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Inland Valleys, Mountains & Deserts

Explore Inland Valley, Mountains and Deserts

Beyond the laid-back coastal towns and lively urban centers, San Diego has historic hamlets, close-knit suburban communities, quiet wilderness pockets, desert oases and sprawling natural spaces just waiting to be explored.

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Wine Tasting in San Diego

Tour boutique wineries and taste San Diego's award-winning local wines.

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Save with discount passes to local attractions

CityPass and the Go San Diego Card offer big savings on multi-day passes to San Diego's top attractions.  

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The Seven Best Inland Hikes

Panoramic views, oak woodlands, and pastoral valleys are the hallmark of San Diego inland hikes.  

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15 Ways to Explore the Outdoors Along the I-15

From zip lines to wild animals, breweries to fighter jets, discover San Diego's inland regions.  

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Dine Diego

Sep 15 - Oct 15, 2020

San Diego’s favorite foodie event, San Diego Restaurant Week will take a break this September.  Instead, Dine Diego (presented by San Diego Restaurant Week), will run September 15 through October 15, 2020.  Dine Diego will feature San Diego’s top eateries showcasing all the current offerings for outdoor dining, to-go options and unique in-house promotions.

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Cycle September

Sep 8 - Sep 30, 2020

Riding your bike this month? Take part in the Cycle September Challenge for chances to win prizes just for pedaling.
It's not about speed, or distance. It's just about getting out on your bike!

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La Mesa Oktoberfest

Oct 2 - Oct 4, 2020

Since 1973, the La Mesa Oktoberfest has been attracting Oktoberfest revelers from across San Diego and Southern California for three free days of festive live music, top-notch German food, and of course, steins filled to the brim with German & Craft Beer! In light of current events and safety protocols, the La Mesa Oktoberfest is proud to bring you a re-imagined weekend of festivities with just as much community spirit and prost-ing as you would expect from this beloved La Mesa tradition.

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La Mesa's Holiday in the Village

Dec 4 - Dec 5, 2020

Ring in the Holiday season with the 5th Annual La Mesa Village Association’s Holiday in the Village on Friday, December 4th from 4 PM to 9 PM and Saturday, December 5th from 10 AM to 9 PM! Friends and family can relax by the fire pits spread around the village while enjoying caroling from local singing groups, classic holiday music, and fun, live entertainment! La Mesa’s FREE Holiday in the Village will turn everyone holly and jolly with a full lineup of entertainment across multiple stages, including traditional holiday songs and music, local bands, and community performances throughout the weekend. Get ready to rock around the Christmas tree and dance the night away to your holiday favorites, as well as some local tunes!

FREE FESTIVAL FOR ALL.
For more information, please visit LaMesaVillageAssociation.org.
Event Benefits the La Mesa Village Association.

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Sep 15 - Oct 15, 2020
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Sep 8 - Sep 30, 2020
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Oct 2 - Oct 4, 2020
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Dec 4 - Dec 5, 2020
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Dreaming Of The Days Inn Offer

Days Inn By Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle
Valid: Jun 30 - ongoing

Dreaming of a lazy summer getaway or a reason to get out of the house? We've got you covered. With our Dreaming Of The Days offer, we've got rates from $69 including free nightly parking. When you're...

Galleries & Museums

Kids Free Welcome Gift at Barona Museum

Barona Cultural Center & Museum
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2020

Barona Cultural Center & Museum is dedicated to the perpetuation and presentation of the local Kumeyaay-Diegueño culture. The Museum's collection represents thousands of years of history -...

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Kids Eat Free at Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Old Town

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego - Old Town/Sea World
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2020

Kids 12 and Under eat FREE with the purchase of an adult entrée. Maximum of two kids free per adult entrée. To redeem, please show your server this page on your phone or print and...

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