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Scenic Carlsbad Bike Tour with Lunch
"Departing at 9am you'll have two bike routes to choose from. The first is the Del Mar Race Track Tour which goes through Carlsbad State Beach and South Carlsbad State Beach alongside Agua Hedionda Lagoon where you’ll experience the first climb as you head to South Ponto Beach alongside Batiquitos Lagoon. Soon thereafter you will come to the surf town of Encinitas where you’ll find the famous Swamis reef surf spot. Cardiff-By-The-Sea and Solana Beach are the next seaside towns as you approach the 15-mile turnaround at Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds. The bike ride is fairly flat and few inclines.The seco""
From $85.00
 
Half Day Coastal Tour
Pickup at your hotel at 9.30am. Drive north to the coastal town of Encinitas. Take a quick look at Moonlight Beach. First stop is the Meditation Garden at Swami's. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and fauna before we head to the Surf break at Swami's. Lots of ""3.5 hour 29 mile spectacular coastline drive from Encinitas to La Jolla Shores. Walk along the shore at Swamis surf break. Watch the Paragliders sail off the cliffs at Torrey Pines Glider Port. Take photos on the beach with the seals at La Jolla Cove. Exptitle=Highlights&1=Choice+of+morning+or+afternoon+departure&2=Flexibility+to+customize+your+itinerary+to+your+own+preferences&3=Get+inside+tips+from+a+local&4=Small+group+ensures+personal+service&5=Free+hotel+pickup+and+drop-off+included&6=Free+snacks+inc"""San Diego California"
From $79.00
 
Biplane Coastal Tour
"San Diego has an amazing aviation heritage. The gift of flight should be experienced by everyone. San Diego has a rich list of historic aviation figures. Fly the aircraft like the Aviation ""greats"" once flew in our Biplane and see an unobstructed view a sunset ride or feel the thrill of aerobatics from a professional instructor pilot. The Sunset Biplane Tour is a demo flight over San Diego and the beach area. A certified flight instructor/tour pilot will provide you with an amazing aviation and sunset"""Biplane Tours and Adventures.  San Diego Sky Tours offers single person Biplane Tours in our modern yet vintage Great Lakes biplane.  We offer multiple types of rides from the basic to the most thrilling tours and thrills.  Go Pro Camera a you will enjoy learning about our town and experiencing an overwhelming view and excitement from the comfortable experience. Expect to feel the open cockpit the air
From $169.00

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Del Mar Racetrack!

Horse racing is the historical and time-honored sport of Kings, Queens, Presidents and even Dictators. While in San Diego, why not spend a day at one of the best race tracks in the country, Del Mar Racetrack?

The famous crooner, Bing Crosby, actor Pat O'Brien and the very funny, Jimmy Durante found the perfect plot of land near the Pacific Ocean in Del Mar for their racetrack. The next year, 1938, Seabiscuit--did you see the movie?--won by a nose, against a horse called Ligaroti. In the 1950's, Bill Shoemaker won record-numbers of races--one time it was 94 races he won in 41 days--and this track holds some of the most prestigious stakes events in California racing.

The track was closed during WWII, however, by 1989 Del Mar became the leading track in the country. In recent years it has gone through a restoration that has accentuated the beautiful Spanish style architecture of the buildings and added glorious landscaping.

In short, Del Mar Racetrack is one of the best in the United States and it is a wonderful place to spend an afternoon. It has two tracks and the season usually runs from July--just after the Del Mar Fair--until September. Opening day of the season has the added enchantment of race goers wearing competitively fantastic hats.

Betting on the horses is not a requirement, but it's fun to put a bit on and take your chances.

Admission only: Stretch Run $6.00, Clubhouse $10.00 without a seat and goes up from there and there is a fee for parking in the lot, they offer valet service, which costs a bit more. Make sure you pay the extra charge for a seat unless you want to spend the whole time standing.

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Things to Do Near Del Mar

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Torrey Pines State Reserve

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Torrey Pines Gliderport

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Salk Institute for Biological Studies

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University of California San Diego - UCSD

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Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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La Jolla Cove & Caves

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2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014

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