Posts Tagged ‘outside’

Hiking in San Diego

Enjoy the Views While Hiking in San Diego! One of the more popular and fun things to do this time of the year is to go hiking in San Diego. You can experience the beauty of the area, get outside, enjoy nature, and the breathtaking views while you’re hiking. Two really good spots to hike…

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San Diego Sightseeing Adventures with Torrey Pines Gliderport

San Diego Sightseeing – From the Air! Looking for an adrenaline rush on your visit to San Diego? Try tandem paragliding at Torrey Pines Gliderport! They make it really simple to do: show up, sign a few papers, throw on a helmet, strap into a harness with a qualified pilot, run toward the edge of…

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Dog Friendly Dining: Vigilucci's Ristorante Coronado

Dog Friendly Dining: Bring Your Pooch to the Patio You love your pooch and want to enjoy dog friendly dining in San Diego, but where can you go? Vigilucci’s Ristorante in Coronado is just the place. The restaurant offers a dog-friendly patio overlooking the bustling city streets. With your furry friend by your side, you…

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Fun Things to Do in San Diego: Remote Control Flyers

There are plenty of fun things to do in San Diego – from visiting Sea World to trips to the beach. But one thing you may not think of doing is visiting the Remote Control Electric Flyers landing strip! Contributing writer Heather Leigh shares her recent experience below. By Heather Leigh On a warm San…

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San Diego Activities: Working Out at the San Diego Convention Center

Did you know Travel + Leisure readers voted San Diego the #2 city for attractive people in the U.S., coming in behind Miami in 2012? With so many San Diego activities which require you to bike, hike, walk and run it’s no wonder! Contributing writer Carianne Steinman shares a fun and interesting way to get…

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San Diego Things to Do: Labor Day Weekend Fun!

San Diego Things to Do for Labor Day Weekend Contributing Writer Alisa Kerr shares San Diego things to do for Labor Day weekend.  It’s Labor Day Weekend and the weather is going to be bea.U.ti.ful in San Diego! You work hard so it’s time to play hard. If you don’t have plans, never fear…Here are…

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San Diego Activities: Balboa Park Playground

There are three delightful playgrounds at Balboa Park. They are all surrounded by shady beautiful trees, and grass fields for throwing around a ball or watching the antics of the fast moving squirrels. The most well-known one is on Park Boulevard, just south of the Science Center and Big Fountain. The park was updated about…

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Farmers Markets in San Diego: One for (Nearly) Every Day of the Week

Visit The Farmers Markets in San Diego for Fresh and Fun Finds! Do you enjoy browsing through the farmers markets in San Diego? Or maybe you want to but you don’t know where all of them are located? Contributing writer Chelsea Largoza shares where you can find several farmers markets in San Diego (nearly) every…

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Fun Stuff To Do at the Beach

Ideas for Fun Stuff to do at the Beach No matter the season in San Diego, there’s always fun stuff to do at the beach. Need ideas? No problem! You will find a wide array of activities San Diego has to offer, whether you’re on a fun family vacation or hanging out with your friends.…

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Beaches in San Diego – Coolest Beaches to Visit Part 2

The Beaches in San Diego are Amazing! With 70 miles of coastline, there is no shortage of beaches in San Diego to check out. Whether you’re a local or a local-at-heart there’s a beach for everyone and everything! La Jolla Shores La Jolla Shores is one of the only beach boat launching places in the…

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Beaches in San Diego – Coolest Beaches to Visit Part 1

Your Guide to the Coolest Beaches in San Diego The beaches in San Diego are amazing, and with 70 miles of coastline there are plenty to choose from for a fun visit with the family or your furry friend. But if you are here for a limited time (and we are guessing you are) here…

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Old Town San Diego – San Diego Attractions

Old Town San Diego, one of several historic San Diego attractions, is known as the birthplace of California. In 1769, Father Junipero Serra came here to establish  a mission, the first in a chain of 21 that were to be the cornerstone of California’s colonization. In 1968, the State of California Department of Parks and Recreation established…

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Petco Park San Diego Fun Facts

Things You Didn’t Know about Petco Park San Diego! Did you know Petco Park San Diego isn’t just the home of the San Diego Padres, but also a fun place to take the family? From the beautiful architecture to the behind-the-scenes tours, it’s the perfect family-friendly San Diego activity. We’re going to guess you probably…

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Things to Do in San Diego: Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens

Looking for things to do in San Diego? Visit Stone Brewery’s Bistro and Gardens! There are plenty of things to do in San Diego for fun, but who would think you can have fun at a brewery doing something other than drinking beer? It’s true – the Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens provides a…

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Off the Beaten Path in San Diego: Coronado Island

“Off-the-beaten-path” SD: Coronado Island getaway, Local style By: Elisa Boorman (Editor’s note: From time to time, we’ll feature a location in our “Off the Beaten Path” series by contributing writer Elisa Boorman. This is her first post in the series.) What you’ll need: bikes, helmets, backpack, picnic blanket, water, snacks When arriving in a new…

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Cinco de Mayo Celebrated San Diego Style

In just a few days, Cinco de Mayo will be celebrated San Diego Style! From the numerous Mexican restaurants and historic missions to the yearly celebration we all know as Cinco de Mayo, San Diego locals know how to fiesta. This year is the 31st annual Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo celebration, a 3-day event…

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San Diego Activities: Spend the Day in Encinitas!

Recently we posted about shopping in Encinitas along Hwy 101, sharing with you some of the great shops, boutiques, and vendors that line both sides of the road. While you’re spending the day in Encinitas checking out these cool and unique shops, there are plenty of other things to do too. You can avoid most…

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Attractions in San Diego – Balboa Park

One of the attractions in San Diego that sees thousands of visitors every year is the historic and beautiful Balboa Park. In 1888, Kate Sessions, a local botanist and flower shop owner, acquired 32 acres of San Diego land and created what is now known as San Diego’s jewel—Balboa Park. Her nursery business, known as…

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