- 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
Extensive beach fronts are featured within Silver Strand State Beach, including beaches along San Diego Bay and the Pacific Ocean. There is a large on-site parking lot, restrooms, and several pedestrian tunnels for those wanting to access different parts of the park.
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5000 State Hwy 75, Coronado, CA 92118 MoreLess Info
Located on the campus of Southwestern College, Crown Cove Aquatic Center of Southwestern College features a wide range of aquatic activities, including stand up paddle boarding, surfing, and sailing. The facility offers and array of lessons and programs.
Sanny Jim Cave offers beautiful views of the ocean waves crashing against its big rocks. The cave is reached through an old staircase which can be used after paying a small entry fee. It is a unique thrilling experience in itself.
With 100 acres developed for use, Kit Carson Park is home to walking trails, gardens, ponds, playground areas, multiple sports fields, and a sports complex with a skate park, roller hockey arenas, soccer areas, and a disc golf course
One of the world's most unique cooking schools, Harvard Cookin' Girl is located in La Jolla, California. Students work together in a small kitchen under the watchful eye of the proprietor. Harvard Cookin' Girl offers classes for adults, teens, children, corporate groups and other organizations.
93% 59 votes
Corner of Girard Avenue & Genter Street, La Jolla, CA MoreLess Info
The students and staff of La Jolla Elementary are helped by the La Jolla Open Aire Market which is placed on their upper playground every Sunday. Essentially, it is a Farmer's Market with a diverse food court, farm-fresh produce, artisans, and live music.
72% 57 votes
2050 Entertainment Circle, Chula Vista, CA 91911 MoreLess Info
A large outdoor concert and entertainment venue, many top artists have performed at Sleep Train Amphitheater in Chula Vista. Once known as Coors Amphitheater, the facility is named for the Sleep Train Mattress Company.
One of the widest stretches of land in the area, Torrey Pines State Reserve is still located within San Diego city limits. The nearby park is a great place to enjoy scenic overlooks, trails, and plenty of opportunities for exercise.