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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Four Can’t-Miss Summer Food Festivals in San Diego

As the weather heats up, so does the number of food festivals popping up around town. Explore San Diego and taste delectable dishes from across the globe. Avoid missing the action by taking a look at our breakdown of the four best summer food festivals in San Diego. 11th Annual San Diego Spirits Festival –…

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The Best Beach Bars in San Diego

Known for its miles and miles of scenic coastline, San Diego is a stunning Southern California paradise that welcomes visitors from all over the globe. What better way to enjoy the picturesque ocean views than from local restaurants and bars dotted along San Diego’s beaches? With many options to choose from, we’ve narrowed down the…

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Events to Check Out This July in San Diego

The midpoint of summer is upon us, and local events are really starting to heat up! With fantastic fireworks displays, festivals, parades, and conventions, San Diego is featuring plenty of must-see events to check out this July. Take a look at recommendations for the coming month, and make your San Diego summer truly special. San…

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The Perfect Summer Date Ideas in San Diego

Let the sparks fly! Ditch the boring date nights and treat your special someone to something a little more romantic. Enjoy a memorable night out with our list of popular summer date ideas in San Diego. Book a Harbor Cruise Go with the tried and true by booking a classically romantic evening sunset cruise around…

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