Your ultimate guide for Things To Do in San Diego!

     
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Enjoy Escondido

Enjoy Escondido

Welcome to Escondido, come for the wildlife… stay for the culture! Escondido may mean “hidden” but it’s no secret there’s a lot going on here! Located just 30 miles northeast of downtown San Diego and 20 minutes from the coast, Escondido is home to major attractions, beautiful wineries, craft (Continue reading)

Thing To Do #58 Visit National City

Thing To Do #58 Visit National City

National City is lined with charming Victorian buildings, historic landmarks as well as new hotels and shopping centers that give it a modern flare. Visit Pepper Park, a 5 1/2–acre park with picnic areas, an improved boat launch ramp with two 10-foot wide boarding floats and a fishing pier equipped with lights (Continue reading)

Mormon Battalion U.S. Army of The West Parade

Mormon Battalion U.S. Army of The West Parade

Parade & Community Event at Old Town State Historic Park on January 30. FREE Children's crafts & activities. Great family fun! Historic Displays Frontier Games & Music Battalion Descendent Booth Living History Displays Dutch Oven cook off Re-Enactments Real Cannon Free (Continue reading)

Thing To Do #57 The Crown City

Thing To Do #57 The Crown City

Coronado Island is the kind of place where you feel at home the moment you arrive. Situated just across the Big Bay from downtown San Diego, Coronado is known for the historic Hotel del Coronado and the distinctive San Diego-Coronado Bridge. Coronado offers much more: sparkling sand beaches, charming small-town (Continue reading)

Thing To Do #23 San Pasqual Battle Field

Thing To Do #23 San Pasqual Battle Field

[caption id="attachment_17397" align="alignleft" width="180"] Photo Credit: California Department of Parks & Recreation[/caption] San Pasqual Battlefield State Historic Park is located on a hillside of the San Pasqual Valley, overlooking the Mexican-American War battle site and includes the American soldier’s (Continue reading)

Thing To Do #3 California’s Birthplace

Thing To Do #3 California’s Birthplace

Come to Old Town, where history lives and the fiesta lasts forever! Old Town San Diego State Historic Park commemorates the early days of San Diego from 1821 to 1872. Enjoy great dining, shopping, entertainment, and museums. You’ll also find many historic buildings, including San Diego’s first schoolhouse, San (Continue reading)

Thing To Do #63 Julian, CA

Thing To Do #63 Julian, CA

An hour northeast of Downtown, San Diego lies the quaint town of Julian. Historically a gold mining town, Julian is best known for its unique charm and irresistible apple pies. Each season brings about a picturesque change in scenery—vibrant fall colors make way for snow-covered mountains, bright spring blossoms (Continue reading)

Thing To Do #19 The Marston House

Thing To Do #19 The Marston House

One of California’s finest examples of the Arts and Crafts movement, the Marston House was constructed in 1905 for George W. Marston and his wife, Anna. Surrounded by five acres of rolling lawns, manicured formal gardens, and rustic canyon gardens, this 8,500 square-foot home became a house museum in 1987 after (Continue reading)

America’s Most Haunted

America's Most Haunted

With such a full and colorful history stretching back over 200 years, it is little wonder that San Diego has a reputation as, well, a bit haunted… People say that the departed love San Diego so much that they simply don’t want to leave! The Whaley House in Old Town San Diego is reputed to be among the most (Continue reading)

Balboa Park

Balboa Park

Celebrate 100 Years At Balboa Park [caption id="attachment_16108" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Casa De Balboa at dawn Balboa Park San Diego[/caption] Balboa Park has fifteen unique museums, 16 tranquil gardens, attractions like the Balboa Park Carousel and the World Famous San Diego Zoo, and impressive (Continue reading)

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