City Of Encinitas
Charming “Old Encinitas” on historic HWY 101, stretches ¾ mile between Encinitas Blvd south to “K” St. It is filled with excellent restaurants, unusual shops and other places to visit. Encinitas is home to the famous Self-Realization Center and Swami’s surfing beach (next to SRF). North along HWY 101 is the community of Leucadia once southern California’s flower capital and still the home of the Poinsettia or Christmas plant.
Chamber of Commerce (760) 753-6041 for info on business, food or lodging.
Downtown Encinitas MainStreet Assoc. (DEMA) (760) 943-1950
Quail Botanical Gardens – (760) 436-3036
Swami’s Surf Park – PCH and Self- Realization Center., downtown Encinitas
Self Realization Fellowship Center – (760) 753-1811
San Dieguito Heritage Museum (760) 632-9711
San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Preserve – (760) 436-3944
(with driving time from downtown Encinitas)
Legoland – 12 minutes
La Costa Resort – 8 minutes
Aviara Four Seasons Resort – 8 minutes
SD Zoo – 25 minutes
SD Wild Animal Park – 40 minutes
Del Mar Race Track – 8 minutes
Torrey Pines Golf Course – 15 minutes
Scripps Aquarium – 20 minutes
HOTELS AND LODGING
If you’re planning to stay in Encinitas overnight, be sure to arrange your lodging and rooms early. Many of our riders prefer the accommodations and outstanding service offered at Holiday Inn Express.