Explore the San Diego Mountains and Desert


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What is the best thing about San Diego? You and a friend can go for a walk on the beach in the morning, throw snowballs at each other an hour later while playing under the pine trees in the mountains of the Cleveland National Forest, and then have lunch amidst colorful wildflowers in the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.

Many tourists come to San Diego for the beaches and then try to make time for the most popular attractions like the Zoo or SeaWorld. Once they arrive, they figure out there is a lot more to do in San Diego than they realized. They are also surprised to find we have mountains and desert attractions for them to enjoy as well.

The Eastern Europeans seem to have figured this out. The deeper you go into the mountains and desert, the more the Eastern Europeans outnumber everyone else.

This guide is your opportunity to find out why people love to live in San Diego and why the Eastern Europeans come to the Mountains and Desert of San Diego in large numbers. Start reading about each of the attractions by selecting the pictured tabs above. Enjoy your travels.

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