Category Archives: Beaches & Outdoors

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The best remedy to beat the heat? An escape to sunny San Diego! Here are five great ways to cool off while still enjoying the sunshine: Read More…

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Make the most out of the last weekend in June by enjoying these top things to do in San Diego:

Please note: It’s expected to get very warm this weekend. Please make sure to wear sunscreen, drink plenty of water and spend a few moments in the shade when you are out exploring San Diego. Read More…

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School is out and summer is finally here! As a big sister and nanny in San Diego I am constantly looking for ways to keep the tweens in my life entertained and off their electronic devices. Besides our amazing attractions like SeaWorld, LEGOLAND and the San Diego Zoo, here are my top five picks when entertaining a tween in San Diego. Read More…

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Alice Cooper said it best, “No more teachers, no more books…school’s out for summer!” When the final school bell rings and summer break begins, there’s no better place to bring your kids than San Diego, especially teenagers. San Diego has great teen activities known to cause many of them to happily lay down their smart phones and join in the fun. Here are a few “teen-tested, mother approved” San Diego activities that my own two teenagers enjoy every summer. Read More…

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Father’s Day is just around the corner! If you’re just making plans and hankering for adventure, I’ve got a few fun ideas in San Diego’s wild and wonderful East County region. Read More…

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As the days are getting longer and warmer, it’s hard to escape the allure of San Diego’s 70 miles of coastline. Of course, when you’re enjoying a day along San Diego’s sparkling shore, dressed in your finest flip flops and swimsuit, the last thing you want to do is pack up your towels and beach lounger in search of quick beachside eats. Fortunately, a tasty meal is only steps away from the sand at these casual beachside restaurants and snack shops. Read More…

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Riding a bike is one of those great family activities that transcend age – it’s for the young and young at heart – plus, they say once you’ve learned how to do it, you’ll never forget. Add that to San Diego’s year-round sunshine and biking rises to the top of the must-do activity list for outdoor family fun when exploring the best scenic terrain San Diego has to offer.

Here are a few family friendly biking trails you can choose, and cruise, for the ultimate San Diego family adventure. Read More…

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There’s no place as diverse and full of surprises as San Diego’s expansive East County. Visitors to this region, ranging from rolling foothills to alpine mountains and pristine deserts, can find some of the most incredible sights, especially this summer.

Following are 5 to Try, as you hit the open road this May and June… Read More…

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If you’ve been anywhere other than sunny San Diego for the last few months, chances are you’re ready to hit the beach (and hey, even us locals are itching to get summer started). But what if you made it all the way to San Diego’s shores only to discover that you forgot to pack your swimsuit?

Fear not! Whether you need to shop after some forgetful packing or simply want to look like you blend in with the locals, San Diego shops offer some hot summer styles that are sure to make you look like a lifelong beach babe. Read More…

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I’m always on the lookout to find fun and interesting things to do with the kids…that doesn’t cost a fortune. About a year ago, while the grandparents were visiting from Illinois, I decided to try Geocaching here in San Diego. Read More…