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Day Trips from San Diego

Author 12-27-2016

San Diego in and of itself is a great spot to vacation in, but a great way to spend a few hours of your vacation is to plan a day trip to nearby attractions in close cities. The following cities near San Diego boast great amusement parks, recreational activities, and beautiful sites. Make sure you maximize your San Diego vacation and take a day trip in a city just around the corner!


A day-trip to the Mineral Spring at Carlsbad will make anyone’s San Diego vacation unforgettable. The well-turned spa offers world class services to those looking for a relaxing experience. For a fun day out, visit LEGOLAND. It’s a perfect spot for family fun. Other attractions you can enjoy in Carlsbad are the Sea Life Aquarium and the Carlsbad Flower Fields.

San Clemente

The city of San Clemente has a reputation for great ocean swells that attract surfers from all over the world. Take a day to visit its famous beaches, such as North Beach and the Pier Linda Lane for a chance to surf or learn how to surf, or even just watch local and professional surfers as they ride the waves. If surfing is not your thing, stop by the San Clemente Pier or the San Clemente Coastal Trail.


Along the coast north of San Diego, Oceanside is ideal for a day trip with its sandy beaches and Cape Cod-styled harbor and a temperature that rests at about 70 degrees. The city of Oceanside makes for a great day trip during your San Diego Vacation. The California Surf Museum or the Oceanside Museum of Art are just two of many interesting and entertaining places to visit while vacationing. For a really fun treat, check out the Sunset Market just a few feet from the Oceanside Pier and discover local vendors and goods; you can even bring back a souvenir or two!

San Diego Awaits!

San Diego has so much to offer as a vacation spot, including the great variety of daytrips to be taken to nearby destinations. Don’t waste time, contact us now to plan your next trip to San Diego with one of our San Diego vacation rentals!