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A DIRECTORY OF

ACTIVITIES & RESOURCES for
NORTH SAN DIEGO COUNTY
RETIREES

 THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO PLAN-

- YOUR VISIT - YOUR DAY - YOUR RETIREMENT -

CATEGORIES

ATTRACTIONS

Visitor's Guides
Tours
Local Attractions
Places to Visit
Dining Guides
Museums
Wineries

ACTIVITIES

Sports- On Land
Sports- On Water
Sports- Spectator
Fitness
Dancing
Gambling
Explore Things to Do

ENTERTAINMENT

Performing Arts
Casino Shows
Entertainment Rides
Theme Parks
Movies
Nightlife
 

RESOURCES

Senior Communities
Senior Centers
Senior Services
Medical Facilities
Religion
Education
Public Transportation
Traffic Conditions
Miscellaneous
Link Partners

D r i v i n g - T i m e  C o l o K e y

The color of the text shows the approximate Driving Time from San Marcos
near the center of North County, to the location of the activity during non-rush hours

Less Than 45 Min. 45 Min.- 1.25 Hr. 1.25Hr.- 2Hr. More Than 2 Hrs.




LINKS DIRECTORIES

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VISITOR'S GUIDES:

San Diego Visitors Guide,  Things To Do In San Diego's North County,  Visit Carlsbad
 Visit Escondido,  Visit Oceanside,   San Diego Guide Explore San Diego
San Diego City Visiting Index,   Tijuana Mexico

 

TOURS:

Day-Tripper Tours,  San Diego Tours Via Senior Centers

 

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS:

San Diego North's Coastal Area San Diego North's Inland Area San Diego Botanic Garden Leo Carrillo Ranch Carlsbad's Flower Fields ,

Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Del Mar Fairgrounds (Year Around events +S.D. Fair)
South Carlsbad State Beach San Elijo State Beach

 

INTERESTING PLACES TO VISIT:

Temecula's Old Town,  San Diego City Wonderland SD,   San Diego's Stunning Embarcardo, Beautiful Balboa Park,   Julian,   Tijuana, Mex.   Catalina Island,  Palm Springs
Anza Borrego Desert State Park,  By Surfrider Train- LA's Union Station & Walking Tour
By Auto- Baja California, Mex.

 

DINING GUIDES:

San Diego County Dining Guide, North County Dining Guide, Old California Restaurant Row, Encinitas Dining Guide, Escondido Dining Guide, Fallbrook Dining Guide, Oceanside Dining Guide
San Marcos Dining Guide,  Valley Center Dining Guide,  San Diego Dining Cruises

 

MUSEUMS:

Museum of Making Music Surfing Museum,  Oceanside Museum of Art
Escondido's Children's Museum Escondido Distinction Gallery and Artist Studios Valley Center History Museum   Map & Atlas Museum of La Jolla
Vista's Joe Martin Foundation's Craftsmanship Museum
Midway A/C Carrier MuseumMarch Field Air Force Museum Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum & Historical Foundation Balboa Park (10 Museums),   For Children- Balboa Park's Fleet Science Center

 

WINERIES:

Bernardo Winery Wineries & Breweries in Escondido, Wine Country-Temecula

 

SPORTS - ON LAND:

Golf- 62 San Diego Area Golf Courses
Golf- Courses in California Golf- North S.D. Reservations
Bowling- In North S.D. County (Escondido, Oceanside, San Marcos or Vista)
Pickleball - 10 North Country Places to Play @ CA Locations: 30,31,70,71,72,74,162,163,239 & 240
Senior Softball
Cycle Club
Hiking- Near Fallbrook Hiking-Encinitas Hiking-San Marcos Hiking- Carlsbad
Running- Local Marathons, Carlsbad Marathons  Kids Marathon Mile at Legoland
Skiing- Big Bear Lake Area Skiing- Mt. Baldy Area
Motorcycle Club, Miscellaneous by Senior Centers

 

SPORTS - ON WATER:

Deep Sea Fishing- Oceanside Deep Sea Fishing- Ensenada, Mexico

Fishing- Lake Wohlford, Escondido,

Fishing- Hodges Reservoir, Near Escondido
Fishing & Camping- Lake Dixon, Escondido,   Fishing and Camping, Lake Skinner, Winchester

Fishing and Camping- Diamond Valley, Riverside County
Fishing and Camping- Lake Cuyamaca (@4600 ft.) San Diego City Lake Directory
Water Sports- Carlsbad Lagoon (Rentals & Camp)
Water Sports, Fishing, Camping- Lake Perris, Near Perris
Water Sports, Boating, Dining, etc.- Oceanside Marina
Surfing School- Leucadia Kayak Rentals

 

SPORTS- SPECTATOR:

Baseball- S.D. Padres NFL Football- S.D. Chargers, Auto Racing- Fontana

 

FITNESS:

YMCA's, Escondido's Palomar Family YMCA, 24 Hour Fitness Centers, LA Fitness Centers, Curves, Senior Centers

 

DANCING:

Senior Centers-(Offer a Wide Variety of Dance Opportunities),  Square Dancing
 Variety (Belly-Up Tavern) San Diego's 10 Best Dance Clubs

 

GAMBLING:

Harrah's Rincon Casino Valley View Casino Pala Casino Casino Pauma
Thoroughbred Racing @ Del Mar,  Off-Track Betting @ Del Mar

 

PERFORMING ARTS:

Live Performance Theater Guide,  Theater Previews- Union Tribune Moonlight Amphitheatre- Vista
Performing Arts Ctr.- Escondido Welk Resort Theater- Escondido,  Performing Arts Ctr.- Poway Patio Playhouse Youth Theater- Escondido
Signon San Diego's Entertainment Guide- San Diego Performing Arts League- San Diego Ballet-San Diego
Ballet- Poway (New West Ballet School), Opera- San Diego Symphony- San Diego

 

CASINO SHOWS:

Harrah's Resort Southern California, Valley View Casino, Pala Casino, Pauma Casino
Pechanga Casino Viejas Casino

 

ENTERTAINMENT RIDES:

Hot Air Balloon Rides- Lajolla,   Bi-Plane Rides- Carlsbad,  Air Combat - Carlsbad
Whale Watching Cruises
- Oceanside
A Variety of Local Cruises- San Diego Ferry Ride to Coronado Island
Ariel Tram Ride- Palm Springs

 

THEME PARKS:

Legoland- Carlsbad San Diego Zoo Safari Park- Escondido,   Sea World- San Diego
Birch Aquarium- La Jolla,   Wave Waterpark- Vista Free Flight Exotic Bird Sanctuary - Del Mar
San Diego Zoo
,   Belmont Park- Roller Coaster
Disneyland Park- Anaheim
Disneyland's California Adventure Park- Anaheim
Knott's Berry Farm Knott's Soak City-Chula Vista Universal Studios- Hollywood
6 Flags Magic Mountain- Valencia

 

MOVIES:

Local Show Times,   Movie Reviews (43,000 Movies)
Movie Reviews- Christian Perspective, IMAX at The Regal Escondido   IMAX Theater in San Diego's Balboa Park

 

NIGHTLIFE:

North County Nightlife Directory

 

SENIOR COMMUNITIES:

Senior Communities & Other Living Options for Active Retirees
Age 55+ Mobile and Manufactured Home Parks
Manufactured Home Communities-Millennium Housing

 

SENIOR CENTERS:

Carlsbad Encinitas Escondido, Fallbrook
Oceanside Country Club Senior Center, El Corazon Senior Center (Targets Baby Boomers), Melba Bishop Recreation Center in Oceanside
 San Marcos Solana Beach,  Vista Rancho Bernardo

 

SENIOR SERVICES (Many others are available through North County's Senior Centers):

San Diego Regional Center
Escondido's Palomar Family YMCA
Benefits Checkup (Find benefits that are available for Seniors.)

 

MEDICAL FACILITIES:

Kaiser Permanente (Carlsbad,  Vista, San Marcos, Escondido and Rancho Bernardo)
Palomar Medical Center (Escondido)
, 288 beds, opened in 2012  
Pomerado Health (Poway and Rancho Bernardo),

Scripps Memorial Hospital(Encinitas),  Scripps Coastal Medical Center (Carlsbad) 
Scripps Clinic (Rancho Bernardo)Tri-City Medical Center (Oceanside)

North County Health Services

 

RELIGION:

Church Search-Switchboard (Enter Type of Church &City) Find A Christian Church
North Coast Calvary Chapel-Carlsbad

 

EDUCATION:

Mira Costa Community College
LIFE (Learning Is For Everyone) Classes offered in Oceanside and San Elijo

Palomar Community College,   Cal State U, San Marcos  Osher Life Long Learning Institute

 

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:

OITS (Online Transit Information System & Trip Planner) NCTD's Trip Planner Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner Train (North & South) Coaster Train Service, Sprinter (Oceanside to Escondido) Light Train Service McClellan-Palomar Airport (Air Taxi and Charter Services)
Metrolink Trains

 

TRAFFIC CONDITIONS:

SigAlert.com

 

MISCELLANEOUS:

Crime Rates For North San Diego County's Cities Crime Rates (FBI)- See Table 8 for 'By City' data

Census Data- By City So. California Climate, Historic World Earthquake History- 1138 to Present,
Tax Rates-By State ZIP Code DirectoryRetirement Gifts, Roaming Times, Groceries-Trader Joes 

 

LINK PARTNERS:

Local.com  An excellent directory of resources and services for retirees.

EXPLORE:        "Things to Do" in North San Diego County
Activities and Attractions for Retirees in and near San Diego's North County Things To Do in and near San Deigo's North County to Entertain Guests and Grandchildren

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