The City of La Mesa, CA
The city of La Mesa is located in the state of California in San Diego County and has a population of 55,547 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to La Mesa is San Diego, approximately 18 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near La Mesa, including Bj's Restaurant in LA Mesa, A & W Restaurants, Red Lobster, Anthony's Fish Grotto - LA Mesa and Arby's Roast Beef Restaurant - LA Mesa. For a larger selection of La Mesa restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby La Mesa Golf Courses and/or Arenas, including the Carlton Oaks Country Club, Mission Trails Golf Course, Cox Arena - San Diego State University, Colina Park Golf Course and Sun Valley Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of La Mesa please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 6 airports are located in or near La Mesa:
- Carlsbad McClellan-Palomar Airport (CLD)
- Downtown - San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN)
- Oceanside Airport (OCN)
- San Diego Brown Field Municipal Airport (SDM)
- San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN)
- Tijuana General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl. Airport (TIJ)
La Mesa, California Climate and WeatherIn the month of July, La Mesa experiences an average high temperature of 84 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in July are usually about 62 degrees with an average rainfall of 0.06 inches. The seasonal climate varies in La Mesa with daytime temperatures averaging 85 degrees in the summer, and 69 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect La Mesa to receive an average of 2.31 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 0.15 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 109 degrees in the summer and as low as 26 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to La Mesa should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 76 degrees, and nighttime lows of 54.
La Mesa, California Attractions
1California Surf Museum - Oceanside,
The California Surf Museum is a museum located at 312 Pier View Way in Oceanside, California, dedicated to archiving and displaying surfboards, surf art, memorabilia, surfing equipment, photographs, magazines, videos, and more. The California Surf Museum's permanent time line of surfboards includes wooden boards from the early 1900s to today's modern boards. The museum has rotating exhibits and is visited by an estimated 20,000 people annually.
2Carlsbad - Carlsbad,
Carlsbad is a coastal resort city lying along the Pacific Ocean in the North County San Diego section of Southern California. Carlsbad is located 87 miles south of Los Angeles and 35 miles north of downtown San Diego, . High property values, very high median family incomes, and high education levels have made Carlsbad one of the wealthiest communities in California and in the US. A low population density, coastal location, thriving commercial sector, and an award-winning school district all contribute to the high standard of living in the area.
3Carlton Oaks Country Club - Santee,
The Carlton Oaks Country Club is an 18 hole resort golf course in San Diego County California. Built in 1950, this Santee course designed by Dye Designs International is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 619-448-8500. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 9200 Inwood Dr, Santee, CA 92071
4Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club - San Diego,
The Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club is an 18 hole public golf course in San Diego County California. Built in 1986, this San Diego course designed by Ron Fream is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 858-487-9224. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 14050 Carmel Ridge Rd, San Diego, CA 92128
5Centro Cultural de la Raza - , Balboa Park, , , , , , , San Diego,
The Centro Cultural de la Raza is a non-profit organization with the specific mission to create, preserve, promote and educate about Chicano, Mexicano, Indigenousand Latino art and culture. It is located in Balboa Park in San Diego, California.
6Children's Pool Beach - , Children's Pool Beach,
A sea wall built in 1931 protects the beach from waves, making it a favorite spot for divers and swimmers. Before the sea wall was built, there was a shallow water area between a large rock and a mainland bluff called "Seal Rock Point." The sea wall was built on top of several rocks, across the channel. It is topped by a paved walkway protected by railings.
7Chula Vista Golf Course - Bonita,
The Chula Vista Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in San Diego County California. Built in 1961, this Bonita course designed by Harry Rainville is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 619-479-4141. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 4475 Bonita Rd, Bonita, CA 91902
8Colina Park Golf Course - San Diego,
The Colina Park Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in San Diego County California. Built in 1954, this San Diego course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 619-582-4704. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 4085 52nd St, San Diego, CA 92105
9Coronado - Coronado,
Coronado, which is also referred to as Coronado Island, is an affluent city located in San Diego County, California, 5.2 miles from downtown San Diego, . Its population was 24,100 at the 2000 census. U.S. News and World Report lists Coronado as one of the most expensive places to reside in the US. Coronado lies on a peninsula connected to the mainland by a 10-mile isthmus called the Silver Strand Locals sometimes call Coronado The Island or Coronado Island, and they denote the core living and business area as The Village.
10Coronado Golf Course - Coronado,
The Coronado Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in San Diego County California. Built in 1957, this Coronado course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 2 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 619-435-3121. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 2000 Visalia Row, Coronado, CA 92118
La Mesa, California Hotels
6Motel 6 San Diego La Mesa
7621 Alvarado Rd I-8 At 70th Street/fletcher Parkway
La Mesa, CA
La Mesa, California Restaurants
This is a list of La Mesa Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers. Happy Dining!
La Mesa Articles
Published September 20, 2011
These top 10 zoos on the West Coast of the US including Alaska and Hawaii are a wonderful place to learn about the fascinating animals in our world's diverse habitats.
Published August 25, 2011
A fun filled family trip to Sea World in San Diego California with our 3 year old son and 10 month old daughter.
Published August 24, 2011
Our family visit to the San Diego Zoo in California was the highlight of our trip, with exhibits like the Elephant Odyssey, Polar Rim, the Great Apes and much more
Published July 11, 2011
La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, CA has something for everyone and is featured by Tots and Travel as one of the top 10 family resorts on the West Coast
Published May 19, 2011
A San Diego family vacation with two young children, including a detailed review about the Days Hotel, Hotel Circle accommodations, dining, and nearby attractions.
Published February 18, 2011
Our relaxing one day family get-away to Mission Bay San Diego, including a visit to the Quail Botanical Gardens, San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve and much more.
Published December 29, 2010
The Flower Fields of Carlsbad are 50 acres of blooming beauty on a hillside overlooking the sea. The Flower Fields of Carlsbad offer fun-filled special events and activities.
Published December 29, 2010
With so many wild animals to see in a preserved replica of their own natural habitat, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park offers a fascinating view of the wild life there.
Published December 29, 2010
What is so wonderful about Legoland in Carlsbad is the interactive fun-filled activities that engage children and take their imaginations to greater heights.
Published December 29, 2010
Many of the suites at the Tamarack Beach Resort offer onobstructed ocean views, and the sunsets are simply breathtaking. The hotel includes a heated pool and two hot tubs.