Weekend Road Trip Ideas From the Encinitas Area

At Complete Car Care in Encinitas, we want you to get out on the open road and enjoy what our community has to offer, and even the communities beyond the boundaries of Encinitas, Carlsbad, and Rancho Santa Fe. To make sure you aren’t faced with surprises worthy of auto repair during your highway adventure, our auto mechanics will quickly and accurately examine your vehicle, making sure everything is good to go.

Complete Car Care in Encinitas is fortunate to be located in such a beautiful area, close to many lovely locations, including Carlsbad and Rancho Santa Fe. But we are only a few hours, a few hundred miles away from several other incredible places. Why not take the weekend and plan a road trip away from Encinitas? Here are some of our favorite road trip ideas:


  1. Ensenada, Mexico: If you are searching for a true weekend getaway, Ensenada is all that and more. Ensenada is the starting place to explore Baja California, and this destination is worthy of a weekend to remember. You can windsurf along the coast, peacefully watch the whales, or tour the historical mission town of Guadalupe, to name just a few of the activities this location has to offer.

  2. Bear Mountain: Grab your snowboard and skis and hit the slopes. Spend the weekend exploring the winter wonderland at Bear Mountain in Los Angeles.

  3. Palm Springs: Looking to sip a smoothie and sunbathe by the pool? Palm Springs is the weekend road trip for you. Whether you are interested in relaxing at a hot spring, playing a game of golf, or planing a day at the spa, Palm Springs seems to have something for everybody.

  4. Santa Catalina Island: Leaving directly from Encinitas to Dana Point, you can catch the ferry to Santa Catalina Island and spend a weekend on an island paradise, as your breath will be taken away as you witness stunning wildlife and coastal beauty.

  5. Solvang: Visit Solvang and be whisked away into a fairytale, as this little town seems to be crafted from a storybook. Known for its Danish-architecture, Solvang is great place to bring the family.

Before you head out on your weekend road trip, visit the auto mechanics at Complete Car Care in Encinitas. We will make sure your vehicle is ready for the trip ahead, whether you are planning a golf game in Palm Springs or getting your camera ready for some whale watching in Ensenada, Mexico.

We are the go-to auto repair shop for Carlsbad, Rancho Santa Fe, and Encinitas drivers, as we are directed by a strong moral compass, offer exceptional auto repair backed by a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty, and convenient loaner and shuttle service. What more can you ask for? Schedule an appointment today, or stop by at 318A N El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA 92024.


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