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North County Inland

Wide Open Wonderful

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A beautiful area of rolling hills and winding roads, San Diego's North County Inland is an exceptional place to spend time outdoors. Hike or bike to the top of Palomar Mountain, or golf at over 40 courses carved out of the natural landscape. Spend an afternoon at one of the local wineries or on a craft beer tour at one of the many local breweries that enliven this area. And no trip to San Diego would be complete without a visit to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, where you can venture to Africa and Asia without having to leave Southern California. For an off-the-beaten-path experience, head to the family friendly Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park where the entrance is free and the kids can get up close to dozens of brilliant peacocks.

North County's inland region provides easy access to the best of Southern California with plenty of luxury resorts and family friendly hotels. Halfway between downtown San Diego and Anaheim, North County is an easy freeway drive to the Magic Kingdom at Disneyland, the gorgeous beaches of North County Coastal, the museums of Balboa Park, and Downtown San Diego, where the nightlife of the Gaslamp Quarter awaits. 

Dining is a treat in North County too and options range from elegant to more casual experiences. As a region with strong agricultural roots, many of the chefs have also forged strong bonds with area farmers and infuse their cuisine with local, seasonal and farm fresh ingredients.

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Getting to North Inland

Most of North County Inland is accessible from the I-15. If you're heading inland from the beach in North County, take the Ted Williams Parkway (Route 56 east) and merge north on I-15. Hotels along the North Inland corridor can be reached by exiting on Carmel Mountain Road and Rancho Bernardo Road. Stay on the I-15 north to Escondido and smaller towns including Fallbrook and Vista too. The Sprinter light rail runs from coastal Oceanside to inland Escondido. Bus Routes 20, 30, 50 and Rapid 235 are express routes that run from Downtown San Diego to Escondido.

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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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The Seven Best Inland Hikes

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

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Museum Month

Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2022

Our annual San Diego Museum Month program may look a little different this year, but February remains the perfect month to discover (or re-discover) the story of San Diego as told through our diverse range of museums, historic sites, gardens, zoo/aquariums and more.

Join us every day in February as we explore a rich world of cultural experiences, including virtual activities, behind-the-scenes tours, and other special museum moments you can only find in San Diego.

Follow San Diego Museum Council on social media for daily updates and happenings, and check back here soon for details. #SDMuseumMonth

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Pure Project Bottle Release: Eternal Forever & Tao

Jan 20, 2022

In celebration of our 6th anniversary, we're excited to release a special blend of single and double bourbon barrel-aged stouts with cacao and wild Thai banana! Also making its second annual return is our collaboration with Black Sears Winery—an oak barrel-aged sour ale with Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc grapes.

The bottles will be released on Thursday, January 20th at all four taproom locations (Balboa Park, Miramar, Vista, and Carlsbad) as well as for California shipping.

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ETERNAL FOREVER
A Blend of Single and Double Bourbon Barrel-Aged Stouts with Cacao & Wild Thai Banana
13% ABV

TAO
Oak Barrel-Aged Sour Ale with Cabernet Sauvignon & Cabernet Franc Grapes
7.9% ABV

Full release details and sale links here: https://www.purebrewing.org/event/bottle-release-eternal-forever-tao/

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Perspectives

Jan 29 - Jan 30, 2022

Core Group Dance Company performs an array work with an emphasis on interpersonal relationships.  The work shares playful interactions celebrating some quirky traditions in American weddings, to the coming together of a community following a disaster.  

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Teams for Good Corporate Volunteer Shift

Oct 8, 2021 - ongoing

Teams for Good is an opportunity for corporate groups to engage their employees and help provide nutritious meals to the community through volunteerism and giving! Partnership opportunities start at $2,500 and can be customized to meet your company’s goal.

Teams for Good includes a two-hour volunteer shift at Feeding San Diego, during which time, your team will help clean, sort, and pack food before it is distributed to those in need. By participating in Teams for Good, your company can make a profound difference in the lives of San Diegans facing hunger.

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Valid: Jan 4 - Mar 31, 2022

The package includes:   One night stay Gourmet breakfast for two in Veranda Fireside Lounge & Restaurant Complimentary self-parking

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