The Santa Margarita Inn is located just ten minutes from downtown Fallbrook, one of the country's best cities for the arts and antiques. Also close by is the City of Temecula, home to some of Southern California's most famous wineries. There are several championship golf courses nearby. The San Diego Wild Animal Park, located just 30 minutes away, is a perfect day trip for families.
Visit Fallbrook's unique stores to find hidden treasures. For those looking for adventure at the beach, the City of Oceanside or the Village of Carlsbad is a short drive west.
Several Indian Casinos are close by, for those wishing to try their luck at the tables or slot machines. For the more actively inclined, simply walk out your door and into the canyon, where you will find 12 miles of maintained hiking/biking and equestrian trails.