Posts Categorized: Central San Diego

Historical Museums Abound in San Diego and All are “Must See” Attractions Everyone Should Plan to See

  Museum Galore are what visitor to San Diego are blessed with seeing. This is because San Diego was the white first settlement on the West Coast of the United States. For starters,  Mission San Diego de Alcala was the first of 21 missions founded by Father Junipero Serra in 1769. This historical site should… Read more »

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 »

Convoy Street is the Biggest and Most Extraordinarily Diverse Asian Restaurant Row in the United States

Convoy Street in Kearny Mesa is home to an awesome selection of nearly 100 excellent Asian restaurants, which can easily claim the title for being the best of the best in America. This multitude different styles and tastes from different countries are clustered together in min malls along a wide 1.5 mile long thoroughfare (see… Read more »

Job Opportunities Abound in Tourism, Bio Tech, Construction, Medical, Military & Education

Let’s face it, everyone wants to live, work and play in Americas’s Finest City. And why not? The United States Weather Bureau has described San Diego’s weather as being the most ideal in America. Plus, unlike many cities in the United States, there is an endless variety of activities to do 365 days a year… Read more »

Dan Diegos Euro Cafe & Pub is a Bay Park Winner

Dan Diegos Euro Cafe and Pub, 2415 Morena Blvd., Bay Park (619-276-2100). Open Mon., Wed. and Thurs. 11:3- a.m.–10 p.m. (kitchen closed at 9 p.m.); Friday 11:30 a.m. till  11 p.m. (kitchen loses at 10 p.m.); Sat. 10:30 a.m.–11 p.m. (kitchen closes at 10 p.m.); Sunday 10:30 a.m.– 9 p.m. (kitchen closes at 9 p.m.)… Read more »

The Gaslamp Quarter, Historic San Diego

Gaslamp Quater

San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter is where history, fine dining, shopping and entertainment come together in sights, sounds and tastes. In fact, the 16-block area between Fourth and Sixth avenues, Broadway and the waterfront has been designated a National Historic District. Here you will find many beautifully reconstructed buildings from a bygone era. These buildings now… Read more »

Ocean Beach Is the Authentic Beach Town

Ocean Beach

Yes, Ocean Beach is the authentic beach town. Palm trees line the streets of this historical Southern California community. It’s kissed by the sun, romanced by the Pacific Ocean and has a personality all its own. A good reason for discovering Ocean Beach is its casual, small-town charm with its diagonally parked cars along the… Read more »

The Embarcadero Is Home to Harbor Tours, Nautical Museums and Fabulous Bay Front Dining Venues

Embarcadero

No visit to downtown San Diego would be complete without exploring the city’s Embarcadero at the waterfront. It’s home to the oldest iron sailing ship afloat, world-class harbor tours aboard a spectacular Hornblower yacht, superb restaurants with spectacular bay views and the fascinating historical Maritime Museum. Here too is the must-see USS Midway Museum as… Read more »

Downtown San Diego, the City’s Showpiece, Is Home to the Gaslamp Quarter and Little Italy

Downtown

Downtown San Diego’s dynamic skyline has been reshaped by the robust growth of residential and com­mercial development. Downtown is continuing on its path to becoming an exciting and savvy urban environment, with a concentration on dynamic public projects such as new parks and open space, new cultural venues and enhanced public ­infrastructure. Downtown boasts a… Read more »

Coronado Is a World-Class Resort Destination

Coronado

Across the bay from downtown San Diego is the picturesque island resort of Coronado. It’s blessed with white sandy beaches, superb ­restaurants, beautiful historic turn-of-the-century homes, delightful shops, an 18-hole championship golf course and the world famous Hotel del Coronado. Coronado, as we know it today, had its beginning in 1884 with the arrival of… Read more »

Romantic Balboa Park Is a Historical Treasure

Balboa Park California Tower Photo

Romantic Balboa Park is the nation’s largest urban cultural park consisting of a forest of exotic trees, well-kept gardens, and a majestic lily pond, which is the most photographed site in the park. Here too is the renowned Old Globe Theatre and 17 outstanding must-see museums, art galleries and one of the largest planetariums in… Read more »

Historic Old Town is Filled With Museums, Great Mexican Restaurants & Many Unique Shops

Old Town San Diego

San Diego’s Old Town San Diego State Historic Park conveys an authentic re-creation of the city’s glorious history between 1821 and 1872. Restored adobe homes, museums, landmarks, commercial shops, restaurants, informative park rangers and volunteers all bring the flavor of the past into the present. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience Old Town and to… Read more »

Mission Bay & Pacific Beach Are Home To Breathtaking Sunsets & Restaurants Galore

Mission Bay

Mission Bay is surrounded by the coastal suburbs of Pacific Beach, North Mission Beach, South Mission Beach and Bay Park. Locals living at the beach make full use of the beautiful beaches and bays to watch an incredible sunset or simply to ride their bikes along the boardwalk. These coastal neighborhoods are also home to… Read more »

Mission Valley is a Mecca for Dining, Golf, Attractions & Major Shopping Centers

Mission Bay

Mission Valley is easily accessible. Every major freeway leading into San Diego County passes by or through the valley. Thus, many attractions and suburbs are less than 30 minutes away. Accessibility to Mission Valley is easy with the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) Green Line (511) or [sdmts.com]. This trolley line travels in an east–west direction… Read more »