San Diego Magazine

San Diego’s Hottest Neighborhoods: Encinitas

Pannikan in Encinitas, California

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 to do, there’s nowhere better than this small beach town a short drive from downtown San Diego.

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San Diego Magazine

San Diego’s Hottest Neighborhoods: Del Mar & Carmel Valley

Torrey Pines - Hot Hoods Del Mar & Carmel Valley

20 minutes’ drive north of San Diego’s core, the coastal city of Del Mar—population 4,500—and its inland neighbor, Carmel Valley, beckon. Boutiques and fine restaurants line streets that exude a European flavor. Not to mention that they’re within trotting distance of the Del Mar Racetrack and some of the dreamiest coastline in San Diego.

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Get The Buzz On 5 Things To Expect At Kaaboo Del Mar 2018


It feels like KAABOO Del Mar 2017 just happened yesterday, so it’s hard to believe that KAABOO 2018 event is just a few weeks away, taking place September 14-16, 2018. No need to panic, but now is the time to make your plans for San Diego! Continue reading

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The Westfield UTC Experience: Where to Shop, Dine, Drink, and Play

Raised by Wolves - Westfield UTC

Forget what you’ve heard about malls these days. Since undergoing a $600-million renovation, La Jolla’s Westfield UTC has reopened with delicious local and national eateries, hip boutiques, artisan coffee, Archlight luxury cinemas, and just about every couture fashion brand imaginable. This outdoor shopping experience encapsulates the San Diego and SoCal lifestyle. Continue reading