Tag Archives: summer

Last weekend, the Los Angeles Times and the Orange County Register both ran stories that will get you itching to hit the road.  The Times wrote about seeking out great craft beer and specifically highlighted brewery tours in San Diego.  The Register did a “choose … Read More…

San Diego is notably a great summer destination and Sundays seem to shine around here. If you’re looking for something to do on the last day of your weekend, check out these Sunday activities. Free Fun For The Family Spend quality … Read More…

ShermansTravel, the renown online source for deals and travel advice, just announced their list of the country’s top ten places to celebrate July 4th.  Guess what? San Diego is the only place on the whole West Coast on the list.  In fact, … Read More…

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon returns to San Diego this Sunday, May 31st, for the 12th year. More than 20,000 people will participate in the 26.2-mile footrace through San Diego’s streets and highways as live bands perform for them on 26 stages along the course. Read More…

Did you know San Diego Bay has 34 miles of scenic coastline dotted with restaurants, shops, hotels, attractions, parks and marinas?  That’s a whole lotta waterfront fun, right downtown.  What’s even more amazing?  This urban playground is serving up the … Read More…

When I’m travelling, I always ask the locals for suggestions. In San Diego, you can find those helpful, knowledgeable locals everyday at our downtown International Visitor Information Center and at our La Jolla Visitor Center. The crack team of staff … Read More…

They’re calling it a “playcation.”  From Memorial Day through Labor Day, downtown’s Hotel Solamar will be offering lots of fun freebies and silly summer cocktails.  My faves: Try your luck at check-in by hula-hooping for 20 seconds or playing rock, … Read More…

If you could time travel, would you go backwards?  How far?  With the opening of Elephant Odyssey on May 23, the San Diego Zoo is taking us back.  Way back…in a big way.  The new 7.5 acre, $45 million exhibit … Read More…

When I was kid, Star Wars was big.  Endless hours were whiled away by me and the neighbor boys rebelling against Darth Vader and the Empire.  A few prequels and many years later and Star Wars is still big.  Huge … Read More…

Extended park hours, fireworks, live music and special nighttime animal shows?  Yes siree!  Check out SeaWorld’s Summer Nights during May 23 – September 7.  My personal favorites are the nighttime performances of Riptide (think Cirque du Soleil with hip-hop flare) … Read More…