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    Palomar Observatory

    by Jim_Eliason Written Jan 8, 2008

    One of the countries leading Observatories, this telescope on top of Mount Palomar is run by Cal tech university. The public can visit the telescope and a small museum on site.

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    Palomar Mountain State Park

    by Jim_Eliason Written Jan 8, 2008

    Palomar Mountain is one of San Diego County's highest peaks at 6,100 ft. The top of the mountain is flat and contains the state park with numerous hiking and scenic view opportunities.

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    Quail Botanical Gardens

    by Jim_Eliason Written Jun 24, 2007

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    This Botanic gardens in Encintas, just north of San Diego has a wide range of plants but focuses on Desert plants and coastal scrub plants.

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    California Center for the Arts

    by Jim_Eliason Written Jun 24, 2007

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    This Escondido Art museum has no permanent collection rather it host temporary exhibits mostly of local artists.

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    Batiquitos Lagoon

    by Jim_Eliason Written May 28, 2007

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    This 610 acre lagoon is a major sancutuary for birds and offers fantastic hiking opportunites along the Pacific coast just south of Carlsbad.

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