The largest small craft harbor in the US, Newport Beach Harbor in Newport Beach, CA isn’t just picture-perfect, but also jam-packed with many recreational boating opportunities, from renting a kayak to taking a harbor cruise. It is even pleasant from land, whether ambling around Balboa Island or along the bay side of the peninsula.
Newport Harbor is in the lower section of Newport Bay in Newport Beach, CA. It’s nearly four miles long, running parallel to the Balboa Peninsula and the ocean. The port is packed with everything from pedal boats to large ocean vessels. There’re more than 9000 boats berthed here.
Inside Newport Beach Harbor there’re seven islands, most of the filled with beautiful homes & flowery porches. The boater can leisurely take a self-guided trip of these houses from the water.