Posts Categorized: Transportation

McClellan-Palomar Airport in North County

McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad

McClellan-Palomar Airport is North County’s regional airport located in Carlsbad at 2198 Palomar Airport Road (760-431-4646). It is also home to a brand new state of the art $24 million green terminal featuring wide open front windows. The terminal include a spacious lobby, boarding lounge areas and the latest in modern airport technology and Wi-Fi… Read more »

Five Star Tours San Diego Tours & Charter Buses

San Diego Bus Tours

Since 1994, Five Star Tours has been offering the best local and regional San Diego tours and charter buses. Before seeing the rest of the city on your own, get an informative lay-of-the-land aboard a sleek, modern bus and enjoy the narrative of what makes San Diego so special. Five Star Tours offers daily and… Read more »

Gillespie Field Is San Diego’s Largest Airport

Gillespie Field

Gillespie Field is the oldest and largest of San Diego County’s eight airports. It includes not just runways, towers, and a terminal, but many airport-related businesses as well. It is comfortably located in the northwest corner of El Cajon, off Bradley & Highway 67, 10 miles north east of Downtown San Diego, at 1960 Joe… Read more »

San Diego International Airport Is Located Only Two Minutes From Downtown San Diego

San Diego International Airport

Other than by car, the most popular mode of transportation is airline travel. One incredible aspect that makes San Diego such an appealing destination is that its airport is only a mile and a half from Downtown San Diego, the PETCO Ballpark and a myriad of attractions, adventures and restaurants. At the same time, it’s… Read more »

Getting Around San Diego By Rental Car, Limousine, Airport Shuttle, Taxi & More!

Getting Around San Diego By Rental Car

Most San Diegans find it convenient to drive from place to place. Remember that San Diego is a big city, and subject to traffic jams during rush hours. San Diego Car Rentals The guide below lists car rental companies frequently used by travelers. Call directly or use the Web links to find the rental company… Read more »

Get Daily Specials at International Car Rental

Getting Around San Diego By Rental Car

International Car Rental is the 1st choice for your car rental needs to Baja Mexico, Rosarito, Ensenada, San Diego, Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Ask them about their daily and weekly specials! Their fleet of automobiles includes vans, compact, mid, and full size vehicles with air conditioning, power windows, and all of the amenities you… Read more »

Parking in Downtown San Diego With Over 55,000 Parking Spaces

To address concerns regarding parking, CCDC has worked with the Downtown community to fashion the Comprehensive Downtown Parking Plan, which was adopted by the San Diego City Council in 1997. The plan includes short-term and long-term solutions, including things like a wayfinder signage system and the construction of public parking garages. Downtown San Diego is… Read more »

The Trolley Is a Great Way to Travel San Diego City & County For Getting from A to Z

Now you can enjoy the many cities and suburbs that the trolley passes through just as if you lived in them when you click on the hot links identified with an underline. When clicked on they will open up with a through description of insider information for what it is to live there, personally reviewed… Read more »

Mexicoach: The Safest Way to Travel into Mexico

Taking Mexicoach to Tijuana takes the headaches out of crossing the international border. No more waiting in long lines and no more costly auto insurance. Mexicoach, which has been in business for over 37 years, is the easiest and safest way to go to and come back from Tijuana, Mexico. Mexicoach runs daily express buses… Read more »

Border Station Parking is a Safe & Secure Place to Park When Crossing the Border

Visiting Mexico? For the best and safest place to park your car, go to Border Station Parking & Tourist Information Center (619-428-1422). They also offer a shuttle to and from Tijuana, so you don’t have to run the risk of getting in an accident or finding parking in Mexico. This 24-hour attended parking lot is… Read more »

Jacumba Airport is Used Mainly as an Operation Area for Gliders, Especially on Weekends

Jacumba Airport was acquired from the federal government in 1953. The airport is unattended and unlighted. It is used mainly as an operation area for gliders, especially on weekends. Flying over, or driving by on Interstate 8, you might miss tiny Jacumba. But hundreds of soaring enthusiasts know the airport and some even know where… Read more »

Ocotillo Airport in the Anza-Borrego Desert is a Great Way For Pilots to Visit this Remote Area

Golden rays of dawn peek over an eastern knoll warming away the early morning chill. From the west, the smell of breakfast wafts across a hard-packed dry lakebed. Gradually, the sapphire sky, with its pinholes of starlight, dissolves to deep azure. Ocotillo Wells. Here in the Anza-Borrego Desert life is best lived from September to… Read more »

Agua Caliente Airport is a Popular East San Diego County Airport North of Interstate 8

Agua Caliente Airstrip is north of Interstate 8, on County Highway S2, 95 miles east of San Diego. The County Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has leased State lands for park and recreational purposes, namely the Agua Caliente Springs County Park, since before 1988. In 2008, DPR entered into a new 20-year operating agreement… Read more »

Park at the border and take a Tourismo Express Bus (formerly Mexicoach Bus) for Easy Travel to and from Tijuana

Mexico Travel

Taking Tourismo Express formerly Mexicoach to Tijuana makes crossing the international border more relaxed and convenient. No more waiting in long lines and no more costly auto insurance. It’s the easiest and safest way to go to and come back from Tijuana, Mexico. Tourismo Express formerly Mexicoach runs daily express buses from San Ysidro to… Read more »

Ramona Airport is an Aviation Center for San Diego’s Inland and Mountain Communities

With an annual average temperature of 71 degrees, nearly 340 days of ideal flying weather and its proximity to North County business and recreation centers, Ramona Airport is an ideal destination for work or pleasure. With just over 164,000 operations (takeoffs and landings) each year, Ramona is the third busiest facility among the County of… Read more »