Discover new attractions, attend exciting events, dine at renowned restaurants and stay at exquisitely reimagined hotels this summer in San Diego. Major Attractions SeaWorld San Diego SeaWorld San Diego’s Arctic Rescue is a family-friendly, multi-launch ride that invites guests to hop on a snowmobile and zip along at up to 40 mph on a chilly […]
Just when you thought the prospect of enjoying San Diego’s beaches couldn’t get any more appealing, two of them have once again landed on Tripadvisor’s annual list of the best beaches in the United States – and this time they’re both in the Top 10. Tripadvisor’s coveted Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best awards program […]
The new year is here — and so are scads of new happenings, openings and exciting sights to see all around San Diego. From great restaurants to gorgeous hotels to new developments at our world-class attractions, there’s plenty to catch up on here — and no time like now to start checking off all these […]
The holidays are just around the corner and there’s no better place to be than San Diego’s sparkling Mission Bay where distinctly California festivities await! Mission Bay Christmas Boat Parade of Lights Everybody loves a holiday parade. But in San Diego, they don’t just happen in the streets. A unique maritime way to make some […]
Have you heard? It’s Kids Free month in San Diego! Nope, that doesn’t mean San Diego is free from kids. But rather, just about everything for a kid’s visit (with their family) to San Diego is Free – as in free admission to all the major attractions, museums and so much more. One area that was made for […]
The Kidvasion has begun! The 3rd annual Kids Free San Diego month kicks off today and continues through Halloween. Kids are sure to get a kick out of being VIPs (or should we say, VIKs – Very Important Kids 😉 ) all month long. As you and your family are in town exploring the sights or planning […]
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.
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Get ready for the ultimate family vacation! During the entire month of October, kids eat, stay and play for free throughout San Diego. Take advantage of great deals at over 100 participating partners including Amtrak, world-class attractions, museums, hotels, restaurants, surf companies, tour companies and more.
The W San Diego hotel located in Downtown San Diego has recently completed a $5 million renovation. Changes included updates to its lounges, signature restaurant, rooftop bar and meeting spaces. The hotel’s new restaurant named Kelvin after the temperature metric and serving Latin-influenced items with locally sourced ingredients, is led by Executive Chef Kevin Harry.
Rooftop bars are becoming synonymous with San Diego and the W’s is not to be missed. Its bar with a bonfire theme and now has a “playful sculpture” of stacked beach chairs and five private cabanas. Additionally, the meeting rooms have all been expanded and renovated. The 258-room property located only a few blocks from the Gaslamp opened in 2002 at 421 West B Street and is operated by Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide.
Stroll through one San Diego’s seaside towns and villages, and you may feel like you’ve stepped back in time. Along the North County’s Coast Highway, the vintage surf culture of Encinitas might have you expecting to see the original Beach Boys stepping out of a taco shop. At Mission Beach, the red and white painted slats of Belmont Park’s wooden rollercoast call to mind a bygone era when the beach boardwalk was king. But if you’re looking for vintage glamour, head straight to La Jolla, where a collection of historic hotels will fill you with the romance of Old Hollywood.