Aliso Viejo is nestled inland, past Laguna Beach in the San Joaquin Hills of South Orange County. It is know for its beautiful hills, parks and affordable neighborhoods. And it is less than 4 miles from the beaches in Laguna. Here are some of the most popular places to go or things to do:
1. Soka Performing Arts Center
Soka University has many events year long that are open to the public, including a popular International Fair. The beautiful Performing Arts Center hold many plays and concerts and the tickets are affordable.
2. Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park
Great for cycling and hiking with gorgeous trails. Good spot for bird watching too. Drones are not allowed as it is a Wilderness Park, but all other types of photography are welcome.