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Suggestions for day hike area in San Diego to Carlsbad, Ca?

Looking for interesting day trips over the holiday season.  Should be good for athletic 30 year olds, who like a bit of challenge.  Also, any cool spots for evening entertainment, and any foodie favorite restaurants ($$-$$$$).

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  • Shannon Brandl

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    There aren't any super aggressive hikes in San Diego but the Torrey Pines Rd hike, located at the bottom of Torrey Pines road is breathtaking. Roppongi Restaurant & Sushi Bar is amazing eats.George's Ocean Terrace is the best view you can possibly get. Go to the rooftop and at least have a cocktail!

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      Hey, Shannon- Thanks for your imput. We will certainly try to find Torrey Pines Rd., and am looking forward to George's view! Happy Thanksgiving!! · (0 likelikes)

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  • Heather Hopkins

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    Here are my favorites in the area:

    calavera preserve trail in Carlsbad (California)to see the inactive volcano.

    Torrey Pines State Park (this one's a must do...ocean cliffs!)

    The "potato chip rock" hike

    Iron Mountain


    My foodie favorites:

    Encinitas Fish Shop

    Sabor de Vida Brazilian Grill

    Pollos Maria

    Ocean Thai Cuisine



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    For hiking, I would suggest you check out Torrey Pines State Park.Torrey Pines State Parkimage from sandiegovacationdentist.comGreat views and hiking trails of all difficulties. The map is not placing it correctly. It is above Torrey Pines State Beach. You can picnic on the beach, but not in the reserve.

    Cabrillo National Monument on the tip of Point Loma has terrific views and a little bit of history. The monument is above the area of the Bay where Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, who led the first European exploration of the west coast, landed. There are exhibits, tidepools and a 19th century lighthouse to explore, as well as short hiking trails and a 2.5 mile bayside trail, with views of San Diego Bay, Downtown San Diego and down to Mexico.Cabrillo National Monument

    I have to give a plug for Carlsbad (California).Carlsbad (California)You can explore the village and walk along the beach for miles. The high temperature today is 70 degrees and the low is 59 degrees.

    Adjacent to Downtown, Balboa Park has miles of trails for hiking. It also has one of the best zoos in the world, museums, and other attractions.Torrey Pines State Park

    As far as foodie restaurants, I have previously recommended some of my favorites. Additionally, I would recommend MARKET Restaurant + Bar in Del Mar, PAON, Vivace and Vigilucci's Seafood & Steakhouse in Carlsbad, and Tapenade in La Jolla. Downtown (Banker's Hill), check out Cucina Urbana.

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      John- How nice of you to take time for this detailed information. I'm going to take your suggestions along and hopefully try the hikes, and catch at least one of the restaurants your recommend. Thank you! · (0 likelikes)

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      You are very welcome. Let us know how your trip goes. · (0 likelikes)

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