San Clemente has hundreds of Instagram worthy experiences including the outdoors, shopping, and dining. Take a look at the top insta-worthy spots in San Clemente below on this day trip that’s all about the gram.
Walk the dog, bike, and runner friendly San Clemente Beach Trail to State Beach and back. You can park and access the trail easily from North Beach, Linda Lane, San Clemente Pier, or San Clemente State Beach.
Grab brunch at La Galette Creperie. This cute brunch spot in San Clemente offers a fun view of the pier bowl and offers delicious brunch items.
Get a coffee or tea at Bear Coast. Take it to go and enjoy beautiful views of the pier bowl, beach trail, and pier from the picnic benches along Avenida Victoria or hang at the shop.
Head across the street to the San Clemente Pier and stroll this fun boardwalk filled with views of the pier bowl and beautiful coastline.
Take a short 5 minute walk up the street to Casa Romantica, located on the bluffs above the pier. Casa Romantica Cultural Center & Gardens is a non-profit and also the former estate of Ole Hanson, San Clemente’s founder. It’s one of the best views of the pier and also an inexpensive date - $5 per person.
Take a short ride up to Outlets at San Clemente and shop the many stores at this ocean view outlet mall in Orange County. Play games, visit the VIP lounge, and take advantage of deep blue discounts.
Make your way back to Avenida Del Mar to continue your shopping at this Orange County boutique shopping oasis filled with ocean breeze, amazing food, and fun shops.
South Swell is a must offering insta-worthy ice cream bars and treats creations. South Swell's signature items are fresh dipped and locally inspired hand crafted ice cream bars.
Hungry enough for a pre-dinner appetizer, or thirsty for a refreshment? The Cellar has an excellent happy hour, outstanding beer and wine selection, and delicious appetizer plates. Live music is hosted on select nights.
End your day with dinner and drinks Pierside Kitchen & Bar. Pierside has a stunning view of the San Clemente Pier from it’s dining room. Happy hour specials and a menu loaded with delicious plates will satisfy any foodie.