Make San Diego your awesome autumn escape with uncrowded beaches, breathtaking sunsets and a variety of fall outdoor activities, Halloween haunts, Kids Free savings and more.
Discover the best beaches for families (including the tail-wagging members), spots for surfers of all skill levels and where you can enjoy bonfires, bike rides, tide pooling and more. Grab your beach towels, slather on the sunscreen, and get out to explore some of the finest beaches and bays in the world.
Mild autumn breezes in San Diego usually echo the region's welcoming spirit, but as the end of October approaches, a spooky wind sweeps in and strange things begin to go bump in the night. From historically haunted tours to terror-filled scream zones, Halloween in San Diego is crazy fun for ghouls of all ages.
Charming Julian, an hour east of downtown, could aptly be described "as American as apple pie." Nestled in the picturesque Cuyamaca Mountains in East County, Julian is famous for its mouth-watering apple pies and cider from local orchards, along with a rich California gold rush history. You can find Victorian-style architecture, old-fashioned stores, country-style restaurants, scenic hiking trails and a friendly country atmosphere in one of San Diego';s rural treasures.
What better way to end a San Diego day than watching the sun disappear into the Pacific? While there's no bad place to watch the sky fade from lilac to vermillion, here are a few of the most breathtaking spots to choose from, including a mountaintop, pier, beach, and bluff.
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