Have you been looking for an area of California that you should take the time and visit? While many people may hit up Beverly Hills Or Sacremento, there is an area of true beauty known as Mission Viejo. However, this is one of those areas that simply does not get the press or draw of the big tourist areas, which is fine with us. This allows for a more peaceful aspect of California to enjoy. We are going to show you three reasons why you need to visit this stunning area this year.
If you are a fan of the surf and sand, you will want to head over to the iconic 1000 steps beach. This is an area that has been featured on countless movies and television shows and if you are in the area it should not be missed. It is the perfect area for resting, hiking, and exploring. The area features incredibly beautiful beaches, caves, and the most amazing water on the west coast. It is a great spot to simply sit down and enjoy a picnic lunch and listen to the sound of the waves.
If you are looking for a natural area to really get out and enjoy the great outdoors, there is no better area in the Mission Viejo area than that of the Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park. This scenic park boasts over 17 miles of impressive trails. Of course, there is no need to hike all 17 miles! Find one that looks enjoyable and tackle it. Along the way take the time to enjoy all of the natural beauty that can be found here and simply relax. We forget that in life while we have all of these natural wonders like Whiting Ranch to just stop and enjoy them. Find a quiet area and sit down and simply watch the birds and wildlife you may encounter in the area.
If you are traveling the Mission Viejo area with small children you may not be able to handle such hikes as Whiting Ranch hands out. In this case, you may want to make the short drive to O’Neil Regional Park. This park is perfect for families as it offers trails, playgrounds, and picnic areas. It is the perfect location to bring the family for a full day of fun and relaxation.
As you can see, Mission Viejo is much more than a large housing community, it is a chance to reconnect to nature.