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San Juan Capistrano, CA

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Getting Around in San Juan Capistrano, CA

Walk Score®
"Walker's Paradise"
Transit Score®
The average commuter time in San Juan Capistrano is:
15 to 19 minutes
Explore info about this city
  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 5.81%
  • 13.5%
  • 2.61%

A City With a Mystery

For generations, stories of mysteries and legends have been told to the residents of San Juan Capistrano. The Mission of San Juan Capistrano was founded over 200 years ago and has been called the birthplace of Orange County. The area continued to grow year after year, with neighborhoods forming to accommodate its new residents. Some of the mystery that surrounds the area is thanks to the resident ghosts who many locals believe haunt the area. It is said that residents of the old west still walk the streets of San Juan, and it gives the locals much to talk about.

San Juan in the Summe

If you are looking for a great way to spend some of your summer nights, look no further than the historic downtown area of San Juan Capistrano. Each summer the community puts together a concert series that features local entertainment, food, and activities for all to enjoy. Locals can enjoy free entertainment and activities while supporting local small businesses by purchasing local foods, crafts, and more. Locals are encouraged to visit various event nights and all you have to do is grab your favorite blanket and head down to Center Park for a night filled with fun.

Supporting Local Busi

The community of San Juan offers a small town feel in almost every way, including everyday shopping. The locals in San Juan very much believe in supporting small businesses, and with so many locally owned shops in the area, it is easy for residents to shop for what they need and give back to their community. Many of the shops have been around for decades and are owned by local families. Residents can enjoy small grocery stores, photographers, office supply stores, and much more. For a more personalized shopping experience, downtown San Juan Capistrano is the place to shop.