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North County Inland

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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

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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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Pure Project Can Release

Mar 11, 2021

For our next can release, we bring back by popular demand a favorite murky double IPA as well as our sour IPA (with dragon fruit!) collaboration with J. Wakefield Brewing!

The cans will be released on Thursday, March 11th at all 3 taproom locations as well as for CA & NV shipping. Check out all the details below.

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Falconry Encounter

Nov 5, 2020 - ongoing

With 265 acres to roam, we’re spreading our wings this summer when it comes to more outdoor offerings. Topping the list: Falconry officially takes flight under the instruction of experienced falconers. Get up close and interact with some of nature's top predators. Experience flying a trained bird of prey to your glove. Learn the history of falconry. Bond with the owls. Play field games with a hawk. A wonderland of exploration awaits.

Saturday morning’s 9:00am - 10:00am on the Aragon Lawn


$95 per person


Space is limited. Requires 24 hours advance reservation. Call 844.227.1886 to book! The minimum age for children is 6 years old. 

Private falconry group encounters are available based on request and require 72 hours advance notice. Please contact the Front Desk to inquire about private parties.

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THE SECRET LA JOLLA TOUR

Jun 24, 2020 - ongoing

This private tour showcases some of the outstanding yet hidden scenery of the La Jolla area, plus funky, quirky and mind-boggling art. You’ll also experience “San Diego’s newest tourist attraction” – a remarkable treasure that even locals don’t know about!

On this private tour, you’ll stroll through a vast outdoor public art collection specifically designed for the landscape and surroundings. Learn about the origin of the collection, how the artists are chosen, and the meanings of the selected pieces.

The La Jolla area is home to some of the most unique structures in the country, including a Brutalism-style gem with a tie-in to Dr. Suess and an architectural wonder which is one of the American Institute of Architecture’s “31 Buildings That Changed Modern Life.” 

But Shhhhh…. don’t tell anyone about these places….they’re secret!

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RelayPlay Personalized Experiences

Feb 18 - ongoing

Finding “things to do” is tough and sorting through a thousand events can be maddening! Every week our local experts personalize your TOP FIVE can’t miss Weekend Experiences, so you can maximize your time away from work.  Sign Up for Free at RelayPlay.com

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