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.
No matter how you slice it, San Diego has some magnificent pies. Whether you embrace tradition or crave inventive pies, no matter how you feel about the ever-controversial topping of pineapple—gasp!—you’ll understand why San Diego was voted among the best cities for pizza in the United States.
Making a strong case for being San Diego hottest foodie neighborhood, Little Italy is home to a number of celebrity chefs, including Brian Malarkey and Richard Blais, as well as rising stars equally deserving of recognition for both classic and inventive dishes. Once home to legions of Italian tuna fishermen, this historical neighborhood walks the […]
There are so many reasons to jump out of bed in San Diego. Not the least of which is the call of brunch – one of this town’s favorite meals, and the perfect way to prepare for whatever adventure awaits. Or recover from whatever the previous day brought.
Visiting San Diego for the first time? This guide will help you plan your trip with an overview of the best things California’s Beach City has to offer.