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Los Rios Street Historic District
Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
The Los Rios Street Historic District is the first street ever built in the town and it is best toured by foot. ParkingMore is available on the other side of the train track near the station, or on the west side at the Los Rios Park. There are shops, restaurants and parks located on this side of the tracks, including some of the town's original and oldest buildings. The setting is picture-perfect, with gift stores stocked with swallow bird souvenirs and objects. The Los Rios Park is furthest to the west and has a modern play area for children. There is a petting zoo, a museum that celebrates the town of San Juan Capistrano and an old-fashioned tea parlor where it's nice to take a break and sit in the shade with a pot of tea.
Josie's on Los Rios Hair Salon & Supplies
31875 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Tucked away in the cozy garden setting of a residential building, Josie's on Los Rios Hair Salon & Supplies isMore located on a picture perfect Los Rios Street. The first street ever built in the town of San Juan Capistrano, it is best toured by foot. Beyond the picturesque setting, Josie's is a full service salon for both men and women. She offers cutting, styling, coloring, conditioning and perms by appointment only. Josie's has one spot in its driveway, but additional parking is available on the other side of the train tracks near the station, or on the west side at Los Rios Park.
Montanez Adobe
31745 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
The Montanez Adobe on Los Rios is located on the picture perfect postcard section of San Juan Capistrano. It is theMore oldest and the first street ever built in the town and it is best toured on foot. Parking is available on the other side of the train tracks near the station, or on the west side at the Los Rios Park. The home was built around 1850 by Polonia Gutierrez, one of the town's original residents and the area's midwife. The home is now a national historical site and is run by the City of San Juan Capistrano.
Los Rios Park
31747 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Los Rios Park is located in the historical Los Rios Street District, which is a landmarked area of San JuanMore Capistrano, but this new park was actually dedicated in 2009. The district was in much need of parking, so a large lot was created along with the park.

Although modern in design, the park retains the small-town character that is native to the area. It is adjacent to the historic Montanez Adobe and is within walking distance of shops and restaurants. The park has a play area for children as well as picnic and recreation areas. There are restrooms. Walking paths connect to the Trabuco Creek Trail and the train station. The park is operated by the City of San Juan Capistrano.

Vasquez Studios
31891 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Vasquez Studios is a professional photography and video company, located on the picture-perfect Los Rios Street. ItMore is the oldest and the first street ever built in the town of San Juan Capistrano and it is best toured by foot.

The studio is located in the private home and studio of Jeff Vasquez, the photographer. He has a couple of parking spots adjacent to the home; otherwise parking is available on the other side of the train track, near the station, or on the west side at the Los Rios Park. Vasquez specializes in wedding photographs and he has covered many of the area's special occasions, since 1977. The studio is located in one of the historic buildings in town and is registered with the city. Vasquez is also known for its custom framing and photo album creations, making each wedding unique and personal.

Nest
31711 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Nest, a home furnishings and gift shop, is located in the picture perfect postcard section of San Juan Capistrano. LosMore Rios St. is the oldest and the first street ever built in the town, and Nest is housed in one of its original cottages. Owner, Dina Foneville Meek, has stocked it with a beautiful selection of ceramics, china, candles and room perfumes. It also has a selection of garden decorative objects and garden furniture, and each of the rooms is designed in a different color scheme or purpose. Parking is available on the other side of the train track near the station, or on the West side at Los Rios Park.
The Tea House on Los Rios
31731 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

The Tea House on Los Rios is located on the picture-perfect section of San Juan Capistrano. It is the oldest and theMore first street ever built in the town and it is best toured by foot. The Tea House is a throw-back in time and it has the intimate feeling of sitting in an old English Victorian parlor, but with a touch of California western style. It is a popular choice of locals for their weddings, anniversaries and other special events.

The menu offers assorted teas, sandwiches, soups and salads and other savory treats to accompany the teas. It also has a small gift shop where tea, china pots, candy and cookies are sold. It has a small parking lot for guests, but additional parking is available on the other side of the train track near the station, or on the west side at the Rios Park.

Hidden House Coffee
31791 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Tucked away in the Los Rios Street Historical District, Hidden House Coffee Shop is in a landmark building -- the 1890More Oliveras House -- on the oldest street in town. Though there's a small sitting parlor inside, where the coffee is roasted and stored, most patrons enjoy sitting outside under the shade trees that hide the cottage and give the shop its name. This family-owned business specializes in brewing the best all-natural coffees from around the globe, served alongside sandwiches and pastries. The clientele's made up of a nice mix of locals and tourists who enjoy wandering about the neighboring shops.
Tamara Mazzei Salon
31712 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

The Tamara Mazzei Salon is located on the picture postcard perfect Los Rios Street. It is the oldest and the firstMore street ever built in the town of San Juan Capistrano and it is best toured by foot. Tamara Mazzei offers cuts, styles, color and perms. Mazzei also has a small fashion boutique in the front of the store that sells scarves, jewelry and perfumes. The salon has different garden art and statues that are also for sale. It is mainly by appointment only since Mazzei has a strong local regular clientele, but walk-ins are welcome if there is a cancellation or opening.

 

Cottage Home & Garden
31720 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

The Cottages Home and Garden Shop is located in the Los Rios Street Historic District of San Juan Capistrano. TheMore structure is one of the original cottages that were built in the 1880's.

It houses a large selection of vintage antiques, cottage white furnishings, reproduction glass, home decor and hostess gifts and foods. It also carries painted and glass art, scented candles and tea sets with all of the trimmings.

There is a baby and toddler boutique, jewelry and women's accessories. The garden section of the boutique offers a variety of landscape decor, including statues, iron work and water elements.

Zoomars Petting Zoo
31791 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
The Zoomars Petting Zoo is located in the Los Ramos Street Historic District. The appearance of the ranch farm with itsMore gathering of farm animals adds to the history and charm of the town's oldest street. It is a popular destination for local kids to host birthday parties. Carolyn, the owner, has arranged several different options and prices for the parties on the web page. There are pony and horse rides as well as the gathering of sheep, birds, chickens, roosters, goats and donkeys for the kids to pet. There are even llamas from Peru and colorful tropical parrots from Brazil. A small train ride that encircles the property is available for children wishing to keep a safe distance from the animals. Zoomars is adjacent to the Los Ramos Park and Ito Nursery.
O’Neill Museum
31831 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
The O'Neill Museum is located in the Los Ramos Street Historical district, where many of the first buildings wereMore created in 1880s for the new town San Juan Capistrano. In 1976, the Cornwell Family, then the owners of the building and the nearby El Adobe restaurant donated the structure to the San Juan Capistrano Historical Society. The building became known as the O'Neill Museum after the O'Neill family donated a large sum of money to the society for the refurbishment of the structure. It now holds the archives of photos, books, documents, maps, genealogical records and oral histories for the historical society. Visitors today are allowed to view the house, which is furnished in the style of that period, and view all of the collected photos and archives of the town.
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