Located in Orange County, San Clemente, also known as the “Spanish Village by the Sea”, attracts one million visitors every year for surfing alone. If you are looking for a true Californian experience with a European flair, San Clemente features a pier, beautiful beaches, and restaurants.
San Clemente offers a variety of attractions both outdoors and indoors. As a city known for its’ world-renowned surfing, one of the most popular spots to visit for intense waves is Trestles. Even if you are not interested in surfing, there are 20 acres of beaches for relaxing. Visit San Onofre State Beach for a chance to see sea lions, dolphins, and even whales. For skin diving for lobsters, swimming, and body surfing, check out San Clemente State Beach. Doheny State Beach is another popular place to go, since it includes two parks perfect for a picnic, volleyball, and camping. For fishing, check out the San Clemente Pier, which is a 1,200 foot fishing pier. Another popular destination is golfing at the Shorecliffs Golf Club, which is located in a beautiful spot in the canyons near the ocean. If you want to get out of the sun for a little while, try going shopping at the Outlets at San Clemente, which features popular retailers such as Tommy Hilfiger, Nautica, and Puma.
There are a variety of day trips from San Clemente. Orange County is known for having some of the most famous theme parks in the world. Disneyland Park in Anaheim is less than an hour drive away and has over 100 shows and attractions. Head to Buena Park to visit Knott’s Berry Farm, which is also less than an hour away, and has attractions, rides, and shows in five themed areas. Another popular day trip is going on whale watching through Dana Wharf Whale Watching. Offering trips year round, you may also see sea lions, sharks, and dolphins. Try taking an hour trip over to Catalina Island on the ferry from Dana Point, which is only 10 minutes away from San Clemente. On the island you can visit the town of Avalon for land and sea activities or you can visit Two Harbors for camping and going to the beach.
We can help you find a place to stay in San Clemente, whether you are looking to spend a night or a week. With ten neighborhoods to choose from, we make it easy to find your ideal vacation accommodation, whether it be downtown or by the beach. Central San Clemente is the place to be if you would like to be downtown and close to shops and restaurants. For panoramic views of the hills and the Pacific, check out the Coast District. If you want more privacy, would like to be up in the mountains, and closer to hiking trails, Rancho San Clemente is the perfect area to book a rental in. No matter what you are looking for, you can easily compare rentals in the San Clemente area based on price, ratings, reviews, and more on Tripping. Book your San Clemente vacation rental today!
Traveling in and around San Clemente and Orange County is easy since there are buses, shuttles, and trains. With 12 train stations in Orange County, you won’t have to worry about catching the train. There is a stop at the San Clemente Pier at 615 Avenida Victoria and there is the San Clemente Station at 1850 Avenida Estacion. Alternatively, try taking the Metrolink for reliable service to 11 stations in Orange County. The Metrolink also offers special discounted deals to certain destinations.
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