Warm up the car, fill a thermos to the brim with hot chocolate, pack some cookies and head out with the family for an evening of twinkling Christmas lights in San Diego.
Did you know, San Diego was discovered by Europeans 473 years ago? Yep, only 50 years after Columbus and more than 200 years before the Spanish missions were started. Spanish explorer Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo sailed his galleon ship, the San Salvador into San Diego Bay on Sept. 28, 1542 – going down in history as San Diego’s “first […]
It’s October and that means the Kidvasion of San Diego has begun! 100+ attractions, restaurants, hotels and more are offering amazing deals just for kids. Below are the spectacular offers from San Diego attractions your kids don’t want to miss! Kids Go Free to San Diego Zoo & Safari Park Lions and tigers and kids […]
I must agree with Ken Burns that our National Parks are America’s Best Idea. 100 years since the founding of the National Park Service (2016 is the centennial), more than 400 locations throughout the United States and its territories have become National Parks. Each one of these wonders offers citizens of the world the chance […]
Take a step back in time and explore San Diego aboard everything from steam locomotives to exquisite model train exhibits to coastal views to die for. Coaster Train – Ride with a View Visitors to San Diego County can ride the rails on double-decker Coaster and Amtrak California trains along the coast with not-to-be-missed views […]
You know the old saying, “In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue…” Well, San Diego has its own historic maritime tale: “In 1542, Cabrillo sailed the ocean blue and discovered…San Diego.” Yep, hard to believe that over 470 years ago(!)Portuguese explorer named Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, who sailed for Spain, came across our little slice of paradise. […]
With more than a dozen pet friendly hotels throughout the city, and even more restaurants that open their doors to doggy dining companions, it’s no surprise that San Diego is a popular destination for pet lovers. And for those looking for a pet-centric experience that goes above and beyond, you’ll find that here too! If quality dog […]
A few miles removed from the beach, City Heights has yet to make its way to most visitors itineraries, but that is about to change. With vibrant art, colorful neighborhood culture and lots of under-the-radar restaurants, the diversity of City Heights means visitors from all walks of life will find something to love in this urban area of San Diego.
Warm up the car, fill a thermos to the brim with hot chocolate and grab some cookies so the whole family can enjoy an evening of twinkling Christmas lights in San Diego. > Check out the 2015 Edition Please note, some light displays and events are weather dependent. Here are just a few of San […]
The holidays are just around the corner and there’s no better place to be than San Diego’s sparkling Mission Bay where distinctly California festivities await! Mission Bay Christmas Boat Parade of Lights Everybody loves a holiday parade. But in San Diego, they don’t just happen in the streets. A unique maritime way to make some […]