Don't spend time hemming and hawing about what you should do next. Del Mar Racetrack awaits.
It awaits you in Del Mar, 450 miles (724 kilometers) from the state capital, Sacramento.
Only staying for a short amount of time? Make a reservation at one of the 12 hotels that are situated within a short drive of Del Mar Racetrack. Many travelers like the L'Auberge Del Mar - Destination Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo San Diego Del Mar and Del Mar Motel on the Beach, 1 mile (2 kilometers), 2 miles (3 kilometers) and 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, respectively.
Put your feet up at one of the budget-friendly hotels that are a short drive away. Some options include the Econo Lodge Encinitas Moonlight Beach and the Portofino Beach Inn - Encinitas.
Elegant surroundings will entice you at the Hilton San Diego Del Mar, only 0.3 miles (0.5 kilometers) away and the lone upmarket hotel nearby.
When you're done exploring Del Mar Racetrack, take a five-minute walk to The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and enjoy a hot cup of coffee and the inviting surrounds. You can find more substantial meal options also nearby at Premier Food Services Inc. You know it's the right time to have a nightcap when dusk begins to fall. Enquire about a local spirit or wine at Silks Restaurant & Polo Lounge, just five minutes on foot.