Explore Mission Viejo
The Shops at Mission Viejo is south Orange County's main shopping destination. Among the 150 stores and restaurants at The Shops at Mission Viejo, this indoor mall features Nordstrom, Macy's, Apple, Sephora, P.F. Chang's China Bistro, The Cheesecake Factory and more.
From summer concerts, to white sandy beaches, to boating and fishing, the sparkling lake lies at the foot of majestic Santiago Peak. Surrounded by private residential homes and condominium communities, residents enjoy swimming, beach volleyball, and summertime fireworks. Along with fishing for stocked bass in summer and trout in winter, there are also boat rentals and places for children to play on the shoreline.
Mission Viejo boasts two school districts: Capistrano Unified and Saddleback, both with excellent academic and athletic programs. Additionally, Saddleback College, which opened in 1968, is the the oldest institution governed by the South Orange County Community College District.