take a look at the trails here , or find less rugged bikeways here .