San Juan Capistrano, California Real Estate and Community Information When you're looking for a hometown that offers lots of history as well as a great Pacific coast atmosphere, take a look at San Juan Capistrano on the California coastline. Located just three miles from the coast and a short 30 minute drive south of Newport Beach, the town has an old world Spanish California feel with a very laid back environment. The town is one of the earliest in California, being settled well over 200 years ago by the Spanish Missionaries. The town is well-known for the famous Spanish Mission that bares its name and is a popular tourist destination. Parks and Recreation While you are looking at properties in the area, remember to check out all the exciting parks and recreational areas nearby as well. There is plenty of recreational opportunities at places like the San Juan Hills Golf Club, Cook Park, Town Center Park, El Camino Real Park, the Marbella Country Club, the Rancho Sierra Vista Equestrian Center and Creekside Park to name just a few. The town also includes several community centers and hiking trails as well as sponsoring youth and adult programs and classes. There are also a number of sports parks and athletic fields available throughout town. Attractions and Activities As you are looking at all the homes available in town, you will also see plenty of local attractions and activities to enjoy. not only can you visit the famous mission, but you can also try things like the downtown farmer's market, visit several local museums, enjoy a self-guided tour of the Los Rios Historic District, visit the local ecology center, enjoy a show at the Camino Real Playhouse, check out the Zoomars Petting Zoo and Bird Park and a whole lot more. You will find plenty of local activities in your new hometown. Events If you are still looking for things to do in town, there are plenty of theaters and music venues where you can take in a concert or live stage play as well as events like the music under the stars, the local art fair, an open artist studio, a festival of the arts where you can enjoy wine and chocolate while viewing the work of local artists. There are also events such as Capt. Dave's Whale Watching, the Trinitas 5-Course Wine Dinner Event and Architectural Walking Tours where you can enjoy your neighbors company while learning about the amazing architecture around town. Contact Debbie Brewington When you are ready to purchase real estate in San Juan Capistrano, contact Debbie Brewington. She knows the homes and properties in the area and can help you get the best deal on your new home.