Four Points Bulletin

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

My favorite winery, Rancho Guejito, is trying something new. This Friday they opened their vineyard to popcorn eating, wine drinking movie goers, showing Hocus Pocus on an inflatable big screen. Typically Rancho Guejito is only opened to the public on Saturday and Sunday, their winery being a small portion of their 23,000 acre rancho which …

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Mellano Farm Stand is a 300 acre organic flower farm along the San Luis Rey River located in a rural agricultural area of Oceanside, where Oceanside meets Bonsall. The small farm stand sells some vegetables and semi-local eggs along with tickets for the tractor ride and corn maze. The corn maze is super small, the …

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The Temecula Greek Festival attracts thousands of visitors every year (except the last two) who want to celebrate and learn about Greece culture. This tradition has been taking place for the past two decades, although this is our first time attending. Luckily for us, a huge part of culture is food and drink. Feta fries, …

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In 1888, the Encinitas Santa Fe Railroad Station aided travelers move up and down the Californian coastline. After WWII, when car ownership was more common and train travel less popular, the train station facilitated freights. The station closed completely in 1969, and a few years later it was moved to its current location on Highway …

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Borrego Springs is just a two hour drive from Oceanside. In just 120 minutes you go from a cool ocean breeze to hot desert air. Borrego Springs is a funky, artistic, sleepy, little town with a lot of history. The town was founded in the 1880s but it hasn’t grown like Palm Springs has. With …

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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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The Western Science Center was created from the excavation of Diamond Valley Lake reservoir in 1995. At that time the reservoir was North America’s largest excavation project. This project led to the discovery of over 100,000 fossils. It makes you wonder what scientists would find if they just kept digging. More than half of all …

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