Things to Do in La Mesa, CA

Things to Do in La Mesa, CA, La Mesa, California (B)

If you’re looking for things to do in La Mesa, CA, I hope this will help. It may be overlooked as just another bedroom community of San Diego, but you can’t spend all your time at the beach! There’s so much more to do and it’s worth the time to explore inland. So…what makes La Mesa a fun place to visit? Read on to learn about at least 8 things to do in La Mesa — great for individuals, couples, or families.

No doubt, it’s much easier to drive than to hike to the top of a mountain! Mt. Helix Park is a major landmark in la Mesa, at 1370 ft. At the top, you’ll find a nature preserve with amazing views, walking trails, an outdoor amphitheater, and even some parking. Mt. Helix is well-known for its Easter Sunrise service, Halloween Festival, Christmas caroling, and various musical performances held at the amphitheater. There’s also a 35-ft tall cross that can be seen from quite a distance.

I recently visited with my grandchildren. They loved walking the trails and climbing up and down the outdoor amphitheatre. But their favorite was climbing a pile of boulders they found! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Things to Do in La Mesa, CA
Guide Location: USA » La Mesa
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tamara Wilcox
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Mt. Helix
  • La Mesa Depot Museum
  • La Mesa Blvd
  • The Corner Store
  • La Mesa’s Walk of Fame
  • Sheldon’s Service Station
  • Rose Pink Cafe
  • Briercrest Park
  • Mesita Park
  • Lake Murray
  • Mission Trails Regional Park
  • Mission Trails Visitor & Interpretive Center