When someone mentions Orange County, you might think of a certain TV show or bickering housewives. But this special region of California offers so much more. With everything from pristine beaches and sweeping canyons to foodie hotspots and vibrant nightlife, Orange County is a slice of paradise. You can even get a world-class education at Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County. No matter what you're looking for, vacations in Orange County are sure to please.
Founded in 1861, Chapman University was one of the first universities to admit women and people of color from the start. Semester at Sea, one of its famous programs, started in the 1960s and is a tradition that continues to give students the opportunity to learn about the Pacific Ocean and the bays lining the California coastline. Whether you're there to attend an event or simply scope out the campus, the number of hotels near Chapman University mean you'll be able to experience all that Orange County has to offer during your visit.
For a little adrenaline rush, head to The Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center, located just three miles away. Experience what it's like to fly a plane across countless cities —no flying license necessary. With so many hotels close to Chapman University, you'll be steps away from the experience of manning your own jet.
If it's a more grounded experience you're looking for, consider one of the Old Towne Orange Walking Food Tours, which will take you through some of the best local restaurants. Choose from a variety of themed tours, all taking place within a few miles of Chapman University hotels.
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