After two full days of educational seminars, quality programming and a show floor full of the latest industry products at Glass Expo West™ ’17, there’s nothing better than spending time sinking your toes in Orange County’s sandy beaches.

California is known as one of America’s premier family summer destinations and Irvine is within easy reach of the most attractive beaches on the coast.

Corona del Mar State Beach in Newport Beach is the closest beach to this year’s host hotel. About 20 minutes west of Irvine, Corona del Mar is considered one of the best city beaches in the Southwest. Stroll along the half-mile long beach and explore the activities it has to offer. Popular for its snorkeling, surfing, diving and amazing sunsets, this small private beach is perfect for families and children alike.

Main Beach is also a short 20-mile distance and in the heart of downtown Laguna Beach. Explore tide pools or sit back and watch the surfers go. Considered Laguna’s “Window to the Sea”, Main Beach is the boardwalk area is perfect for strolling, dining or perusing the surrounding art galleries.

Last but not least, consider visiting the popular Huntington Beach. About 30 minutes northwest of Irvine, this beach is widely known for its surf culture and family fun. The Huntington Pier is the highlight for any tourist visiting Huntington Beach and provides endless entertainment. Feel free to fish without a license, dine, shop, stroll or bike the pier. The beach is full of fire pits, volleyball and basketball courts and offers biking and jogging trails providing something everyone can enjoy.

Glass Expo West ’17 is co-sponsored by USGlass,™ and Window Film magazine.

Pre-register for the best discounts at and book a room early at our host hotel Irvine Marriott, as they go quickly.

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