Historic Downtown San Juan Capistrano




Spend the day in San Juan Capistrano! Visitors of Mission San Juan Capistrano should plan to break up the visit by dining locally at any one of the great downtown family friendly restaurants within walking distance of the Mission.

Visitors can also plan to tour the Los Rios Historic District, see the new retablo in the Mission Basilica (just north of the historic Mission), or shop the nearby antiques stores.


San Juan Capistrano Historical Society Walking Tour Guides
Reservations: To make a reservation, please call the San Juan Capistrano Historical Society at (949) 493 8444.

Donations gratefully appreciated. All proceeds go towards historical preservation. Affiliated with San Juan Capistrano Historical Society.


San Juan Historical Guides
SUNDAYS AT 1 P.M.
The Walking Tour visits Los Rios Street, adobes, the historic downtown, and the old jail to hear tales of times gone by.

Duration: 1 hour
Location: Train Depot on Verdugo Street
Reservations: No reservations required. For group tour information and reservations, please contact: sanjuanhistoricalguides@gmail.com.

Donations gratefully appreciated. Proceeds go towards preservation and the Montanez Adobe Museum.

Please ask for the city’s Historic Walking Tour Guide for a complete listing of historic buildings in the historic downtown, or download a free walking tour map at sanjuancapistrano.org