Put “San Diego’s Best Kept Secret” — Rancho Los Coches RV Park — on your future travel wish list. This beautiful, quiet, off-freeway park is rated as a top RV campground in the area. The park is easily accessed from Interstate 8, which leads to all of San Diego’s attractions. Sea World, the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, the USS Midway Museum and the downtown Gaslamp district are just minutes away. For gaming fun, there are several casinos nearby. Travelers planning future adventures can forward to enjoying the heated pool, relaxing spa and recreation room with pool and ping pong tables. There is also a fitness room to keep your exercise routine on course during your stay! It’s never too early to think about future travel plans for when the coast is clear.
Plan for Relaxation
Envision a rustic atmosphere near a big city. Los Coches Creek runs through the property and affords guests an excellent place for a leisurely walk alone or with a pet. Well-behaved pets can go off-leash to experience the freedom to run and possibly chase their favorite ball! There is a Frisbee golf course on the banks of Los Coches Creek for those guests looking for a fun game of Frisbee golf with friends.
Plan to Explore History
Make room in your future itinerary for the Svenska-Flicka chapel area. With its beautiful stained glass, this is a great place for meditation and relaxation. One of the main landmarks in the park is the windmill house. It was built in 1925 with a windmill that pumped water to generate electricity for the house. In 1973, the property was purchased by George & JoAnn Ramstead. They renovated the house in 1984 and it remains today as a landmark for the area. For history buffs, Rancho Los Coches is a historical site, #425, that is known as Mexico’s smallest land grant when the area was under Mexican rule in the 19thcentury. The first permanent structure was an adobe house built in 1859. There was also a stone corral built and part of the stone wall exists today. It served as a station for the Butterfield Stage route that ran from San Diego to San Antonio, which was known as the “jackass mail” route.
Plan to Learn
Long ago, cactus seeds that were shipped from Spain formed a cactus fence to keep the cattle in and the thieves out. Some of these cacti are still present in the park! Rocks along Los Coches Creek remain with deep holes called morterosin, which they used large stones called manosto grind acorns for mush called sowee. Large boulders that formed a smokehouse remain with the smoke of yesteryear still present on the boulders. Does Southern California loom large in your future travel dreams? Well, whatever you are looking for, Rancho Los Coches has it. Come find out what makes this park, “San Diego’s Best Kept Secret”!
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