Fall in San Diego means warm days, cool nights, Halloween fun and, of course, pumpkin patches! Browse the list below to find the perfect pumpkin patch near you. Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch Bates Nut Farm in Valley Center has been a Pumpkin Patch staple for as long as I can remember (the Bates family […]
San Diego’s Liberty Station, on the site of Point Loma’s former Naval Training Center, is a thriving, continually reviving, slice of San Diego history – and one of the best ways to explore the neighborhood it is by attending Friday Night Liberty, beginning at 5:00 PM on the first Friday of each month.
It’s an opportunity to visit galleries and performance venues for free and meet artists at work in studios that have replaced barracks and classrooms where the U.S. Navy once practiced the art of turning boys into men.
If you've ever been to Pike Place Market in Seattle or Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, you know what a delight it is to see seafood as fresh as it gets from local waters.
San Diego now has its very own open-air seafood market called the <a title="Tuna Harbor Dockside Market" href="http://www.thdocksidemarket.com/" target="_blank">Tuna Harbor Dockside Market</a>, located on Fish Harbor Pier on picturesque San Diego Bay between <a title="Seaport Village" href="http://www.sandiego.org/members/shopping/seaport-village.aspx" target="_blank">Seaport Village</a> and Ruocco Park (across the street from the chic new <a title="Headquarters at Seaport District" href="http://theheadquarters.com/" target="_blank">Headquarters at Seaport District</a>).
From the newest public water park on the San Diego harbor to favorites at LEGOLAND and Aquatica, visiting San Diego splash zones offers ample opportunity for a soaking good time beyond the beach.
Here are some top choices for San Diego non-salt-water adventures.
Located just minutes from downtown San Diego, Mission Bay Park is the largest park of its kind in the world, spread out over 4,200 sparkling acres. Something you may not know about this aquatic playground is that there are some really cool and surprising animal encounters along its 27 miles of beaches.
I’m on a “mission” (pun intended 😉 ) to find the most affordable sights, bites and places to stay in Mission Valley and share them with you for when you visit San Diego.
Find out how to win a stay in San Diego when you finish reading this post!
From the beaches to the parks to the friendly vibe of the people, San Diego is truly one of the greatest destinations in the world for children. To top it off, our amazing city has several fun attractions to choose from! As a local mom of five kids, here are some family friendly tips on how to make the most of three of my favorite places to visit, the San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and LEGOLAND California.
If you caught this week's episode of <a href="http://www.npr.org/2014/05/03/308752731/san-diego-animal-ambassador-zookeeper-rick-plays-not-my-job" target="_blank">NPR's Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me!</a>, you might already be familiar with <a title="Rick Schwartz – San Diego's Guide to Family Fun" href="http://www.sandiego.org/campaigns/good-stuff/rick-schwartz.aspx" target="_blank">Rick Schwartz</a>, Animal Care Supervisor for the <a title="San Diego Zoo" href="http://www.sandiego.org/members/attractions/san-diego-zoo.aspx" target="_blank">San Diego Zoo</a>. As a member of the San Diego Zoo's team for 13 years, Rick has more than a few good tips to share for exploring the grounds and beyond.
Let Rick Schwartz be your Guide to the Good Stuff in San Diego with his picks for the best animal (and people) watching!
Bet you didn’t know that three of the world’s most renowned musical instrument companies are headquartered in San Diego’s picturesque East County – in the cities of El Cajon and Spring Valley and small town of Mount Laguna.