Fall Family Fun in San Diego

October is one of the best months to visit Southern California. There are fewer crowds, fall is in the air, and it’s Kids Free Month (meaning kids get to eat, play, and explore for free)! Not only that, but there are tons of events and festivals that are sure to be lots of family fun…

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The Best Sunsets in San Diego

Fall is the perfect time to snap those stunning San Diego sunset shots. With no shortage of sites to choose from, you can watch the sunset in a different spot every day of your vacation! So pack a picnic, grab your camera (or phone!), and head out to some of our favorite spots to watch…

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Visitors’ Guide to Fall in San Diego

It’s understandable why so many people visit “America’s Finest City” in the summertime. There’s something to be said for sun, fun and beautiful beach days. But we’re here to let you in on a little secret: summer in San Diego never really ends here thanks to our year-round “75° and sunny” weather. So if you’re…

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The Best Sushi in San Diego

For seafood aficionados, there’s nothing quite like a succulent spread of sushi. This simple, traditional Japanese style of “edible art” seafood preparation spans a truly endless array of styles and types — but the end result is always colorful, flavorful, healthy, and absolutely delicious. So we thought we’d take a look at some nearby spots…

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Weddings at Island Palms

Weddings have begun to fill social calendars for the second half of 2022, with over 2.6 million weddings estimated to take place this year. Since so many happy couples had to delay or reschedule ceremonies and receptions in 2020 and ‘21, there’s a lot of lost time to make up for. Thankfully, Best Western Plus…

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Celebrating Life’s Special Moments in San Diego

Life is truly precious, and every moment is worth celebrating. It’s especially easy to enjoy special moments in San Diego, given our gorgeous oceanside location, perfect weather, and endless range of activities. So if you’ve been looking for a reason to celebrate that new promotion, upcoming birthday, or even the fact that you have a…

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The Best Fishing Charters in San Diego

Anglers rejoice: San Diego has long been renowned as a vibrant global sport fishing hub. In fact, nearby Point Loma is home to the largest sport fishing fleet in Southern California! Each ship that docks here is led by an experienced crew who know where the “hot spots” are, so there’s no way you’re coming…

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Planning a Summer Date in San Diego

There’s just something about warm weather, sunsets and palm-lined beaches that’s undeniably romantic. Especially in the summertime, when cool sea breezes and long walks are even more inviting than usual. Are you feeling the l❤ve? Then here are some great tips for how to plan a dreamy San Diego date with that special someone.  Create…

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The Best Tacos In San Diego

There aren’t too many statements that can be said to be universally true, but “everyone loves tacos” certainly comes close. These deliciously delectable and supremely savory Mexican delicacies come in a truly endless number of varieties and preparations, but every last one of them is just as mouth-watering as the last. And thanks to our…

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Best Western Island Palms — Guest POV

At Best Western Plus Island Palms, our only goal is to deliver an exceptional experience to every guest. That’s why we’re always touched when guests reach out to us with kind words about their stay here.  Recently, two guests from the great state of Texas paid us a visit, and offered a lively travelogue of…

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