It’s only fitting that Padres play-by-play commentator Don Orsillo is known these days as “Don Diego”: The Massachusetts native and former Boston Red Sox broadcaster has embraced his adopted hometown of San Diego with gusto, and Padres fans in turn have rolled out the brown-and-gold carpet for him. An accomplished cook (his kitchen alter ego […]
With Opening Day behind us, baseball season is in full swing. And if you’re a baseball fan, San Diego is calling your name! From a state-of-the-art stadium in the heart of downtown to memorabilia collections and sports bars galore, San Diego is the perfect baseball getaway for any fan of America’s favorite pastime.
This week in San Diego, enjoy America’s favorite pastime with a baseball game during the San Diego Padres home opener week and/or one of these other top things to do:
Spring is a time of longer days, warmer temps and renewed energies – it is also the perfect time take your lightened heart and visit San Diego, where springtime activities abound. From desert blooms to Zoo babies, San Diego is certain to enliven your spirit this spring.
Escape to San Diego for the first weekend of Spring and bask in the warm sunshine while enjoying these fun top things to do!
The equestrian spectacular Cavalia has taken up residency in downtown San Diego this winter.
Once an empty warehouse district, the revitalization of the East Village was ignited in 2004 with the opening of PETCO Park, the San Diego Padres’ baseball stadium. Today, visitors can enjoy fashionable restaurants and cafes, rooftop bars, adorable boutiques and a variety of hip hotels. Check out these East Village hot spots and enter for your chance to win a one-night stay at the Hotel Indigo San Diego!
Major League Baseball returns to San Diego today when the Padres host the L.A. Dodgers in the season opener for both clubs.
That means the start of 81 home games in the East Village between April and September. With San Diego’s perfect weather, PETCO Park is the place I want to spend my summer evenings. Since I couldn’t wait for the season opener, I took my family for a preseason contest on Tuesday to get my baseball fix a little early. It reminded me why we love baseball so much as a great family experience.
After the break are four reasons to get excited and book a San Diego baseball trip this spring.
1. Saturday kicks-off of the San Diego Zoo’s Wild Animal Park’s three-week spring celebration, Butterfly Jungle. Walking through the Park’s Hidden Jungle, a neo-tropical aviary, you’ll find yourself surrounded by thousands of butterflies of every shape, size and color creating a realistic rainforest environment; Butterfly Jungle runs until April 18 and is included in Park […]