How About An Old-Fashioned Drive-in Movie at South Bay?

There’s nothing more ‘summer’ than a double feature at the drive-in movies; they aren’t as popular as they were in, say the 60s, but there’s no doubt they’re still fun. And not to mention, they’re a lot cheaper than heading to a movie theater for just one flick! Grab the entire family (or just your […]

Dog Beaches in Ocean Beach, Coronado and Del Mar

Is your pooch getting antsy? Let’s be honest, when isn’t your dog antsy to get outdoors and prance about! Do yourself and, of course, your four-legged friend a favor and head to one of the designated dog beaches in Ocean Beach, Coronado and Del Mar. Watch tail-waggin’, Frisbee-catchin’ and stick-fetchin’ dogs splash in the surf. Man’s best friend is permitted to roam […]

Jump on the Coronado Ferry and Shop the Landing

Looking for a fun and inexpensive way to experience San Diego this summer? Well, do yourself a favor and head to the San Diego Bay Ferry and hop aboard for an afternoon at the Coronado Ferry Landing. The Landing has over “25 eclectic and unique shops, including art galleries, bike rentals, sweet treats, fine and […]

Get Geocaching Around San Diego!

Imagine heading down Murray Ridge Road toward Sandrock searching for local GPS coordinates to see what fellow “hunters” have left behind for you to find. Sound intriguing? That’s because it is. You can embark on a modern day treasure hunt throughout San Diego! This modern day, GPS-enabled, game called geocaching is a one played all […]

Have a Bonfire on the Beach

Open beach fires outside containers are prohibited at all San Diego beaches, but as long as you can nail down a fire pit you’re golden. Aside from bicycling, rollerblading, swimming, surfing, and volleyball, you can take to the beach on a cool, breezy evening for a bonfire! Break out the marshmallows and chocolate and indulge […]

Forget the Beach. Head to Mission Trail Regional Park.

Sometimes you have to forget the beach, and hit up the mountains! San Diego may be known for its ocean-friendly activities, but why not opt for an inland excursion instead? Mission Trails Regional Park has more than 40 miles of trails for everyone from beginners to experts. You can start out modestly with a reasonable […]

Go Fly A Kite…in the Field of Tecolote Shores

Admittedly, it’s been a while since I’ve flown a kite, but remembering back to younger years really makes me miss that life of leisure. Consider a trip to Mission Bay Park with your kids (or by yourself) and witness the joy kite flying brings to your day–as long as you can keep it in the […]

Life of Leisure: National Park Week–April 20 – April 28

Way back in the 16th century an explorer by the name of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo stepped onto the coast of California becoming the first European to do so. He landed and took to foot at San Diego Bay, which now houses the Cabrillo National Monument (1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr.) commemorating the event. If you haven’t experienced this […]

Be Sure to Hit the Many Ice Rinks in Town

In the northern regions of the U.S. ice skating is a way of life. Along with playing hockey, ice skating on frozen ponds is a top pastime, but unfortunately (and fortunately, as well) we don’t have the climate to support those areas of recreation–naturally. That doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy ice skating right here in Southern Cal; […]

Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch: A Harbinger of Good Things

Like a scene out of Heidi, the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch are a beautiful sight to see. Every March and April, the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch blossom into a spectacular sea of brightly colored ranunculus flowers. This harbinger of warmer and mere perfect weather draws more than 100,000 visitors annually. Tours are offered, and photographers, both amateur […]

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