Alpine is a small, historic community in the rural mountains of East San Diego County. Located just about half an hour from central San Diego, Alpine offers the quiet charm of a small-town neighborhood with all of the amenities of a larger community. With plenty of hiking trails, open spaces, and recreational activities nearby, Alpine is a popular choice for outdoor enthusiasts and families alike.
The area is home to several attractions that draw people from all over San Diego; including Viejas Casino & Resort, the Alpine Historical Society, Wright’s Field, Viejas Mountain Trail, and more. The main hub with the most attractions lies along Tavern Road, where you’ll find plenty of restaurants, small boutique shops, and antiques, as well as Alpine Creek Shopping Center. The area is also home to a few schools, including Joan MacQueen Middle School and Alpine Country Day School.