Patch Picks: 5 Great Staycations for Spring and Summer

Take advantage of one of the most desirable destinations in the country!

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!

Playgrounds, pet walking trails, , running trails, boating, camping, new , and picnics are just a few activities that make this the ultimate one-stop shop for a fantastic day of outdoor recreation!

As one of San Diego’s premier golf courses, don’t expect anything less than a live painting filled with trees, creeks, lakes and challenging holes for players of all levels. After working up an appetite outdoors, head to Oaks Bar and Grill and satisfy your taste buds with a selection of lunch and dinner specials.

Change up your movie-watching experience and catch the latest flick in the comfort of your own car at the Drive-In, open seven nights a week. Then, be sure to stop by on Saturday and Sunday to check out unique antiques, collectibles, new merchandise, crafts and even produce at the swap meet from 6:30am – 2pm. 

For a high energy activity, the city of Santee offers a safe and supervised public skate park for skateboarding, roller blading and biking. Private parties are also available.


Go-karts, bumper boats and batting cages? Oh my!  Get in touch with your inner child and have a day of fun with these attractions, mini golf and other games at this nearby family-friendly amusement station.


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