Interested in having a San Diego
getaway like wine tasting, camping, or going to the
desert? Here are some great trips to take in
the San Diego area.
California State Lifeguards (Beach): (760) 438-2675
California Park Service Information Center (State
Park): (760) 767-5311
California State Park Reservation Center (Fee-paid
Beach): (800) 444-4275
San Diego holds a wide variety of camping spots to
choose from; 30 of which have private camping
locations tailored for RVs and tents. Whether you
prefer camping on beaches, rivers, creeks, mountain
forests or deserts, San Diego is the supreme camping
spot for you.
o The admired Cleveland National Forest has
chaparral, mile-high mountains and coniferous trees.
o Anza-Borrego Desert State Park shows the camper
miles of wide canyons, beautiful oasis, and spanning
o The state beaches of South Carlsbad and San Elijo
have campgrounds on the bluffs that have a view over
o Cuyamaca Rancho State park is approximately 45
miles east of downtown and contains 110 miles of
hiking and horseback trails.
o The Palomar Mountain area and La Jolla Indian
Reservation also contain several campsites that are
If gaming is what you enjoy, Barona, Sycuan, and
Viejas Indian reservations can be located in eastern
San Diego County, all of which hold popular casinos!
The casinos have video gaming machines, card tables,
bingo halls, off-track satellite wagering on horse
races, as well as restaurant dining with live
To have fun the social stage of San Diego one can
learn about the ways of connoisseurs of wine. With
the wineries located in Rancho Bernardo, Escondido
and Julian areas of the Orfila Vineyards, many San
Diegans participate in wine tastings. Other wineries
include: Bernardo Winery, Deer Park Winery, Ferrara
Winery, and Shadow Mountain Vineyards so close to
San Diego; wine tasting is a well-liked activity.