Let's get out of the "county" and catch the train up to Orange County for lunch, wine tasting and to explore the historic village of San Juan Capistrano. Passports are not required!
Here is my cell number in case you need to reach me: 650-906-4912
Below is a link to a printable map, showing restaurants, shops and historic buildings in the village:
Map of San Juan Capistrano
When we get off the train, our first stop will be Sarducci's for lunch. After lunch we'll do some wine tasting and walk through the village visiting local shops and art galleries.
Check out Sarducci's here: http://www.capistrano...
DIRECTIONS FOR GETTING ON THE TRAIN:
We'll take Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner #571 to San Juan Capistrano. You can board the train in 3 places:
1. San Diego (SAN): 1050 Kettner Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101. Round trip ticket: $34
2. Solana Beach (SOL): 105 North Cedros Avenue, Solana Beach Transit Center, Solana Beach, CA 92075. Round trip ticket: $26
3. Oceanside (OSD): 235 South Tremont Street, Oceanside Transit Center, Oceanside, CA 92054. Round trip ticket: $22
Purchase a ticket beforehand on Amtrak's convenient website: http://www.amtrak.com...
Enter your departure city and San Juan Capistrano (SNC) as the destination, for Sunday Dec. 6.
Be sure to choose train #571 which arrives at 11:55 a.m. in San Juan Capistrano.
Return on train # 580 which departs SNC at 4:16 p.m.
When you board, we will meet upstairs of car #2 which has the "cafe" serving beer, wine, drinks and snacks to keep us occupied during the ride. Bring cash!
WOOO HOOOO, see you on the train!