The lovely year round San Diego weather making you want to get out there a little more? Getting the itch to see the sights with the nice fall crisp air? Itch no more. While sunshine year-round isn’t a bad thing, it does make the changing seasons less noticeable in San Diego proper. To feel like fall is here and see the leaves turn, have a little weekend getaway. Don’t worry; you won’t need to travel far to feel the new season!
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Temecula Celebrate autumn in Temecula with horseback rides through wine country or a hot air balloon ride over it. Other great outdoor activities include a nice day of golfing or getting close with nature by hiking. Enjoy the orange and brown colors with any option you choose! Feel like relaxing with food and drink instead? Taste the variety of wines offered from numerous wineries, eat at excellent restaurants, or stroll through the Saturday Farmers Market.
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Julian Nothing says fall like this quaint little mountain town. Julian has trees galore with gold, red, and orange leaves, which creates a cozy season atmosphere. You can walk around and sightsee, relax and soak up your surroundings, or go horseback riding. While you’re there, pick up a famous Julian apple pie – it’s the best around!
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Want a getaway that lets you stay active? Visit the Anza-Borrego Desert, which is the largest state park in California. Since the weather is about 20 degrees warmer than San Diego, fall is a great time to go for a hike that won’t overheat you. There are 500 miles of dirt roads, 12 wilderness areas and numerous hiking and biking trails. Only 90 miles from San Diego, this desert getaway is sure to keep you entertained for the day or weekend. Whether you go for a day or a weekend, make sure your car is in good shape before heading out. Check your fluids, your windshield wipers, your tires and stick some emergency supplies in the trunk- just in case.