How This Small Southern California Town Quietly Became The Coolest Place In The West

The quaint town of San Juan Capistrano lies halfway between south of Los Angeles and north of San Diego, precisely an hour from either city. It’s not the geographical setting that makes it the coolest town in Southern California, but its rich history dating to the founding of its mission in 1776 by Father Junípero Serra.

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Before you leave San Juan Capistrano, don’t forget to check out Los Rios Historic District, which is the oldest neighborhood in California. You should also visit San Juan Capistrano Historical Society. Have you ever been to San Juan Capistrano? Share your experience with us.

Address: San Juan Capistrano, CA, USA