Activities & Resources
Blogs & Sites
Location: 2012a Sunset Avenue, San Diego, CA
Happy Trails offers guided trail, beach, and pony rides during the day and evening. The trail horses are gentle and suited for riders with all levels of experience. Advance reservations ...
Location: 11219 Rocky Lane, Lakeside, CA
Angel Acres, an equestrian riding and boarding facility, offers a spring and summer camps for kids interested in learning about caring for and riding horses. The 10-acre facility ...
Location: 5855 Sunny Creek Road, Carlsbad, CA
Carlsbad Art Farm offers studio art classes on Saturdays for kids ages seven to 13, in addition to a summer camp program.
Birthday party packages are also available.
Location: 4141 Hwy 76, Fallbrook, CA
Campers learn about basic horse care, grooming, riding, games, and more. No previous riding experience is required.
Location: Cannon Road at Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad, CA
During strawberry season (generally between March and July), families can handpick fresh succulent strawberries at Carlsbad Strawberry Company's U-Pick.
Location: 15954 Woods Valley Road, Valley Center, CA
The Bates Nut Farm encompasses 100 acres in Valley Center. You'll encounter a small zoo, a picnic area, a country antique store, and a dry goods store selling, among other yummy things, nuts.
Location: 1808 F Avenue, National City, CA
Stein Family Farm is a small living history farm museum/homestead site which remains much as it did since purchase by German Immigrants, Charles and Bertha Stein, in 1900.
Location: 12310 Campo Road, Spring Valley, CA
Bright Valley Farms is just on the outskirts of Rancho San Diego with over 800 acres of riding trails. The staff is very friendly and will help pick the right horse based on your experience and...
Location: 12307 Willow Road, Lakeside, CA
The four-acre El Capitan Equestrian Center offers riding lessons, and pony rides.
Birthday parties are also available, and include pony rides and/or horseback riding.
Location: 40635 De Luz Road, Fallbrook, CA
The Welburn Gourd Farm is the largest supplier of quality, organic hard-shell gourds in the US - and a unique place to visit. Thousands of gourds fill the bins at the farm, located miles down w...
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: 390 Cox Rd, San Marcos, CA
Bheau View Ranch is located in the shadow of the Merriam Mountains in San Marcos. The ranch offers both year-round and after-school camps, a young riders program, school and playgroup ou...
Location: 26757 Highway 78, Ramona, CA
The Oasis Camel Dairy is primarily focused on developing cosmetic products from camel's milk, but it also invites the public to tour the dairy and meet the animals. Reservations are not ...
Location: 9928 Protea Gardens Road, Escondido, CA
La Milpa Organica Farm grows organic herbs, greens, and vegetables that are sold at several farmer's markets in and around San Diego. The farm also hosts public events.
Location: 3905 Alpine Blvd., Alpine, CA
The fruit and vegetable stand sells fresh produce grown on site as well as jams, honey, and other country store type treats.
Frosty Acres sells Christmas trees in season and offers a p...