Posts Tagged ‘family’

Snow, sleet or shine: Make the best out of your wintertime Reno/Tahoe day

With the arid high desert and alpine terrain, the weather can go from balmy to blustery within the matter of a few hours. Here you’ll find some great activities keeping the ever-changing forecast in mind. Blizzardly pastimes The days that locals adore, when Mother Nature means business your best bet is to stay indoors. Luckily…

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Tahoe’s Newest Live Entertainment and Dining Hotspot for the Entire Family

The Loft Theatre-Lounge-Dining is the newest and most popular all-in-one entertainment complex in the vibrant Heavenly Village in South Lake Tahoe. A complete evening of great food, amazing atmosphere, first-class entertainment, laughing, dancing, friends, wine, music, it’s the perfect combination of fun for the entire family. The Loft Theatre presents Lake Tahoe’s only year-round family…

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Family Fun Days

Reno/Tahoe is a one-of-a-kind destination that has something for everyone in your family to enjoy! Take advantage of these adventures sure to create lasting memories. Wheeled Fun Get ready for heart-pumping fun the whole family can enjoy. At Need 2 Speed, their electric indoor karts reach speeds up to 45 miles per hour. Race your…

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Get Spooked! San Diego Tours at The Whaley House

Take a Guided Tour of the Historic Whaley House With plenty of San Diego tours to choose from, why not consider a tour of the historic (and haunted!) Whaley House in Old Town.  This is the first two-story brick house built in San Diego and the first mansion. Built in 1857 from bricks manufactured by its…

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Hot Air Balloons – See San Diego from the Sky!

Hot Air Balloons – See San Diego a Whole New Way! There are tons of San Diego attractions to experience around here, but have you ever considered hot air balloons as an attraction?   Think about it – what could be more fun than taking off and floating up into the air in a hot…

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San Diego Tours – Experience San Diego in a Whole New Way!

Vacationing in San Diego can be really fun when you take advantage of the San Diego tours.  Whether it’s touring the city, a historical site, or a brewery there’s something for everyone.  We’ve put together a few ideas of tours you can take when you visit San Diego. Old Town Trolley Tours: Known as “America’s…

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Beaches in San Diego: Fun in the Sun!

The beaches in San Diego are beautiful, covering 70 miles of coastline and offering plenty of fun in the sun. Contributing writer Amber Berg shares what makes the beaches in Encinitas and Coronado such a great place to visit, and we encourage you to bring your camera along for picture-perfect moments! Moonlight Beach Encinitas—FAMILY FRIENDLY…

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San Diego Farmers Markets: Otay Ranch Farmers Market

By: Chelsea Largoza Otay Ranch’s Certified Farmers Market is home to everything just short of a circus and one of many San Diego Farmers Markets locals love to visit. While local farmers sell fresh produce, local bakers sell fresh artisanal bread and health companies offer medical advice. If you brought the kids, they can spend…

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La Jolla – The Jewel of San Diego

La Jolla, known as the “jewel” of San Diego, is a picturesque town with a charming atmosphere. It’s one of our favorite places to visit too! Only fifteen minutes from downtown San Diego, it boasts wonderful beaches, fine restaurants, casual eateries, and plenty of cultural activities. It’s also home to places like the Stephen Birch…

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Fun in San Diego for Free…Or Close to It!

Free Fun in San Diego Is it possible to have fun in San Diego without breaking the bank? Sure it is! There are plenty of free and low-cost activities that are perfect for you if you’ve got a small budget. From browsing downtown to hiking, playing at the beach and strolling through museums, there are…

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San Diego Accommodations Near Fun Attractions

Book a Room at San Diego Accommodations Close to Fun Attractions! When you’re planning your next family vacation, look for family-friendly San Diego accommodations near fun attractions like LEGOLAND in Carlsbad, Downtown San Diego, the World Famous San Diego Zoo and Sea World. There are so many hotels to choose from that finding a hotel…

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San Diego Padres – Homers, Fly Balls, and Strikes…Oh My!

Catch the San Diego Padres at Petco Park! One of America’s favorite past-times is watching baseball, and the San Diego Padres season starts soon! Head to Petco Park to watch them play, stuff your self silly with ballpark food, and catch a foul ball or two. You can get their schedule, order tickets, and find…

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Parks in San Diego: Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

There are certainly plenty of parks in San Diego to visit alone for some peace and quiet, as a couple for a romantic stroll or with the family for a fun hike or day at the beach. Contributing writer Heather Leigh shares with you why Sunset Cliffs Natural Park is an amazing place to visit…

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5 Places to Whale Watch in San Diego

Check out these 5 Places to Whale Watch! From December to April, you can find several ways to whale watch  in San Diego. You will have a blast watching from shore or from the deck of a day cruise ship as these magnificent creatures swim past you on their way south. Each year, over 20,000…

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Activities in San Diego: Off The Beaten Path

If you’re looking for activities in San Diego away from tourist traps, our contributing writer Elisa Boorman provides three things you can do for fun “off the beaten path!” 1.  Coronado Island getaway, Local style What you’ll need: bikes, helmets, backpack, picnic blanket, water, snacks When arriving in a new city, the first thing I like…

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San Diego Things To Do: The San Diego Repertory Theatre

San Diego Things to Do: A Night Out  When you visit San Diego things to do for fun are endless. Instead of a day at the beach or fighting the crowds at one of our major attractions, why not experience San Diego’s theater scene? You can check out the San Diego Repertory Theater, a company which…

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San Diego Zoo – Come Explore!

Explore the San Diego Zoo Located in beautiful Balboa Park, The San Diego Zoo is a fun outing for the whole family.  What a treasure we have in our own backyard!  It’s amazing that in such a built up part of San Diego is a zoo with over 4000 animals in 1000 acres. First thing…

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Hiking in San Diego: Torrey Pines State Beach

By Chelsea Largoza Torrey Pines State Beach offers everything needed for an outdoor adventure. There are several different hiking trails to take in the San Diego area, but this is our favorite one. You can start your hike with a nice walk along the sand if you park far from the cliff. You’ll probably pass…

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Carlsbad California – A Charming Coastal Village

Carlsbad California is a charming coastal village just a short drive up the coast from San Diego.  It’s a wonderful vacation spot that offers plenty of fun in the sun in a laid-back fashion.  You can explore the beautiful beaches, historic downtown, and fun local attractions.  You’ll love the palm-lined streets, the quaint village shopping,…

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5 Fun Museums to Visit in San Diego

When you think of San Diego, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? SeaWorld? The Zoo? The beautiful beaches? Certainly those are all wonderful places to spend your time in San Diego whether you’re a visitor or a local. But San Diego is also home to many wonderful museums which offer you a great…

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