The San Diego Zoo is in my opinion one of the MUST SEE places in San Diego. The park is relatively large but is easily covered in a day. Surprisingly the restaurants are quite good. There are the... more
San Diego is a great place to visit and Sea World is a day full of fun. Sea World is very casual. Our tip was awesome, my boyfriend and I loved seeing all the animals. We took the train down to San... more
Balboa Park is just northeast of downtown. It is a beautiful piece of land with vast expanses of lush green lawns, many trees and blooming flowers. At this park there are hiking and biking trails,... more
Located at front of Horton Plaza. It has two stages and is the home to the San Diego Repertory Theatre.
Even if you don't have time to go to the theater during your visit to San Diego, just looking... more
Point Loma is often overlooked by visitors to San Diego. It is the peninsula at the northwest end of the San Diego bay.
Along this piece of land there are mostly residentual areas, but also there is... more
The Seaport Village is a great place for shopping, dining entertainment and people watching right at the waterfront of San Diego Harbor.
There is just so many options for shopping from local stores... more
San Diego Zoo an organization dedicated to the science of saving endangered species worldwide. They operate three world-class facilities: the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and the San... more
We took an afternoon and drove to La Jolla, and we wished we had left earlier so we could have spent all day there! Watching the seals sun-tanning is amazing, and the scenery there is absolutely... more
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park preserves a number of very interesting buildings depicting the lives of people from the common everyday settler to the richest most powerful residents during the... more
I din't have to twist my wife's arm to get her to the Midway. She comes from a Military Family chocked full of Navy, Army, Marines and Air Force so she loves Military history. I being a former Navy... more
Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo spent much of his life exploring "the new world" which would later become parts of Central and North America. On 27 June 1542, Cabrillo and his men sailed three ships north to... more
This is one of the first (if not the first) mission on the California Mission Trail. The missions are about 25 miles apart from San Diego north to Sonoma in wine country. The 25 miles was a days... more
The main part of the Maritime Museum is located on San Diego Bay between Little Italy and Downtown San Diego. There is another part of the museum down by Harbor Island. The main part houses several... more
We decided to drive over to see the Coronado Hotel on July 4th weekend of 2011...and the drive was a pleasant one since you go over this curving bridge which offers a great view of the city of San... more
The Hotel Del Corondo is THE must see stop in Coronado, a fabulous old white beach resort with red roofed turrets, towers and cupolas that opened in 1888. If you are like me and unwilling to fork over... more
This is my husbands favorite place to visit there. It offers some very unique exhibits to see and you'll learn a thing or two about our past aviation history!
There are over 60 examples of aircraft... more
In my opinion the best view of the San Diego skyline you get from Coronado Bay Bridge but as you are not allowed to stop on there Coronado ferry landing is your second best option.
My favourite... more
As the future marches on there becomes less room for the past. Heritage Park was created on a hillside just east of Old Town, to serve as a final resting place for some of S.D.'s oldest homes and... more
One of my favorite museums. The displays have changed many times over the fifty-some years I've been going there. Some things I've missed, like the room in the archway that connects to the building... more
Horton Plaza was one of the first downtown revitalizing projects. The architectural design was, at first, a bit controversial--it is painted in forty-three different colors! Can you imagine that?... more
One of the most popular beaches in San Diego with something for everyone.
An old wooden Roller Coaster, a few carnival rides for kids, a Video Arcade, The Plunge,--an indoor swimming pool--Canes... more
Just next to the San Diego Zoo (to the right of the zoo entrance) is a charming little village setting for artists.A whole village of art shops with jewelry, enamels, pottery, glass, sculpture and... more
There are two companies, "San Diego Harbor Excursions" and "Hornblower Cruises" which offer a one or two hour cruise on the Bay of San Diego several times a day. If you are looking for a more romantic... more
I attended a Padres game in old Qualcomm Stadium back in 2001. Back in those days you could get a cheap outfield seat for $9.
The Padres moved to even more-wonderfully named Petco Park in 2004. Now... more
Our visit to San Diego was prompted by my son, Hans (aka. Dutch). He's lived in the city of his birth for about two years now. It was high time for a vist. Also wanted to see some old friends who are...