“We’re close to everything,” says Amy Wang, who enjoys walking the Quail Trail with her family.

The story of Irvine’s villages

From Woodbridge to Woodbury, Irvine’s 22 villages have distinct geographical features and personalities contributing to Irvine’s renowned quality of life. In this special feature, learn how the village concept was envisioned seven decades ago by Irvine Company planners and hear what today’s residents have to say about the villages they call home.

“We have conceived the city of Irvine as a city of villages.” – Irvine Master Plan

Click to view the special feature: The Story of Irvine’s Villages





University Park greenbelt
Lori Stewart and her family hike on French Hill in Turtle Rock, one of many hikes they can take from their front door.
Stephen Kimbrell loves to walk with his family, one reason he feels “blessed to live here.”
Heritage Park
Jack Toan on the Mountains to Sea Trail
Richard Denzer
Jeff Liu and family walk at Bill Barber Park.
Walnut Village Center
Mary Anne Mattar and her family enjoy the scenic views along Shady Canyon Trail.
“There’s nowhere we’d rather be. It’s so great for family life.”
Venta Spur Trail
Ana and Anh Tran
Laguna Altura
Kate and Neil Estrada
Woodbury Village
The Jaffer family often visits the Jeffrey Open Space Trail, which is walking distance from their home.
The Cheng family enjoys “an amazing view clear to Catalina” from Crestview Park.
Floss silk tree
Cypress Village

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