San Diego and Tijuana have always defined and strengthened one another. Mexican culture is woven into the very fabric of San Diego, seen, heard, and tasted everywhere from art galleries and taco shops to breweries, bars, and boutiques. There are infinite ways to experience and understand it, but these are among the richest, most delicious […]
This is where it all began—not just the city of San Diego but the modern history of what we know as California. On the hill just behind Old Town, the Spanish built the first mission in what is today the Golden State. By the mid-1800s, Old Town was as happening as anywhere in the West. […]
What’s New This Fall in San Diego?
The year was 1969 when San Diego’s minor league team was accepted as an expansion squad in the majors. Decked out in yellow and brown jerseys, the team, named for the Franciscan friars who founded the city 200 years earlier, came out swinging. The half-century since then has seen 14 players who at one time […]
With its enchanting beaches, bistros, bars, boutiques—and even some of the finest botanical gardens found anywhere—Encinitas does not lack for chill vibes. It’s easy to see why it’s been a longtime haven for surfers, artists, and families looking to live the good life without sacrificing culture. No matter how much or how little you’re looking […]
Like its brewers, bartenders, and chefs, San Diego’s makers of ice cream, gelato, and frozen vegan confections take their craft seriously. Luckily, the weather encourages sampling these sweet delicacies day and night year round. That’s good, because you’ll need all the time you can get to try San Diego’s finest frozen treats.
Called San Diego’s water wonderland, America’s largest manmade aquatic park was literally built for a good time. Its endless beaches, calm-water bays, bike paths, golf course, amusement parks, and resorts beckon to all. There’s no shortage of perfect ways to spend a day in Mission Bay — jet-skiing, sailing, at SeaWorld, in a spa, all […]
Since way back in the 1860s (when the streets were lighted with 50 gas-powered lamps) this happening part of the city has been lit. Today, this 16-block area close to everything in downtown is a wonderful mishmash of historic Victorian architecture, the best of modern food and drink, and San Diego’s most vibrant nightlife. Here […]
San Diego’s extensive menu of daytime activities can leave you wanting nothing more than to relax for a few beats and take in a good movie. As it happens, this town is home to luxury movie theaters with restaurant-style kitchens, al fresco viewings, and star-studded international film festivals. Whether you want to don a tuxedo […]
Grab some pals and check out these neighborhoods — one watering hole at a time. Each has a high density of spots to grab a beverage, a bite, and a good time. You never know where the night (or day) might take you.