Posts Tagged ‘outside’

5 Amazing Hiking Trails in San Diego

By: Hannah Johnston   A great way to see unique San Diego vistas is to plan a hike at one of these 5 amazing hiking trails in San Diego county. We’ve found options for whatever type of hiking experience you’d prefer, whether it’s a leisurely stroll so you can get a gorgeous California tan, or…

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Beaches in San Diego: Solana Beach Cove

By: Lety Banks Do you think La Jolla Cove is the only cove San Diego has to offer? Think again! Make your way up the Coast Highway to Solana Beach, and you’ll discover another cozy little cove hidden away in a quaint and quiet Solana neighborhood. Take a short hike down 135 steps to a…

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5 Great San Diego Golf Courses

San Diego Golf Courses to Play If you’re a golf enthusiast, then finding out where the best San Diego golf courses are located is pretty important to you. With its perfect weather and beautiful landscape, San Diego offers you plenty of places to play golf with your friends, family, or colleagues. We went on a…

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San Diego Tours: Speed Boat Adventures

San Diego Tours with Speed Boat Adventures is FUN! So, you’re coming to San Diego and you want an activity that will give you an authentic feel for the true spirit of the city AND is super fun. If that’s your mission then the first thing you need to do is get in the  water! San…

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Things to do in San Diego: Mission Trails Regional Park

Looking for fun things to do in San Diego? A visit to Mission Trails Regional Park is a must if you’re looking for things to do in San Diego! Along the Father Juniper Serra Trail in Mission Trails Regional Park are three must-see places that make for a fun and informative day in San Diego:…

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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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Things to Do in San Diego – Little Italy Farmer's Market

By: Elisa Boorman On any given day of the week, you can find a lively farmer’s market in San Diego with vendors selling their art, clothing, fresh produce, and delicious treats. A stand-out favorite is the Saturday farmer’s market in Little Italy. Every Saturday from 8am to 2pm, over  140 certified vendors line Date St.…

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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 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 Restaurant: Le Papagayo

Great Food at this San Diego Restaurant! Are you on the lookout for a San Diego restaurant with a casual atmosphere and delicious food? Le Papagayo is the perfect choice for for a date night or family dinner. Located on the historic coast highway in Leucadia, this restaurant serves delicious California Pacific Island cuisine with…

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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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