- Our list of the best things to do in Santee, California, features the top 371 nearby activities — including 163 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Santee, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Food & Drink, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 23 things to do within the city of Santee, CA , followed by 348 popular activities in nearby cities, including La Mesa, La Jolla, San Diego, Escondido, Poway, Coronado, Ramona, Chula Vista, El Cajon, Encinitas, Del Mar, San Marcos, Spring Valley, National City, Imperial Beach, Carlsbad, Julian, Oceanside, Palm Springs and Temecula
Featuring wine slushes, La Finquita Winery offers visitors tours of its wine cave filled with barrels and vintage bottles. Visitors can sample up to five wines in the tasting room that is connected to a patio with vineyard views.
64% 400 votes
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037 MoreLess Info
Affiliated with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the University of California at San Diego, Birch Aquarium features a wide array of exhibits centering on ocean life. The aquarium also hosts many educational programs.
100% 19 votes
15360 Bandy Canyon Road, Escondido, CA 92025 MoreLess Info
As a boutique winery, Espinosa Vineyards & Winery offers visitors wine to sample from its product catalog, including Albarino and Tempranillo. The owners are active in the tasting room and provide background information on the wine during the pour.
2243 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla, CA 92037 MoreLess Info
Guided kayak tours, diving, surfing and snorkeling adventures of La Jolla. The 5th Biggest Tourist Attraction in California
Before heading out to enjoy the beautiful waters of La Jolla, visit Everyday California, to insure you have the right equipment to make the most of your day on the water. In addition to outfitting, choose from a variety of snorkeling or kayaking tours.
84% 359 votes
2216 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla, CA 92037 MoreLess Info
With Hike Bike Kayak San Diego, visitors can tour native coastline by kayak with experienced ecological guides that work professionally as biologists. During the tour, visitors have the opportunity to kayak by seals, dolphins, and whales.
100% 23 votes
1548 Quivira Way, San Diego, CA 92109 MoreLess Info
There's nothing like the peaceful serenity of open water in a kayak, which is water Aqua Adventures Kayaks & Paddleboards offers. Visitors can paddle to La Jolla Sea Caves or visit Coronado Islands for an unforgettable water adventure.