Category Archives: Activities & Attractions

I must agree with Ken Burns that our National Parks are America’s Best Idea. Nearly 100 years since the founding of the National Park Service (2016 is the centennial), more than 400 locations throughout the United States and its territories … Read More…

Take a step back in time and explore San Diego aboard everything from steam locomotives to exquisite model train exhibits to coastal views to die for. Coaster Train – Ride with a View Visitors to San Diego County can ride … Read More…

Due to technical complications, the April 19 Launch has been postponed. A new date will be announced in the future. You know the old saying, “In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue…” Well, San Diego has its own historic maritime tale: … Read More…

With more than a dozen pet friendly hotels throughout the city, and even more restaurants that open their doors to doggy dining companions, it’s no surprise that San Diego is a popular destination for pet lovers. And for those looking for a … Read More…

A few miles removed from the beach, City Heights has yet to make its way to most visitors itineraries, but that is about to change. With vibrant art, colorful neighborhood culture and lots of under-the-radar restaurants, the diversity of City Heights means visitors from all walks of life will find something to love in this urban area of San Diego.

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Warm up the car, fill a thermos to the brim with hot chocolate and grab some cookies so the whole family can enjoy an evening of twinkling Christmas lights in San Diego. Please note, some light displays and events are … Read More…

The holidays are just around the corner and there’s no better place to be than San Diego’s sparkling Mission Bay where distinctly California festivities await! Mission Bay Christmas Boat Parade of Lights Everybody loves a holiday parade. But in San … Read More…

In 1542, Cabrillo sailed the ocean blue and not only discovered San Diego Bay for Spain, but California and the U.S. West Coast as well. Yep, that’s right…San Diego is the Plymouth Rock of the West! Portuguese explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo … Read More…

It’s that time of year – the days grow shorter, the weather grows colder and our dearly (and not-so-dearly) departed rise again for their unwelcome annual visit. If you’re brave or foolish enough to say hello to them, head out … Read More…

There’s a tale of a Cat, so cool in a Hat, that…did you hear…was created right here! Yep Dr. Seuss, that master smith of rhyming words for kids, lived atop a hill called Mt. Soledad in La Jolla (north of … Read More…