"Sweet Romance & Swallows in San Juan Capistrano" San Juan Capistrano by marinarena

San Juan Capistrano Travel Guide: 157 reviews and 469 photos

SJC-A place to be!

San Juan Capistrano has many advantages: (1) it can be reached easily from the train (2) it is very picturesque, providing a romantic backdrop (3) it is under the radar, so it is not jam-packed and touristy!

Mark this O.C. city for one to visit!

A lovely panoramic shot!

This town of Orange county is on local "must-see maps" for its historic mission in the downtown area. There is a yearly celebration here that marks the arrival of swallows to the mission. More info on this point is to come and oh, so much more to add here!

...and yet another water fountain!

She is a darling one in a well landscaped spot in downtown SJC!

I hope to add much more to the SJC pages. Riding on the Amtrak numerous times, I have seen that the countrysides here are just spetacular with wonderful hiking trails and ranch areas.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:beautiful views, the mission, serenity, remote
  • Cons:has a few "rough,unkept spots", but I stress very few!
  • In a nutshell:SJC- An alternative place for a romantic venture!
  • Last visit to San Juan Capistrano: Apr 2005
  • Intro Updated Sep 1, 2005
  • Add to Trip Planner (?)
  • Report Abuse

Reviews (6)

Comments (1)

  • acemj's Profile Photo
    Feb 5, 2006 at 3:22 PM

    I can't believe people are actually using trains in SoCal! That's great. Love the pics and info.

marinarena

“Capture the little things in each grand destination!”

Online Now

Female

Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 4 6 2
Forum Rank:
0 0 3 0 4

Badges & Stats in San Juan Capistrano

  • 6 Reviews
  • 17 Photos
  • 1 Forum posts
  • 1 Comments
  • 6,734PageViews

Have you been to San Juan Capistrano?

  Share Your Travels  

Travel Interests

See All Travel Interests (12)