Best of 2019: Our Favorite New San Diego Restaurants

It’s no secret that San Diego is a major foodie hub — and one of the best parts of visiting a culinary hotbed is experiencing all the new restaurants that open each year, from casual cafés to chic brasseries and osterias. Here’s our guide to the top six S.D. restaurants that opened in 2019, so…

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How To Travel During the Holidays Without Becoming a Scrooge: Winter Travel Tips

The holidays can be an incredibly rewarding time to visit San Diego, bringing festive seasonal displays and events such as “Nutcracker” tea parties at Liberty Station and the Little Italy tree lighting and Christmas Village. However, they can also present challenges in the weather department. Indeed, while it’s true that Southern California is one of America’s warmest…

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Salute the Season: A Guide to All Things Happening at Liberty Station This Season

San Diego’s Liberty Station is more than an award-winning educational, residential, and retail facility — it’s also the city’s leading venue for holiday events, annually hosting a tree lighting, a “Nutcracker” tea party, and other amazing Christmas and Hanukkah celebrations. Here’s a guide to everything you can do at “the Station” come November and December…

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Top Holiday Events in San Diego

If you’ve ever dreamed of celebrating the holidays on the West Coast, you simply must visit San Diego. Alongside the white lights dripping from palm trees, the festive tunes wafting in on Pacific breezes, and everything else that you associate with December in California, unique and exciting events take place all throughout the city all…

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Do as the Locals Do: Non-Touristy Spots in Town

San Diego has some pretty awesome tourist attractions, like Balboa Park and USS Midway, which we’ve written about here and here. But once in a while, it’s nice to stray from the beaten path and try something a little unexpected. Here’s a guide to four non-touristy ways to spend a San Diego vacation. Explore one of…

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Jingle & Mingle — Holiday Parties at BWIP

It’s not hard to see why BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms ranks in the top 10% of San Diego hotels on TripAdvisor. With its dramatic bayfront setting, extensive dining program, full-service fitness center, and luxurious spa, this property truly has it all. As the 2019 holiday season approaches, let us acquaint you with yet another…

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The Best Ways to Enjoy the San Diego Bay

The San Diego Bay is a 12-mile-long natural harbor that once served as the Pacific headquarters for the U.S. Navy, just before the U.S. entered World War ll. The Bay still remains a port for several of the Navy’s major aircraft carriers and a popular destination for anyone coming to sunny San Diego. Around the…

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Where to Snap the Perfect Instagram in San Diego

If you’re planning your next vacation based on scenic photo opportunities, look no further than sunny San Diego. The iconic coastal beaches, popular attractions, and vast array of dining options makes this West Coast city the perfect subject for your next impromptu photoshoot. Charming streets, colorful backdrops, and creative cuisine provide plenty of Instagrammable spots…

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No Car, No Problem: How to Get Around San Diego Without a Car

When visiting a new destination, it’s important to figure out how you’ll be getting around the city. Is it possible to enjoy your stay in San Diego without a car? Absolutely! With a growing public transportation system, bike paths, boardwalks, ferries, and more, San Diego is becoming easier and easier to navigate without a car….

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Fun Fitness Activities in San Diego

As one of the healthiest cities in the United States, San Diego knows how to accommodate an active lifestyle. Wedged between the ocean and the mountains, the city offers fitness activities that fit anyone’s preferences. From hillside hiking to beachfront yoga, we’ve come up with a list of our favorites fitness activities to enjoy around…

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