Posts Categorized: North County Coastal

North Coast Repertory is an Intimate, Award-Winning Theatre in Solana Beach’s Lomas Santa Fe Plaza

Front View, North Coast Rep, Theater

Around The World In 80 Days January 10 – February 11  Adapted by Mark Brown Novel by Jules Verne Stampeding elephants! Runaway trains! Unbridled humor! Reaching new heights! North Coast Rep skyrockets into the New Year with the dazzling San Diego premiere of the Jules Verne classic, AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS, adapted by Mark Brown. Fearless adventurer Phileas… Read more »

Del Mar, Where the Surf Meets the Turf, and Rancho Santa Fe, Home to the Rich & Famous

Fourth of July at San Diego County Fair

You’ll enjoy discovering Del Mar, a delightful seaside resort town with a population of less than 5,000 residents. It’s only 18.5 miles north of downtown San Diego via Interstate 5. Del Mar’s village-by-the-sea ambiance is an invitation to come and explore its beautiful wooded hillsides, magnificent beach, wonderful restaurants, fascinating shops and beautiful homes. Del… Read more »

Encinitas Is a Hwy. 101 Beach Town Classic

Encinitas is a delightful North County coastal community located only 25 freeway miles north of downtown San Diego via Interstate 5. Its name, which means “live oaks” in Spanish, consists of five communities. Each one has its own unique small-town charm and interesting history, which makes each a rewarding discovery. They include Historic Encinitas, Leucadia,… Read more »

Award-Winning San Elijo Hills Offers New Homes

San Elijo Hills is an exciting new, easy access, family-friendly, master planned residential community on the hilltops and valleys of beautiful San Marcos. Yes, San Elijo Hills has it all including its ideal location on the highest point in San Diego’s coastal North County with commanding views of the blue Pacific and the beautiful California… Read more »

Carlsbad Is a Coastal Getaway in San Diego

Carlsbad Flowers

Miles of beautiful beaches, delightful shops, a highly acclaimed factory outlet, world-class resorts, a city-owned golf course, excellent restaurants and LEGOLAND® California make Carlsbad a great place for a vacation as well as the perfect place to live. Carlsbad is also known for the famous Flower Fields, which bloom in early March through May. Long… Read more »

Oceanside Is San Diego County’s North Shore


Oceanside is, indeed, an ideal Southern Cali­fornia coastal beach town with lots of small town charm. It has a beautiful coastline with 3.5 miles of beautiful sandy beaches, a quaint New England-style harbor and the longest wooden pier on the West Coast to go along with its stellar year-round climate. Vacationers have been coming here… Read more »

Il Fornaio – Upscale Italian Cuisine

Il Fornaio

Coronado 1333 First Street Coronado, CA 92118 (619-437-4911) [hours] [map] [menu] Del Mar 1555 Camino Del Mar Suite 301 Del Mar, CA 92014 (858-755-8876) [hours] [map] [menu] Il Fornaio – Upscale Italian Cuisine with Bay & Ocean Views in Coronado & Del Mar Located in upscale Del Mar and impressive Coronado, Il Fornaio’s authentic Italian… Read more »

Hunter Steakhouse in Oceanside Has Been a Landmark for 40 Years & Serves the “Best Prime Rib in Town!"


Hunter Steakhouse is a local favorite for good food with good friends, which offers the same warm atmosphere as the other locations. Each restaurant features several inviting dining rooms a friendly cocktail lounge and a banquet room which is perfect for family and corporate events. Ask to be seated next to the warm inviting fireplace… Read more »

Mission San Luis Rey : King of the Missions

Mission San Luis Rey in Oceanside

  Old Mission San Luis Rey at 4050 Mission Ave., Oceanside (760-757-3651) is known as the King of the Missions. It is the largest of the 21 missions that flourished here in the 1700s and 1800s. It’s the majestic jewel of early California history. The museum is open daily 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Prices for self-guided tours… Read more »

Teri Cafe with Three Locations to Serve You is Home to Memorable Teriyaki, Sushi & Noodles

Since 1987 the Teri Cafe has been serving the most delicious Japanese cuisine this side of Japan to a most appreciative audience of repeat customers. Each location is located in a local strip mall, so unless someone shares the good news of its location and delicious cuisine you probably will would never know it existed…. Read more »

Aryana Restaurant & Bar at the the Holiday Inn in Oceanside near the Marina offers Great Hotel Dining

Aryana Restaurant & Bar (6) at the Holiday Inn Oceanside Marina, is the first and only hotel in Oceanside with an on-site restaurant. It’s a delicious discovery. Don’t let the fact that the dining room is small and cozy fool you because their master chef is indeed a wizard when it comes to producing star-quality… Read more »

Ramada Inn Oceanside is Centrally Located Just One Mile Away From the Pier, Harbor and Beach

There are 67 newly remodeled rooms ($69–$149). It’s centrally located just one mile from the Oceanside Pier, harbor and beach. Plus it’s across the street from the Ocean’s Eleven Casino. Amenities include free Wi-Fi high-speed Internet, cable TV with HBO and ESPN, a complimentary continental breakfast, business center and free parking. Guest laundry, elevator access… Read more »

Horizon Christian Fellowship North County

Horizon Christian Fellowship North County is one of San Diego’s most popular churches and located in Historic Rancho Santa Fe. It began as an outgrowth of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa and Pastor Chuck Smith. Mike MacIntosh, an assistant pastor at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa was called by the Lord and sent by Pastor Chuck to begin a Bible study in San Diego in 1974.

Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa is a World Renowned Luxury Tennis Resort and Spa

Definitely plan to discover the impressive Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa. This world renowned tennis resort and spa is secluded in the beautiful foothills of Rancho Santa Fe. It has been rated among the top 20 most recommended resorts in the North America in the Reader’s choice poll in Conde Nast Traveler magazine for 2007…. Read more »

Morgan Run Club & Resort is an Escape to Historic Rancho Santa Fe For A Memorable Stay

Morgan Run Resort comprises 66 boutique-style rooms and features lush landscaping, wonderful dining, golf and tennis facilities. They offer a distinctive collection of resort packages, including recreation, golf and tennis vacation packages to ensure that guests experience this Rancho Santa Fe resort to its fullest. So take a swing with one of the golf packages… Read more »

Del Mar Farmers' Market and Food Court

The Del Mar Farmers’ Market continues to proudly boast of its international cuisine, wide range of art and gifts from around the world, regularly scheduled special events for the family and outdoor flavor, not to mention the freshest and finest meats, poultry, seafood, produce and flowers. Every Saturday from 1-4pm in the City Hall Parking… Read more »

Bonsall Farmers' Market and Open Air Faire

Fresh garden-to-table locally grown fruits and vegetables. Delicious, locally raised, hormone free meat. Locally made artisan cheese. Fresh artisan breads and pies.Culinary herbs. Exotic, hard-to-find plants. Organic fruit preserves and butters. Sweet honey and bee pollen. Greek style olive oil and mouth-watering olives. Hand-made Peruvian chocolates. Heavenly sweets and confections. Organic teas and beverages. Tasty… Read more »

Bistro 39 is a California Bistro Classics

Bistro 39 is a favorite restaurant for locals and out-of-towners alike. Its local appeal is because the word has gotten out that it’s not hotel food. So the numerous locals living in nearby apartments, condos and single-family homes come here to dine too. Plus, their chef, who graduated from a famous culinary school, creates memorable… Read more »

The Original Pancake House with Five Locations Serves the Best Tasting Pancakes

You’ll definitely be happy with this discovery. A memorable gourmet meal is the apple pancakes, which are baked instead of cooked in a skillet. Other winners include blueberry pancakes, pecan pancakes, fresh potato pancakes, sourdough flapjacks, banana pancakes and Hawaiian pancakes. They also feature crepes, waffles and omelettes made with farm-fresh grade AA eggs.

Hooters is an American Original for Chicken Wings & Their Beautiful Hooters Girls

Hooters is an American original. It’s delightfully tacky and totally unrefined. Hooters is world famous for their Hooters girls and delicious-tasting Buffalo-style chicken wings, which are served with mild, medium, hot and 911 sauces. Lots of customers are sports fans who come here to eat and watch their favorite sporting events on the numerous TVs. The… Read more »

Tomiko Bar & Grill in Encinitas Serves Excellent Sushi & Japanese Cuisine with an Oceanview

This family-owned restaurant’s inspiring setting offers a romantic hilltop ocean view of Moonlight Beach. Its classy interior is equally impressive with its westerly sunset view and lots of windows overlooking the ocean. A romantic table for two with an unbeatable view is table 24 and a good table for groups of five or more is… Read more »

Leucadia Pizzeria Serves The Best Tasting Pizzas, Pastas & More To Your Table or To Your Door

A North County treasure for more than 25 years is Leucadia Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant. As you enter the restaurant the tantalizing aroma of freshly baked garlic bread fills the air, which is a promise of good things to come. They have dozens of delicious pastas and entrées to choose from. These include wonderful-tasting lasagna,… Read more »

The Fish Market Restaurant Is One of the Finest Seafood Restaurants in Romantic Del Mar

With their classy decor, the recently remodeled The  Fish Market Restaurant is one of of the finest seafood restaurants on the West Coast. Winner of the Gold Medallion Award by the San Diego Restaurant Association for Best Seafood Casual Restaurant in San Diego. You’ll be impressed with their 100-plus seafood menu, oyster bar, cocktail bar… Read more »

Monterey Bay Canners on the Oceanside Harbor is Popular for Fresh Seafood & Famous Oyster Bar

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the harbor setting while you dine on perfectly prepared seafood, which is prepared fresh daily. A real treat is a filet of freshly caught tilapia. It’s mild and moist and will almost melt in your mouth. All of their seafood can be ordered mesquite broiled, blackened or sautéed and come… Read more »

Best Western Inn and Suites in Encinitas Offers Picturesque Hilltop Ocean Views & Nice Beds

Mention this review for a discount! Overlooking picturesque Moonlight Beach and beyond, Best Western Inn and Suites (1) features 94 rooms with large private balconies, 29 suites with kitchenettes, many with ocean views. This hilltop location has a conference room and inside cabana, which makes the perfect wedding venue, especially with Japanese Restaurant, Tomiko, being… Read more »

Rodeway Inn & Suites is Centrally Located Near Camp Pendleton, the Welcome Center & Beaches

There are 80 ocean and harbor view rooms ($65–$185). They are freeway close and also across the street from the California Welcome Center. Nonsmoking rooms are available as well as meeting rooms. A complimentary continental breakfast is featured each morning! Amenities include A/C, cable TV, HBO, a pool, free highspeed Internet, hair dryers, irons with… Read more »

Days Inn Oceanside Near Camp Pendleton Features Ocean View Rooms & Comfortable Suites

There are 80 rooms ($75–$145) and some have ocean views. A free continental breakfast is offered each morning. It’s the closest motel to Camp Pendleton’s main gate. It’s also only eight minutes from LEGOLAND California and four miles to Mission San Luis Rey! The comfortable suites feature high-speed wireless Internet, refrigerators and microwaves, as well… Read more »

La Quinta Inn Oceanside Offers 30% off Bay & Ocean View Rooms and is Freeway Close to Attractions

There are 41 rooms ($109–$159). It’s located across the street from the California Welcome Center Oceanside. All rooms are nonsmoking and feature free highspeed Internet, complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, cable, microwaves, hair dryers and mini-fridges. Special group rates are available and pets are welcome. It’s also freeway close to LEGOLAND California, historic Mission San Luis… Read more »

San Diego Botanic Garden Is North County’s World-Renowned Botanical Garden Attraction

The San Diego Botanic Garden is a place of year-round beauty. Explore four miles of garden trails, enjoy restful vistas, flowering trees, majestic palms, and the nation’s largest bamboo collection. Thanks to our mild climate, plants from all over the world thrive here. Our diverse topography provides a variety of microclimates giving the visitor a… Read more »