San Juan Capistrano

Mission San Juan Capistrano

San Juan Capistrano is a city in Orange County in Southern California.

Get in

San Juan Capistrano is located between Los Angeles and San Diego along the California coast. It is easy to reach by car by taking the I-5 to the Ortega Highway (State Route 74) interchange. Better yet, the train station is located right in the center of the historic downtown area, just across the street from Mission San Juan Capistrano. The station is served by Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner line and Metrolink's Orange County and Inland Empire-Orange County Lines.

Get around

Everything is within walking distance.


Mission San Juan Capistrano


Egan House (1883)


The historical downtown area along Camino Capistrano adjacent to the mission is lines with small shops. Among the prominent shops are ...


San Juan Capistrano is known for its wide variety of fine dining. Skip the fast food joints by the highway. There are half a dozen fine restaurants within 200 yards of the rail station.


There are a few bars south of the Mission


Go next

Head SouthWest five miles to Dana Point or San Clemente to relax by the beach.

Head inland on Ortega Highway to go hiking in natural California wildernesss.

The Pacific Surfliner Amtrak train heads up and down the coast from San Diego to Santa Barbara

Routes through San Juan Capistrano

Santa Ana Mission Viejo  N  S  Dana Point San Diego
Los Angeles Irvine  N  S  San Clemente San Diego

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