Once you touch down at San Diego International Airport (SAN), you can reach Poway. Catch the complimentary shuttle to the rental car center or catch a cab if you want to make things quick. If you prefer public transportation, grab bus 923 and ride to the intersection of Broadway and Sixth Avenue. Change to the 235 bus toward Escondido and get off at the Sabre Springs & Penasquitos Transit Center. Get on the 944, which will take you straight into town, or you can rent a car in Poway to get around locally. There are also some direct commuter buses available, but check schedules before you arrive as they only run at certain times. Once you've settled in at one of the motels in Poway, CA, head over to Old Poway Park to ride the vintage train or shop at the farmers market. Later, hike out to Potato Chip Rock and take advantage of the photo op on the thin, jutting rock at the top! As long as you're passing through San Diego, why not stop and stay a while? There are plenty of cheap hotels in San Diego CA so you have a place to crash after a long day exploring Balboa Park.
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