This isn’t news but sometimes we need a reminder: our home is one of the top tourist destinations in the world. People save for months on end just to be able to spend a day in San Diego, and when they get here, they envy those of us who live here year round.
It’s easy to get caught up in the grind and forget all the cool and actually free activities right in our own backyard. So next time you get a break in your schedule, save money and the hassle of flying somewhere else to have fun; check out some of these great staycations right outside your door!
This historic park offers a plethora of entertainment options including museums, classes, historic building tours, picnics and craft and farmers markets. After April 2, the vintage 1907 Baldwin No. 3 Steam Locomotive will even be back in operation for rides!
For a relaxing day by the water, this recreational area offers fishing, boating, hiking/biking/horseback riding trails and a park area complete with a volleyball court, horseshoe pit, softball field and two playgrounds.
Put the Wii aside and bowl old school style at this local hot spot! In addition to 32 bowling lanes of glory, Poway Fun Bowl also offers karaoke, an arcade, billiards, food and drinks, leagues you can join and now a mechanical bull!
Poway Skate Park
For a high energy outdoor activity, the Poway Skate Park offers 12,000 square feet of pool style concrete bowls and street elements for your gravity-defying aerial tricks. Helmet, elbow and kneepads are required at all times.
With its lush green fairways, canyons, lakes, waterfall and challenging holes, this popular attraction has been ranked the #1 golf course for five consecutive years by the Zagat Survey.