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New Year’s Eve In Santee

These are some of the best ways to ring in the new year near Santee! Comedy Palace NYE 8878 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Ring in 2019 with a comedy show sure to keep you laughing all night. Choose between the early show at 5-8pm or the countdown show at 8pm-2am. Both include a full dinner buffet,…

Ice Cream Options in Santee

  Summers in Southern California can be sizzling, and there’s no better way to cool off than with a scoop, bowl, or sundae. Rita’s of Santee is located at 9490 Cuyamaca St. and famous for their authentic Italian ice and frozen custards. The local chain is a favorite for their unique flavors that highlight local…

Best Brunch Spots in San Diego

Check out these popular brunch restaurants in the San Diego area! Breakfast Republic 2730 University Ave. Hip, quirky spot for imaginative breakfast plates, craft beer and cocktails. Great Maple 1451 Washington St. stylish eatery with a 1950’s vibe, offering sublime American fare, cocktails and raved-about pies Snooze an A.M. Eatery  3940 Fifth Ave. colorful chain…

San Diego’s Best Suds At These 10 Breweries

 San Diego is a beer-lover’s paradise. Check out these top-rated bars for the best brew in town. Ballast Point Brewing Scripps Ranch 10051 Old Grove Rd. Modern brewery and distillery serving craft beer. Features outdoor seating, a spirits tasting room, and tours. Mission Brewery 1441 L St, San Diego Microbrewery housed in an 1894 building…

San Diego Symphony’s Bayside Summer Nights

  In July and August, the Bayside Summer Nights concert series in San Diego draws music-lovers from around the world. Enjoy a sprawling picnic on the lush green lawn or reserve a table with a complimentary bottle of champagne. From the grandstand seating to your private spot curled under a tree, there are countless ways…

Breweries in Santee

The San Diego area is well known for great brews. You don’t have to travel far from our hotel to enjoy some great local beer. Below is a list of breweries within a few miles of the property. Breweries in Santee BNS Brewing and Distilling Co   10960 Wheatlands Ave, Santee, CA 92071 (619) 956-0952 Website…

Enjoy a Day at Santee Lakes 

Santee Lakes in California offers activities for the whole family. Santee is home to one of the best lake systems in Southern California, and Santee Lakes is where you’ll find a well-stocked destination that features camping, fishing, and a myriad of outdoor activities. The system is managed in order to offer premium recreation options to…

Explore Whimsical Plant Life at ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden

Stop and smell the roses as you explore 1.5 miles of paths filled with exotic plant-life. All exhibits are included with regular admission to the Botanic Garden. Old World Walled Gardens: These gardens feature aromatic plants typical of Mediterranean regions, including rosemary, lavender and pomegranates. The shining star of the Old Walled Gardens is the…

Santee Drive-In

Nothing is more quintessentially California summer-esque than a drive-in movie. Visit the nostalgic Santee Drive-In at 10990 N Woodside Ave. for an updated experience showing the latest films out of Hollywood (just a short drive away) along with a premium snack bar. Open every night of the year, admission is just $9 per adult, making…

4th of July Celebrations

  You don’t have to go far for a Santee-style Fourth of July. Head downtown to 550 Park Center Drive for the annual Santee Salutes party that starts at 2:30 p.m. Food vendors, live entertainment, and plenty of activities for the kids make this an old-fashioned, smaller festival where all are welcome. The fireworks at…