MORE TO DO
Come aboard Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Safari, where high-tech sailing catamarans have underwater viewing pods and triple-fudge brownies for snacks. 24440 Dana Point Harbor Drive. 1-949-488-2828; dolphinsafari.com.
Dana Wharf has been providing daily sportfishing and whale-watching trips here since 1971. 34675 Golden Lantern Street. 1-949-496-5794; danawharf.com.
MORE PLACES TO SHOP
Find Aloha wear, Hawaiian lotions and soaps, drinkware, and adorable children’s outfits at Woody Hut, an island-inspired store. 34493 Golden Lantern Street. 1-949-443-1072; thewoodyhut.com.
MORE SPOTS TO EAT
For breakfast or lunch with a French flair, visit Bonjour Café and Bistro, where crepes and the Tahiti French toast earn raves. 24633 Del Prado Avenue. 1-949-496-6368; bonjourcafe.com.
Enjoy a burger or fish tacos at Proud Mary’s, which has been at the harbor since 1977. 34689 Golden Lantern Street. 1-949-493-5853; proudmarysdp.com.
Please call to check hours and availability of businesses, attractions, and events before you visit. City of Dana Point: 1-949-248-3500; danapoint.org.
PHOTOS: ERIC VAN EYKE AND LORI ANDERSON