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About Mission San Juan Capistrano in San Juan Capistrano, California

Mission San Juan Capistrano is the only California Mission in Orange County. It was founded by Padre Junipero Serra in November of 1776. Today, it is one of California’s most important historical, cultural, and educational centers. Mission San Juan Capistrano is the 7th of 21 Spanish Missions established along the California Coast. The mission is open to visitors daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and only close for Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. It is located on Ortega Highway at Camino Capistrano in San Juan Capistrano. This is just west of Interstate 5 at Exit 82.

San Juan Capistrano is an historic town located in a coastal valley one mile from the ocean in Orange County. Halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, it is accessible via Interstate 5 and the San Joaquin Tollway or by Amtrak train which stops right in the heart of the historic district.

26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 234-1300
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San Juan Capistrano, US
3:39 pm, May 25, 2024
temperature icon 67°F
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Sunrise: 5:44 am
Sunset: 7:51 pm
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Capistrano Beach Park

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