Mission Viejo, CA
Mission Viejo, CA, is a city with a population of 94,695, located in the Saddleback Valley part of Orange County, CA It is considered and thereby a part of the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The city is positioned 10 miles east of the pacific ocean.
Mission Viejo acquired its name as part of a development from the 52,000-acre Rancho Mission Viejo. Initially, dating all the way back to 1769, a Spaniard named Gaspar de Portola led an expeditionary force from Mexico across the southern border of the ranch to claim the land for Spain.
Universities and Colleges in Mission Viejo
Mission Viejo is home to Saddleback College, which is a great 2 year alternative to the 1st 2 years at a four year university.
Things to do in Mission Viejo include: Saddleback Civic Light Opera, Kaleidoscope Courtyards, The Shops at Mission Viejo, Mission Viejo Country Club, Lake Mission Viejo, Happy Hollow Park & Zoo, Winchester Mystery House are all places to see.