Things To Do In Encinitas


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  • JC Golf
    The 18-hole Reidy Creek Golf Course covers 2,582 yards in the rugged hills of Escondido, supplying guests with a scenic backdrop for club-based revelry. The rolling terrain of the par 54 course—intertwined with manmade obstacles such as sculpted bunkers, sinuous lakes, and wind—challenges golfers as they attempt holes-in-one. The distinctive course, designed by the notable engineers at Cal Olson Golf Architecture not to contain any two identical holes, contains a golf shop, café, and golf clinics taught by PGA professionals. ______________ Operating out of five courses throughout the greater San Diego area, JC Golf's Intro2Golf program fosters pin-hunting prowess with a shrewd blend of hands-on instruction, individual practice, and on-course experience designed to introduce the basics of golf to beginners. During the pressure-free sessions, JC Golf equips pupils with all the necessary equipment, saving neophytes the hassle of rustling up their own sets of clubs or graphite shaft bananas. Three additional buckets of range balls grant golfers the spherical tools necessary to implant newly learned concepts into muscle memory. The package also allows clubbers to loop the links at their chosen course twice after 4 p.m. for an additional $10 per round, allowing them to test their mettle amid the brambly hazards and sand-trap curmudgeons found on every real course.
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    1275 Quail Gardens Drive
    Encinitas, CA US
  • Quail Botanical Gardens
    San Diego Botanic Garden envelops visitors in 37 acres of lush gardens and diverse terrain, offering nature-centric events and docent-led tours through the urban oasis. Explore the seemingly endless expanse of 28 themed gardens and venture into the world of verdure with the Australian Garden, rich in low-water plants and Vegemite, or the Mediterranean Garden, filled with fragrant water-smart plants such as lavender, rosemary, and Tang. Attend an insightful event, such as the Asian Arts in the Garden experience, or satisfy pressing cocoa queries at the Chocolate Festival. Peruse the premises with a gaggle of garden groupies, take a self-guided tour, or attend the free docent-led garden tour at 10:30 a.m. on Saturdays.
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    230 Quail Gardens Drive
    Encinitas, CA US
  • Maui Surf Academy
    After spending nearly a decade as a surf instructor in Maui, Hawaii, Matt Allen returned to San Diego to open Maui Surf Academy, a safety-first surf school with lessons for all experience levels. In a group lesson, students and curious sand crabs gather around teachers at a three- or four-to-one ratio, assimilating to basic technique with a 20-30 minute segment on the sand that includes a water safety lesson. The group then spends the remainder of the two-hour lesson in the water, practicing paddling techniques before working up the nerve to conquer an actual wave. The CPR- and First Aid–certified instructors also stress the importance of ocean etiquette, such as taking turns in the surf with nearby boarders and allowing ticklish waves to float by unsurfed. Private lessons follow a similar schedule but with one-on-one coaching, useful for younger students, accelerated learning, or specialized instruction of advanced skills. The stretch of beach used at MSA is beginner friendly, stabilized by sandbars and crabs that quiz surfers with waterproof flash cards.
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    1240 South Coast Highway 101
    Encinitas, CA US
  • JW Tumbles San Diego
    JW Tumbles helps kids develop confidence, motor skills, and social tools in a fun, nurturing environment. Classes are offered for children from 4 months to 7 years old, and involve songs, gymnastics, exploration, and sports. Art classes are also offered, granting petite Magrittes the opportunity to play with paints, doughs, and crayons, crafting conventional masterpieces or shocking rejections of aesthetic orthodoxy. Open play space offers unstructured play time, giving kids the opportunity for general frolic in the space. Groupon buyers also get a $50 discount on a JW Tumbles birthday party, with two party professionals concocting an action-packed celebration of games, singing, sports, dancing, and all-around revelry.
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    292 North El Camino Real
    Encinitas, CA US
  • Lumberyard Tavern and Grill
    For a quick round of drinks, Lumberyard Tavern and Grill's got you covered. The weekends are for going out for amazing combinations. Save the salad for the weekday and come grab a meal at Lumberyard Tavern and Grill. Watch the game with fellow fans to get the full sports experience. Lumberyard Tavern and Grill is great for families with kids. Lumberyard Tavern and Grill has a large dining room, making it easy to seat large parties. Get connected at lightning fast speeds with Lumberyard Tavern and Grill's complimentary wifi. Warm weather brings out Lumberyard Tavern and Grill's highly coveted patio seating. Feel free to bring your lil' tail-wagger with you — this bar is a pet-friendly place. The bar can get full to bursting on a busy Friday or Saturday night, so the safest bet is to call ahead for a reservation. Casual dining at its best, Lumberyard Tavern and Grill customers are free to enjoy themselves in jeans and a T-shirt. You can also grab your food to go. Lumberyard Tavern and Grill prides itself in its delicious catering. Lumberyard Tavern and Grill is located near endless free parking options. Lumberyard Tavern and Grill offers a nice selection of mid-range cuisine, so you can expect a meal there to cost about $30 or less per person. Lumberyard Tavern and Grill accepts all major credit cards, including Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all served at the bar, but reviewers rate the dinner menu the highest.
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    967 S Coast Highway 101
    Encinitas, CA US
  • D Street Bar and Grill
    Craving a burger and fries? Swing in D Street Bar and Grill and enjoy a tasty meal in a casual setting. Vegans, fear not. D Street Bar and Grill is serving up healthy savory dishes you won't want to miss. A night out deserves a drink to celebrate, and D Street Bar and Grill has the perfect selection of beer and wine to go with your meal. Bring the whole family to D Street Bar and Grill, where kiddos are welcomed with open arms. D Street Bar and Grill is known for its happy hour, which includes food and beverages. Have a large group? No problem. Head to D Street Bar and Grill for easy seating. Bring your laptop here and tap into the complimentary wifi. Energize your evening with some dancing — the restaurant often hosts a DJ. A relatively loud restaurant, this is not the place for a quiet night out. If your weekend plans include a trip to the restaurant, avoid the packs of people by securing a reservation ahead of time. Leave the fancy duds at home — patrons at the restaurant dress informally. Love the food so much you want to serve it at your next soiree? No problem — D Street Bar and Grill offers catering. Or, take your food to go. In addition to street parking, there is a lot right around the corner, so finding a space shouldn't be an issue for drivers dining at the restaurant. D Street Bar and Grill is creating dishes any foodie will love at around $30. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all available at D Street Bar and Grill.
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    485 S Coast Highway 101
    Encinitas, CA US
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