Things to do in San Clemente

From walks along the pier to boutique shopping and exploring the arts and cultures at Casa Romantica, San Clemente offers an endless amount of activities and attractions for you and your family to enjoy. Here are a list of things to do while visiting the beautiful coast of San Clemente:

Aerial shot of San Clemente


Visit the beach: San Clemente has several beaches to choose from, including San Clemente State Beach, Trestles Beach, and San Onofre State Beach. These beaches offer stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and are perfect for swimming, surfing, or simply relaxing. Pack a picnic, bring some beach toys, and enjoy the sunshine and ocean.

Walk along the San Clemente Pier: The San Clemente Pier is a popular attraction that offers stunning views of the ocean and the town. It’s a great place to take a walk or enjoy a meal at one of the nearby restaurants.

Explore Casa Romantica: Casa Romantica is a historic home turned cultural center that offers stunning views of the ocean and showcases art and culture from the local area.

Go on a Hike: San Clemente has several beautiful hiking trails, including the San Clemente Beach Trail, the Shorecliffs Golf Course Trail, and the San Mateo Canyon Wilderness Area.

Visit the Surfing Heritage and Culture Center: If you’re interested in surfing, the Surfing Heritage and Culture Center is a must-visit. It showcases the history and culture of surfing in California and around the world.

Shop and Dine: San Clemente has several charming shopping and dining areas, including Avenida Del Mar – a charming street in the heart of the San Clemente shopping district.

Take a Bike Ride: Explore the town on two wheels! When vacationing at Capistrano Surfside Inn, check out a complimentary bike and explore the beautiful biking trails, including the San Clemente Beach Trail and the San Juan Creek Trail.

Whether you are looking for ultimate relaxation or trying something new, there is something for everyone when staying at Capistrano Surfside Inn. Book your stay, your adventure awaits!