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All things to do » Things to do

Nearby recommended attractions:

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens(Encinitas)
Attraction type: Gardens
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Moonlight Beach
Moonlight Beach(Encinitas)
Attraction type: Beaches
Carlsbad State Beach
Carlsbad State Beach(Carlsbad)
This nearly five-mile stretch of beach is popular with families but also draws surfers and skin divers to the water and runners and cyclists to the boulevard bordering the beach.
Attraction type: Beaches
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San Diego Botanic Garden
San Diego Botanic Garden(Encinitas)
Owner description: Explore four miles of garden trails, enjoy restful vistas, flowering trees, majestic palms, and the nation’s largest bamboo collection. Thanks to our mild climate, plants from all... more Owner description: Explore four miles of garden trails, enjoy restful vistas, flowering trees, majestic palms, and the nation’s largest bamboo collection. Thanks to our mild climate, plants from all over the world thrive here. Our diverse topography provides a variety of microclimates giving the visitor a sensation of going from a desert environment to a tropical rainforest, all within 37 acres.Located 30 minutes north of San Diego in Encinitas, California, San Diego Botanic Garden features numerous exhibits, including rare bamboo groves, desert gardens, a tropical rainforest, California native plants, Mediterranean climate landscapes, succulent gardens, an herb garden, firesafe landscaping, a subtropical fruit garden, and native coastal sage natural areas. In June of 2009, we opened the Hamilton Children's Garden, the largest interactive children's garden on the West Coast. less
Attraction type: Gardens
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Del Mar City Beach
Del Mar City Beach(Del Mar)
A popular beach in the San Diego area for sunbathing and surfing.
Attraction type: Beaches
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Seaside Market
Seaside Market
Cuisines: Californian
V.G. Donut & Bakery
V.G. Donut & Bakery
Cuisines: Bakery, Donuts
Pacific Coast Grill
Pacific Coast Grill
Price:
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, After-hours
Pipes Cafe
Pipes Cafe
Cuisines: American
Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot
Cicciotti's Trattoria Italiana
Cicciotti's Trattoria Italiana
Price: USD 10 - 30
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, After-hours

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area
USD 112 - 245
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Cardiff by the Sea Lodge
3.0 of 5
Cardiff by the Sea Lodge
USD 108 - 218
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Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area
USD 112 - 245
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Beach Terrace Inn
3.5 of 5
Beach Terrace Inn
USD 227 - 858
Ranked #1 of 36 Hotels in Carlsbad
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Clarion Del Mar Inn
2.5 of 5
Clarion Del Mar Inn
USD 127 - 211
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Del Mar
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Moonlight Beach Motel
Moonlight Beach Motel
USD 80 - 170
Ranked #1 of 9 Hotels in Encinitas

All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Rancho Valencia
5.0 of 5
Rancho Valencia
USD 498 - 912
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Rancho Santa Fe
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Lakehouse Hotel & Resort
4.0 of 5
Lakehouse Hotel & Resort
USD 127 - 216
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in San Marcos
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L'Auberge Del Mar
5.0 of 5
L'Auberge Del Mar
USD 325 - 476
Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Del Mar
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.