There is no better time than summer to get out, explore the place you live, and make some new memories. And if you’re living near Westminster, California, there’s no better place. 

There are a lot of fun and unique activities near Westminster that will make your summer special! Here are a few ideas to try out before fall sets in.

Little Saigon

Why travel halfway across the world when you have a small piece of Southeast Asia right here near Westminster? Though Little Saigon is just over three square miles, it is jam-packed with Vietnamese culture. From delicious foods to shopping and sights, there is a lot to do, see, and experience in Little Saigon! This would definitely be a unique and memorable way to spend a summer day.

Noguchi Garden

The Noguchi Garden is located just 20 minutes south of Westminster. The public garden includes cultivated areas, sculptures, and natural elements like streams, rocks, and treed areas that create a uniquely relaxing environment with a quintessentially Japanese design. 

The Noguchi Garden won’t fill a whole day, but it would be a great place to stop by, take some pictures, and relax a little bit.

Huntington Beach

The beach is always a perfect summer activity! It is a great way to enjoy the summer sunshine while having a good way to cool off! Huntington Beach is close to Westminster and includes a beautiful pier, perfect for making your summer special!

In order to make your day at the beach more exciting, come prepared with exciting activities like scavenger hunts, beach art, kites to fly, etc. A beach day done right could easily become one of your favorite summer activities for you and your family. Just don’t forget to bring sunscreen!

Outdoor Concerts and Movies

This summer in Orange County, the OC Parks Summer Concert Series and Sunset Cinema Film Series are back! From June 18 to September 10, there will be 10 free concerts and 13 free movie showings. The concerts will be on Thursdays at 5:00 p.m., with the music beginning at 6:00 p.m. The movie nights will be on Fridays at 6:00 p.m., with the movie beginning at sundown. Visit the website to see a schedule of the events.

There is so much to do here near Westminster! Whether it’s a trip to a miniature Vietnam, a photogenic garden, our beautiful beach, or an outdoor show, you are sure to have plenty of fun summer activities near Westminster coming up. And if you decide to stick around, The Edward Apartments offers one- and two-bedroom apartments for rent near Westminster, California.

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