A bit of research and planning can mean the difference between an average vacation and an exceptional one! Wander wisely in Descanso by learning a few basic facts about it before you venture off.
If you take a trip 9 miles (14 kilometers) northeast of Alpine, or 15 miles (24 kilometers) southeast of Ramona, you'll wind up in Descanso.
You can forget about the star attractions — it's the locals that make a place tick. In this part of California, you'll find 1,000 of them.
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On your way to Descanso? Don't leave it too late to reserve one of its 2 available lodgings. After you've locked that in, all that’s left is the fun part — actually being there!
If you want somewhere stylish to spend your nights, slip between the silky sheets at the Viejas Casino & Resort (5000 Willows Road). If you'd prefer to be more economical with your accommodations, choose a budget option like the Oakzanita Springs RV Campground (11053 Highway 79).
Plug in your headphones and binge-watch a couple of films. Before you know it, you'll hit the tarmac at General Abelardo L. Rodriguez International Airport (TIJ). It's about 35 miles (56 kilometers) from the center of Descanso.
Thinking about taking a road trip during your stay in Descanso? A rental car will surely be helpful here. Look through some of the choices on Travelocity, decide on your favorite and get ready to cruise down the highway!
The pleasant shores of Lake Cuyamaca are the perfect location to breathe in the clean air and savor the beauty of the outdoors. Want more options? Cuyamaca Rancho State Park is an appealing escape for anyone wanting to spend some time surrounded by nature. But there's more. Looking for a slower pace? Make plans to take a tour of Santa Ysabel Mission, a place of prayer.
If you've explored the best offerings of Descanso already, don't pack up and go just yet. You've actually got world-renowned tourist attractions right on your doorstep! Just 35 miles (56 kilometers) away is San Diego County. Many visitors use this nearby destination as a base to access the iconic attraction, the San Diego Zoo.
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Situated in Descanso, this campground is within 9 mi (15 km) of Lions, Tigers & Bears, Lake Cuyamaca, and Cuyamaca Rancho State Park. Viejas Casino and Viejas Outlet Center are also within 12 mi (20 km).
Situated in Descanso, this historic cabin is within 9 mi (15 km) of Lions, Tigers & Bears, Viejas Casino, and Viejas Outlet Center. Lake Cuyamaca and Cuyamaca Rancho State Park are also within 12 mi (20 km).
Situated in Alpine, this resort is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Viejas Casino and 11.9 mi (19.2 km) from Sycuan Casino. Lake Cuyamaca and Boomers El Cajon are also within 20 mi (32 km).
Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Sycuan Casino and within 12 mi (20 km) of Parkway Plaza and Viejas Casino. Cowles Mountain is 13.8 mi (22.2 km) away.
Located in Rancho Peñasquitos, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Carmel Mountain Plaza and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Carmel Mountain Ranch Golf Course. Old Poway Park and Rancho Bernardo Inn Course are also within 6 mi (10 km).
Situated in La Mesa, this golf hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Viejas Arena, San Diego State University, and Grossmont College. Mission Trails Regional Park and San Diego Bay are also within 6 mi (10 km). Spring St Trolley Station is 23 minutes by foot.
Located in Rancho Bernardo, this spa resort is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Bernardo Winery and within 6 mi (10 km) of The Vineyard at Escondido and Old Poway Park. California Center For The Arts and San Diego Zoo Safari Park are also within 9 mi (15 km).
Situated in the city center, this hotel is close to Parkway Plaza, Boomers El Cajon, and Grossmont College. Area attractions also include San Diego State University and Carlton Oaks Country Club.
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