Poway, California, United States

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Poway, California, United States

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Laid-back city life, SoCal style

Nestled in the heart of San Diego county, Poway is a great base from which to explore this ruggedly beautiful region. The affluent, laid back city boasts alluring specialty shops, bustling farmers' markets, and mouthwatering restaurants serving everything from decadent thick crust pizza to fresh, melt-in-the-mouth sushi and sashimi. Within easy reach lie pristine parks, majestic mountains, and tranquil hiking trails galore. Poway vacation rentals range from cozy apartment to sprawling family houses, so you're bound to find one that suits your exact requirements.

Shop til you drop or explore the great outdoors

Shopaholics of all stripes are in for a treat. At Old Poway Village, you'll find an enticing selection of independent boutiques and irresistible eateries. If you're in town on Saturday, be sure to swing by the weekly farmers' market for the freshest local produce and dazzling gourmet gifts. Afterwards, you can jump on a vintage steam train and take a scenic trip back in time along the Poway-Midland Railroad. Poway is surrounded by spectacular hiking spots, but the most iconic is surely Potato Chip Rock, a strikingly thin rock that juts dramatically out of the peak of Mount Woodson.

Quirky museums and glitzy casinos

You'll find an eclectic array of attractions on the doorstep of your Poway vacation rental. The Lightning Brewery is a hip local institution specializing in award-winning lagers and German-style beers. Swing by its tasting room for an indulgent evening sampling their latest specialty and seasonal brews straight from the barrel. For a stimulating trip down memory lane, head to the Poway Heritage Museum, where local history is brought to life through beautifully preserved artifacts, scale models, and photos. A short drive out of town will lead you to the Barona Casino and Resort, where you can enjoy an evening of thrilling high-stakes gaming and decadent gourmet dining.

Year-round sunshine in Poway

Poway is blessed with an enviable climate. Summer days are long, hot and sunny, with low humidity ensuring that it rarely gets too stifling. If you're planning an active getaway, you may prefer to visit in spring or fall, when milder temperatures offer ideal conditions for hiking or mountain biking. Poway is also a great winter getaway, with pleasantly warm daytime weather. However, it can get chilly in the evenings at this time of year, so be sure to pack some warm clothes.

Get back to nature in Poway

Within easy reach of your Poway vacation rental, you'll find around 55 miles of pristine hiking trails, widely regarded to be among the most spectacular in Southern California. For a spot of gentle exertion, a stroll around shimmering Lake Poway is hard to beat. Its banks are scattered with glorious flowers, and the nearby rugged mountains provide a spectacular backdrop. If you're feeling more energetic, try scrambling up Iron Mountain, for jaw-dropping panoramic views of mist-strewn peaks and valleys.