- Our list of the best things to do in San Clemente, California, features the top 399 nearby activities — including 172 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- San Clemente, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Sports & Fitness, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 25 things to do within the city of San Clemente, CA , followed by 374 popular activities in nearby cities, including Laguna Beach, Oceanside, Newport Beach, Dana Point, Irvine, San Juan Capistrano, Laguna Hills, Lake Forest, Costa Mesa, Fallbrook, Mission Viejo, Lake Elsinore, Aliso Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, Laguna Niguel, Tustin, Carlsbad, Santa Ana, Corona, Murrieta, Huntington Beach, Vista, Menifee, Los Angeles and Joshua Tree
Chaffey High School Theater is home to the Chaffey Performing Arts Department. The theater hosts a variety of theatrical productions, including musicals and more traditional plays, and is available for event rentals.
Originally founded as a recreational site in 1972, Lake Poway Park focuses mostly on water-based activities in the lake like boating and fishing. The surrounding mountain areas in the park also feature hiking trails, picnic tables, and an archery range.
73% 11 votes
1600 W Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro, CA 90731 MoreLess Info
White Point Nature Preserve is 102 acres of restored coastal sage scrub habitat and hiking trails that overlook the ocean. The trails are dog-friendly and handicap accessible and they offer guided nature walks.
100% 5 votes
6760 Painter Avenue, Whittier, CA 90601 MoreLess Info
Showcasing performers in the region, The Ruth B Shannon Center For Performing Arts offers plays and musical performances for the community. The center is known for its Hawaiian music concert series.
78% 161 votes
7038 Greenleaf Avenue, Whittier, CA 90602 MoreLess Info
Featuring an old-style movie theater veneer with updated theaters inside, the Starlight Whittier Village Cinemas screen current movies and serve a variety of concessions. The theater runs occasional specials, and offers regularly discounted prices.
Get some fresh air on a visit to Golden Park. Take a stroll along the walking path, or sit and watch little ones enjoy the playground. Basketball courts, a handball court and ball diamond are among the recreational activities.
90% 42 votes
1799 W Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro, CA 90732 MoreLess Info
White Point/Royal Palms County Beach features a variety of amenities, and is patrolled by life guards during the day. The beach features tide pools and swimming and diving areas, as well as picnic and playground areas.
White Point Park is a coast-side park overlooking Catalina Island. Attractions include various plaques throughout the park informing the public on the history and geography of the area, a children's playground, and a nearby beach.
An art gallery and boutique, Casita Del Pueblo carries an array of original and handcrafted works by local and regional artists and craftspeople. The store has jewelry, handbags, glassware, and many other gifts.