By Stephanie Reynolds, East County San Diego Homes 619-838-4408
(Integrity First Financial Group, Inc. )
As a resident of Santee for over 19 years now, I must share the "staycation"getaway we have loved for years! Just a hop, skip and jump away from Towne Center, located just off of Mast Boulevard and Fanita Parkway is a vacation get away in our own back yard! Spanning 7 lakes long and covering 190 acres, Santee Lakes has something for everyone! With each lake using reclaimed water, Padre Dam has gone green in more ways than one! Surrounded by plush green landscaping, and miles of walking/biking trails, the preserve of Santee Lakes is home to over 175 species of birds. From the Wood Ducks that breed at the Lakes to the rare Downy Woodpecker, you can't help but take up bird watching! Click here for the list of birds to be on the look out for when visiting! Ok, so birdwatching isn't your spe...