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Golf Courses

San Juan Hills Golf Course

Orange County's best golf value nestled in the rolling hills of San Juan Capistrano, the public golf course is located in South Orange County, between Los Angeles and San Diego. The Facility includes a Championship Par 71 Golf Course with a state of the art Driving Range, new Sports Bar and Grill and 5,000 sf banquet and Event Centers.

949-493-1167

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Music & Performing Arts

Camino Real Playhouse

Year round theatrical productions including the annual Shakespeare Festival in the summer

LOCATION:
1776 El Camino Real
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

INFORMATION:
(949) 489-8082

The Coach House

Concert hall showcasing local and national musical acts. Also offers full dinner menu and priority seating.

LOCATION:
33157 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, Ca 92675

INFORMATION:
(949)496-8930

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Museums & Historical Sites

Mission San Juan Capistrano

The birthplace of Orange County, Mission San Juan Capistrano, was founded more than two centuries ago. Today it is a monument to Californias’ multi-cultural history, embracing its Native American, Spanish, Mexican and Europan heritage. Originally built as a self sufficient community by Spanish padres and Indians, the Mission was a center for agriculture, industry, education and religion.

Visitors will discover many areas of interest within the Mission walls. You can hear the tolling of century old bells and walk down its time worn paths. The serenity and peace amid the 10 _ acres of lush gardens and cool fountains, cloistered by old adobe walls, offers visitors seclusion from the sights and sounds of a busy world. Learn about the Serra Chapel, padres quarters, industrial area, soldiers barracks, and cemetery.

LOCATION:
Camino Capistrano & Ortega Hwy.

INFORMATION:
(949) 234-1300

The O'Neill Museum-Pryor House

Built between 1870 and 1880 and originally located across the tracks behind the El Adobe de Capistano Restaurant. It was the home of Jose Dolores Garcia and later in 1903 to Albert Pryor family.

Now the offices of the SJC Historical Society, it is open to the public.

LOCATION:
31831 Los Rios St.

Historical Sites

Montanez Adobe

(circa 1794). Listed on the National Historic Register, this adobe was the home of Dona Polonia Montanez. Religious services were held inside during a period when the mission was inoperative.

Open to the public.

LOCATION:
31745 Los Rios St.

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San Juan Capistrano Jail Cell

Built in 1896 to serve as a holding cell, the jail originally was located on the west side of Camino Capistrano at the Ortega Highway intersection. It was the scene of several jailbreaks and one hanging.

The jail is not open to the public, but is pointed out on the San Juan Capistrano Historical Society's walking tour.

LOCATION:
31745 Los Rios Street, close the the train depot

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The Blas Aguilar Adobe

In 1794, the Mission San Juan Capistrano built a number of adobes to house soldiers and the local Native Americans who worked at the mission. Don Blas Aguilar purchased two of these adobes in 1845, which he named "La Hacienda Aguilar."

The Blas Aguilar Adobe Museum is maintained and operated by the Blas Aguilar Adobe Foundation, a non- profit organization.

LOCATION:
31806 El Camino Real

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Parks / Outdoor Activities

Ronald W. Caspers Wilderness Park

An 8,000 acre protected wilderness preserve nestled among the river terraces and sandstone canyons of the western coastal Santa Ana Mountains. The park has campgrounds, restrooms and showers, picnic areas, an equestrian campground, hiking and equestrian trails and a future visitor center will offer the park user an insight into the park's history, wildlife and plant life.

LOCATION:
33401 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Cleveland National Forest - Camping and Hiking

Ortega Highway winds up through the Trabuco Ranger District of the Cleveland National Forest.

Along this highway are beautiful hiking trails, campgrounds and scenic stops.

LOCATION:
Highway 74

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Other Activities

Blenheim EquiSports

Situated on 40 acres at the Oaks/Blenheim Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park in San Juan Capistrano, it is the premier equestrian facility on the West Coast.

INFORMATION:
949-443-1844

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