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    Tustin

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    Escape Back in Time or Hit the Trails!

    Welcome to Tustin. The fun little whistle stop between Los Angeles and Oceanside where you can explore the historic buildings, boutiques and restaurants of Tustin Old Town, view vintage and rare vehicles at the Marconi Automobile Museum, or enjoy a day of cycling along the Mountains to Sea Trail.

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    The Best of Tustin

    Make the most of your visit with our carefully curated ideas. Watch for exclusive deals courtesy of our Metrolink partners – just show your Metrolink ticket. Enjoy like a tourist. Act like a local.

  • Day Trips

    Cycling Trek to the Sea and Back

    Bring your bike and follow take the Mountains to Sea Trail down to Balboa Island.

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    Historic Car Adventure

    Stroll through over 100 vintage vehicles at the Marconi Automobile Museum.

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    Old Town Tustin Exploring

    Explore the fun boutiques, buildings and restaurants in historic Tustin Old Town.

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    FUN THINGS TO DO

    Mountain to the Sea Trail

    Visitors can hike, run, walk, horseback ride, or bike south toward the coast while enjoying an amazing variety of scenery and geography.

    From station: Take Metrolink to Tustin Station, go south on Edinger Ave. to catch the bike trail.
    Irvine Regional Park

    This park offers 477 acres of open space with a paved bicycle / walking trail, six playgrounds, four softball fields, two horseshoe pits, a lake and an equestrian trail. Special attractions include the Irvine Park Railroad, an authentic one-third scale train that’s perfect for a scenic ride through the park, and the OC Zoo, focused on animals and plants native to the southwestern United States.

    From station: Take Metrolink to Tustin, then take take Uber/Lyft or taxi 8.5 miles to destination.
    Marconi Automotive Museum

    Discover the museum displaying an impressive 30 million-dollar collection of historical, exotic, and classic cars.

    From station: Take Metrolink to Tustin Station then take OC Bus route 70.
    Old Town Tustin

    Tustin Old Town is an area centered around a group of historic buildings located on Main Street and El Camino Real which date back to the 1880s.

    From station: Take Metrolink to Tustin, then take take Uber/Lyft or taxi 3.5 miles to destination
    The District at Tustin Legacy

    The District at Tustin Legacy offers great shopping, chef-driven restaurants, creative workshops and live entertainment..

    From station: Take Metrolink to Tustin, then take take Uber/Lyft or taxi 1.4 miles to destination
    Chemers Gallery

    An innovator in the Orange County arts scene, the Chemers Gallery features artwork in a variety of styles and media in addition to artisan jewelry, ceramics, fiber, glass and wood.

    From station: Take Metrolink to Tustin, then take take Uber/Lyft or taxi 9 miles to destination
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    GREAT PLACES TO EAT & DRINK

    Snooze

    Vibrant, retro eatery serving a seasonal menu of creative breakfast & lunch fare, plus cocktails.

    From station: Take Metrolink to Tustin, then take take Uber/Lyft or taxi 2.1 miles to destination
    Breakfast Republic

    Serving tasty takes on American classics such as Oreo Pancakes, Shrimp & Grits and S’mores French Toast, BR is an innovative breakfast destination on the UC Irvine campus.

    From station: Take Metrolink to Tustin, then take take Uber/Lyft or taxi 5.1 miles to destination or bike there on the Mountains to Sea Trail
    Eureka!

    All-American restaurant known for its expansive American selection of craft beer, small batch whiskey, and locally sourced ingredients. Located on the UC Irvine campus.

    From station: Take Metrolink to Tustin, then take take Uber/Lyft or taxi 5.1 miles to destination
    Citrus Café

    Popular American-Californian casual dining featuring fresh ingredients, friendly service and a California wine list. Located in Old Town Tustin.

    From station: Take Metrolink to Tustin, then take OC Bus Rt. 70
    Taps Brewery and Ale Room

    This spacious tasting room serves up award-winning brews with an esoteric food menu in a lively setting.

    From station: Take Metrolink to Tustin, then take OC Bus Rt. 70
    Centro Storico Spaghetteria

    Family restaurant serving their own pasta, wines from their Paso Robles vineyard, gelato and specialty coffee drinks. Great martini, great wines and amazing pasta and burrata.

    From station: Take Metrolink to Tustin, then take take Uber/Lyft or taxi 3.5 miles to destination
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  • Good to Know Before You Go

    • The Tustin Metrolink station is located near Irvine and many great destinations are located there.

    • Take your board or bike onboard the train.

    • Be sure to check the last train departure time for your ride home.

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