Silverado: Best Things to Do

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Silverado is California’s historical landmark.

The area was once popular as a silver mining area.

Sea life fossils can be found within the sand cliffs in Silverado.

Make your body relaxed and refresh your mind by hiking its amazing cliffs.



Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park is a place in Trabuco Canyon where you can do hiking and mountain biking. The scenery along the trail is very beautiful and you can spot some birds around.

Another favorite trail for hikers in Silverado is Limestone Canyon Regional Park. It’s a spectacular canyon with thick oak woodlands often compared to a mini-Grand Canyon. You can find a wide variety of plants and animals as well

Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park

Ater raining, sometimes the park close for a few days

There are two entrance, one on Portola Parkway and the other one is on Glenn Road

Address : 27901 Glenn Ranch Rd, Trabuco Canyon, CA 92679

Limestone Canyon Regional Park

The trail in Limestrone Canyon Regional Park is 7.8 mile long

Considered as a moderate level for hikers

Horses are also able to be used on this trail

Address : Silverado, CA 92676


The downtown area in Silverado is on the Canyon Road. At this road are Silverado Community Center, Silverado Canyon Market, Silverado Café, post office, and a church.

Canyon Road

Public facilities are available in this downtown area

Libraries, places to worship, post offices, utilities can be found on this road

Address : Silverado, California


Silverado Canyon Market is the only shopping area in Silverado. Not only selling products, this market also often hosts local events as well. The products you can find in this market are mainly foods and drinks.

Silverado Canyon Market

The market offers a friendly service and a great selection of coffee

Craft beer, basic necessities, and gift items are also available to purchase

Try their homemade dessert for a sweet visit

Address : 28192 Silverado Canyon Rd, Silverado, CA 92676


If you’re visiting Silverado, we would recommend you to try California’s local cuisine. There are many restaurants and bakery in Silverado that sells California’s famous sourdough bread. You will also find that their local cuisine menu is a fusion between American and Mexican food. For example: Mission Burrito.

After you’ve got a taste of their dishes, don’t forget to try their Mai Tai, which is a beverage made of rum, curacao, lime, and oregat mix.


Silverado has their annual country fair and folks music festival that you can attend. People are wearing costumes according to the theme and the festival would be at Silverado Community Center.


The best time to visit Silverado in California is from April to October, when the weather is pleasant and the rainfall is limited. This also matches the Silverado location that is perfect for sun vacation.


Laguna Hills Hotel is the closest hotel you can find from Silverado, California. It would take around 23 minutes by car to reach this hotel from Silverado. It’s located just minutes from the lodge. Situated at the heart of southern coastal Orange County, Laguna Hills Lodge has a garden with very inviting ambiance and stylish rooms that will make your staying experience very convenient.

Laguna Hills Lodge California

Laguna Hills Lodge will make your stay comfortable by its nice garden

Once you enter the hotel area, you will be welcomed by the aroma of flowers

Address : 23932 Paseo De Valencia, Laguna Hills, CA 92653


Old Camp Bar and Grill is located near the small town Silverado, California. It’s 11.4 miles far or 16 minutes drive from Silverado. It offers grilled food menu. They also have happy hours. Don't forget to try their craft beer, wine, and cocktails.

Old Camp Bar & Grill

Old Camp Bar and Grill opens every day from 4:00 to 9:00 PM

Old Camp Bar is a scratch kitchen, meaning that everything they prepare is made from scratch.

Address : 28951 Los Alisos Blvd, Mission Viejo, CA 92692


Silverado Café offers its visitors a relaxed ambience of enjoying coffee and bites while visiting Silverado. The foods are great, especially their cinnamon rolls. The staffs are very friendly and will gladly help you with anything you need. The place is not very big but it is indeed a perfect place to wind down from the hustle and bustle in the city.

Silverado Cafe

Silverado Café is a hidden gem in Silverado

They have breakfast, lunch, and dinner options

Address : 28272 Silverado Canyon Rd, Silverado, CA 92676


Cook’s corner is a bar in Trabuco Canyon that is popular with motorcyclists. It is located at the juncture of Santiago Canyon and Live Oak Canyon roads. From Silverado, it would take about 10 minutes drive by car. Opened first in 1926, this bar has been through many historical events such as world war, major earthquakes, etc.

The ambience of the café is friendly and relaxed. You might think this is a scary place because it’s associated with motorcyclists, but don’t be misled because of that. It’s a kid friendly place!

Cook's Corner

They offer a lot of live music at the bar

Bartenders are super friendly

Unpretentious, good food, good drinks, and energetic.

Address : 19152 E Santiago Canyon Rd, Trabuco Canyon, CA 92679


Want to do wine tasting while in Silverado? Cowboy Canyon Winery is the place! It’s nestled in the enchanted eastern hills of Orange County will enchant you by its award-winning wine making process and a wine tasting bar with country charm. You can bring wines with you after you’re finished.

Cowboy Canyon Winery

Open for tasting most weekends afternoon

The place is surrounded by big trees, lush landscapes, horses and grapevines

Address : 16162 Jackson Ranch Rd, Silverado, CA 92676


Giracci Vineyards and Farms is where you can get Instagram material for your next post. Like Cowboy Canyon Winery, Giracci Vineyards and Farms is also a place for wine tasting as well. It’s surrounded by plush, scenic landscaping, the newly-renovated grounds with a touch of rustic charm. This place is very lovely that people often book the place for wedding parties.

Giracci Vineyards and Farms

The place has two horse barns as well. They offer boarding and training facility in Orange County

It’s open every day. In Friday it’s open from 3:00 PM to 9:00 OM, Saturday until Sunday it’s open from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Address : 16162 Jackson Ranch Rd, Silverado, CA 92676