You don’t have to fly hours to the South Pacific to feel warm ocean breezes, see swaying palm trees and wiggle your toes in soft white sand beaches while enjoying spectacular crimson sunsets. Mission Bay, a 4,600-acre aquatic playground just north of downtown San Diego, features all that and much more: SeaWorld San Diego (celebrating its 50th anniversary), […]
Many travelers think of the East Coast as the home of U.S. history, but there’s plenty for history buffs to discover in San Diego, too! If you’re traveling with an eye to the past, try this three-day itinerary for stepping back in time to explore San Diego’s vibrant heritage.
San Diego is full of rich history. In fact, the history of California began in San Diego when explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo sailed into San Diego Bay under the Spanish flag and was the first European to discover California. The historic Cabrillo National Monument celebrates a major anniversary this year, but isn’t the only other site in San Diego celebrating an anniversary in 2013. Several of San Diego iconic hotels, museums and attractions mark milestones this year.
Fall is my favorite season of the year. I love pumpkin patches, crisp evenings and all the fun things there is to do in San Diego. After the break are my top picks for this weekend. What will you be doing?
<em>Now through September 9, 2012 you can experience one of the most legendary ships of the last 100 years with <strong><a href="http://www.sandiego.org/event/Visitors/13039">TITANIC: The Artifact Exhibit</a></strong> at the <strong><a href="http://www.sandiego.org/listing/Visitors/1225">San Diego Natural History Museum</a></strong>. Just leave a comment after the break far a chance to win!</em>
San Diego has a long and proud seafaring tradition that continues today. Luckily for locals and visitors alike there is always a ship, from the recreation of Cabrillo's 1542 <em>San Salvador</em>, to the longest-serving aircraft carrier now permanently docked in San Diego's harbor, the <em>USS Midway</em>, ready to sail you through San Diego's honorable maritime history.
Ask five locals to name their favorite picnic spot and you’ll get five different answers. Got kids and want a playground? Prefer a romantic oceanfront perch? How about a great spot for watching fireworks? Want music with your bread and cheese? San Diego has so many great spots for picnicking that choosing a site is […]
Wow it’s going to be a great weekend in San Diego! With the weather forecasted to be in the 70’s, get outside and head to the beach, or do something a little different. From a multi-cultural festival to a Whale Watching Festival, San Diego has no shortage of fun things to do! Which one sounds […]