Every year on November 1-2, Mexico celebrates Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead), an ode to death through food, music and altars. This tradition originated as an Aztec ritual several thousand years ago. The festivity acknowledges death as an inevitable part of life. Mexicans believe the gateway between life and Mictlán (the underworld) dissolves […]
Mostly known for its pristine beaches, San Diego County is home to more than 20 freshwater lakes and reservoirs. These bodies of water offer a variety of recreational opportunities away from the coast and the city. Lake fishing aficionados can hook catfish, bluegill, carp, crappie, sunfish bass, and trout. Water enthusiasts can enjoy kayaking, boating, […]
Mission Bay, San Diego’s water wonderland, offers plenty of awesome activities during the day. But the fun doesn’t stop when the sun sets. The 4,600-acre aquatic playground, the largest of its kind in the world, offers plenty of outdoor and exciting opportunities well into the night. Before visiting, please check with each point of interest […]
Mission Valley and neighboring Old Town San Diego, centrally located in the heart of San Diego, offer a variety of year-round outdoor activities. Here are 7 “must dos” in Mission Valley and Old Town, from hiking, biking and golf to discovering San Diego’s rich early California history to shopping for the perfect gift or souvenir. […]
Summer excitement continues to rise as San Diego attractions reopen for visitors. Enjoy summer fun at the world-famous San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park and Balboa Park’s gardens and museums. You can also visit popular aquariums and San Diego’s beautiful bays where rich Naval history and outdoor activities abound. Here is a […]
While social distancing and travel restrictions have many around the world staying home, people everywhere can still feel the warmth and joy of a San Diego experience through a number of virtual connection opportunities. Whether you’re looking for an educational activity or inspiration for warmer days ahead, these virtual San Diego experiences are sure to […]
This bustling commercial district of Mission Valley, easily accessed from all of San Diego’s neighborhoods, is so much more than shopping malls (though it has its share of those, and they are stacked with fabulous shops and plenty of delicious eats). You’ll also find a bit of California history, well-designed golf links, skydiving (no airplane […]
San Diego takes wellness seriously. Whether you have an hour, a day or a week, our spa sanctuaries, holistic retreats and other health-focused hideaways will leave you relaxed, rejuvenated and recharged.
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 […]
From amazing beaches to museums and art to taco shops, the surfing culture permeates throughout San Diego County. Surfing was recently dubbed California’s official state sport. But San Diego has been ahead of the trend for decades, embracing a city-wide laid-back surf culture and serving as one of the top surfing destinations in the world.