Activities in Alpine

Visit With a Feed a Big-Cat- or Bear-Feeding Experience for One or Two at Lions Tigers & Bears (Up to 39% Off)

Lions Tigers & Bears

Alpine

Visit over 50 animals at a no-breed, no-kill, no-sell sanctuary for rescued exotic animals and learn responsible animal care along the way

$130 $89

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$70 for $200 Worth of Horseback-Riding Lessons — Hyslop Horse Haven

Hyslop Horse Haven

Jamul

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$200 $70

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Paintball Package for One, Two, or Five with Gear Rental at Giant Paintball (Up to 58% Off)

Giant Paintball

Giant Paintball Lakeside

Play on the Castle Field or an astroturf tournament field; this deal includes all-day admission, paintball-gun rental, and 200 paintballs

$59 $29

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Two one-hour Horseback-Riding Lessons; optional extra lesson at Hunter Valley Riding Academy (Up to 51% Off)

Hunter Valley Riding Academy

Lakeside

Two one-hour riding lessons are designed for the beginner and teach everything from grooming and tacking to riding; optional extra lesson

$100 $50

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18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four Including Cart Rental at Steele Canyon Golf Club (Up to 66% Off)

Steele Canyon Golf Club

Jamul

Championship course designed by legend Gary Player is divvied into a trio of nine-hole courses, each offering unique challenges and views

$278 $99

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One Month of Group Fitness Classes at ZASTC ($150 Value)

Zastc

Bostonia

Students burn fat and build powerful muscle with high-intensity classes

$150 $39

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Ten Yoga and Fitness Classes or Unlimited Yoga and Fitness Classes at Mind-Body Holistics (Up to 67% Off)

Mind-Body Holistics

El Cajon

Hatha and Vinyasa yoga for all skill levels, as well as hot yoga, Zumba, and cardio-sculpt classes

$90 $39

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Four or Eight Children’s Dance or Gymnastics Classes at Tumble Wee & Dance (Up to 58% Off)

Tumble Wee & Dance

El Cajon

Dance and gymnastics classes for kids 8 months through 17 years old

$45 $19

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Skating for Two, Four, or Six with Optional Pizza and Soda at Skate San Diego (Up to 48% Off)

Skate San Diego

El Cajon

Customers enjoy up to five hours of public skate time, refueling with pizza and soda before heading back out on the recently remodeled rink

$20 $11

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5 or 10 Combat Fitness Classes at Aspire Martial Arts (55% Off)

Aspire Martial Arts

Rancho San Diego

Students get in shape and master combat skills at licensed American Taekwondo Association and Xtreme Martial Arts academy

$55 $25

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$48 for $110 Toward Four Weeks of Gymnastics Classes — The Tumble Shop

The Tumble Shop

Bostonia

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$110 $48

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5 or 10 Yoga, Zumba, or Pilates Classes at East County Wellness Center (Up to 50% Off)

East County Wellness Center

El Cajon

Choose from yoga, Zumba, or Pilates classes to burn calories while having fun

$75 $39

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Wolf Recovery Today Tour for Two or Four or One-Year Membership for Four at California Wolf Center (Up to 56% Off)

California Wolf Center

Palomar-Julian

Wolf Recovery Today program includes observation of wolf packs; membership includes program admission, newsletter, and wolf picture and bio

$40 $20

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Two Nights at Stagecoach Trails RV Park and Resort (Up to 50% Off). Six Options Available.

Stagecoach Trails RV Park and Resort

Julian

Wilderness adventures during the day and a stunning night sky at this resort nestled among plenty of water-based and dry-land attractions

$74 $37

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Yoga Hike for One or Up to 15 People from Hiking Yoga (Up to Half Off)

Hiking Yoga

Multiple Locations

Outdoor hiking and yoga combine for 90 minutes of cardio and strength work in a natural setting, and groups can take private hikes

$20 $9.99

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$39 for One Month of Unlimited Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes at Outliers Jiu Jitsu ($125 Value)

Outliers Jiu Jitsu

Santee

Skilled instructors aid students of all skill levels in jiu jitsu self-defense techniques to improve strength, endurance, and confidence

$125 $39

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4, 6, or 8 One-Hour Personal-Training Sessions at G.I. Joe Personal Training (Up to 85% Off)

G.I. Joe Personal Training

G I Joe's Personal Training

Certified trainer with experience in cardio conditioning & bodybuilding leads pupils to weight-loss & muscle-building goals

$240 $39

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10 or 20 Classes with Initiation and Uniform at Kids Love Martial Arts (Up to 91% Off)

Kids Love Martial Arts

Santee

Kids develop focus, confidence, self-discipline, and self-respect while learning self-defense skills that make them bully-proof

$210 $20

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Two-Hour Visit for Two or Four to Urban Jungle Fun Park (Up to 42% Off)

Urban Jungle Fun Park

Santee

Young kids and teens alike explore attractions such as a climbable skyscraper model, an inflatable obstacle course, and a trampoline court

$36 $22

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Six or Ten Kids' Self-Defense Classes or Six or Ten Krav Maga Lessons at American Fortitude (Up to 79% Off)

American Fortitude

Santee

Instructors teach kids vital self-defense skills or instruct adults in hard-hitting techniques of krav maga

$87 $20

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10 or 20 Fitness Classes at Regenerative Health and Fitness (Up to 81% Off)

Regenerative Health and Fitness

Santee

Kettlebell, circuit-training, F.I.T. boot-camp, and stability-ball-training classes offered six days per week

$120 $25

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$225 for $450 Worth of Dance Lessons — Spotlight Dance Arts

Spotlight Dance Arts

Spring Valley

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$450 $225

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$139 for Wine Tasting and 90-Minute Horseback Ride for Two from Vineyard Trail Rides ($300 Value)

Vineyard Trail Rides

Milagro Farm Vineyard and Winery

Horses carry riders into the rolling countryside among oak trees and peaceful ponds before returning to the winery for a wine tasting

$300 $139

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Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Lenora Winery (Up to 50% Off)

Lenora Winery

Ramona

Join the winemaker and sample wines made from grapes grown at the vineyard and enjoy stunning views of the vineyard and rolling hills

$24 $13

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$69 for $125 Worth of Animal Rental — CJ Ranches

Cj Ranches

Ramona

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$125 $69

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Full-Swing Lessons, Short-Game Lessons, or Both at Ramona Golf Lessons (Up to 76%Off)

Ramona Golf Lessons

San Vicente Golf Course

PGA-certified instructor uses video technology to break down swings and formulate a personalized plan for improvement

$204 $49

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$69 for One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at CorePower Yoga ($179 Value)

CorePower Yoga

Multiple Locations

Dynamic flow of Vinyasa-style poses, breathing exercises, and uplifting music energize bodies and minds in stretch-friendly heated rooms

$179 $69

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$132 for a Cake-Baking Birthday Party for Up to Seven Kids at Avivit's Bon Patisseries ($385 Value)

Avivit's Bon Patisseries

Multiple Locations

Kids put their creative energy to work while baking and decorating colorful cakes

$385 $132

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Two or Five Weeks of Unlimited Kickboxing with Gloves and Meal Plan at La Mesa Kickboxing Academy (Up to 86% Off)

La Mesa Kickboxing Academy

La Mesa

Students punch and kick weighted bags in high-impact kickboxing classes; protective boxing gloves included

$167 $27

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One Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp or Fitness Classes for One or Two at All Performance Fitness (Up to 80% Off)

ALL Performance Fitness

Multiple Locations

Outdoor boot camps and small-group fitness classes help clients of all fitness levels lose weight and burn fat

$169 $49

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$75 for $150 Toward Bootcamp Sessions at Workout Warriors Boot Camp

Workout Warriors Bootcamp

La Mesa

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$150 $75

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10 or 20 Boot Camp Classes at SD Trainer (Up to 91% Off)

SD Trainer

La Mesa

Rigorous boot camp exercises burn calories and build new muscles

$250 $30

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Rounds of 9-Hole Golf with Range Balls for Two or Four at Sun Valley Golf Course (Up to 61% Off)

Sun Valley Golf Course

La Mesa

Family-owned, nine-hole, par 3 golf course provides an ideal opportunity to learn the game or work on short-game technique

$46 $18

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5 or 10 Outdoor Boot Camp Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Gut Check Fitness (Up to 74% Off)

Gut Check Fitness

Multiple Locations

Outdoor fitness classes that mix running, calisthenic and body weight exercises helmed by world-record-holding endurance athlete Joe Decker

$75 $29

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Eight Boot-Camp Classes or Booty Boot-Camp Classes at SWEAT Fitness (Up to 67% Off)

SWEAT Fitness

La Mesa

Trainers are invested in improving their clients' fitness by designing challenging boot-camp workouts

$80 $39

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Unlimited Classes for 4 Weeks and 4 Private Lessons for One or Two at White Dragon Martial Arts (Up to 74% Off)

White Dragon Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

Martial-arts classes for children, teens, and adults include kung fu, MMA, kickboxing, and grappling

$169 $49

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Guided Goldmine Tour for Up to Four or Six People from Julian Gold Expedition (Up to 61% Off)

Julian Gold Expedition

La Mesa

Groups can choose four- or eight-hour outings, during which they hike or drive to historic mines and pan for gold

$375 $148

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$39 for Five Pilates Classes at Club Pilates San Diego (Up to $85 Value)

Club Pilates San Diego

Multiple Locations

Five sunny studio locations host strengthening Pilates Reformer, sculpting, and stretching classes taught by certified instructors

$85 $39

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One-Hour Billiards Package with Beer and Fries for Two or Four at On Cue Billiards (Up to 54% Off)

On Cue Billiards

La Mesa

Duos or quartets face off in rounds of pool before muching on some fries and toasting to their best bankshots over some beer

$22.75 $11

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Two or Four 30-Minute Guitar, Ukelele, or Bass Lessons with Diogo Andrade (Up to 51% Off)

Guitar Player

La Mesa

A classical guitarist since he was 12, Diogo Andrade teaches students the fundamentals of playing guitar, ukulele, or bass

$40 $20

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Two- or Four-Week Introductory Kickboxing Course with Hand Wraps at StrikeCamp Fitness (Up to 53% Off)

StrikeCamp Fitness

La Mesa

Students burn fat and calories in an intensive introductory kickboxing course

$70 $35

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3 Months of Unlimited Kids' Martial Arts Classes at Kwai Sun Studio (45% Off)

Kwai Sun Studio

La Mesa

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$450 $248

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One- or Two-Month Membership with 10 CrossFit Fundamentals Classes at KMF CrossFit (Up to 80% Off)

KMF CrossFit

Lemon Grove

Fundamentals classes prepare exercisers for one or two months of CrossFit workouts

$250 $49

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Two Weeks of Unlimited Boot-Camp Sessions or Five Weeks Plus a Fitness E-Book at Fit Body Boot Camp (Up to 87% Off)

Fit Body Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

Trainers lead groups through cardio and strength-training exercises designed to boost caloric burn during and after workouts

$123.50 $29

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Five Pilates Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Poway Pilates (Up to 59% Off)

Poway Pilates

Poway

Instructors lead athletically paced Reformer sessions for varying skill levels, capping attendance at eight to ensure personalized direction

$110 $45

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5 or 10 Small-Group Fitness Classes at Taylor Made Fitness (Up to 70% Off)

Taylor Made Fitness

Poway

In 30-minute sessions, a certified personal trainer leads small groups in exercises that build cardio endurance and tones muscles

$125 $39

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10 or 16 Martial-Arts Classes and Uniform with Option for Test and a Graduation Belt at Go2Karate (94% Off)

Go2Karate

Multiple Locations

Students don uniforms for classes in karate, tae kwon do, or krav maga

$324 $20

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One or Two 60-Minute Private Horseback-Riding Lessons from Dan Prouhet Performer's Horses (Up to 54% Off)

Dan Prouhet Performer's Horses

Poway

Students build their horseback-riding skills in one-hour private lessons

$75 $35

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5K Entry for One, Two, or Four to Color Dash on Saturday, November 15 (Up to 45% Off)

The Color Dash 5k

Rohr Park

Run or walk along a noncompetitive 5K course through bursts of electric colors

$45 $29

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12 Boot Camp or CrossFit Classes or One Month of Unlimited CrossFit at So-Cal Martial Arts Center (Up to 76% Off)

So-Cal Martial Arts Center

Bonita

The trainers at this gym want to see you meet your physical potential, setting up challenging workouts for you in several disciplines

$200 $49

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Horses 101 Lesson Package with Optional Extra Lesson at Sweetwater Farms (Up to 54% Off)

Sweetwater Farms

Bonita

Expert instructors teach horsemanship skills and mounted riding techniques during private or small group lessons

$160 $78

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$35 for $70 Worth of Music Lessons — Hollywood Music 2

Hollywood Music

National City

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$70 $35

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Two or Four Jiu Jitsu Classes or One Unlimited Month of Classes at Gracie South Bay Jiu Jitsu Academy (Up to 56% Off)

Gracie South Bay Jiu Jitsu Academy

National City

Champion instructors teach the grappling martial art of Jiu Jitsu to children and adults, helping instill confidence and focus

$40 $20

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One or Two All-Day Inflatable Passes at Norris Amusements (Up to 50% Off)

Norris Amusements

Multiple Locations

Inflatable bounce houses and slides are surrounded by pumpkins and autumnal festivities

$25 $13

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Trampoline Jump Passes or Birthday Party at Sky Zone San Diego (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Sky Zone San Diego

Eastlake Business Center

Bounce off the walls at this trampoline-lined fun and fitness center with a huge foam jumping pit

$30 $15

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10 or 20 CrossFit Classes at Fierce Crossfit in Chula Vista (Up to 75% Off)

Fierce Crossfit

Eastlake Business Center

Classes fuse strength training and cardio to enhance fitness curriculum applicable to many sports and healthy lifestyle goals

$150 $43

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$295 for an Exotic-Car Driving Tour for Two from Xtreme Adventures ($599 Value)

Xtreme Adventures

Multiple Locations

Behind the lead car, drivers and their passengers cruise along in exotic super cars, taking periodic breaks to try all four thoroughbreds

$599 $295

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Five or Eight Pilates Classes at Club Pilates (Up to 68% Off)

Club Pilates

Eastlake Business Center

Strengthening Pilates Reformer, sculpting, and stretching classes taught by certified instructors

$75 $25

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10 Group Boxing-Training Sessions from KICKFIT-Martial Arts Fitness (49% Off)

Kickfit-martial Arts Fitness

Chula Vista

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$99 $50

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Martial-Arts or Boot-Camp Classes at Martial Arts Warriors Academy (Up to 81% Off). Four Options Available.

Martial Arts Warriors Academy

Heritage at Otay Village

Classes divided by age and ability focus on form as well as the mental tenets of martial arts; private instruction intensifies boot camps

$75 $19

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Archery Lesson for Two with Gear, or Two Months of Range Access with Gear at Roadrunner Archery Club (Up to 54% Off)

Roadrunner Archery Club

Otay Ranch

Lessons cover the National Training System for archery; memberships grant clients access to the range for 12 hours per week

$50 $25

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Tae Kwon Do Classes with Uniform at Kwon's Blackbelt Academy (Up to 78% Off)

Kwon's Blackbelt Academy

Rancho / Del Rey

Traditional Korean martial arts school instills students with confidence, discipline, and self-defense skills in Tae Kwon Do classes.

$150 $39

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21 Days of Rapid Fat-Loss Boot-Camp Classes or Six-Week Weight-Loss Program at Fit Body Boot Camp (Up to 91% Off)

Fit Body Boot Camp

Chula Vista

Trainers lead groups through cardio and strength-training exercises designed to boost caloric burn during and after workouts

$227 $21

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10 or 20 Group Kettlebell Classes at Extreme Fitness (Up to 70% Off)

Extreme Fitness

Bonita

A certified trainer combines kettlebell workouts with TRX suspension training and plyometrics to build lean muscle and burn calories

$129 $39

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6 or 12 Groupons, Each Good for a Training Session at 2FitFitness Personal Training (Up to 69% Off)

2FitFitness Personal Training

Eastlake Business Park

Certified personal trainer leads group fitness-training sessions that help clients gain strength, burn calories, and tighten and tone cores

$20 $6.50

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8 or 16 Zumba Classes at Danza Ruz International (Up to 52% Off)

Danza Ruz International

Chula Vista

Zumba dance-fitness classes pair upbeat Latin music with dance steps that draw on styles such as salsa, flamenco, and merengue

$72 $35

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5 or 10 Fitness and Martial-Arts Classes or Two-Month Membership at Alliance Training Center (Up to 81% Off)

Alliance Training Center

Central Chula Vista

Mixed martial arts for adults and kids, along with specialties including jujitsu, women's boot camp, muay thai, and TRX suspension training

$100 $19

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$75 for a 12-Session Beginner's CrossFit Fundamentals Course at CrossFit Heroism ($150 Value)

CrossFit Heroism

Chula Vista

Trainers teach beginners the CrossFit method of performing functional, varied movements at high intensity, prepping them for all activities

$150 $75

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$25 for 10 Boot-Camp Classes at Fit 2 Ripped Fitness ($100 Value)

Fit 2 Ripped Fitness

Multiple Locations

Passionate instructors lead patrons in high-intensity boot-camp regimens in the outdoors

$100 $25

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Full-Day Snorkeling or Spearfishing Package for Two with Equipment (Up to 61% Off)

La Jolla Water Sports

Pacific Beach

Twosomes don snorkels, masks, and fins to explore the depths or try their hands at spearfishing

$36 $14

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Ivan Amodei at The Westgate Hotel on Saturday, October 18, at 4 p.m. or 7 p.m. (Up to 61% Off)

Ivan Amodei

The Westgate Hotel

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Award-winning magician dazzles with carefully wrought illusions and witty banter, accompanied by a live cellist

$75 $29

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$44 for a Racing Package with Four Races and Two Yearly Licenses at K1 Speed (Up to $91.96 Value)

K1 Speed

Multiple Locations

Eco-friendly electric karts; speeds up to 45 mph; karts for kids and adults; collection of racing memorabilia on display

$91.96 $44

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$55 VIP Tickets to San Diego Beer and Music Festival for Two on October 25 ($100 Value)

San Diego Beer and Music Festival

Waterfront Park

Sample more than 65 craft beers and access the Stone VIP Park while grooving to live music and fueling up from food trucks

$100 $55

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Curtain Call Company Presents "Dial 'M' for Murder" for Two at Sun Center on September 21–28 (Up to 45% Off)

"Dial 'M' for Murder"

Sun Center

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Classic crime staged on Broadway and transformed into a Hitchcock film pits a devious, greedy husband against his rich wife

$34.50 $19

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Six or Eight Weeks of Boot Camp or 10 or 20 Fitness Classes at Fitness4ward's Fit Body Boot Camp (Up to 78% Off)

Fitness4ward's Fit Body Boot Camp

Miramar

Trainers lead groups through cardio and strength-training exercises designed to boost caloric burn during and after workouts

$197 $49

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One, Two, or Three 30-Minute Batting Cage Rentals at JP Longball (Up to 50% Off)

JP Longball

Morena

Hitters can hone their at-plate skills inside a batting cage equipped with variable-speed arm-action pitching machines

$22 $12

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"Boomers: The Music of Revue of a Generation" at Horton Grand Theatre Through October 12 (Up to 55% Off)

"Boomers: The Music Revue of a Generation"

Horton Grand Theatre

The greatest hits of the '60s and '70s come alive in this throwback musical led by seven singers and a tight backing band

$64 $29

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Ticket to PBR: BlueDEF Velocity Tour at Valley View Casino Center on Saturday, November 8, at 7 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

PBR: BlueDEF Velocity Tour

Valley View Casino Center

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Modern-day cowboys attempt to stay atop bucking bulls and ascend the standings in the 2014 PBR: BlueDEF Velocity Tour

$41.25 $25

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$30 for a 30-Minute Sailing Lesson and a 60-Minute Sailboat Rental at Resort Watersports ($60 Value)

Resort Watersports

Multiple Locations

Guests breeze past the San Diego coastline on a rented 14-foot sailboat after a lesson introduces basic nautical techniques

$60 $30

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Located on the site of a historical adobe stagecoach station, Lions Tigers & Bears brings visitors fare-to-face with 19 species of animals at its no-kill rescue sanctuary. A team of dedicated volunteers and staff helm this non-profit wildlife sanctuary, feeding and caring for its residents?a motley crew that includes regal African lions, Bengal tigers, a trio of bobcats, and several black bears. In a separate area, domesticated animals such as goats and llamas roam.

The sanctuary rescued each of these creatures from lives of in-captivity abuse and neglect. And yet the caretakers don't stop at caring for their furry charges?they also work to ensure other animals won't endure similar experiences. In educational programs such as animal encounters, these caretakers teach principles of responsible farming and pet ownership and give their students hands-on experience with feeding and reading bedtime stories to the domestic animals. An array of seasonal events, such as interactive festivals, are also designed to benefit the big cats and bears.

24402 Martin Way
Alpine,
CA
US

A family-owned-and-operated farm nestled in the hills of Jamul, Hidden Haven Farms maintains the camaraderie of the Old West lifestyle through educational field trips. In its tranquil setting far from metropolitan stressors, the farm's owners lead visitors along serene jaunts, meandering through the farm?s rolling countryside and ranch layout to take in sites and look out for time-traveling rustlers trying to take livestock back to the 1860s.

Hidden Haven's pastures also provide a space for outdoor education, as the family welcomes visitors for field trips, home-school programs, summer camp, and birthday parties. During these visits, guests can master the process of shearing a sheep, watch bee pollination, and witness the first seconds of new life at a live egg hatching. Throughout the experience, guides stress the importance of maintaining a healthy connection and respect for all four-legged comrades.

18540 West Boundary Truck Trail
Jamul,
CA
US

Though dinosaurs haven't roamed the earth for 65 million years, another hulking beast first roared through the American countryside only two centuries ago. That creature was the locomotive, and the subject of the preservation and public education efforts at the Pacific Southwest Railroad Museum. There, engineers conduct hands-on lessons in the form of one-hour or full-day excursions in vintage cars amid the last transcontinental link of track ever constructed in the United States. Inside the museum proper, experts restore railroad artifacts while docents lead tours among antique cabooses' steel frames and wheels made of pocket watches, and a gift shop is available in the Campo depot. Notable exhibits include the visionary industrialist John D. Spreckels’s personal business car and a San Diego and Arizona Railway steam locomotive built in 1904.

750 Depot Street
Campo,
CA
US

Giant Paintball Parks' five locations spider across Southern California, causing flickering rainbows of color that splatter players failing to find cover. Shelter such as castle walls or Old West storefronts dot fields at the Alpine and [Lakeside](http://www.giantsportzoutlet.com/shop/-c-100.html locations, and in Bellflower, Hollywood Sports places players in a 23-acre universe populated with authentic movie sets from the likes of Starship Troopers and Godzilla. At SC Village in Chino, camouflaged paintballers trek through 25 fields of jungle and desert landscape, popping off rounds from behind mesh-covered tanks and army-green helicopters. The wide open battle zones of California Paintball Park in Castaic, meanwhile, challenges competitors' long-distance sharpshooting as they navigate gigantic wooden spindles and wooden forts. At each of Giant Paintball's sprawling venues, teams rent gear such as Tippmann guns and buy battle-proven equipment at their pro shops.

25 Browns Rd
Alpine,
CA
US

At FunBelievable Play, British owners Lynne and Adriana introduce the San Diego area to “British-style” indoor play with playground equipment imported from the United Kingdom. Meeting all playground safety regulations, the 6,000-square-foot facility helps children use their imaginations while developing their physical and mental capabilities, and climbing structures and interactive games encourage social skills that come in handy when imaginary friends go off to college. A colorful three-level play structure hosts fun amenities such as tube slides, climbing walls, tiki-figure punching bags, and a ball shower, whereas the sports arena gives future athletes the chance to kick goals and shoot baskets. Wobbly walkers and toddlers enjoy more age-appropriate play in their own space, which scales down big-kid fun into an area littered with soft toys, a mini ball pit, and mini slides.

Parents can sip coffee in a lounge area and rest easy knowing their children are playing on equipment that's sanitized and inspected daily. The staffers are fully trained and have passed background checks, and many of them also are certified in first aid and CPR and boast an encyclopedic knowledge of cartoons.

11655 Riverside Dr
Lakeside,
CA
US

Giant Paintball's five locations spider across Southern California, causing flickering rainbows of color that splatter players failing to find cover. Shelter such as castle walls or Old West storefronts dot fields at the Alpine and Lakeside locations, and in Bellflower, Hollywood Sports places players in a 23-acre universe populated with authentic movie sets from the likes of Starship Troopers and Godzilla. At SC Village in Chino, camouflaged paintballers trek through 25 fields of jungle and desert landscape, popping off rounds from behind mesh-covered tanks and army-green helicopters. The wide open battle zones of California Paintball Park in Castaic, meanwhile, challenges competitors' long-distance sharpshooting as they navigate gigantic wooden spindles and wooden forts. At each of Giant Paintball's sprawling venues, teams rent gear such as Tippmann guns and buy battle-proven equipment at their pro shops.

1800 Wildcat Canyon Road
Lakeside,
CA
US