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Inland Valleys, Mountains & Deserts

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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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The Seven Best Inland Hikes

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

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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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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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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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Museum Month: Half-Off Admission

Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2017

Presented by Macy's, San Diego Museum Month invites everyone to enjoy half-off entry fees at 40+ museums throughout the county for the all of February.

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U.S. MNT vs. Serbia

Jan 29, 2017

The U.S. Men’s National Team will begin the 2017 campaign with a friendly against Serbia on January 29 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. Kickoff for Bruce Arena’s first match back in charge of the U.S. MNT is set for 1:00 PM PT, and will be broadcast live on ESPN2 and Univision Networks.

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Live Music on the Tasting Room Patio

Jan 31, 2016 - ongoing

Live Music every Sunday afternoon at our 125 year old winery. Enjoy the music, some wine, and a cheese platter on our sunny tasting room patio. When rainy, we move the music onto our spacious tasting room.

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Chauffeured Distillery Tour

Oct 20, 2016 - ongoing

Taste San Diego's sensational spirits, crafted from grain to glass.Taste locally made whiskey, rum, vodka, gin, brandy; lunch; pint of beer, behind-the-scenes guided tours. Pick up & drop off included in Chauffeured Distillery Tour.

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Circus Vargas Presents Steam Cirque

Mar 2 - Mar 13, 2017

Circus Vargas embarks on a brand new epic adventure under the big top! Goggles, gears, and gadgets set the stage for 2017's retro-futuristic production, Steam Cirque!

Join us on a journey of fantastic proportions where children of all ages will marvel at the wacky and wonderful cast of characters that come alive in this exciting steampunk, science- fiction fantasy inspired circus odyssey!

Arrive 45 minutes early for an entertaining, interactive pre-show celebration, where kids can create their own magic under the big top, learning circus skills such as juggling, balancing and more!

Meet and mingle with the entire cast after each performance. Capture the fun by posing for pics or selfies with your favorite cast members, all part of an unforgettable Circus Vargas experience!

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Ching-Ming Cheng

Apr 9, 2017

A classically trained, award-winning piano virtuoso, CSUSM music professor Ching-Ming Cheng has an enthusiastic heart for sharing her profession with others.

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Valid: Oct 31, 2016 - ongoing

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Fishing

San Diego Lake Fishing in East County

Freshwater lakes that are ideal for all anglers
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Golf

San Diego East - Golf Courses

Scenic settings of foothills, valleys and wetlands

San Diego's East County offers several outstanding golf courses in scenic settings that roll through country foothills and valleys or wind through scenic wetlands.

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Arts & Culture

San Diego's Drive-in Movie Theaters

A Little Bit of Americana in San Diego

With state-of-the-art projectors and San Diego’s average 70 degree weather, drive-in theatres offer the perfect setting for a night at the movies.

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Fishing

Lake Jennings in San Diego's East County

Fishing, Boating, Camping, Picnicking, Hiking & More!

Lake Jennings is an East County recreation gem with family activities to keep your whole crew entertained.

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