Find the best car rental deals in Orange County, California
In California, if you want to get somewhere, you drive. The main highway system will get you anywhere, or you can choose to take more scenic routes that run along the water.
If you want to get around Orange County comfortably, doing anything from spending a day at the beach to visiting Los Angeles, or maybe having a day out at Disneyland, a rental car is your best transport option. There are plenty of car rental companies around Orange County, and many of them are conveniently located at the John Wayne Airport. Let Orbitz help you find the ideal rental car for your needs.
One of the great things about Orange County is its location. Here are three nearby spots to discover by car.
Take a day trip to Los Angeles, where you can take in the sights, visit museums, and dine on a wide range of food.
Take in art at the Getty, one of the country’s largest and most impressive art museums; visit the Griffith Observatory and take a hike up to the Hollywood Sign; and grab lunch from one of the city’s famed taco stands or noodle shops.
Journey time: Around 45 minutes
Distance: Approximately 35 miles
For a quintessential Californian experience, drive the Pacific Coast Highway north to Malibu. The drive, with cliffs on one side and the ocean on the other, is stunning.
Stop on the way at one of the numerous fish stands and to take photos at the scenic viewpoints. Once you’re in Malibu, set up at El Matador State Beach, known for its coves and bluffs.
Journey time: Around 1.5 hours
Distance: Approximately 67 miles
Just a short drive away, in Anaheim, you can visit the ‘happiest place on earth’, where fun for all the family is pretty much a sure thing.
At Disneyland, kids can meet their favorite Disney characters, those brave enough can ride world-famous rollercoasters, and the whole family can enjoy numerous dining options, parades, shopping for movie-themed gear, and performances.
Journey time: Around 18 minutes
Distance: Approximately 10 miles