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Go San Diego Card
"With the Go San Diego™ Card enjoy access to 43 unique attractions activities and tours all around San Diego and beyond including Los Angeles. A total value of more than USD $1000 the Go San Diego™ Card is available to you at one low price! Visit San Diego’s most popular attractions such as the San Diego Zoo LEGOLAND® California
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San Diego Harbor Cruise
"Cruise through the San Diego Bay as your friendly informative narrators point out the sights. On board relax on the comfortable seating and pleasant sun decks and head down to the galley below for food and beverages available for purchase. Your fully narrated harbor cruise will take you to the US Naval fleet the famous Coronado Bay Bridge San Diego's bustling shipyards and the Star of India the oldest iron-hulled sailing ship still afloat. Take the 2-hour harbor cruise for the full tour; if you only have time for the 1-hour option
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San Diego Harbor Dinner Cruise
"Step aboard the Spirit of San Diego and be greeted with a glass of Champagne. You are in for an entertaining evening of dining dancing and stargazing against the sparkling backdrop of the San Diego skyline. Enjoy the fresh sea air from the observation deck before and after dinner. Enclosed dinner seating will keep you comfortable in both warm and cool weather. Choose eit the prime rib cruise (Sundays only) or either dinner cruise with an open bar which includes unlimited beer premium wines well drinks and premium alcohol. With panoramic windows and breathtaking views of the skyline
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More General in San Juan Capistrano

Beautiful Greenery & Floral Scenes

Walk the streets of SJC and take in the beautiful scenes, especially in the historical Los Rios District where you'll find various green and colorful plots. Visit Ito Nursery, a gorgeous plant and...
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marinarena
Jun 20, 2016

Enjoy the abundance of flowers

The flowers around and inside the Mission are really beautiful. It's very peacful here and there is quite a bit to see. The Mission Preservation Foundation has provided a very good look into life at...
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807Wheaton
Mar 30, 2005

The Great Stone Church

This church was begun in 1797. It took nine years to build this church. On the Feast Day of the Immaculate Conception, December 8, 1812 a massive earthquake struck during morning mass. The Domes caved...
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807Wheaton
Mar 30, 2005

Military Garrison

Each mission along the California coast served as outposts for the Spanish travelers as well as Spanish military. Each mission had some sort of military garrison in its confines which served to...
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TinKan
Jan 02, 2005

Converting the local Indians

Mission San Juan Capistrano was founded in 1776 and is the seventh Mission of twenty-one missions that were placed by the Spanish along the coast of California. The missions were a way for the Spanish...
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TinKan
Jan 02, 2005

The Seventh Mission

San Juan Capistrano is the seventh mission of twenty-one missions going up the coast of California. San Juan Capistrano is located about 70 miles south of Los Angeles just off the I-5 freeway.San Juan...
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TinKan
Jan 02, 2005
 
 
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Stroll the Grounds

Lots of flowers. Shade trees. Pleasant brick and stone walkways. The mission is the perfect place to wander aimlessly and lose oneself in contemplation. One caveat, if you enjoy the solitude arrive...
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zrim
Mar 03, 2004

A Jewel of a Mission

The San Juan Capistrano Mission is called the "Jewel of the Missions" and rightly so. The swallows (birds for those who aren't familiar) have taken a liking to this sprawling mission and return there...
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Goner
Jun 28, 2003

The Gardens are so Lovely in June

When I first visited San Juan Capistrano Mission, it was to watch the Swallows returning on March 19th, I have no memory of the gardens which now are extensive and contain not only very large and old...
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Goner
Jun 28, 2003

The Oldest Street in California

The Los Rios (Spanish for river) Historic District is the oldest residential street in California. The little houses (some you would call shacks) are lined up along the railroad tracks and are still...
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Goner
Jun 24, 2003

Visit the Mission, of course!...

Visit the Mission, of course! See the old Mission, look at the archeological dig sites, enjoy the beautiful flowers. And visit the big Church... it's huge and white and NOT located on the Mission...
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Lilymaid
Aug 26, 2002

So much beautiful scenery and...

So much beautiful scenery and California history is located within the walls of the historic San Juan Capistrano Mission. It is a must see for all visitors. The old Santa Fe Railroad Depot (now an...
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Twob
Aug 24, 2002

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27174 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, California, 92675, United States
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28742 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, California, 92675, United States
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26891 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, California, 92675, United States
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Top Things to Do in San Juan Capistrano

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Great Stone Church

The gardens are among the whole mission and are so lovely. Please take the time to appreciate the time and effort that comes from lots of volunteers who contribute so much of their time to share the...
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San Juan Capistrano Mission

The San Juan Capistrano Mission was the main reason for our trip over here. I love visiting the Missions of California and I have been to about six of them already. I didnt realize that this Mission...
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Mission Basilica

Sadly, I did not go inside because mass was going on among other religious events going on outside. The plaque near the front entrance reads: New Mission Church "Spirit and likeness" of the Great...
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Los Rios District

Los Rios District is considered the oldest neighborhood in California. It was larger in the earlier days than now, but we get the idea of what it was like two hundred or so years ago. Many of the...
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Zoomars Petting Zoo

This is a great place to take your kids to while in San Juan Capistrano. The price of admission has gone up since I was last there, but also more attractions have been added. The petting zoo is a...
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O'Neil Museum

The O'Neill Museum is loacted on teh Los Rios Neighborhood, almost to the end of the street near the zoo. The O'Neill Museum, was built between 1870 and 1880 by Jose Garcia, a saloon owner, for his...
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"~ San Juan Capistrano ~"
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"Historic San Juan Capistrano"
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"San Juan Capistrano"
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"Make a Pilgrimage to California's Missions"
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"San Juan Capistrano"
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