Blog

Located in nearby Salinas, just 17 miles east of Monterey, the National Steinbeck Center is a $15-million museum and archive that celebrates the life and work of writer John Steinbeck, as well as the Salinas region.


Read More

Built for the 1915-1916 Panama-California Expo, this 1,200-acre city park is recognized all over the world. Celebrating California's Hispanic roots with ornate Spanish-style architecture, the park is home to edifices like the California Building whose polychrome tile roof was designed after a Spanish Colonial Church. The Balboa Park buildings represent ...


Read More

Approximately 7.4 miles long, Coronado is a small town situated in the San Diego Bay. Referred to as "the Crown City," it is connected to the City of San Diego by the San Diego-Coronado Bridge and to Imperial Beach by State Highway 75. Coronado is full of character with unique ...


Read More

Formed as a result of the abandonment of exotic animal exhibitions following the 1915 Panama-California Exhibition, the San Diego Zoo is one of the only primarily open-air exhibit zoos in the world. With more than 3,800 animals and 6,500 different species of plants across 100 acres of land, it attracts ...


Read More

Named for its gas lamp lined streets, the Gaslamp Quarter is one of San Diego's most historic downtown neighborhoods. The 16 and one-half block area is lined with charming Victorian Era buildings, one-of-a-kind stores, and hundreds of places to eat. Nightlife in the Quarter is happening with 35 nightclubs offering ...


Read More

Located on the corner of Fifth & F Streets in Downtown San Diego, Croce's Restaurant & Jazz Bar has occupied the Gaslamp Quarter since before the Quarter became the chic and trendy hot spot that locals and tourists know it as today. In fact, it is one of the Gaslamp ...


Read More

No prior experience is necessary to participate in this unique tour of the San Diego coastline. Explore the seven sea caverns of La Jolla, located at the base of a 75-million-year-old sandstone sea cliff. These magical caves have inspired many authors, poets, artists, and musicians throughout the years. Catch a ...


Read More

Climb aboard the Old Town Trolley and take a step back in time as some of the best tour conductors in San Diego tell the stories of San Diego's past with humorous anecdotes and an abundance of historical facts. The two-hour, fully-narrated tour will cover over 100 points of interest. ...


Read More

Spend an afternoon at the San Diego Air & Space Museum and watch aviation history unfold before your eyes. Over 10,000 square feet of murals, painted by Mexican artist, Juan Larrinaga, adorn the Museum's walls, chronicling man's ideas and methods of transportation throughout history and providing insight into Larrinaga's view ...


Read More

Dating back to 1874, the San Diego Society of Natural History is not only the oldest scientific institution in Southern California, but it is also the second oldest scientific institution west of the Mississippi. In 1992, the Museum board established a ten year plan with three major goals: establish a ...


Read More

Welcomed by a 9-foot, bright red, LEGO dinosaur, LEGOLAND California invites visitors of all ages to explore their creative sides. This 128-acre park is a dedication to the LEGO art form, replicating seven regions of the United States constructed with 20 million LEGO bricks. Notable regions include New York, Florida, ...


Read More

Founded in 1964 by four UCLA graduates, the 22 acre marine park along Mission Bay drew more than 400,000 visitors in its first year. Here, park guests will have the opportunity to "Journey to Atlantis" on a water coaster that plunges eight stories down, a great way to cool off ...


Read More

Mission Bay Park is 4,235-acres, making it the largest man-made public aquatic recreational area in the world. The park boasts 27 miles of shoreline with 19 beaches and 8 designated swimming areas. Famous for its excellent surf conditions, Mission Bay draws droves of surfers; it is also a favorite spot ...


Read More

A quaint beach town a few miles northwest of downtown San Diego, Ocean Beach, is an down-to-earth community characterized by the smell of cookouts, the sound of barking dogs and laughing children, and the site of beautiful sunsets. It is one of the few places in the United States that ...


Read More

Climb up the Coast Highway, rising 0.8 miles in only 300 feet, and enter the gates of Torrey Pines State Reserve. Conveniently located within San Diego city limits, Torrey Pines State Reserve is a 2000-acre stretch of wild land comprised of the Nation's rarest pine trees, miles of pristine beaches, ...


Read More
Page 20 of 26« First...10...1819202122...Last »