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The Best of San Juan Capistrano

Make the most of your visit with our carefully curated ideas. Watch for exclusive deals courtesy of our Metrolink partners – just show your Metrolink ticket. Enjoy like a tourist. Act like a local.

Ranked #1 in Family-Friendly Journeys

Walkable town featuring that famous mission, a petting zoo, unique restaurants and watering holes, and the Los Rios District, California’s oldest neighborhood. Grab the trolley at the station and connect with points around town and Dana Point.

Metrolink train lines
  • Orange County Line

  • Inland Empire-Orange County Line


Day Trips

Fun Things to Do

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Great Places to Eat & Drink

Area Map

How to Get There

Everything you need to know, including train schedules and tips on buying tickets and riding Metrolink trains. Easy!

Download PDF of Rail System

Metrolink Commuter Rail System Map


Catch the free trolley every 20 minutes at the Metrolink station Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through Labor Day. Ride all over town and connect with the Dana Point Trolley.

Trolley Information

Good to Know Before You Go

  • All ages and stages rate this the #1 Metrolink Weekend destination
  • San Juan Capistrano has convenient summer trolleys for getting around town
  • Be sure to check the last train departure time for your ride home