Robert Arends

Fun East County Finds for Father’s Day Weekend

Father’s Day is just around the corner! If you’re just making plans and hankering for adventure, I’ve got a few fun ideas in San Diego’s…
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Surprising 2013 Summer Finds in San Diego’s East County!

There’s no place as diverse and full of surprises as San Diego’s expansive East County. Visitors to this region, ranging from rolling foothills to alpine…
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February Fun in San Diego’s East County!

Each winter, visitors – especially “snowbirds” – flock to San Diego’s East County to explore our desert oasis of Borrego Springs and charming mountain towns…
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Star Sightings at the Julian StarFest This Weekend!

Woman Looking Through a Telescope
Aim for the stars at Julian StarFest! Get ready to space out (I couldn’t resist 😉 ) this weekend at Julian StarFest, the second largest…
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Spring to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park for Sensational Hikes

Font's Point
I'm on top of the world! Font's Point I recently laced up my hiking shoes and trekked through Anza-Borrego Desert State Park (located 2 hours…
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Make some Merry in San Diego’s East County

Mt. Laguna - Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! If you’re looking for a few off-the-beaten-path adventures this holiday season, look no…
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3 Tried and True Backcountry Adventures

Joy is in the journey! Ne’er so true in San Diego’s scenic East County where wild and wonderful adventure tours await. From gold mine trains…
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5 To Try: East County’s Quirky Roadside Attractions

From quaint and quirky to weird and wonderful, San Diego has numerous backcountry marvels that dot the expansive East County region. Roadside attractions have always…
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5 to Try – East County Desert Edition

Pre-historic Giant Sloth sculpture in Borrego Springs. Fall is in the air – A perfect time to check out San Diego’s Anza-Borrego Desert and the…