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Blogs & Sites
Location: Smith Ranch, Julian, CA
Enjoy a 1-mile train ride on the SR&J narrow gauge mining railroad. Disembark to explore an 1870 gold rush mine. Children may pan for gold. Educational â??Pioneerways Adventure Toursâ?? are also avail...
Location: 37349 County Route S-2, Julian, CA
This oasis in the desert is open for camping from Labor Day weekend until Memorial Day weekend. Vallecito features a tot lot, a large covered picnic area, a reconstruction of the histori...
Location: Farmer Road, Julian, CA
Volcan Mountain rises 5,000 feet, and stretches from from Lake Henshaw to the Anza Borrego Desert. On hikes, which tend to be fairly arduous, visitors can take in some spectacular views that...
Location: KQ Ranch Road and Tall Pine Road, Julian, CA
The California Wolf Center's mission is to preserve endangered Mexican and North American gray wolves and to educate the public about the need for wolves in our world. Visit the unique center, ...
Location: 4945 Heise Park Road, Julian, CA
Heise County Park is a beautiful park, located only an hour from most San Diego neighborhoods, and a short distance from Julian. The large park has spaces to reserve for group camping, wilderne...
Location: 4200 Highway 78, Calico Ranch Road, Julian, CA
The 30-acre apple and pear orchard, Calico Ranch, is a traditional destination for many San Diegan families each fall. Located a short drive before historic Julian, it is an ideal place to stop...
Location: PO Box 624, Julian, CA
If spending a day in Julian, call Eagle and High Peak Mine in advance and make reservations to tour a historic gold mine that once produced tons of gold ore. During the one hour tour, guides te...
Location: 2955 Highway 79, Julian, CA
Jess Martin Park is a nine-acre park in the town of Julian. Amenities include a playground, skatepark, and three ball fields.
Location: Julian, CA
For a special day in the mountains near San Diego, book a trail ride through Julian Stables. After a safety ride and instructions in the arena, the personable owners lead a one-hour narrated...
Need to com-MOO-ne with nature? Meet a few cows and learn where milk and ice cream come from? We've got a great national list, and we'd love to hear about your favorites, too!
Packed with antioxidants, the mighty blueberry has the added advantage of being bite-sized and sweet. What's not to love? And there's nothing better than one that's fresh picked!
Six Flags is the world's largest regional theme park company with 19 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada.
Brass rings are mostly things of the past, but carousels are still giddy fun for little ones who like motion. Where are the best in the US? We've got a list, of course!