San Diego California Tourism At a Glance
Best Time to Visit San Diego North California
San Diego North is very diverse with many seasonal events - from our beaches to the desert, whatever your interest, there’s something for everyone all year long! During the winter months, go whale watching or take a Wildflower tour in the desert. In the springtime, come to the Flower Fields in Carlsbad or attend one of our many annual festivals. Summer is a great time to visit because of the Del Mar Fairgrounds where the San Diego County Fair is held followed by the Del Mar Horse Races. Fall is filled with a plethora of fairs and festivals including the Rods and Woodies car shows and don’t forget the grape stomps at our local wineries! Top the year off with our many displays of holiday lights around San Diego North - most towns have their own celebration usually including festivals and parades. Click Here to find hotels in San Diego North. If you need additional visitor information for San Diego North, Click Here.
Average San Diego North Weather
At the coastline, the average high in January is 65 degrees Fahrenheit with an average low of 49. July - August are the hottest months, with ranges from 76/77 down to 66/67. Inland temperatures are higher in summer and lower in winter. San Diego North has a surfeit of sun, averaging only 9.5 inches of rainfall most years, most of it falling between December and mid-April. Many say San Diego North has the perfect year-round climate.
Whether by train, bus or automobile, San Diego North is accessible and easy to navigate. A modern highway system and a multitude of scenic back roads, along with specialized transportation services, offer visitors the opportunity to travel easily throughout the north region. The new Sprinter light rail train connects the cities of Escondido, San Marcos, Vista and Oceanside. The sprinter services 15 stations every half hour along San Diego North’s Highway 78 corridor. Call 511 or visit www.511sd.com for details. An express rail commuter service, the Coaster, has stops in downtown, Old Town, Sorrento Valley, Solana Beach, Encinitas, and Carlsbad. Call 1-800-Coaster for current schedules.
San Diego North coastal room rates average $156 dollars and inland room rates average $105 dollars, with rates being higher in the summer and lower in winter.
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.
San Diego North has restaurants in all price ranges. Expect to pay at least $20 per person for dinner with wine in a moderately priced restaurant. All the major restaurant chains have area outlets.
California Tourism - San Diego North Attractions, Activities and Day Trips
In San Diego North, there is something for everyone! LEGOLAND ® California has more than 50 rides, shows and attractions. The Wild Animal Park is an 1800-acre wildlife preserve that allows visitors to view herds of exotic animals as they might be seen in their native lands. Birch Aquarium provides ocean science education through creative exhibits, programs, and activities designed to entertain kids and adults alike.
Stroll along the shops and galleries, then have lunch or a sunset dinner overlooking the ocean in La Jolla, Del Mar, Carlsbad or Oceanside. Take a scenic drive along the historic highway 101. Sail aloft on a hot air balloon ride or pierce through the sky on a thrilling biplane ride. Go to Anza-Borrego desert for a jeep tour that takes you to Font’s Point and other desert must-sees. Squeeze in a round of golf or go horse back riding.
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