Balboa Park, not far from downtown San Diego, is one of the city’s main attractions, featuring museums, arts venues, a zoo, trails, many gardens, common areas, restaurants, and too many worthwhile places to list here. If you’re visiting the area, you can’t go wrong putting this on your to-do list on a sunny San Diego day. I […]
Things to do in San Diego
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Featured Activities in San Diego County
We only go kayaking occasionally, but my favorite place is in La Jolla, CA, in the San Diego area. We especially love the 7 caves tour. Here’s my review.
Circus Vargas Steam Cirque Discount Tickets: Burbank, Woodland Hills, Ventura My favorite circus has to be Circus Vargas, and I’ll tell you why. (Or just skip down for my roundup of ticket deals to their new show Steam Cirque.) First, this California-based circus brings back the thrill of the traditional traveling circus, which I find lacking in many circuses today. […]
LEGOLAND California Family Review + Discount Roundup Did you know you need a kid to get into LEGOLAND? The more kids you take, the lighter your pockets when you leave. So along with my review, I’ve rounded up some current LEGOLAND California discounts for you. The deal options below, from various savvy sources, are for everything from one […]
Zoo’s don’t always top my to-do list, but the San Diego Zoo is one of my faves and has something for everyone from innocent tot to jaded octogenarian. Fun for families? Sure. But you don’t need a kid to party with the zoo animals in San Diego. If you’re thinking of going, here are my top tips for planning […]
The weather is fine and the livin’ is easy if you’re lucky enough to be near the water in San Diego. Or if you’re visiting the area, do what I do and spend an afternoon or evening cruising the San Diego Bay. My fave, depending on time of year, is the Whale Watching cruise. But the Sunset […]