Although Orange County is a popular tourist destination, Mission Viejo is frequently overlooked by vacationers. This is an unfortunate truth because the city is a hidden treasure that deserves to be better known. There are things to do in Mission Viejo that everyone in the family would enjoy, and dozens of great restaurants to eat at. If you're thinking of visiting Orange County on your next vacation, here are four things that you can do in Mission Viejo.
Summer Concerts At The Lake
Who doesn't like a live band? There is just something magical about watching your favorite bands performing live. Lake Mission Viejo is a hotspot all summer for the locals and the fortunate vacationers that have already discovered Mission Viejo. Every week different amazing performers are lined up to perform on Saturday night, ranging from local favorites to legendary music artists like KC and the Sunshine Band.
Color Me Mine
Whether it's because crafting is a favorite hobby of yours, or your children love to explore new ways to channel their creativity, Color Me Mine will keep you entertained for hours. This crafting studio is quite unique in the sense that customers have the opportunity to turn a blank piece of pottery into a personalized work of art, produced from their own imaginations. After you and your children have perfected your creation, it'll be baked in a real pottery kiln to finish it to professional quality.
Casta Del Sol Golf Course
Thousands of people flock to Orange County every year just to play a round of golf on one of the many beautiful golf courses in the area. If you're one of them, you won't want to miss out on a chance to play a round on the Casta Del Sol Golf Course. Not only does this course have an upscale feel to it, it also has very affordable prices. In fact, it has an amazing all-inclusive rate that includes your greens fee, golf cart, breakfast, lunch, and also two bears for only $22.95! At a price like that, you'll probably want to play a few rounds.
Oso Creek Trail
There's even something for outdoors lovers to do in Mission Viejo. If you feel most alive when you're hiking a trail, imagining yourself to be part of some expedition to discover new lands, then you won't want to miss out on the chance to explore the Oso Creek Trail. This trail was originally started in 1997 to help the locals come together to celebrate the earth and the arts. Several beautiful sites were built along the 5.5 mile trail to capture your attention, like the Wave Wall and the Butterfly Garden. You'll be thrilled to have hiked the trial, but disappointed that you hadn't discovered it sooner.
These four things to do in Mission Viejo are just the tip of the iceberg. If you're visiting Orange County, be sure to stop by and check out any of these places, and to eat at any of the dozens of fine restaurants that Mission Viejo has to offer.