Posts Categorized: Major Attractions

Arts District Liberty Station: A burgeoning hub for life and culture.

This cultural mecca within 361 waterfront acres of the former Naval Training Center San Diego (NTC) features historic Spanish Colonial Revival architecture, vast outdoor spaces, and plenty of parking.  Arts District Liberty Station, a burgeoning hub for life and culture in San Diego, is filled with nearly 120 galleries, museums, artist studios, nonprofit offices, creative… Read more »

Fiesta de Reyes in Old Town San Diego is Where History Lives and the Fiesta Lasts Forever

Barra Barra Saloon at Fiesta de Reyes

Festive Old Town comes alive at this new shopping and dining attraction in historic Old Town. Shop at the Beacon Artworks Gallery (619-823-6130) for colorful San Diego paintings. Sample San Diego’s best tasting wines at the Hacienda De Las Rosas’ tasting room (619-840-5579). Dine on the spacious patio at the Casa de Reyes Mexican Restaurant,… Read more »

Heritage of the Americas Museum in Rancho San Diego Takes You on a Journey Through Time

Heritage of Americas Museum

  Heritage of the Americas Museum, located on the campus of Cuyamaca College in Rancho San Diego at 12110 Cuyamaca College Dr. West off of Jamacha Rd. (619-670-5194) [heritageoftheamericasmuseum.com]. Open Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sat. noon- 4 p.m. Admission for adults is ($3); seniors (55 and over) ($2), children 17 years and younger, students… Read more »

Mission Trails Regional Park is the Largest of San Diego’s Parks and is Great for Hiking

Mission Trails Regional Park is the largest of the City of San Diego’s parks and is the third gem of the city’s park system. Mission Trails is larger than Mission Bay and Balboa parks combined. At 5,800 acres, it is the largest open space urban park west of the Mississippi. It includes two lakes, a… Read more »

Free Admission to Historic Mormon Battalion

The Mormon Battalion Historic Site is located in Old Town, at the corner of Harney and Juan Streets. Walk in the steps of The 500 men Mormon Battalion, Army of the West, as they left Winter Quarters, Iowa, and began their infantry march from Fort Leavenworth to the California Pueblo of San Diego. They are open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., there are also guided tours and admission is free.

SeaWorld is Mission Bay’s Most Popular Attraction With New Events & Attractions

SeaWorld San Diego is set on 189 beautifully landscaped acresalong the sparkling shores of Mission Bay Park. As you might expect, SeaWorld has something to offer everyone. This fun-filled marine life park features thousands of fascinating ocean creatures including killer whales who star in the visually stunning “Believe” Shamu show, as well as penguins, sharks… Read more »

LEGOLAND in Carlsbad Has Over 60 Exciting Rides, Fun Shows & Lots of Kids Attractions

LEGOLAND California is home to more than 60 exciting rides, shows and attractions. But the really big news is the world’s first and only LEGOLAND Water Park. The imagination really flows on Build-A-Raft river, where everyone floats on their own custom-built LEGO raft. The Water Park also features six-person raft slides, single-person tube slides, body… Read more »

Seaport Village is a Bay Front Shopping & Dining Extravaganza at the Embarcadero in Downtown

Seaport Village is a charming 14-acre waterfront shopping, dining and entertainment complex. You can also get two hours of free validated parking with any purchase. Fifty yards south of The Fish Market Restaurant is Seaport Village. Celebrating 30 years, Seaport Village is a one-of-a-kind attraction consists of more than 70 fascinating little shops and charming… Read more »

San Diego Symphony Performs Year-Round

San Diego Symphony

The jewel of this district is the historic Copley Symphony Hall (20) at 750 B St. (619-235-0804). It is regarded as one of the finest classical music venues on the West Coast. This year the San Diego Symphony, now over 100 years old and one of the oldest orchestras in California, will embark on a… Read more »

Cabrillo National Monument Offers a Spectacular Panoramic View of the Picturesque San Diego Skyline

Cabrillo National Monument

On the windswept tip of Point Loma is Cabrillo National Monument, which is the third most visited national monument in the United States. From this vantage point, 422 ft high above the ocean, you will be able to enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the city of San Diego and beyond. On a clear day… Read more »

The USS Midway Museum at the Embarcadero

Visit the Historic USS Midway at the Embarcadero

USS Midway Museum at the Navy Pier in San Diego Bay, 910 N. Harbor Dr., downtown (619-544-9600) [midway.org]. Experience the magic aboard one of the longest-serving aircraft carriers in U.S. Naval history, the USS Midway. It’s a must-see San Diego attraction. The tour lasts 3–4 hours and is included with admission. You can launch, fly dogfight… Read more »

San Diego Botanic Garden Is North County’s World-Renowned Botanical Garden Attraction

The San Diego Botanic Garden is a place of year-round beauty. Explore four miles of garden trails, enjoy restful vistas, flowering trees, majestic palms, and the nation’s largest bamboo collection. Thanks to our mild climate, plants from all over the world thrive here. Our diverse topography provides a variety of microclimates giving the visitor a… Read more »

Birch Aquarium in La Jolla is a Family Fun Attraction Featuring Over 3,000 Colorful Fish

Birch Aquarium (22) is the public outreach center for world-renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography, where visitors of all ages can explore more than 3,000 colorful fish and invertebrates as well as cutting-edge ocean- and earth-science research. This is a must-see attraction, with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and La Jolla. The aquarium boasts more… Read more »

Cinepolis Luxury Cinemas Where You Will Experience the Movies Like Never Before

Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas is a completely revolutionized concept in movie theaters that will enhance customer’s movie going experience. Their goal is to pamper customers in an intimate and comfortable environment. Buy your tickets online or visit the exclusive luxury box office/concierge area once you arrive or the self-service touchscreen to watch the trailers of the… Read more »

Old California Restaurant Row in San Marcos is one of North County's Historic Major Attractions

San Marcos is home to Old California Restaurant Row, where you will discover over 15 impressive restaurants and a diverse selection of cuisine from around the world. Many of these restaurants are great for live entertainment, dancing, happy hour and group dining. Enjoy an afternoon of shopping at the charming Village Boutique stores in their… Read more »