Activities Abound in and Around San Diego
When it comes to RV getaways in and around San Diego, Sunland RV Resorts has you covered with several short and long-term home base options. Included among their local properties are San Diego RV Resort in La Mesa; Escondido RV Resort in Escondido; and Circle RV, Vacationer RV Resort, and Oak Creek in El Cajon!
Upon arrival, you will immediately notice Sunland’s attention to detail, creating a truly memorable getaway with countless on-site amenities and activities. But the benefits don’t end at the resorts as their proximity to San Diego provide easy access to countless education, entertainment, and lifestyle options.
So when you are ready to hit the road, either in your own RV or a rental, Sunland properties offer the perfect home base for your vacation adventures! Here are just a few sites to consider for your “must do” list.
Balboa Park features multiple attractions on over 1,200 lush acres, including more than 17 museums, multiple performing arts venues, lovely gardens, trails, and many other creative and recreational attractions.
Seaworld San Diego is one of the country’s top animal theme parks, featuring rides, shows, an oceanarium, a marine mammal park, and more.
San Diego Zoo is located in Balboa Park and houses over 3,700 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies.
San Diego Zoo Safari Park is a 1,800-acre zoo in the San Pasqual Valley area near Escondido. The wildlife preserves house over 3,500 animals representing 260 species and is a botanical garden.
USS Midway Museum is a maritime museum located within the aircraft carrier Midway at downtown San Diego’s Navy Pier.
Belmont Park is a historic oceanfront amusement park located in the Mission Bay area of San Diego featuring rides, indoor children’s play center, and attractions such as The Giant Dipper Roller Coaster, Vertical Plunge, and others.
Cabrillo National Monument is at the southern tip of the Point Loma Peninsula in San Diego and commemorates the landing of Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo at San Diego Bay on September 28, 1542.
Birch Aquarium features more than 60 habitats of fishes and invertebrates from the cold waters of the Pacific Northwest to the tropical waters of Mexico and beyond. An oceanographic museum showcases research discoveries by Scripps Oceanography scientists on climate, earth, and ocean science and includes interactive elements.
Seaport Village is a waterfront shopping and dining complex adjacent to San Diego Bay featuring 50+ stores, 17 restaurants, and a variety of outdoor entertainment.
Maritime Museum of San Diego was established in 1948 to preserve one of the largest collections of historic sea vessels in the United States.
San Diego National History Museum (theNAT) is the second oldest scientific institution in California and the third oldest west of the Mississippi. The museum’s mission is to interpret the natural world through research, education, and exhibits; to promote understanding of the evolution and diversity of southern California and the peninsula of Baja California, Mexico; and to inspire in all people respect for the environment.
Air & Space Museum is an aviation and space exploration museum dedicated to preserving significant air and space artifacts; inspire excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics; and to educate the public about the historical and social significance of air and space technology.
San Diego Museum of Art is the region’s oldest, largest and most visited art museum. Located in the heart of beautiful Balboa Park, the Museum’s nationally renowned permanent collection includes Spanish and Italian old masters, South Asian paintings, and 19th- and 20th-century American paintings and sculptures.
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center connects people of all ages to the possibilities and power of science to create a better future. At the science center, visitors can explore and investigate more than 100 interactive exhibits that showcase the wonders of the planet and beyond.
The New Children’s Museum is dedicated to helping children learn and experience the world through the lens of modern art via creative classes, climbable sculptures, and more.
Japanese Friendship Garden, also known as San Kei En, is a Japanese garden offering a variety of educational programs, exhibits, and festivals as well as accredited horticultural classes to enhance and deepen visitor appreciation for Japanese culture.