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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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Julian Gold Rush Days

Apr 1 - Apr 2, 2017

Julian Gold Rush Days,, celebrates the discovery of gold in this mountain community and invites visitors to learn more about its history with a weekend of entertainment including gold panning, tomahawk throwing, candle dipping and more. Located at The Julian Mining Company in Wynola, the old fashioned mining camp will offer re-enactors,, an arts and crafts market, food and drink, a petting zoo, pony rides, and old fashioned laundry, free parking and plenty of family fun.

2017 Will also boast several raffle prizes from local merchants and restaurants. Many chances to win throughout the weekend. Bring in any receipt or receipts totally $25 from businesses in Julian for free entry into the raffles.

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Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Mar 15, 2017

Grammy Award-winning husband and wife duo Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn take the stage together to perform music from their debut album.

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Spring Garden Festival at Cuyamaca College

Apr 29, 2017

The Spring Garden Festival at Cuyamaca College, in its 24th year, is a family-friendly community celebration of spring and a greener future that attracts more than 3,000 visitors annually. The festival features fun programs, exhibitors and demonstrations that will help you become a better gardener and learn how to conserve our precious resources. The renowned Cuyamaca College Ornamental Horticulture department will be holding its biggest plant sale of the year.

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St. Patricks Day Half Marathon

Mar 5, 2017

Join in the fun at the St. Patrick's Day half marathon and 5k, the Green Mile for kids and adults with special needs in Downtown El Cajon.

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