North County

Diversity and innate beauty make San Diego North a preferred destination. Visitors enjoy a world of award-winning golf courses, the sea, beautiful whiate sand beaches, fishing, shopping, inspiring art and theater, wineries, gardens, and world-famous attractions. Whether you choose an action-packed weekend, or a "do nothing" retreat, your stay will be rewarding and memorable.

San Diego North offers everything from luxurious resorts to quaint bed and breakfast inns. Depending on your taste and budget, visitors may find themselves steps away from our sandy beaches or in cozy retreats nestled in the mountainous backcountry. North County Hotels & Resorts

North County Beaches
Miles and miles of beautiful beaches are fantastic for surfing, swimming, fishing, and sunbathing. With loads of amenities like showers, restrooms, picnic areas, and nearby parking, North County beaches are great for families with younger kids as well as favorite place among the older kids. North County is a great place to gather to watch the sunset or to start a seaside stroll. Carlsbad is also blessed with three picturesque lagoons; these sensitive ecosystems are ideal for bird watching and nature walks.

Lush greens, rolling fairways, steep bunkers, brilliantly designed, impeccably landscaped... San Diego North is a golfer's paradise. Home to over 40 courses and a manufacturing mecca for golf-related products, one would argue that it is the center of the golf universe. Whether you're an avid player or just like to putt around, visitors won't be disappointed in the array of challenging golf courses.

Wild Animal Park
At the San Diego Wild Animal Park in Escondido, guests can view more than 3,200 animals on a guided monorail tour, the Heart of Africa Walking Safari, or by exploring the Mombasa Lagoon in Nairobi Village. Sprawling over 2,200 acres, the park is known for its success breeding such species as the southern white rhino and Arabian oryx. Don't miss Condor Ridge, which focuses on 13 endangered North American species of these beautiful birds.
At Legoland® California kids rule. They can learn to drive, build a real robot and even conquer the Dragon (the roller coaster, that is). It's fun for the whole family. Feel free to push, pull, stomp and steer through more than 50 exciting rides and adventures, all adding up to nonstop fun. Open daily; take the I-5 to Carlsbad.
Dining in North County
Every city has a few famous restaurants where the tables are always booked and the chefs are superstars. These restaurants are hot for one reason, they ensure your dining experience will be unforgettable. If you're looking for great service and creative, delicious food, you're sure to find it in one of these San Diego jewels. We'll lead you to some of the best restaurants in San Diego, whether you feel like dining along some of the most beautiful beaches in the country or in the bustling heart of the city. San Diego Restaurants

North County Wineries
Wineries and Wine Tasting in San Diego. Visit San Diego Wine Country. Tour a winery and discover how wine is made, spend the day sampling and comparing various veritals, tour several different wineries on a day trip beginning in Carlsbad and ending in the historic town of Julian or the Temecula Valley Wine Country. If wine tasting is the goal, then the drive is the magic - the routes are some of the most scenic in California. San Diego Wineries

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Hotels North County

Address: 11855 Avenue of Industry, San Diego CA, 92128 Check Rates
Hotel Chain: Staybridge Suites
All New Staybridge Suites Carmel Mountain is an all suite hotel with studio, one and two-bedroom suites. We offer a complimetnary hot buffet breakfast every morning. More info
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Rancho Bernardo Staybridge Suites Carmel Mountain $$$ Rating
Red Line Address: 2008 Harbor Dr. N, San Diego CA, 92054 Check Rates
Hotel Chain: Independent
The Oceanside Marina Suites offers spacious rooms with oceans and harbor views. Our suites are equipped with full size kitchen and cozy fireplaces. Every guest can enjoy our complimentary continental breakfast, heated pool and spa, sauna and barbecue area. We have a beautiful gazebo by the water that is perfect for weddings and other special occasions. More info
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Oceanside Oceanside Marina Suites $$$$$ Rating
Red Line Address: 2100 Costa Del Mar Road, San Diego CA, 92009 Check Rates
Hotel Chain: KSL Resorts
Where could you find a nicer place to be than snuggled between the fresh, crisp linens in a beautiful retreat when night falls. Or, where the morning sun greets you along with a gentle tap on your door as room service arrives. La Costa guest accommodations elegantly enhance the total resort experience. We offer 474 accommodations, in the midst of 400 lush acres. More info
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Carlsbad La Costa Resort and Spa $$$$ Rating
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Restaurants North County

Address: 6009 Paseo Delicias, Rancho Santa Fe CA , 92091 Make Reservation
Mille Fleurs
Picture a romantic retreat in the French countryside where days conclude with glowing fireplaces and elegant meals, and you will have the essence of Mille Fleurs. The restaurant, which is located on a small estate off a windy road in Rancho Santa Fe, offers a warm and charming atmosphere that plays host to stunning haute cuisine. Chef Martin Wosele’s menu, which changes daily, delicately melds European culinary traditions with local California ingredients. The result is sensational and exquisite fine dining which, as evidenced by numerous awards and national recognition, makes Mille Fleurs one of the most significant dining establishments in San Diego. More ...
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North County Inland French $$$ Outstanding Outstanding Ratings
Red Line Address: 7091 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego CA, 92115 Make Reservation
Terra American Bistro
Terra calls the East College District of La Mesa home. Chef and Owner Jeff Rossman brings quality to the table (literally) by stocking the Terra kitchen, bar, and menu with locally sourced and sustainable produce and ingredients. Brunch, lunch, dinner, and drinks reflect the best the seasons have to offer, and often highlight the rich bounty of San Diego and Riverside County agriculture. From the fresh fruit-infused libations to the “New American Cuisine” menu featuring preparation styles unique to the Americas, Terra serves up a thoughtful dining experience that celebrates the joy of community and communal eating. More ...
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East County American $$ Excellent Excellent Ratings
Red Line Address: 8555 Fletcher Parkway, San Diego CA , 91942 Make Reservation
Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill - La Mesa
Looking for the perfect restaurant for a casual night out? Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza & Grill in La Mesa is the place to be, offering a comfortable dining experience and quality cuisine that everyone can delight in. This family-friendly restaurant is located a block away from Grossmont Center’s shops and movie theater, so feel free to unwind after a day of shopping, enjoy a relaxing dinner and a movie with someone special, or bring the family by for a wholesome get together. Peruse the selections of wine and craft beers and order half-priced tapas during Happy Hour, every day from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with options that are sure to please your taste buds such as Japanese Chicken Meatballs, Oak Roasted Salmon, or one of the many finely crafted woodfired pizzas. Choose from a variety of gourmet toppings, such as goat cheese, prosciutto, or garlic chicken. The restaurant can accommodate a variety of dietary restrictions, including vegan and gluten-free, as well as low fat and whole wheat, and for those who don’t wish to leave the comfort of home, enjoy the delicious tastes of Sammy’s with online catering and delivery services. Conveniently located within walking distance of the Grossmont Center trolley stop, Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza & Grill is easily accessible from almost anywhere in San Diego, so be sure to pencil in a visit at the top of your to-do list. More ...
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East County Pizza $ Good Good Ratings
Red Line Address: 8555 Fletcher pkwy Suite 106, San Diego 5, 91942 Make Reservation
Banbu Sushi
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East County Sushi $ Average Good Ratings
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Golf North County

Address: 7447 Batiquitos Drive, Carlsbad CA, 92009 Book Online
Aviara Golf Club
Four Seasons Resort Aviara Golf Club offers one of the finest golf facilities available in southern California.
Aviara's memorable 18-hole coastal layout was designed by Arnold Palmer.The 7,007-yard, par-72 course is sculpted around the natural topography, with water hazards positioned as visual extensions of the lagoon.
The club includes a 32,000 square foot (3,000-square-metre) two-storey Spanish colonial clubhouse with a complete golf shop. More info ...
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Carlsbad $$$$ Aviara Golf Club        18 Book Tee Times
Red Line Address: 14050 Carmel Ridge Road, San Diego CA, 92128 Book Online
Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club
Located just 25 minutes from downtown San Diego, Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club is one of the premier semi-private golf clubs in the greater San Diego area. Guests will enjoy our impeccably conditioned golf course, elegant clubhouse and personalized service for all of their golfing needs. The 6,400 yard course meanders through an upscale residential community, presenting the golfer with many panoramic views, and no two holes adjoin each other. More info ...
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Rancho Bernardo $$ Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club        18 Book Tee Times
Red Line Address: 2100 Costa Del Mar Rd, Carlsbad CA, 92009 Book Online
La Costa Resort - North Course
When you walk the fairways at La Costa Resort and Spa you are walking the same fairways that the legends of the game have walked for over 30 years. La Costa is currently the host of the World Golf Championships - Accenture Match Play Championship.
The two PGA Championship 18 hole golf courses are both beautiful and traditional in design. Both courses challenge golfers shotmaking ability, both off the tee, and around the greens. Four sets of tees provide a golf course length for all players to enjoy. More info ...
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Carlsbad $$$$ La Costa Resort - North Course        18 Book Tee Times
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