- 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
97% 65 votes
5970 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275 MoreLess Info
Those seeking a scenic hike and unique marine life will appreciate Abalone Cove Shoreline Park & Ecological Reserve. The park features breathtaking views from the bluff, crisscrossing trails and abundant sea life in its two beaches and tide pools.
A small craft brewery, Ritual Brewing Company makes an array of different beers, and even sodas and root beer. They also offer a casual atmosphere for visitors to sample their wares, with games and guides on hand.
90% 123 votes
5970 Palos Verdes Dr S, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275 MoreLess Info
Dogs are permitted in the upper picnic area and on designated trails of Abalone Cove Shoreline Park. This park features two beaches, tide pools, bluff top viewing areas, and trails throughout the area to bring family and friends.
With 10 acres to explore, Mountain View Park offers visitors a large playground area, complete with swings, multiple play structures, and monkey bars. The park is located next to a community center that hosts public activities.
A 12-screen movie theater, AMC Glendora 12 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers an IMAX auditorium, stadium seating, theater rentals, reserved seats and a concession area with food and drinks.
Gladstone Park contains a softball field, a lighted basketball court, horseshoe pits, and volleyball courts, providing the necessary facilities for several team sports games. Children can also play on the park's playground equipment.
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2024 Orange Tree Lane, Redlands, CA MoreLess Info
Enjoyed by both adults and kids, the San Bernardino Country Museum features an array of exhibits focused on natural history and California culture. The museums exhibits include a live animal discovery center, a fossil exhibit and the Gerald A. Smith Hall of Anthropology.
Paying homage to the late catcher, Roy Campanella Park is a multi-purpose outdoor facility. Created with community children in mind, the park is equipped with a public pool, playground, walking trails and a separate picnic space.
Claremont Wilderness Trail is a 5 mile hiking trail that goes in a loop through the canyons of Claremont Valley. The trail provides a variety of viewpoints of the natural scenery and features several rest benches.