If you want a quick weekend getaway but don’t want to travel to Big Sur or Yosemite, check out Mount Laguna. It’s close to the city, but it’s far enough away from the hustle and bustle.
Experience the natural beauty of the desert in one of the largest state parks in the United States. Following the winter rains, each spring explodes into color when the wildflower blossoms.
Drive to the top of Mt. Soledad in La Jolla for breathtaking, 360-degree views of San Diego, including the La Jolla coastline and Mission Bay.
Go hiking at Torrey Pines State Reserve, located high above Torrey Pines State Beach. Cliffside hiking trails offer stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and the area is home of the rare and ancient Torrey Pine.
A challenging 6.5-mile roundtrip hike offers unusual rock formations and great views of coastal San Diego County. Don’t forget to get photo of Potato chip rock.