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Solana Beach

Only 21 miles north of San Diego's international airport, and connected by Interstate 5.
Solana Beach has easy access to all of the cultural advantages of a large metropolitan area, without having the disadvantages.

Solana Beach is just a short drive away from the attractions of San Diego which include the world famous San Diego Zoo, the Wild Animal Park, Sea World, and Seaport Village. Disneyland and Knotts Berry Farm are within an hours drive to the north. It would take just 2-3 hours to drive to Palm Springs, or the ski resorts of the San Bernardino Mountains.

In Spanish, Solana means 'sunny,'and this city lives up to it's name.
Solana Beach is warm and sunny throughout most of the year, with temperatures that average 62 degrees in the wintertime and 77 degrees in the summertime.

Average rainfall is approximately 10 inches per year, but during the months of April through October, there is very little rain in Solana Beach.

Solana Beach offers well-supervised beaches for swimming and surfing, and a mile-long sandy beach with shallow water for wading in the surf.
Fletcher Cove is one of the most popular beaches in the city, and has easy access, a fully staffed life guard station, restrooms, half-court basketball, and a sandy beach at the foot of the bluffs. On the eastern boundary of the city is the exclusive Lomas Santa Fe Country Club, which offers golf and dining to members, tennis, swimming, tournaments, and events.
The Lomas Santa Fe Executive Golf Course is nearby and open to the public.

Adjacent to Solana Beach to the east, is the 100 acre San Dieguito Park, which features baseball fields, picnic areas and nature trails.
Along the northern border of the city is the San Elijo Lagoon and Nature Reserve where egrets, herons and other migratory birds spend some time with us.
On the southern boundary is the San Dieguito River Regional Park and Lagoon, the Fair Grounds, and Fairbanks Ranch Polo Fields, several equestrian facilities, and the race track that was founded by Bing Crosby and his pals during the 1930's.

Within Solana Beach City limits, there is an ocean front park, a community center, the San Dieguito Boys and Girls Club, soccer fields and playgrounds for those who love to participate in outdoor activities.

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