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Valley View Casino & Hotel
Valley View Casino & Hotel
Owner description: Valley View Casino & Hotel, Southern California’s premier gaming destination, combines the thrill of San Diego’s only Certified Loose slots and all of your favorite table games... more Owner description: Valley View Casino & Hotel, Southern California’s premier gaming destination, combines the thrill of San Diego’s only Certified Loose slots and all of your favorite table games with beautifully appointed hotel rooms, six outstanding restaurants and unparalleled guest service. The casino features 2,000 Certified Loose slot machines, exciting table games including blackjack, roulette, pai gow poker and more, as well as the most rewarding Players Club around, which is always free to join. Guests can enjoy the spacious Main Casino, a large and private High Limit Slot Area, an innovative slot tournament area, additional amenities and more. For gamers that prefer a non-smoking experience, the separate Non-Smoking Casino features a state-of-the-art air filtration system and over 500 Certified Loose slot machines to choose from, a separate Players Club, the casino’s Promotions Area, a new tournament area and more, all in a completely smoke-free environment. Exceptional dining options at Valley View Casino & Hotel include the iconic Maine Lobster Buffet; the award-winning Black&Blue Steakhouse and Lounge featuring a spectacular 3,300-gallon saltwater aquarium for guests to admire; BLD’s Cafe; Sweets pastry, coffee and sandwich shop; Stix Asian noodle bar; and Snax 24-hour snack shop. With three bars, including the new Video Poker Bar, and free live entertainment at the Main Stage Bar, there’s always something going on at Valley View Casino & Hotel. To extend your fun, the luxury boutique hotel features 12 Luxury Suites (1,000 sq. ft.) and 96 Deluxe Rooms (500 sq. ft.), all with breathtaking views of the Palomar mountain range along with free internet, free valet service and a complimentary VIP breakfast. Plus, the casino known around Southern California as San Diego’s Favorite® does not charge any resort fees or parking charges, making it a true Vegas experience at a great value. All guests 21 and over are invited to enjoy the casino, hotel and restaurants. Valley View Casino & Hotel is located just 15 miles northeast of Westfield North County Mall, just east of Escondido and south of Temecula. less
Attraction type: Casinos
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Keys Creek Lavender Farm
Keys Creek Lavender Farm
Attraction type: Farms
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Nurtured By Nature
Nurtured By Nature
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Harrah's Resort Southern California
Harrah's Resort Southern California(Funner)
Attraction type: Casinos
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Palomar Observatory
Palomar Observatory(Palomar Mountain)
Owner description: Palomar Observatory, located atop Palomar Mountain in north San Diego County, California, is a center of astronomical research owned and operated by the California Institute of... more Owner description: Palomar Observatory, located atop Palomar Mountain in north San Diego County, California, is a center of astronomical research owned and operated by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). The Observatory is home to three active research telescopes: the 200-inch (5.1-meter) Hale Telescope, the 48-inch (1.2-meter) Samuel Oschin Telescope, and the 60-inch (1.5-meter) telescope. The research is conducted by Caltech faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and students, as well as by researchers at collaborating institutions. Conceived of almost a hundred years ago, Palomar Observatory has been at the forefront of astronomical research since mid-century. Today, the observatory operates every clear night and is an iconic facility for scientific advancement, instrument development, and student training. The Observatory is a popular destination in Southern California and receives tens of thousands of visitors a year from all over the world. Most come to see the famous 200-inch (5.1-meter) Hale Telescope-for decades the largest effective telescope in operation. Whether you are an astronomy, history, or engineering enthusiast, or simply curious about the Observatory, you will enjoy visiting our museum and taking one of our guided tours of the facility. All are welcome at the Palomar, but we ask that all visitors respect our rules and procedures. Public, guided tours of the 200-inch (5.1-meter) Hale Telescope are available to visitors on the weekends (Saturday and Sunday, start times are 11:00 am and 1:30 pm) spring through fall-typically from the first weekend in April to the last weekend October. The tours are roughly one hour long, and limited-availalbility tickets (sold exclusively on a day-of and first-come, first served basis) are required. Please plan accordingly. less
Attraction type: Observatories & Planetariums
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The Buffet at Valley View Casino & Hotel
The Buffet at Valley View Casino & Hotel
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Buffet, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Yellow Deli
The Yellow Deli
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Earl of Sandwich
Cuisines: American, Fast Food, Soups
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Black&Blue Steakhouse and Lounge - Valley View Casino
Black&Blue Steakhouse and Lounge - Valley View Casino
Price: $30 - $50
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Steakhouse
Good for: Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Fat Ivor's Rib Rack
Fat Ivor's Rib Rack
Cuisines: American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Motel Mediteran
2.0 of 5
Motel Mediteran
$66 - $206
Ranked #3 of 16 Hotels in Escondido
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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Escondido Downtown
2.0 of 5
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Escondido Downtown
$63 - $196
Ranked #5 of 16 Hotels in Escondido
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Harrah's Resort Southern California
3.5 of 5
Harrah's Resort Southern California
$166 - $441
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Funner
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Lakehouse Hotel & Resort
4.0 of 5
Lakehouse Hotel & Resort
$159 - $378
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in San Marcos
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Hampton Inn & Suites San Diego-Poway
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites San Diego-Poway
$136 - $283
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Poway
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Golden Door
4.0 of 5
Golden Door
$200 - $5,375
Ranked #6 of 16 Hotels in Escondido
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