Things to do in San Juan Capistrano
There’s quite a lot to do in and around the city. Just 13 miles away from San Juan Capistrano, you can take a romantic sunset cruise by the beautiful Newport Beach coastline while sipping on refreshing drinks. You can also go whale watching!
If you’re an animal lover,visit Zoomars Petting Zoo at Los Rios Street, a family friendly attraction that the kids will surely love. This petting zoo is a great day trip destination and party venue. Take the kids on a pony ride, have them interact with and feed the animals, and let them explore the fun structures all over the zoo.
Go out to the tee and head on over to the San Juan Hills Golf Club, an 18-hole public golf course open to all skill levels. The range features dynamic elevations and challenging slopes – not to mention gorgeous views of the green that never seem to end. After a fun day of golfing, hang out at the newly renovated 19 Sports Bar & Grill for a hearty lunch and refreshing beverages.
If you’re a history buff, go on a walking tour of historic San Juan Capistrano and stroll around what is considered to be the oldest preserved residential street in California. Know more about the city’s interesting past as you visit key landmarks, such as the O’Neill Museum, the Egan House “Harmony Hall” and the well-preserved structures at Mission San Juan Capistrano, among many others. These tours happen every Sunday and they last for one and a half hours. If you happen to be in the area during the first Saturday before Halloween, try going on a ghost tour and hear the many eerie tales about this old town.