The San Diego Natural History Museum (theNAT) strives to instill in all a respect for nature and the environment through inspiring research, education, and exhibits. Traveling through a 75-million-year timeline, from the age of dinosaurs to the Ice Ages, experience an unfolding of the prehistory of southern (Continue reading)
Watch the Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony from Sochi, Live Aboard the USS Midway!
Free admission for family-style event. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Olympic sport demonstrations, skating rink, snow, raffles, interactive Olympic sports activities for all ages, giant indoor and outdoor screens. Meet Olympic (Continue reading)
Mingei International Museum located in Balboa Park, preserves and exhibits folk art, craft and design from all eras and cultures of the world. Mingei celebrates human creativity, and the belief that everyday object and materials that often serve a useful purpose can also be objects of beauty. Art can happen (Continue reading)
The William Heath Davis House is the oldest house in San Diego's historic Gaslamp Quarter, dating back to 1850. When William Heath Davis was trying to start his "New Town" by San Diego Bay, there was a shortage of lumber in the area so he had to use pre-fabricated houses that were delivered to San Diego by ship. The (Continue reading)
Take a walk on the pier for a historical stroll in San Diego, incredible views and great fishing. San Diego is home to six recreational piers along its coastline, each one with its own distinct vibe.
Historic Oceanside Pier, 1,942 feet long, is the longest wooden pier on the West Coast. Grab a bite in the (Continue reading)
With approximately 300 bridges within San Diego’s city limits, architect enthusiasts are sure to enjoy the hunt for the hidden ones. Two of the oldest are located in the Hillcrest and Bankers Hill neighborhoods.Built in 1905, the Quince Street trestle bridge is a pedestrian bridge, recently restored to its original (Continue reading)
Adobes are some of the oldest existing buildings on Earth and few of them occupy San Diego. These structures are extremely durable houses made of mud and offer significant advantages due to their thermal mass. They are known to be particularly susceptible to seismic damage during an earthquake.
The Rancho (Continue reading)
At 27,000 sq. ft., the museum is one the largest indoor model railroad displays in the world and the only accredited railroad themed museum in the United States. The individual HO and N scale layouts are among the largest of their type. Construction of the model railroads is accomplished by volunteer club (Continue reading)
Mt. Soledad takes the prize for the most serene and breathtaking panoramic view of San Diego and its coastline. No matter which direction you gaze, you will be captivated by San Diego’s effortless beauty! The 822-foot mountain retreat, located between La Jolla and Pacific Beach, is topped by the famous 29-foot (Continue reading)
San Diego's Chicano Park is home to the country's largest collection of outdoor murals as well as various sculptures, earthworks, and an architectural piece dedicated to the cultural heritage of the community. The park is located beneath the San Diego-Coronado Bridge in Barrio Logan, a predominantly Mexican American (Continue reading)