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Metrolink Weekends Daycations

Your Daycation Starts with Metrolink

PLAN THE PERFECT DAY TRIP!

Take your family on a Daycation this weekend. Escape to sunny beaches, outdoor fun, arts and culture, entertainment and top-rated restaurants from Los Angeles to Oceanside...and a bunch of cool stops in between!


KIDS RIDE FREE, ADULTS RIDE FOR $10

Weekends are a great time to explore Southern California when kids 17 and under ride free and adults travel for only $10. And that’s for unlimited travel all day either Saturday or Sunday. Learn More

  • Making It Safe to Ride

    Metrolink has gone to great lengths to keep you safe. Our enhanced cleaning and disinfecting procedures now include daily deep cleaning and electrostatic spraying of hospital-grade disinfectants on trains. We've also added two hand sanitizers in every car. You can feel safe on Metrolink..

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    Best Metrolink Destinations

    Family Friendly Outings

    What better way to launch a family fun day than with a train ride on Metrolink!

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    Shop & Dine

    Imagine an escape with friends for a day of shopping and discovering new restaurants, bistros and boutiques.

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    Enjoyable Strolls

    Metrolink is a stress-free way to escape for a fun stroll someplace you’ve never explored before.

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    Beaches

    Picture endless stretches of shoreline, historic piers and whale watching adventures. Most are an easy walk from the Metrolink station.

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    Arts & Culture

    Metrolink is a safe and stress-free way to enjoy the arts and culture from Downtown Los Angeles south to Oceanside. All these destinations are an easy walk from the station.

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    Bike Adventures

    Did you know you can take your bike on Metrolink? We have special cars just for cyclists!

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  • Plan Your Daycation Today

    Los Angeles

    Enjoy everything the City of Angels has to offer from Hollywood to Chinatown without the hassle of driving. The perfect day trip for out-of-town visitors and California natives alike.

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    Fullerton

    Treat yourself to this vibrant university town full of one-of-kind shops, eateries, and unusual places to hang solo or with a group while taking in the historic architecture.

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    Anaheim

    Home to the Disneyland® Resort and Angel Stadium, this premier destination offers world-famous theme parks and attractions and celebrated restaurants. The Anaheim Packing House is filled with many trendy eateries in one of the last remaining citrus-packing warehouses.

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    Orange

    Imagine a quaint college town packed with antique markets, carefully curated and affordable vintage items, and an eclectic foodie scene. The walkable Orange Circle is full of wonderful things to discover.

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    Santa Ana

    Yesterday and today blend seamlessly in this vibrant city, the county seat and heart of Orange County. Never-before-seen exhibits, world-acclaimed artists, classic architecture and an ever-changing food scene draw visitors from all over.

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    Tustin

    Tustin might seem like a whistle stop between Los Angeles and Oceanside but it is the launching point for many fun weekend adventures for cyclists, explorers and vintage car enthusiasts. We’ve created three unique day trips that will let you connect with your inner explorer.

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    Irvine

    Irvine welcomes you and your family with plenty of places to escape, explore and enjoy. Catch a ride on the big orange balloon at Irvine’s Great Park, then visit Irvine Spectrum Center for unique shops and restaurants. Or bring your bike on Metrolink and take a challenging cycling adventure to the coast and back!

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    Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo

    Come explore the cities of Laguna Niguel and Mission Viejo from the very same stop. The station serves as a great launching point for several weekend day trip adventures. You can bring your bike or use OC Flex for free. We’ve created three unique day trips that include shopping, dining, exploring, plus kid stuff too.

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    San Juan Capistrano

    A Metrolink family favorite! Where else can you pet a llama, relax with a drink and great meal and discover California history and one-of-a-kind shops — all just steps from a picturesque train station?

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    San Clemente

    Escape to the beach where you can plant your umbrella in the sand, roll out your towel and soak up the sun. It takes minutes to walk from the station to the sand. Other day trips from this station include shopping at the Outlets at San Clemente and a fun beach cruise to the pier and back.

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    San Clemente Pier

    Some of California’s best stretches of wide sandy beaches are within minutes of the Metrolink station. Bring your friends, your kids and a willingness to relax and explore. Take a side trip to beautiful Casa Romantica and view the coastline from a different perspective.

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    Oceanside

    This authentic beach town includes quiet beaches, a quaint New England-style harbor, historic wooden pier, plenty of craft breweries, and relaxing seaside dining. Take the day to chill-out in this southern-most destination on the Metrolink line.

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    Riverside

    From grand hotels to the fascinating art museums, Downtown Riverside is filled with art, food, and historic riches. The strollable neighborhood is home to more than a dozen historic sites, including the famous Mission Inn.

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