Nine Beautiful San Diego Gardens

San Diego is renowned far and wide for the splendor of its natural beauty and the diversity of its native flora. What’s more, the stellar climate is conducive to cultivating plant life from all the over world. As a result, it should come as no surprise that San Diego is able to accommodate a tremendous … Read more

Top Ten Things to Do in Balboa Park

There’s a lot to see and do in San Diego, and a great deal of it can be experienced by making a trip to the city’s iconic Balboa Park. In many ways, Balboa Park is the heart and soul of the San Diego community, and no visit here is truly complete without spending some time … Read more

San Diego for First-Time Visitors

If you’re on the way to San Diego for the first time in your life, then you have every reason to be excited and then some. As renowned as San Diego is for its amazing weather—and justifiably so, given the nature of its terrific climate—the city really is so much more than that. Home to … Read more

San Diego on a Rainy Day

It’s difficult to think of all that many places in the United States more beloved for their beautiful weather than San Diego. Year in and year out, no matter the season, people flock to San Diego from all over the world to experience the city’s sun and sand for themselves. When we think of San … Read more

5 of San Diego’s Coolest Farmers Markets

San Diego is uniquely positioned to take full advantage of the organic and natural foods movement, since Southern California is an agricultural mecca of citrus, avocado, and nut groves, organic farms, dairy farms, sustainable ranches, and of course, the ocean. Local farmers markets provide venues for farmers, ranchers, and fishermen to give San Diegans and … Read more

Hike Like a Local: 9 Spectacular Hiking Trails in San Diego

When people think of San Diego they think of sandy beaches, incredible surf, and a lively city, but what they don’t know is this is also a hiker’s paradise. Its unbelievably diverse backcountry is one of its best kept secrets where everything from a palm oasis to a mixed-conifer forest can be found. Whether you’re … Read more

8 San Diego Tours by Land or by Sea

No matter what time of year it is in San Diego, there are plenty of sunny days to go exploring. According to BestPlaces, San Diego has a Comfort Index of 9.2/10, making it one of California’s most pleasant climates, hence our motto, “Always sunny and 72.” With a climate like this, it’s no wonder San … Read more

San Diego Zoo Global Provides Relief to Australia

Recent Australian wildfires have burned stunning images of wildlife and habitat loss into our collective consciousness. Acres of blackened trees devoid of greenery, hundreds of charred wildlife carcasses – primarily koalas and kangaroos, and an endless landscape of scorched and smoldering earth are all that remain of many parts of mainland Australia and Kangaroo Island. … Read more