It’s coming up soon – the time of year when school is out, kids are bored, and you’re wondering how to keep your sanity. These ideas will give you a break and establish your cred as the coolest parent on the block. Hop aboard a Metrolink train for a day the whole family will enjoy.
Mission San Juan Capistrano Winter Break Activities for Kids
Dec. 26, 2016 – Jan. 5, 2017
They make adobe bricks and arrowhead necklaces in an awesome setting; you wander around town, do some shopping, and enjoy a well-deserved beverage. Learn more here.
Zoomar’s Petting Zoo -- San Juan Capistrano
Kids can snuggle up to goats, llamas, pigs, bunnies and more and enjoy fun rides. A favorite among pre-schoolers and the young at heart.
Historic Olvera Street – Los Angeles
Travel back to 1781 and the beginnings of Los Angeles at El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monument, now known as Olvera Street. Must do: Get a French dipped sandwich at Phillipe’s.
Beaches – San Clemente and Oceanside
There’s something really special about visiting the beach when the rest of the country is battling snow and cold. Be prepared for envious friends and relations when your kids text their pix of sand and sea.
Last But Not Least: A Metrolink Train Ride
No matter where you take it, a train ride transforms any journey into a fun adventure. Enjoy time with your child without worrying about driving.
Shops, restaurants, and event venues at all of these amazing locations offer special deals for Metrolink travelers. Check them out here along with our suggested itineraries.
On Saturday or Sunday, adults can ride as much as they want for only $10. Kids age 5 and under ride free with a paying adult; limit 3 per fare.
On Christmas Day, Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, Metrolink will operate on a Sunday schedule throughout its service network.
On New Year’s Day, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, Metrolink will operate on a Sunday schedule in Orange County.