- 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
Maintained and operated by the City of San Marcos, Walnut Grove Park spans 39 acres. The park features two horse arenas, picnic areas with covered seating, and the Williams Barn, which can be rented for functions.
A family owned brewery in the heart of Vista California, the Iron Fist Brewing Company provides a variety of beers for tasting, both year round and seasonal. Beer enthusiasts can enjoy a public tasting or reserve space for their own event.
From cranberry to blueberry wine, visitors can sample a wide variety of fruit wines at California Fruit Wine Company. The owners are happy to provide information about how the wine was made during the tasting session.
Featuring a competition style street course, Aura Skatepark provides ramps, rails and a bowl along with a lounge area providing game tables and arcade game machines. The park offers party hosting, skateboard training and custom ramp design and construction.
Older children and adults can enjoy the K1 Speed Carlsbad, which is an indoor go kart track with advanced kart vehicles. Along with the arrive and drive options, the site features driving leagues and packages for events and parties.
William Heise State Park covers 929 acres and has on its site 103 campsites, two playgrounds, and wilderness cabins, among others. Wildlife and bird watchers have plenty of opportunities of spotting the local fauna.