Lake Forest is known for its vast array of shopping, dining, entertainment, and outdoor activities. Residents spend a lot of time enjoying the beautiful weather, hiking, biking, walking, and even horseback riding. Trails, lakes, and parks make finding things to do outside simple.
Points of interest in the area include Irvine Spectrum, El Toro Road, Foothill Towne Center, and Laguna Hills Mall and Shopping Center. The latter provides plenty of options, whether you’re window shopping, looking to pass some time, or on a mission to track down the latest in fashion.
For everyday shopping, Lake Forest has the normal staple stores like Walmart. When it comes to restaurants, the list of delicious eateries is nearly endless. Featuring Ricardo's Kitchen, El Ranchito, Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que, Elephant Café, and Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant--just to name a few.
Lake Forest also has popular chain restaurants, like Olive Garden, Red Robin, Buffalo Wild Wings, and In-N-Out Burger mixed in amongst some local favorites, such as the Urban Grill and Wine Bar.
For students, nearby schools like Saddleback College, Irvine College, and UC Irvine make Lake Forest the easy choice. Families also love the area for El Toro High School, Serrano Intermediate School, and Lake Forest Elementary School.
When it comes to jobs, many opportunities can be found at companies such as LoanDepot, Blizzard Entertainment, Amazon, Panasonic Avionics Corporation, and Quicksilver Coin Company.
Public transportation is provided by area train stations and bus stations that are kept clean, affordable, and easily accessible by all residents in the area.