Posts Tagged ‘what 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 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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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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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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San Diego Entertainment with a Luxurious Twist

Enjoy San Diego Entertainment a Whole New Way! Looking for San Diego entertainment with a luxurious twist? Well, you’ve been to a movie right? You may have even been to a movie theater that serves food directly to your seat. But we guarantee you have never experienced a movie theater quite like this one. Imagine…

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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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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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Top 10 San Diego Attractions the Whole Family will Love!

Check out these Top 10 San Diego Attractions! A visit to San Diego usually means one thing – lots of fun in the sun! And there are oh, so many ways to do it too. From beaches to amusement parks, you’ll have a blast discovering what so many others love about San Diego. Since the…

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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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Shopping in Encinitas Along Hwy 101

When you’re looking for places to shop around San Diego, the shopping in Encinitas along Hwy 101 is the perfect choice. The historic Coast Highway 101 runs right through this charming beach city in San Diego County, and offers the perfect place for a romantic stroll with a loved one, hanging out with friends, or…

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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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La Jolla San Diego – The Jewel of San Diego

La Jolla San Diego – Discover the Finer Things There’s a charming little place called La Jolla San Diego locals call the “Jewel of San Diego” – and with good reason. It’s a quaint town with an upscale atmosphere only fifteen minutes from downtown San Diego.  When you visit, you’ll discover the finer things in…

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Beach Safety at San Diego Beaches – Part 2

Headed to the beach this summer? If you’re visiting the San Diego beaches (and we have plenty to choose from!), it’s important to be safe while you’re having fun. In part 1 of our beach safety series, we covered important safety tips that you should always remember so you and your family can have a…

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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 68th Annual Del Mar National Horse Show

The 68th Annual Del Mar National Horse Show started Thursday, April 18 and runs through Sunday, May 5 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds Arena. The Horse Show is one of the most respected, distinguished and popular equestrian events on the West Coast. You’ll enjoy unrivaled entertainment over the next few weeks as you watch horses…

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Plan Ahead: Things To Do This Week in San Diego

Got any plans for the weekend? If not, we can help you change that! There’s plenty of things to do this week in San Diego. You can always stay informed by visiting our events page at GetawaySanDiego.com, subscribing to our blog, liking us on Facebook, and following us on Twitter. Here’s a sneak peek of…

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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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