- 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
A dog park with separate fenced areas for large dogs and small dogs, Laguna Niguel Dog Park offers large spaces for playing and socializing. Floored with wood chips rather than grass, the park offers water fountains, as well.
79% 107 votes
50 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629 MoreLess Info
At Monarch Beach Golf Links, golfers have access to an 18-hole course with four sets of tees. The site also features a practice area and a rental club, hosts tournaments and golf lessons, and sells deli-style sandwiches at its cafe.
38% 8 votes
30291 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 MoreLess Info
A 2.5-acre facility named for a local veterinarian, Dr. Joe Cortese Dog Park provides a fenced area with dirt fields for canine recreation. The park features water fountains as well as separate areas for small and large dogs.
Chapparosa Park is a leisure park that is situated on 16.5-acres of land. The park features a tot lot, a tire swing, four picnic tables, three basketball courts, a lighted soccer field, a restroom, and four barbecues.
55% 20 votes
29943 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 MoreLess Info
San Juan Capistrano's Hamilton Oaks Winery makes ten varieties of craft wine, including reds, whites, and sparkling wines. Located in the historic Swanner house, the winery welcomes visitors for tours and tastings, and hosts special events.
89% 61 votes
33401 Ortega Hwy., San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 MoreLess Info
Spread over 8,000 acres, the Ronald W. Caspers Wilderness Park is situated within the western coastal Santa Ana Mountains. The park offers a Nature Center, bike trails, horseback riding trails, children's playground, and hiking trails.
Situated on 2.4 acres, Hidden Hills Park features a half basketball court and a large open grass field suitable for sports like soccer and football. The park provides two children's playgrounds, park benches, a paved path and picnic facilities.
The Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club features an 18-hole championship-length golf course designed by PGA tour professional Tom Lehman. The clubhouse features a bar and grill as well as several banquet rooms that are often used for weddings and other events.