Northeastern San Diego is home to a sprawling landscape of scenic rolling hills. This vast corner of the county is where many locals make their homes, as do a few local wineries and breweries. For most visitors, northeastern San Diego is still undiscovered, but there is plenty to uncover in this historic and artistic region.
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History in the Hills
Secrets to San Diego’s past are scattered throughout Northeastern San Diego – you just have to know where to look.
- The San Pasqual Battlefield State Historic Park commemorates the battle between U.S. and Californio forces during the Mexican-American War. The park and small museum are great year-round but come to life with battle reenactments in the winter.
- Visitors can uncover 10,000 years of history at the San Diego Archaeological Center.
- Learn about how northeastern San Diego was settled over a glass of wine at the Rancho Bernardo Historical Society Museum, located on the grounds of the Bernardo Winery.
Taking home a souvenir is an important part of any travel experience, and in northeastern San Diego, visitors will find plenty of artsy boutiques to inspire a purchase.
- There’s a lot to choose from at Clay Artists at the Vineyard, where several artists share studio and gallery space at the Bernardo Winery.
- Also at the Bernardo Winery, Icarus Creative Arts features mosaics, hand painted furniture, unique home decor and more from local artists.
- Try becoming an artist yourself in the relaxed setting of Clay’n Latte.