Four Points Bulletin

Travels north, east, south, and west of our Oceanside home base.

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World of Houseplants, San Diego Botanic Garden

The San Diego Botanic Garden cleared out the 8,000 square foot Dickinson Family Education Conservatory for their new exhibit, World of Houseplants. The exhibit aims to help guests identity and care for their houseplants, so everyone leaves the greenhouse with a greener thumb. Although not as colorful as the orchid exhibit, it is much more …

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Rancho Guejito, Escondido

Rancho Guejito is a 23,000 acre vineyard, farm and cattle ranch, located just a few miles past the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. It is one of the last remaining Mexican land grants that is still a single parcel of land. Originally 13,000 acres were granted by the Mexican governor to the owner, Customs Inspector …

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Elephant Odyssey, San Diego Zoo

The San Diego Zoo takes up 100 acres of Balboa Park, 6.5 of those acres are dedicated to the Elephant Odyssey exhibit. The first elephants to arrive in San Diego came by rail in 1923. After the boat ride from Asia to San Francisco followed by a train ride to San Diego they refused to …

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