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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Best Western Plus Island Palms Through Your Eyes

At Best Western Plus Island Palms, our guests absolutely mean the world to us. Creating exceptional experiences and warm lifelong memories is at the heart of everything we do. That’s why it’s always equal parts humbling and gratifying when our guests take the time to share their experiences with us. In light of that, we’re…

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One Week of Amazing Things to Do in San Diego — InfoGraphic

  ONE WEEK IN SAN DIEGO Looking for a week of fun in San Diego? Check out this seven-day itinerary you could enjoy during your extended stay at Best Western PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina. DAY 1: LIBERTY STATION This is your nearby one-stop shop for entertainment, shopping, and amazing eats and drinks! Located…

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The Benefits of an Extended Stay in San Diego

There’s no two ways about it: San Diego is a fantastic place to visit. Even apart from our forever-perfect weather and endless miles of shoreline, there’s just so much to do and see here. Historic landmarks, renowned restaurants, world-class museums — “America’s Finest City” is an embarrassment of riches for the savvy traveler. And because…

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What to Do On Shelter Island, Point Loma San Diego

There are an endless number of beautiful spots in our home of sunny San Diego. Stunning sunsets, breathtaking beaches, and impressive architecture are nearly everywhere you look. That said, we’ll admit to a bit of personal bias in opining that our home of Shelter Island may just be the loveliest of them all. Shelter Island…

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Planning a San Diego Microwedding

We’ve all been to massive, over-the-top weddings — ceremonies with full seating, extravagant receptions brimming with hundreds of guests, and even extraneous activities in days leading up to and following the “I do”s. And massive undertakings are more than fine for those that want to opt for them. But what if you’ve been thinking about…

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What to Expect from San Diego Travel Right Now

We may as well be frank — travel took a big hit over the last year. Many of us have been left with unrequited wanderlust as a result of the pandemic. However, brighter days are on the way. Immunizations are on the rise, case counts are falling, and restrictions are loosening. That means your San…

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When and Where You’ll be Able to Enjoy Live Music in San Diego

Few experiences compare to seeing your favorite artists recreate your life’s soundtrack directly in front of you. There’s just something about the unique energy of hearing live music that really re-energizes the soul. For many of us, the cancellation or postponement of live concerts during pandemic lockdowns was one of the toughest things to take….

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Planning a San Diego Staycation

Warmer weather has arrived. Normalcy is beginning to return. And as many businesses reopen, attractions begin welcoming guests, and travel options are back on the table, many of us are eager to once again start planning those much-needed getaways.  If you’re among those hoping to return to traveling, but aren’t completely ready to plan an…

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San Diego’s Most Unique Shopping Experiences

There’s little that compares to the thrill of finding a funky little hole-in-the-wall boutique — one that seems to have items you’ve just never seen anywhere else. Combing through racks and shelves in search of unique treasures can really give any day a special boost. If you’re looking to experience that special joy of discovery,…

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