The Uptown region (especially North Park and Hillcrest) is well-known for its great food (coffee, vegetarian), shopping and nightlife. Locals and visitors also flock to Uptown in search of great craft beer, and these recent additions only make it better.
The secret is out: not only does San Diego produce some of the country’s best beer, we also have some of the best bars in America for enjoying a pint with friends. Every year, Draft Magazine publishes their editors’ picks for the 100 best beer bars across the nation, and it’s no surprise that San Diego beer bars make up a large part of that list.
Thank goodness we’ve all survived the “end” of the Mayan calendar, because 2013 is shaping up to be a spectacular year to visit San Diego. From a new SeaWorld-branded waterpark to the return of Ron Burgundy, read on to discover all 13 reasons to visit San Diego in 2013.
San Diego may have an Olympic training center, but the region’s newest gold medalists won’t be found there. Thanks to an outstanding slate of craft breweries, San Diego has been racking up the awards at beer festivals across the world.
Get ready to enjoy a fun and warm fall weekend in San Diego with these great things to do after the break.
San Diego Beer Week is a countywide celebration of the amazing local craft beer culture. Over the course of 10 days, SDBW offers craft beer lovers the chance to sample award winning regional beers (San Diego breweries took home 15 medals from the 2012 Great American Beer Festival!) at over 250 different events including festivals, tap take overs, beer brunches, brewery tours, pint nights, beer releases, cask nights, beer dinners, brewer meet and greets, education sessions and more.
You can find a full list of events at www.sdbw.org/events.
While picking an event to attend each day and/or night can be a difficult decision, after the break are two events you don’t want to miss!
How would Candice spend one perfect day in San Diego? Hint: it involves murals painted beneath the Coronado Bridge, shopping at a pop-up flea market and cocktails sporting tiny umbrellas.
Peanut butter and jelly, burgers and fries, chips and dip…good things come in pairs. For most people, sports and beer are an equally classic combination. Throw in the sparkling San Diego coastline, and you’ve got a recipe for a great afternoon.
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In San Diego, nothing pairs better with a holiday meal than a local craft beer. Whether you enjoy one while taking in the view from your hotel balcony or pick up a few to take home as a souvenir, visitors can find a little taste of San Diego in the special seasonal releases from the regions celebrated craft brewers.