Crystal Cove has long been a source of inspiration for plein air painters, a type of landscape painting that originated in France. Early plein air painters documented Orange County’s coastline, and Crystal Cove, in particular, with their paintings. In homage to the movement, one of the cottages at Crystal Cove is called “Painter’s Cottage.” The area continues to attract landscape painters.
Touring the museum featuring photographs of the history of Crystal Cove
After this we shopped til we dropped and then we drove home on PCH
and experience the most beautiful sunset over the Pacific Ocean.