Featuring one-of-a-kind campuses like Park Place, Irvine is Orange County’s best-known city. Thanks to its eating, shopping, entertainment, and host of other amenities, both residents and travelers to the area often mark Irvine as their top choice for accommodations.
In the area, shopping is made simple thanks to classics like Trader Joe’s, Ralph’s, and Mother’s Market--just to name a few. When you don’t feel like cooking, delicious food can be enjoyed day and night at North Italia, Puesto, Houston’s Restaurant, and Ruth’s Chris Steak House.
Convenience is the keyword thanks to the 405 Freeway and the John Wayne Airport. Stress-free public transportation is also provided by the nearby Tustin Station (OCTA/Metrolink) and Irvine Station (OCTA/Metrolink/Amtrak). So, no matter where you need to go, you can get there quickly and without hassle.
Plus, students love Irvine thanks to the University of California being right at its center. And, for families, University Park Elementary School, Rancho San Joaquin Middle School, and University High School come highly rated. Most of all, Irvine is known for its superior work/life balance. For work, choose from endless opportunities at companies like Western Digital, Ingram Micro, State Farm, Travelers, US Bank, Houzz, and St. Joseph Health.
For play, residents can fit in plenty of fun and relaxation throughout the city’s surroundings. Some key points of interest include Newport Beach, Fashion Island, South Coast Plaza, the Orange County Performing Arts Center, the Rancho San Joaquin Golf Course, and--of course--Disneyland. It’s all right outside your door when you live in Irvine.