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Discover San Diego’s Neighborhoods with our Summer Sweepstakes. Join us every week as we showcase the best in what to do, where to eat, and where to stay in some of San Diego’s unique neighborhoods. Be sure to check back for exciting insider tips, giveaways, and more! This week’s spotlight is on Coronado.

Coronado is a gorgeous island getaway where worries seem to melt away once guests cross over the iconic blue span of the San Diego Coronado Bridge. Situated between San Diego Bay and the Pacific Ocean, the “Crown City” is a paradise of relaxation and recreation …

Have you entered our Escape to San Diego Sweepstakes? Hurry and enter by Friday, May 13th, and you could win a five night stay at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel and roundtrip airfare for two! How would you like to spend those five beautiful days in San Diego? Let me count the ways…

1. La Jolla: While La Jolla’s majestic coastline is more than enough reason to visit, it also boasts a vibrant arts community, centered on the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. The building’s exterior installation of suspended rowboats is just the beginning inside you’ll …

In our Escape to San Diego Sweepstakes, we are giving away round trip airfare for two and a five night stay at the San Diego Hilton Bayfront Hotel. You can enter here! How would you spend it if you brought the kids? Well, I must say, this might be the easiest blog I’ve ever written. Of course I have help, my two kids ages 8 and 10. They are the true ambassadors to San Diego and are experts on all things San Diego kid friendly. In fact, all five of these were handpicked by them. The hardest part …

Our Escape to San Diego Sweepstakes is in full swing. We are giving away a 5 night stay at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel and round-trip airfare for two! Contest ends May 13, 2011, so be sure to enter today. How would you spend your five days in San Diego? Last week I highlighted our amazing beaches and outdoors. Sure we have an average year-round temperature of 70 degrees and over 70 miles of beaches, but there is so much more to explore. Today I’m highlighting the perfect Urban Escape.

The Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel is the …

Do you love visiting San Diego? Really love it? Then enter to win our sweepstakes and you could win a 5 night stay at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel and airfare for two! And as the big winner, you’ll have five whole days to enjoy all that San Diego has to offer. Never been to San Diego or interested in trying something new? Here’s how I would spend my five days highlighting the outdoors and our amazing beaches.

Waking up each morning at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel will provide inspiration as you plan your day. The …

With the arrival of spring, San Diego hotels are offering money-saving packages to celebrate this colorful season. From picturesque Mission Bay to dynamic downtown to charming Coronado, travelers can find incredible deals for family friendly spring breaks or adults-only getaways.

Fun for the Whole Family

The Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina is offering a Spring Break Package including spacious waterfront accommodations, a $25 spa credit, tasty s’mores kit and 20 percent off four tickets to the San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park, SeaWorld San Diego or LEGOLAND California. The Spring Break Package is available through April …

Everybody delights in a great Happy Hour – especially those that include yummy bargain eats along with their drink specials. An increasing number of budget-conscious travelers (and locals, too) are turning Happy Hours into dinner dates. So, when considering San Diego lodging options, it makes savvy sense to investigate your hotel’s HH scene. Here’s a sampling of what’s available:

Andaz San Diego, in the heart of Gaslamp Quarter, calls its HH “Happier Hour.” Ranch & Coast recently named it San Diego’s very best HH – for good reason. Enjoy the party from 5 until 8 PM Mondays through Fridays …

Winter in San Diego? While the rest of the nation is in deep freeze, San Diegans are enjoying 70-degree temps. Ok, so maybe it dips into the 60s some days. It’s still a pretty perfect place for a winter getaway: Crowds are gone – and lodging prices are at their lowest.

Imagine sleeping over the surf in one of the 23 white clapboard cottages on historic Crystal Pier in Pacific Beach. Units have fully equipped kitchens and private patios. In summer, 1-bedroom cottages go for $300 a night – and there’s a 3-night minimum. The regular off-season rate is …


The holiday season is almost over and what better time to celebrate then by treating yourself to a relaxing spa treatment. A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to attend an event and have a sampling of some really great treatments. Spa Na’Mara, a new boutique spa in Del Mar, had their grand opening in December. Nestled inside the Stratford Inn, Spa Na’Mara incorporates the power of touch with natural marine-based products. Locals and visitors alike can savor a variety of treatments and services that help achieve maximum rejuvenation and balance – from signature massages and facials to …


Spending New Year’s Eve in San Diego is great way to ring in the New Year. One sure hot spot every year is the Gaslamp District. With over 35 pubs and nightclubs, 100 restaurants and over 20 hotels, visitors will find something that suits their party style. One celebration that is sure to create an evening to remember is the San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter’s Bottom’s Up party.

Guests start their evening at the Marriott Gaslamp’s street-level Soleil @k and Latitude Lounge. Party revelers will sample a whole new standard of cuisine with assorted fresh greens, decadent raw seafood bar, …