- 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
Tony Goodwin ART PARTY!! Orange County MoreLess Info
From the merchant: “Step-by-step painting instructions - No experience necessary! Stickman artists welcomed! Leave with amazement!”
SUP Fitness Laguna offers paddle boarding lessons for those who wish to get on the water. Those who are interested in learning how to properly paddle across the waters may appreciate what this site has to offer.
24707 Dana Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629 MoreLess Info
Since 1976 the Aventura Sailing Association has offered both skippered and bareboat charters. The fleet of sailboats that range form 27 feet to 48 feet also can be used for private sailing instruction.
Located at the Ocean Institute, The Pilgrim is a full-size replica of the ship that was featured in Richard Henry Dana, Jr.'s Two Years Before the Mast. The location hosts theatrical and musical performances during the summer season.
100% 1 votes
28411 San Juan Creek Road, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 MoreLess Info
Ivy Gate Farm is a premium hunter/jumper boarding and training facility. They offer individually-tailored programs for clients and their horses whether their preference is riding for pleasure or competing in the show ring.
97% 800 votes
24440 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629 MoreLess Info
Capt. Dave's Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari is located in Southern California, where there are more dolphins and blue whales than anywhere else. Use the eye-to-eye viewing pod to go under water during the whale watch without getting wet.
Founded in 1987, Westwind Sailing works in partnership with the Orange County Sailing & Event Center to teach safe and responsible boating and sailing techniques to the public. The group offers a variety of sailing classes.
93% 27 votes
Santa Clara Ave, Violet Lantern to Amber Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629 MoreLess Info
A three mile trail, Bluff Top Trail Runs between Walk On Beach and Gualala Point Regional Park. Along this trail lies the remnants of the Dana Point Inn and sea cliffs and views for birding and whale-watching.
72% 266 votes
31791 Los Rios Street, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 MoreLess Info
A favorite Southern Destination for families and children is the ZOOMARS Petting Zoo. The petting zoo features a train ride and gold planning and is home to a wide array of farm animals including ponies, sheep and goats.
Built in the late 1800's the O'Neill Museum is a historic piece of San Juan Capistrano history. The house museum acts as the San Juan Capistrano Historical Society Headquarters and houses the towns prominent documents, maps, photos and more.