Mission Viejo, California

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Mission Viejo is a great place to call home

The city of Mission Viejo is a stunning master planned community located in South Orange County, California. That despite on views of the saddleback mountains, a pristine valley, and includes a scenic man made lake. Mission Viejo is a resilient community known for its quality of life, passionate people, sports fields and parks, and picturesque reline neighborhoods that received repeat recognition from the National Arbor Day Foundation. This city of nearly one hundred thousand is grounded in the cultural arts, education, youth sports, and community events and programs. It is home to South Orange County’s only regional trauma center, mission hospital and boast in array of  popular retail shopping centers like the shops at Mission Viejo and the kaleidoscope.

There are about two parks per square mile, three golf courses and at the center of the city’s score is link Mission Viejo a private association for residence with customer waterfront homes, condominiums, boat rentals, and swim beaches, But perhaps the most wonderful attribute of the city is its people, compassionate involves citizens who truly makes the difference. Mission Viejo enjoys a borderline semi-arid/Mediterranean climate with mild temperatures and plentiful sunshine year-round. Rainfall totals, which average around 14 inches (355 millimetres) annually are focused primarily in the months from November to March. 

Mission Viejo is continually to rank one of California’s safest city and is one of the safest city of the nation compared to the cities with similar size. The consistent safe city rankings are no surprise in a city that place that public safety and welfare, education adn proactive community policing is a top priority. Mission Viejo is a safe city for many reasons. In local schools, school resource officers (SRO) helps watch the students associate with some police officers to maintain and create a safe and learning environment in city’s schools.  – SROs are not campus police but rather police on campus to promote a positive image through interaction students, parents, teachers and administrators. Throughout Mission Viejo, Motorcycle deputies are deploy to help keep people driving at safe speeds.

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Where to Stay

If your main goal is to visit the theme parks of Orange County, Disneyland ,ad water parks then Mission Viejo is the right option.You have a wide variety of accommodations to choose from, from 5 star resorts and spas to budget conscious motels with many of them in short distance to fun amenities that this city has to offer.

Hampton Inn & Suites Mission Viejo – Located off I-5, we’re three minutes from Saddleback College and The Shops at Mission Viejo. Visit Mission San Juan Capistrano, just four miles away, or take a 15-minute drive to Thousand Steps Beach. John Wayne Airport is 20 miles from our door. Every stay includes free WiFi and free hot breakfast.

Ayres Hotel & Spa Mission Viejo – Nestled above the scenic Saddleback Valley in South Orange County, Ayres Hotel & Spa Mission Viejo offers elegance and relaxation with panoramic views of the Saddleback Mountains. Located off the 241 toll road in Mission Viejo

Fairfield Inn by Marriott Mission Viejo / Orange County – Rediscover the newly renovated Fairfield By Marriott Orange County. Travel with confidence by checking into the Fairfield by Marriott® Orange County a Mission Viejo hotel with outstanding service to make all of your travels easy and comfortable – at an exceptional value. With a great location near Laguna Beach, we are always ready to welcome you with amenities like thoughtfully designed guest rooms that allow you to work and relax.

Where To Eat?​

Laguna Beach has some of the best dining exp

There’s no denying that Mission Viejo restaurant scene has come into its own in recent years. From new openings to classic standbys that continue to get the details right, There’s always something new on where to eat in Mission Viejo. Looking to head there soon? We’ve rounded up the best restaurants in Mission Viejo

Peppino’s Italian Family Restaurant – Peppino’s has been serving the best Italian food in Orange County since 1984. Peppino’s Restaurants also offer full scale catering services bringing a true Italian experience to events of all sizes.

Stacks Pancake House – Stacks Pancake House – Home to Southern California’s tastiest Banana Macadamia Nut Pancakes (with our famous coconut syrup)!Their meals are made with a melting pot of influence as we offer Hawaiian Loco Moco, Korean Kalbi Ribs, Japanese Fried Rice Omelettes, French Crepes to the American Classic- Eggs Benedict.

Delizie Ristorante & Bar – Italian restaurant. Food is always fabulous only followed by the service with is always great.

Piccolino Ristorante – Located in Mission Viejo, Piccolino Ristorante is considered one of the best for Italian Fine Dining Restaurants in Orange County. Piccolino Ristorante serves regional Italian cuisine including artisan made pasta, fresh wild caught fish and the finest meats and poultry available on the market daily.

Dublin 4 – Dublin 4 Gastropub is a unique and memorable drinking and dining experience. Open seven days and nights a week, it offers its guests a continuous rotation of local draught beers, a multitude of bottles of craft beers as well as an extensive selection of the finest cocktails, whiskeys, spirits, liqueurs and wines whilst not forgetting our authentic and signature Irish coffee.

Experiences you can imagine. 

In many locales all around the area, you’ll find creative eateries taking full advantage of the fresh seafood and the panoramic ocean view while having your dish. Featuring delectable specialties combined from the freshest ingredients. Laguna Beach’s menus are diverse with foods from all over the world, japanese, italian, asian along with some of other local favorites are served in the area. Truly, Laguna’s seafood restaurants will take you on a gastronomic journey yet to be experienced. Here is a tour of various restaurants in Laguna Beach: 

Where To Go

Mission Viejo boasts an array of attractions and things to see and do, including excellent shopping opportunities the Shops at Mission Viejo, watersports and paddle yoga on Lake Mission Viejo and many more fun activities..

Mission Viejo Lake – Lake Mission Viejo is located in south Orange County in the City of Mission Viejo. This man-made 170 acre lake was founded in March of 1977 and is used by local member residents for swimming, fishing, picnicking, sailing and other leisure activities. The Lake is owned and managed by Lake Mission Viejo Association and is entirely funded by membership dues. 

Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club – Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club offers terrific views and challenging play for golfers at every skill level. Well-groomed fairways and greens keep Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club difficult yet friendly, and the staff can offer tips and tricks for playing your best round. Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club is a terrific choice for your regular rounds of golf or a new destination for you and friends when visiting Mission Viejo.

The Shops At Mission Viejo – is a shopping mall located in Mission Viejo, California. It is the southernmost mall in Orange County and is anchored by Macy’s and Nordstrom. This is a great mall to come to when you need a quick gift, shop for clothes, get a bite to eat, or take a mall walk!

Oso Creek Trail – Home to a lot of little animals and birds makes the walk a pleasant walk. It is mostly suitable for wheelchairs and/or walkers. 

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