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Five Orange County Sizzling Summer Savings



Keeping the kids busy during the summer months can often be expensive for families. LivingSocial has always been my go-to place for discount tickets, dining deals and more so that our family can keep busy and enjoy visiting different places around Orange County during the summer months.

These are my top five favorite summer savings that won’t break the family budget, and will help your family to create long lasting summer memories.


Lyon Air Museum

From military motorcycles — including one that’s half tank — to high-flying airplanes from decades ago, Lyon Air Museum houses some of the rarest aircraft you’ll find. There are also a few cars and military vehicles, which make for one fascinating stroll through this space

• $12 ($24 value) for two general admission tickets
• $24 ($48 value) for four general admission tickets
• $27 ($55 value) for a one-year individual membership
• $42 ($85 value) for a one-year family membership for up to four people


Davey’s Locker Whale Watching

Treat yourself to the perfect California adventure with this deal, which will have you exploring Newport Beach and the Laguna coastline in search of the most majestic of ocean creatures:
• $12 ($36 value) for a 2.5-hour whale-watching cruise for one
• $20 ($72 value) for a 2.5-hour whale-watching cruise for two


Aim4Fun (On-Target Aim4Fun)

Allowing kids to sharpen their minds and reflexes while having active fun away from TVs and tablets, airsoft is a great activity for all ages. Check out the two themed bays at this kid-oriented airsoft shooting gallery complete with moving targets and bubbles to pop:
• $15 ($24 value) for three unlimited Play Time passes
• $25 ($48 value) for six unlimited Play Time passes
• $149 ($300 value) for a two-hour kids’ party for up to 20 children
The Party Package
• Two hours of shooting gallery time
• Use of the party room
• Two jars of airsoft beads per child
• A special gift for the birthday boy or girl
Safety First: Trained safety officers are always supervising the firing line to ensure kids have a great experience.


Pirates Dinner Adventure

With a 300,000-gallon indoor lagoon and six buccaneer ships setting the scene, Pirate’s Dinner Adventure offers an evening that you won’t soon forget. Make port at its Buena Park location and prepare yourself for a night of swashbuckling antics along with a full meal.
• $28 ($59 value) for one adult ticket valid Monday to Thursday
• $25 ($36 value) for one child ticket valid Friday to Sunday
• $20 ($36 value) for one child ticket valid Monday to Thursday
• $32 ($59 value) for one adult ticket valid Friday to Sunday
• Garden-fresh tossed salad or vegetable soup
• Oven-roasted quarter seasoned chicken, a barbecue beef and vegetable kabob, and mashed potatoes
• Brownie a la mode
• Lemonade, tea, coffee and soft drinks provided during main show; cash bar available all other times

More About the Show
In the newest production, “Rise of the Sea Dragon,” the Governor’s Gala gets more exciting when Captain Sebastian the Black and his horde of pirates crash, taking the whole party hostage in hopes of securing the treasure of the last Gypsy. Stick around to see what happens when the pirate captain’s son falls for the captive princess.

Don’t Forget: Select the show date of your choice, just be sure to make reservations at least 24 hours in advance.


ClueHoo Scavenger Hunt

Even grown-ups can have fun with clues. Bring out the kid in you on a fun-filled scavenger hunt through Laguna.
• $37 ($75 value) for a scavenger hunt for two people
• $75 ($150 value) for a scavenger hunt for four people
• $90 ($187 value) for a scavenger hunt for five people

LivingSocial is also a great place to score a great getaway deal, and when the kids go back to school for mom’s to treat themselves to a relaxing massage or facial.

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