Motels - There are more local options besides the four that we suggest. When dealing with a motel by phone, requesting a "discount" (e.g., AAA, senior, etc.) can often result in a quote lower than what is advertised online.
Vacation Rentals - Often more pleasant than a motel. If sharing with several people, this option can also be less expensive. Before booking, make sure that you are aware of the full cost, which typically includes additional fees.
Local Directions & Parking - Details to supplement the map (right) or your own online driving directions. Tips for using map on right
- Use your mouse wheel to zoom the view!
- The enlarged map has more features. For instance the map spots include a "View in Google Maps" link, which will show you a photo of the location, if available.
On The Road
Ride Sharing -The main road corridors are I-5, I-805, and I-8. Consider sharing the drive with another chapter - it's congenial, informative, and fun. Why drive alone when there will be other delegates taking the same route?
Distances - Remember to add time when driving during urban rush hours.
Sacramento to San Diego - 7:31 hr (504 mi)
Oakland to San Diego - 7:20 (493 mi)
Airport to Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve 0:25 min (16.7 mi)
Torrey Pines to Del Mar - 0:07 (2.3 mi)
Del Mar to Encinitas - 0:15 (5.9 mi)
Del Mar to San Diego Botanic Garden - 0:15 (8.5 mi)
Del Mar to Neel's Nursery - 0:18 (8.9 mi)
San Diego to Tijuana Estuary Visitor Center - 0:22 (15.8 mi)
Tijuana Estuary to Native West Nursery - 0:08 (2.7 mi)
Tijuana Estuary to Balsamic Italian Kitchen - 0:05 (1.4 mi)
Imperial Beach to Mission Trails Regional Park - 0:26 (20.5 mi)
Mission Trails Regional Park to Friars Road Shopping Center - 0:06 (3.1 mi)