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Small Group Mountain and Desert Tour from San Diego
Head north along the 15 freeway and east up the Poway grade through the mountains on our way to the old western town of Ramona. Our 1st stop is at Dudley's bakery in the 1 corner town of Santa Ysabel. Amazing breads and other fresh baked goods for your pa"""Stand on top of Font's Point nicknamed California's Grand Canyon. Marvel at 40 foot high walls shoulder length apart as you squeeze through Slot Canyon. Enjoy the incredible 2400 foot descent from the historic gold mining town of Julian to the largest desert state park in the nationtitle=Highlights&1=Get+inside+tips+from+a+local&2=Small+group+ensures+personal+service&3=Free+hotel+pickup+and+drop-off+included&4=Snacks+and+Beverages+included&5=Informative%2C+friendly+and+professional+guide"""San Diego
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Private Mountain and Desert Tour of San Diego
Pickup at your hotel at 9am. Head north along the 15 freeway and east up the Poway grade to the western town of Ramona. Travelling through rural California to famous Dudley's bakery in Santa Ysabel and through the Cleveland National Forest into Wynola and"""Enjoy the comfort and privacy of your own specially designed tour through Julian Font's Point Slot Canyon Borrego Springs and Anza Borrego State Park. Before starting the tour your host will describe the destinations and offer options that are possible along the 190 mile 8 hour round trip. As you head east of the 15 freeway you enter into a different world o ice cream and cider home grown in the historic gold mining town of Julian. Hike through Slot Canyon. Stand on top of the world at Font's Point. Learn about the prehistoric formation of the desert at the visitor's center. Explore the outdoor trails. Stop
From $649.00
 
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
"Witness a family of giraffe mingle among the gazelles and cranes while rhinos gather at a watering hole. Observe South African cheetahs lounging on a sunny hill or gaze into the eyes of the majestic California condor. Board the Africa tram tour for a 30- zebras and several endangered species.Venture into the dense forests and grassy savannas at the Heart of Africa a 32 acre safari trail. Miles of walking trails lead guests to overlooks of lions tigers and special encounters with exotic creatures. Stroll through Nairobi Village for shopping and dining.""""Inspired by the African Serengeti and the endless expanses of the Asian plains
From $50.00

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Easter Lily Cactus

This is called a Easter lily cactus, but its offical name is Echinopsis, yet there are over 100 species of treelike to sphere or ball cacti. These are at the entrance into the musuem. So watch your...
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Santa Ysabel Asistencia Bells

The story of the "Mystery of the Lost Bells" is interesing. Two bells, the oldest in Alta California, were purchased in 1846 from Missión Nuestra Señora de Loreto Conchó (Our Lady of Loreto) in...
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Safety First!

One of my fondest memories of this area was the beautiful forest surrounding everything, including the road up to Santa Ysabel. However, when anyone has been careless with their campfires or matches...
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An Active Parish

Mission Santa Ysabel is still an active parish. I haven't been up this way for Mass in quite a while, but think it's worth a visit while in the area. Every year I'd bring my sons up here to buy their...
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4360 Highway 78, Julian, California, 92036, United States
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2032 Main St., Julian, California, 92036, United States
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25382 Pappas Road, , Ramona, California 92065
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Things to Do Near Santa Ysabel

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Orfila Vineyards

Sitting outside on a lazy day, watching the vines sway in the breeze and tasting some of the best wine San Diego has to offer. What more could one want? My first time at Orfila and they were...
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Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

If a stunning coastal view, complete with breathtaking cliffs, is your thing, then you should definitely check out the Sunset Cliffs. We hit them on a brilliantly sunny day - which, face it, most in...
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Yaqui

"Santa Ysabel~ Home of Santa Ysabel Asistencia"
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lmkluque

"Things to See and Do in Santa Ysabel"
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DesertDarlene

"Santa Ysabel little town with a mission"
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