Comfort Suites San Diego Miramar
9880 Mira Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92131
Phone: (858) 530-2000
Fax: (858) 530-0202
Those from other climates might find this activity commonplace, but in the land of sunshine (a.k.a. San Diego) locals have to make special arrangements to find a place to try out the sport of ice skating. Rentals for open skating, hockey leagues, lessons and parties are all offered here. There is even a pro shop on the premises. Come and join the fun in the sun and get active. The admission price for public skating is about USD7. T
Miramar Speed Circuit has a 1/4 mile technical road course. This is a asphalt racetrack, which allows the tires to grip the track and prevent sliding. The karts, which can travel up to 40 miles per hour, have Honda 6.5BHP engines. The place offers a lunch special from Monday to Friday from 11:30a-2p. You can be an annual member for $60. Every Monday-Friday 11a-2p, a free race and a free deli sandwich and drink is given to all drivers.
Whether novice or experienced, all adventurous souls are welcome at this rock-climbing center. With over 24,000 square-feet of climbing surface, the indoor arena has climbing options that are appropriate for beginners as well as more challenging courses for experts. Experienced climbers may participate in the fun for an entire day.
San Diego's cooperative weather makes the city a prime location for golfing adventures, and this resort is a favorite among locals and tourists. Lush tree-lined fairways greet golfers at this par-72 and 6,428-yard course. The popular course teams up with DoubleTree Carmel Highland Resort and offers Stay and Play packages. Please contact the resort for rates, as the green fees vary.
This beautiful 18-hole championship golf course is nestled among panoramic valley and mountain views. The popular course is considered one of the most testing of all San Diego golfing experiences. Facilities of Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club include a driving range, tournament services, men and ladies' locker rooms, elegant dining and a 20,000-square foot clubhouse. Golf carts are included in the green fees.
This is the only course in the greater San Diego area designed by renowned architect Tom Fazio. Facilities include a restaurant, driving range (manned by golf professionals) and a fully stocked pro shop. Fees: USD110 Monday through Thursday; USD140 Friday through Sunday. Twilight rates are also available: USD70 Monday through Thursday; USD80 Friday through Sunday. In addition, guests who call for reservations more than seven days in advance may receive reduced rates.
Having trouble juggling the logistics of planning an event for a large family or corporate group outing? Then let these folks do what they do best. This company specializes in planning outings in and around San Diego County for an afternoon, a day or a week. Excursions may include bicycle tours, kayaking, cruise charters, para sailing, llama treks, desert tours, paint ball competitions and wilderness hiking. Transportation, picnics and guides are available. Rates vary by number in your group and activity, so call for details.
Boomers! is a perfect attraction to help kids of all ages work off some of that extra energy. Here families can find something for everyone to enjoy: miniature golf, laser tag, bumper boats, batting cages, Kiddieland and go-carts. After a wholesome workout, the family may want to stop by the casual restaurant, Bullwinkle's, for a quick bite. All attractions have different rates, although all-day passes are available. Depending on height, the price ranges. Call for details.
The Carmel Valley Recreation Center is a well maintained area, open to the general public and not restricted just to local members. It is ideal for children who would like to learn swimming, tennis, basket ball, volleyball and other outdoor sports. Summer camps are regularly conducted for seniors as well. Excellent facilities for open air barbecue are available for those who would like to have picnics in the lawns. The Carmel Valley Fiesta Week and other local events are held here.
For those who love hiking in the great outdoors, this national forest is a must-visit location in the San Diego area. Some trails lead adventurous hikers on voyages over six miles and elevations above 6,000 feet. Other trails are shorter, perhaps one mile long, and offer chances to see wildlife. Regardless of the trail, water is scarce. Hikers are encouraged to be prepared and carry water and emergency materials. Details on hiking trails and safety may be obtained by calling the forest supervisor's phone number provided.
The sunny San Diego weather allows for many outdoor adventures, and here you'll find a variety. This park is spread over 5,200 acres (2,105 hectares) and has a visitor station open daily. You'll also find Lake Murray and the Cowles and Fortuna mountains here. You can select numerous hiking trails scattered throughout the park, all offering scenic views. The visitor center is architecturally outstanding, and worth a visit for the dramatic views.
Not just for the "horsey" set, "San Diego Polo Club" exquisitely designed and meticulously groomed playing field is open to all. Corporate matches can be arranged, as well as private matches. On the lighter side, Golf Cart Polo games can also be arranged and are often played on weekends. The general public is invited to come watch all events. Be sure to stroll around the beautiful grounds and take time to drive past some of the most impressive and secluded homes in the nearby affluent neighborhoods.