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, […]
One of the nation’s top cities for outdoor recreational enthusiasts, San Diego has a colorful history as a runner’s paradise. The fun and entertaining Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon started in 1998 in San Diego, and the world’s first modern triathlon took place in 1974 at Mission Bay’s Fiesta Island. Seasoned marathoners and triathletes along with casual runners […]
San Diego is the perfect place to dine outdoors with nearly perfect temperatures and 270 days of clear skies throughout the year. One of the nation’s top foodie cities, San Diego offers a myriad of outdoor dining options with charming and spacious open-air settings to satisfy every mood and craving. Downtown Stroll along car-free Fifth […]
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. […]
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 […]
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. […]
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, considered by many to be the birthplace of Alta California, boasts many popular shops, restaurants and museums. Discover the park’s historic soul by visiting its lesser-known sites. These 9 hidden gems in Old Town tell tales of the significant moments in the region’s early history. Are you ready […]
The San Diego neighborhood of Clairemont more than holds its own when it comes to hidden gems. Located between La Jolla and the Convoy district, Clairemont is loaded with so many international food options that it surely deserves to be recognized as its own distinct and diverse food destination.