Daycations - San Clemente - Beach Day Getaway

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  • Why not come play on the beach this weekend. Make it a Daycation and just sink your toes in the sand and soak up the sun in San Clemente. You can even bring your surf boards on Metrolink! Train schedules give you plenty of time to hang out and work on your tan, and if you’re hungry there are several restaurants and markets within walking distance from your umbrella.

    surfers looking out to ocean

    The North Beach Historic District

    The San Clemente North Metrolink station is located in the North Beach Historic District of the City. It is part of a rich history that reflects the vision of the city founder Ole Hanson when developing his beachside community. You'll find many historic structures within walking distance of the station.

    For a detailed history of the surrounding area visit this fact-filled North Beach Historic District website.

    Getting to the beach

    Yet if you're here for the beach, then you just need to safely cross the tracks just north of the station. You're literally a 5-minute walk from the station to the sand.

    What's nearby

    While the at San Clemente North station is a quiet and secluded spot to enjoy the beach there are some local spots to dine or bring a meal back to the beach. Here are some of the best:

    High Tide Coffee
    The Riders Club Café
    La Colombiana
    The Shwack Cantina
    Dominos Pizza
    SC Ranch Market

    Local Shops

    Catalyst Surf Shop
    Flowers and Friends

    The train station

    The San Clemente North Beach station is one of two stops in San Clemente. This station is located steps away from the beach. When you hop off the train you are literally minutes from claiming your spot on the sand!

    Bikes on Metrolink

    Yes, you can bring your bikes on Metrolink. We even have a special car dedicated to bike storage. It is typically the third passenger car and is clearly marked. Please review Metrolink's bike guidelines.

    Train schedules

    We always suggest when planning your adventure to check the Metrolink train schedule to the San Clemente North Beach Station. Both the Orange Line and Inland Empire-Orange County Line serves this station.

How to Get There

Everything you need to know, including train schedules and tips on buying tickets and riding Metrolink trains. Easy!

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