Event Travel Guide
Your Travel, Transportation, Hotel & Food Experience At Your Next NBR® Education Event Matters!
Our Training Facility is nestled in the enchanting coastal city of Dana Point, a picturesque coastal city located in Orange County, California, known for its stunning natural beauty and world-class attractions.
Our events offer a unique opportunity to indulge in the best of both worlds- expert education and training, all while being pampered by the serenity of the beautiful ocean backdrop.
The city is home to over six miles of pristine beaches and scenic bluffs, making it a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and beachgoers.
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Delight in the breathtaking sunsets that paint the sky with soft hues while the gentle waves softly kiss the shore.
The invigorating ocean breezes effectively temper the intense summer heat, while the typically mild temperatures throughout the brief winter period (approximately January through March) make Dana Point an inviting sanctuary even during this time!
Consider John Wayne International Airport as your top choice when attending an NBR® Event. With its convenient location and hassle-free security, it offers unparalleled convenience. Situated in close proximity to our headquarters, you’ll find yourself immersed in the action in no time!
Long Beach Airport is an excellent option when attending an NBR® Event. With its location and easy accessibility, it offers a convenient travel experience.
San Diego International Airport presents itself as a convenient and appealing option for attendees of an NBR® Event. Located near the heart of San Diego, this airport offers easy access to the event venue and the vibrant city itself. The airport’s scenic coastal setting provides a picturesque backdrop, allowing visitors to enjoy the beauty of San Diego right from the moment they arrive.
LAX provides an option for attendees of our NBR® Events. As one of the busiest airports in the world, it offers a wide range of domestic and international flight options, making it easily accessible from various locations. Despite its size, LAX is well-equipped to handle the influx of travelers, with numerous terminals and amenities to ensure a comfortable experience. Its proximity to the vibrant city of Los Angeles allows attendees to explore and enjoy the rich cultural offerings before or after the event.
NBR HQ Address
34085 Pacific Coast Highway,
Suite 206 (Upstairs and Down the Hall)
Dana Point CA, 92629
Indulge in the luxurious charm of The Blue Lantern Inn, the ultimate choice for accommodations when attending an NBR® Event! Nestled in a picturesque coastal setting and next door to our training facility, this hotel offers a serene and inviting ambiance. Each morning, guests can savor a complimentary breakfast, and in the evening, a complimentary charcuterie board awaits, perfectly complemented by a complimentary glass of wine.
As an added benefit, The Blue Lantern Inn extends an exclusive group rate for NBR® Event attendees, making it the preferred choice for your lodging needs.
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Nestled along the stunning coastline of Dana Point, this resort-style hotel offers breathtaking ocean views and a serene atmosphere. With its beautifully appointed rooms, world-class amenities, and exceptional service, it promises an unforgettable stay. Immerse yourself in the coastal elegance and take advantage of the hotel’s convenient location near NBR® HQ, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable experience throughout your stay.
Experience a delightful stay on PCH at The Best Western Plus Marina Shores, a top choice for NBR® Event attendees seeking comfort and convenience. With its proximity to the marina and NBR® HQ, this hotel ensures a pleasant and hassle-free experience during your stay.
Embraced by the charm of Dana Point, this hotel offers a tranquil atmosphere and scenic views of the marina. Immerse yourself in the coastal ambiance and relish the hotel’s close proximity to the marina and event venue, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable experience throughout your visit.
Indulge in unparalleled luxury and sophistication at The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel. Perched atop a dramatic cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this iconic hotel offers breathtaking coastal views and a world-class experience. With its prestigious reputation and prime location, The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel sets the standard for a truly unforgettable stay during your NBR® Event.
Food & dRINK
Organic Tree Juice Bar
24901 Dana Point Harbor Drive Dana Point
A health-conscious haven in Dana Point, CA, that caters to those seeking nourishing and refreshing beverages and food. With a commitment to using organic and locally sourced ingredients, this juice bar offers a wide array of cold-pressed juices, smoothies, and wellness shots.
Maison Cafe + mARKET
24501 Del Prado Ave, Dana Point
Savor a culinary delight at Maison Cafe, a café capturing the essence of French-inspired cuisine with a touch of coastal charm.
Indulge in delectable dishes crafted with locally sourced ingredients, showcasing the flavors of the region.
Bonjour Cafe & bistro
24633 Del Prado Ave. Dana Point
A culinary gem that transports you to the heart of France with its authentic flavors and charming ambiance. This cafe and bistro offers a delightful fusion of French and California cuisine. Indulge in a delectable menu featuring traditional dishes crafted with fresh, locally sourced ingredients.
Bear Coast Coffee
34201 Street of the Amber Lantern
Unit B, Dana Point
A coffee lover’s paradise! This specialty coffee shop takes pride in sourcing high-quality, sustainably grown beans and meticulously roasting them to perfection. Savor expertly crafted espresso drinks, pour-over coffees, and a variety of brewing methods.
24040 Camino del Avion St. J Dana Point
Project Social delights guests with its delicious lattes and mouthwatering breakfast burritos. Start your day off right with a perfectly crafted latte, made with their expertly roasted coffee beans. And when it comes to breakfast, their hearty and flavorful burritos are a popular choice.
What a dish Cafe
24921 Dana Point Harbor Dr. Ste B100 Dana Point
A culinary gem that brings a unique and creative dining experience.
Each dish is meticulously crafted with attention to detail, combining unexpected ingredients and techniques to deliver a truly memorable dining experience.
Lunch & Dinner Recommendations
34091 CA-1, Dana Point
A culinary gem that captures the essence of coastal dining. This charming restaurant offers a delightful menu inspired by fresh, locally sourced ingredients and creative flavors. From their succulent seafood dishes to their flavorful farm-to-table options, Coastal Kitchen satisfies every palate.
34094 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point
With its farm-to-table approach, Craft House focuses on locally sourced ingredients to create innovative and seasonally inspired dishes. The restaurant’s dedication to craftsmanship extends to its selection of wines and cocktails. Whether you’re indulging in their dishes or savoring a cocktail, Craft House promises an elevated culinary journey.
34442 Street of the Green Lantern, Dana Point
Situated on a cliff overlooking the Harbor, this restaurant has stunning panoramic views of the Ocean and is renowned for its impeccable seafood, including fresh catches and signature dishes. With its elegant ambiance and delectable cuisine, dining at Chart House is a truly unforgettable experience.
24312 Del Prado Ave, Dana Point
Luciana’s Ristorante is a culinary gem that transports guests to the heart of Italy. With its warm and inviting atmosphere, this family-owned restaurant offers an authentic Italian dining experience. From classic pasta dishes and wood-fired pizzas to exquisite seafood and tender meats, Luciana’s menu showcases the rich flavors and traditions of Italian cuisine.
31111 Rancho Viejo Rd, San Juan Capistrano
A vibrant and contemporary Mexican restaurant that takes Mexican cuisine to new heights. With its modern twist on traditional flavors, Sol Agave offers a unique dining experience. From their handcrafted margaritas to flavorful tacos, each dish is thoughtfully prepared with fresh ingredients and creative combinations.
nICK'S San Clemente & Laguna Beach
213 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente
540 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach
The Nicks Group is a collection of culinary restaurants that offer exceptional dining. Each location showcases its own unique menu. Whether you’re in the mood for a mouthwatering steak, fresh seafood, or coastal-inspired cuisine, the Nicks Group restaurants deliver memorable dining experiences.
Things to do
Explore the picturesque harbor, enjoy water activities like kayaking and paddleboarding, or take a boat tour to spot dolphins and whales.
Learn about marine life, maritime history, and conservation through interactive exhibits, educational programs, and boat tours at the Ocean Institute.
Take in panoramic ocean views, enjoy a leisurely walk along the scenic San Clemente Pier, or enjoy a meal on the pier at the Fisherman’s Restaurant!
Discover the cultural heritage of the area through art exhibits, concerts, and events in the historic Casa Romantica mansion and its stunning gardens.
Relax on the iconic Main Beach, known for its scenic beauty, volleyball courts, and vibrant atmosphere.
Known as the “Pirate Tower,” is a unique structure that adds to the charm and character of the beach. It has become a popular spot for photography and sightseeing, offering a picturesque backdrop for beachgoers.
Take a ferry ride to Balboa Island and immerse yourself in its charming ambiance. Stroll along Marine Avenue, browse boutique shops, savor delicious treats like Balboa Bars and frozen bananas, and enjoy scenic views of the harbor.