Local Attractions Guide  

Location, location, location! Best Western Plus Newport Mesa Inn is ideally situated for those visiting Costa Mesa. We’re less than five miles from a vast assortment of local attractions such as the Orange County Fairgrounds and Amphitheater, the Orange County Performing Arts Center, Balboa Island, and Newport Beach. Our hotel is conveniently located for families looking for an escape into the magical Disneyland, and Knotts Berry Farm theme parks. Travelers will find top-rated dining, with restaurants running the gamut from elegant fine dining to relaxing casual establishments.

If you need a little help with your plans, please feel free to stop by our front desk. Our friendly, helpful staff at the Best Western Plus Newport Mesa Inn is ready to ensure a fun-filled memorable stay in Costa Mesa, California.

Featured Attractions

Orange County Fairgrounds

The Orange County Fair & Event Center (OCFEC) offers a diverse event venue year around. The center hosts over 150 events attracting 4.3 million visitors annually. Home to the Orange County Fair, this 23-day fair/festival is one of Orange County’s most eagerly awaited annual events. You’ll also find Centennial Farm, a working farm for educating the youth on agriculture practices. The Market Place is an outdoor flea market held on week-ends. Visitors will find something fun and exciting for everyone here at the fairgrounds. It's just across the street!

South Coast Plaza

South Coast Plaza is a global shopping destination with more than 250 inviting shops, critically acclaimed restaurants and the renowned Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Whether you're on a name brand quest or simply want to take in the treasures of Orange County, South Coast Plaza offers one of the most delightful shopping experiences in world. Tempt your taste buds, with an excellent selection of top-rated and casual restaurants, both independent and chain. You’ll soon see why the world shops at South Coast Plaza.


Disneyland Resort features two theme parks: Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure. Walt Disney’s original theme park, originally opened in 1955, Disneyland Park is divided into 8 themed lands. Sail with pirates, bobsled down an icy mountain, meet fairy-tale princesses, and end your day with nightly spectacular fireworks show. Head over to Disney California Adventure, a theme park that celebrates California in style. When you enter the gates of this park, you are brought into the land of promise, opportunity and glamour. You’ll find Disneyland Resort offers thrills, action, comedy and romance, all in one place!


  • Dick Church's Restaurant 0.1 mi
  • Wahoo's Fish Taco 1.4 mi
  • Newport Rib Company 2.2 mi
  • Mastro's Steakhouse 2.3 mi
  • Tavern+Bowl Costa Mesa 2.3 mi
  • Din Tai Fung Dumpling House 2.5 mi
  • Maggiano's Little Italy 2.5 mi
  • In-N-Out Burger 2.8 mi
  • Houston's 4.4 mi
  • Taco Maria 4.6 mi


  • Orange County Market Place 0.7 mi
  • The Lab Anti-Mall 1.2 mi
  • South Coast Plaza 2.2 mi
  • Metro Pointe at South Coast 3.2 mi
  • Downtown Disney District 15.8 mi