Your ultimate guide for Things To Do in San Diego!

     
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Memorial Day: May 25, 2015

Memorial Day: May 25, 2015

Memorial Day—a day that commemorates United States soldiers who died while honoring, serving and fighting for our country.  Observed on the last Monday in May, it is a United States federal holiday formerly known as Decoration Day.  First enacted to honor Union soldiers of the American Civil War, then it was (Continue reading)

Visit the Old Mission San Luis Rey de Francia

Visit the Old Mission San Luis Rey de Francia

  California’s coast is lined with historic missions that tell the story of the missionaries whose quest for spreading the word of God laid the foundation on which the state is built. San Diego is home to two of these missions: the Mission San Diego de Alcala and the Mission San Luis Rey de Francia. The (Continue reading)

Visit the San Diego Mormon Battalion

Visit the San Diego Mormon Battalion

The Mormon Battalion was the only religiously-based unit in United States Military history. It served for a year in the mid 1840s. The Battalion played a pivotal role in the U.S.’s successful push to secure land in the western states. During its service, the battalion marched nearly 2,000 miles from Council (Continue reading)

Warner-Carrillo Ranch House

Warner-Carrillo Ranch House

One of California’s finest examples of the Arts and Crafts movement, the beautiful and historic Marston House and Gardens, sits just north of Balboa Park.  Built in 1905 for George White and Anna Gun Marston, this grand old home stands as a wonderful tribute to a unique family and their legacy of service to the (Continue reading)

Heritage Park

Heritage Park

A Visit to a Victorian Village On the southern outskirts of Old Town, you’ll find a unique gateway to the Victorian world, a remnant of the unique English sensibilities settlers brought with them as they established their homes in the West. It’s called the Victorian Village at Heritage Park. It’s situated (Continue reading)

Visit The Gaslamp Quarter

Visit The Gaslamp Quarter

Light the Way at the Gaslamp The Gaslamp Quarter got its name from the gas-lamps that lined the streets of the town during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  Today, the Gaslamp Quarter is almost 17 city blocks of dining, shopping, and entertainment, surrounding visitors with the sights, sounds and (Continue reading)

Coronado Island

Coronado Island

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)

Explore Little Italy!

Explore Little Italy!

San Diego is one of the best examples of America’s famed “melting pot” that you’ll find anywhere in the States, with the ideal blend of people, cultures, ideas and opinions found here. San Diego’s historic Little Italy pays homage to the group of Italian families who once made their living on the sea. Now, (Continue reading)

Mt. Soledad

Mt. Soledad

The Mt. Soledad Cross is one of the best-known landmarks in San Diego. Designed as a tribute to the men and women who gave their lives in military service, it has become a draw for people who enjoy the magnificent panoramic views of San Diego from the nearby observation deck.  You can drive up to the Cross or (Continue reading)

San Diego Maritime Museum

San Diego Maritime Museum

If the United States maritime history spurs your imagination, then you’ll definitely want to add the Maritime Museum of San Diego to your must-visit list. Located in the San Diego Bay, the Maritime Museum of San Diego sustains one of the largest collections of notable sea vessels in the United States. You’ll see (Continue reading)

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