There are so many things to LOVE about North County. Looking for fun things to do on a budget? Good news, it’s Museum Month! Enjoy 1/2 price admission for up to four guests at all participating museums! Some of our favorite North County San Diego museums include the Museum of Making Music, Oceanside Museum of Art and Children’s Discovery Center. Valentines Day is just around the corner and we have date ideas for you and your sweetie. How about date night at North County’s newest wine & cheese shop, Mother’s Provisions followed by the Ferris wheel at the beach in Oceanside? Check out our blog for a full listing of things to do this February!
Keep those New Years Resolutions and jumpstart your SuperBowl Sunday morning with a cruise along Coast Hwy 101! This year’s 6th Annual Cardiff Kook Run is back on 2/4 with both a 10K and 5K option along the most popular surf breaks by Cardiff State Beach. Register now! Generous portions of the proceeds are donated to selected charities to continue efforts of preserving and enhancing the “Cardiff Kook” plaza. However, even if you don’t participate, you will have a blast cheering on the runners at 7:30am as they’ll be dressed in costume for the annual costume contest!
An epic football game, amazing commercials, entertaining half-time performances, to indulging in some delicious grub…whatever the reason you tune-in, it’s nearly Superbowl Sunday and it’s time to start making your plans! Where’s your favorite place to watch the game? Home or at a local restaurant? Mark your calendars for the 4th at 3:30pm!
Now is a better time more than ever to hop around and visit all your local museums! Why? Because it’s Museum Month in San Diego! Enjoy 1/2 price admission throughout the month of February at all participating museums. Pick up your free San Diego Museum Month Pass at any participating Macy’s locations. Bring the pass to any of the museum’s listed, and receive half-price admission for up to four guests per visit.
Looking for that perfect hike to start your weekend? Keep your health and exercise New Year’s resolution in full year and head on over to the Iron Mountain Trail in Poway for some breathtaking scenery and a moderately advanced 5.8 mile loop. Perfect time for that outdoor selfie!
Offering over 20 miles of multipurpose trails for hiking (dog friendly), mountain biking, and equestrian use, Daley Ranch has six distinct trails cover most of the property. Most popular are the Boulder Loop Trail (2.4 miles) which affords outstanding views of Escondido, and the Ranch House Loop (2.5 miles), which passes two small ponds and the site of Daley’s original log cabin.
Head to Vista for North County’s newest establishment, Mother’s Provisions. A wine, beer, cheese shop with a menu of other speciality meats and more. This is right next door to Mother Earth Tap House in Downtown Vista on Main Street. The cozy atmosphere is inviting and a relaxing way to spend an afternoon or evening with your sweetie. Stop by on Wine Wednesdays for $2 off all wine by the glass, 15% off all bottles and no corkage fee on their bottles. Cheers!
Talk about an interactive museum experience! The Museum of Making Music has an entire gallery where you can pick up and play instruments! Never played? That’s okay! Watch video tutorials that teach you how! Don’t forget to use your Museum Month pass if you visit in Feb. to receive 1/2 price admission for up to 4 guests.
Escondido Chocolate + SweetArt Festival returns Feb 10th! (Limited number of tickets). Bring your sweetheart or just your sweet tooth and sample locally brewed beer and wines, paired with San Diego’s finest chocolates. Spend the day shopping at Sweet Street, enjoying live music, or taking a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride down historic Grand Ave.
A ferris wheel at the beach? Yup! Right here in Coastal North County. Parks and Recreation, Mainstreet Oceanside, Visit Oceanside and Friends of Oceanside Parks presents: Oceanside Valentine’s Week- A Ferris Wheel At The Beach. Saturday February 10, 2018 & Sunday February 11th from 10am to 6pm at 300 N. The Strand, Parking lot 29. The cost is $5 per person, more information at 760.435.5041