It may be the end of summer, but there’s still time to get in some last-minute fun in the sun! What better way to celebrate Labor Day than with a fun-filled weekend at one of San Diego’s best camping sites.
I’ve been to several over the years, but I have to say my favorites are:
Located on in Cardiff just south of Encinitas, San Elijo State Beach offers all the coastal fun, including car camping, swimming, surfing, and places to picnic.
There’s also a campground store and snack bar located near the entrance (March – December).
Dog friendly (just not allowed on the beach)
(second favorite beach camping spot if San Elijo is full, which it will be (you’ll need reservations about a year in advance although sometimes you can get lucky)
Park the car and pop the tent. Campgrounds have bathrooms:) Feel like you are far away in a little mountain town but it’s really only about 45 minutes away.
Think of it as a resort for RV and tent camping with amenities galore. Located on Mission Bay.