Posts Tagged ‘“san diego to do”’

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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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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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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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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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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Have Fun in San Diego Like a Local

As your local guide to San Diego, it’s our job to show you how to have fun in San Diego like a local. We love to discover all the places you can go away from the “tourist traps” so you can really enjoy San Diego the way we do. There are so many charming little…

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What to Do in San Diego When the Coast Isn't Clear

San Diego is known for its beautiful sunny weather, but we have to be honest – that’s not always the case. Sometimes we deal with something called “May Gray” or “June Gloom” because of coastal fog that rolls in from time to time. During the months of May and June you might come into contact…

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San Diego Things to Do: Visit a Casino!

Visiting a Casino – Fun San Diego Things to Do Looking for fun San Diego things to do? We can think of one you’ll love! Did you know that San Diego is considered the Indian Casino Capital of California? Outside of the state of Nevada, San Diego County currently boasts the largest number of casinos anywhere…

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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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Museums in San Diego: San Diego Natural History Museum

There are quite a few museums in San Diego, so a visit to the San Diego Natural History Museum is a must on your next vacation to this area. One of the best places to find most of the museums is Balboa Park. All of the museums are absolutely fascinating and definitely worth your time.…

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Spring Shopping in San Diego

Spring is here and that means it’s time for spring shopping in San Diego! If you’re on the lookout for new clothes, new home décor, and new lawn furniture, San Diego has a bunch of different options. We have outlet malls, upscale shopping centers, antique stores, and boutiques from San Diego to Carlsbad and everywhere…

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San Diego Events: The San Diego County Fair

Mark your calendars because the San Diego County Fair is only three months away, but tickets are already going on sale. There’s also a couple of awesome sales that just started this week, so you can really enjoy the Fair and get your money’s worth too. This year’s theme is “Game On!” featuring classic and…

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San Diego Events – Plan ahead for the Weekend!

Have any plans for the weekend? San Diego offers plenty of things to do – from dining to attractions and outdoor adventures to entertainment. If you haven’t figured out what to do this weekend, there’s a bunch of things still going on, and plenty about to start. Visit our event calendar and you’ll find: 1.…

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Shopping for Antiques in San Diego

Instead of the typical shopping excursion to the mall or a “box” store, take a chance with vintage, thrift, or antique stores in San Diego.  There’s usually a treasure trove of amazing items, from rare out-of print books to handmade vintage clothing, and victorian jewelry to kitchy knick-knacks. Some of the best places to visit for…

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San Diego Attractions – USS Midway's "Kissing Statue"

The USS Midway Museum, one of San Diego’s famous attractions, welcomes Unconditional Surrender as its latest crowd-pleasing exhibit on the waterfront. Our newest contributor for GETAWAY San Diego had a chance to check it out and this what she discovered. The “Kissing Statue” By Elisa Boorman “It’s really something, isn’t it?” said Vince, a local San Diego…

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What Do You Plan To Do This Weekend?

We’re always telling you about all the fun things to do in San Diego because we want you to have fun whether you’re here on vacation or you live here as a local. One of the ways we share those ideas with you is on our events page online at GetawaySanDiego.com. There’s a couple of…

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Low-Cost Ways to Have 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 whale watching to hiking, playing at the beach and strolling through museums, there are activities throughout the San Diego…

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