Posts Categorized: Getaways

Las Vegas: Book Your Hotel, Show Tickets, and Events Before You Leave Home

Las Vegas is a Do Everything or Do Nothing Getaway featuring live top name entertainment shows and entertainment galore. Las Vegas, Nevada is a mecca for fun, food and entertainment in the desert bordering southern California’s major metropolises. So a day or week does not go by that literally thousands of Californians don’t drive or… Read more »

Catalina Island is a Perfect Weekend Getaway

Catalina Island is romantic

Romantic Santa Catalina Island is a perfect getaway. It’s a mere 22 miles off the coast of southern California from Dana Point, and getting there is half the fun! Most people arrive by high speed luxury cruisers from Dana Point, Long Beach, Newport Beach or San Pedro with up to 30 departures a day from… Read more »

Visit Ponte Winery in Temecula

Ponte Winery

Ponte Family Estate Winery & Ponte Vineyard Inn 35053 Rancho California Rd., Temecula (951-694-8855) [Pontewinery.com] Open daily 10 a.m.– 5 p.m. Wine tastings week days $15 Weekends $20 for six wines and a souvenir glass The impressive Ponte Family Estate Winery with its award winning outdoor vineyard view restaurant and top 10 ranked Ponte Vineyard… Read more »

San Diego Timeshare Resales & Rentals offered by SellMyTimeshareNOW

SellMyTimeshareNow is the best online resource for buying, selling, and renting timeshares around the world. With thousands of listings located at resorts worldwide, we feature a great deal of San Diego timeshares available for travelers. Instead of booking hotel rooms at inflated rates for your next trip, you could find high-quality vacation ownership resales or… Read more »

Nearby Borrego Springs Resort Town is San Diego County’s Beautiful & Fun-Filled Desert Escape

Borrego Springs

San Diego County’s diversity is again demonstrated by the fact that the county is also home to the largest desert state park in the world. The impressive 630,000-acre Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is nearly the size of the state of Rhode Island. This spectacular desert park has majestic mountains, beautiful canyons, hiking trails, camping, wildflowers… Read more »

Nearby Los Angeles Attractions & Restaurants

Get In on the Action at Universal Studios With CityPASS

Los Angeles attractions and tours offer everything from state-of-the-art rides to walks through historic neighborhoods. Experience world class thrills at Universal Studios Hollywood, Six Flags Magic Mountain, and Disneyland, still the “happiest place on Earth.” LA’s cultural attractions include the Getty Center, LACMA and Walt Disney Hall. Take flight with the Space Shuttle Endeavor at… Read more »

A South of the Border Excursion to Tijuana

How to get to Tijuana Getting to Tijuana is simple and easy. From downtown San Diego, or from any of the coastal suburbs, take Interstate 5 south to the border. The inland freeway to take is Interstate 805. See the San Diego County map. You should also call (619-690-8999) for border conditions. After the short… Read more »

Ensenada Is a Local, Romantic Seaside Resort Town on the Shores of Todos Santos Bay

Only 70 miles south of the border via a sleek, modern toll road, which hugs the coastline is the romantic resort town of Ensenada, Mexico. It picturesquely rests on the shores of beautiful Todos Santos Bay. Here too are more than 70 excellent wineries which comprise Mexico’s popular wine growing region. So plan on a… Read more »

Falkner Winery in Temecula Wine Country

Falkner Winery Pinnacle Restaurant

  Falkner Winery specializes in high quality wines with over 80% earning Gold or Silver medals in wine competitions. So while you may be tempted to stop at the first winery that you see in Temecula wine country, be sure to plan to make a stop at the Falkner Winery for wine tasting and lunch at their… Read more »

Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort Features Entertainment, Great Dining & Real Excitement

Harrah’s is well-known for having the best casinos and hotels nationwide. So you definitely won’t be disappointed with your discovery of this casino with all its gaming and entertainment venues. For the color and excitement of a Las Vegas style casino, Harrah’s Rincon has it all. Of course they offer state-of-the-art gaming including 2,000 slot machines, more than 59 table games and a 12 table poker room where the action never stops! Harrah’s Rincon also offers unique games like Rincon Craps and Volcanic Roulette Bingo.

Sycuan Casino Only 30 Minutes from Downtown

Moments away from downtown San Diego, Sycuan Casino and Resort is the premiere daycation destination for San Diegans. Set amidst 425-plus lush acres, surrounded by picturesque mountain terrain, there are wonderful areas to walk around and take in the sites. This 305,000-sq. ft. casino is open 24 hours a day with 2,000 Vegas-style slot machines, a smoke-free poker room and a 51-table gaming room.

Cosmopolitan Hotel & Restaurant in Romantic Old Town Offers Superb Dining in an Historic Setting

Soon after Juan Bandini built his thatch-roofed adobe family home, 1827–29, it became the social center of San Diego. Bandini himself was often seen waltzing gracefully and elegantly across the parlor floor. In 1869, after Bandini’s death, stage master Albert Seeley purchased Bandini’s home and converted it into his family home and a hotel. When… Read more »

Hotel del Coronado is an Oceanfront Resort with Great Shops, Restaurants & Accommodations

The legendary Hotel del Coronado is located on 28 oceanfront acres on Coronado Island. Built in 1888 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1977, The Hotel del Coronado has played host to celebrities, presidents and dignitaries from around the world. Today, guests can select accommodations in the historic Victorian Building, in the contemporary Ocean… Read more »

Inn at Churon Winery is a Hilltop Chateau

The romantic Inn at Churon is ideally located in the heart of the Temecula wine country. This beautiful French chateau-inspired bed & breakfast inn and winery is, without a doubt, the a perfect romantic getaway. And The Inn at Churon is less than an hour away from downtown San Diego and only 23 miles north… Read more »

Tijuana’s Hotel Camino Real is a Five-Star Hotel

Hotel Camino Real at Paseo de los Héroes 9902 Zona Urbana Rio Tijuana Tijuana BC (1-866-599-6674) is ideally located in Rio Tijuana where you’ll find each access to excellent restaurants, the huge Rio Tijuana Shopping Center and the Tijuana Cultural Center. Accommodations included at the 263 air-conditioned luxury room and Suites hotel include  a gym, large conference and meeting… Read more »

The Marine Room Offers Superb Oceanfront Dining & Cuisine by Renowned Chef Bernard Guillas

Image Courtesy of: The Marine Room The Marine Room Restaurant, which opened its doors in 1941, is a world class multi-award winner in a class all by itself. Yes, The Marine Room Restaurant (17) is a special occasion restaurant destination second to none. But any occasion is a special occasion, when you dine here! Thus,… Read more »

Hilton Garden Inn is the Perfect Hotel for Corporate & Leisure Travelers in Del Mar & Sorrento Valley

The Hilton Garden Inn Del Mar (11) is ideally located near Sorrento Valley and Qualcomm. Plus, the Hilton Garden Inn Del Mar is only minutes from Del Mar and the Del Mar Race Track. The Hilton Garden Inn Del Mar has 80 rooms featuring one king or two queen beds. The bold faced number in… Read more »

Oceanside Harbor and Marina is Home to 950 Yachts, Great Restaurants & Fun Things to Do

This is the only marina and boat harbor in North County and it’s home to over 950 yachts and boats. While it is a small harbor, there are plenty of fun things to do here. Making up this one-of-a-kind harbor setting is a small Cape Cod-style fishing village, complete with a lighthouse. The village is… Read more »

La Jolla Shores Hotel on Scenic La Jolla Shores

Highlighted with oceanfront views of the surf splashing onto the beach. Plus they have open-air walkways and comfortable accommodations. The La Jolla Shores Hotel is one of the select few hotels in San Diego situated directly on the beach. This beachfront hotel in La Jolla, California creates vacation memories that last a lifetime.

Blue Door Winery in Julian Celebrated its Grand Opening to the Public with the Tasting and Selling of Bottles and Cases of its Delicious Wines

The grand opening of the Blue Door Winery (18), which is San Diego’s newest winery was celebrated on a cold and windy March day on the outskirts of Julian in San Diego’s back country. An excellent selection of reds and whites were poured to a most appreciative group of wine lovers with an pallet for… Read more »

San Felipe Marina Resort and Spa: A Baja California Oasis

Located south of town via Avenida Camino Del Sur which turns into Carretera San Felipe-Aeropuerto at Km. 4.5 (01152-686-577-0819) or (800-291-5397) ($79-$185). This grand resort features 55 rooms that come with a kitchen and satellite TV. They offer tennis courts, swimming pools, jacuzzi, gym, sauna and spa. Also offer time share for condos and homes…. Read more »

Hotel Coral & Marina: A Premier Ensenada Resort

On the Tijuana to Ensenada road just north of Ensenada at km 103 at 3421 Zona Playitas Ensenada. For reservations call direct (01152-646-175-0000) or toll-free (800-862-9020). Rate schedule for this 147-room, all-suite hotel with ocean-view balconies is ($120-$256). Everything about this premier modern hotel resort and marina is first class. The suites are all beautifully… Read more »

Hotel Cortez: Ensenada – A Popular Hotel for Americans

Av. López Mateos #1089 Zona Centro Ensenada, B.C., Mexico (01152-646-178-2307). Fax (646-178-3904). Prices ($70 and up). This modern hotel is in the heart of town with 82 rooms (49 double, 26 single, 7 junior suites). Heated swimming pool. Banquet room. Non-smoking rooms. It’s also a favorite place to stay among Americans because of the great… Read more »

Las Rocas Resort & Spa: A Fantastic Weekend Destination

Just six miles south of Rosarito Beach at km 38.5 on the Tijuana-Ensenada free road. For reservations or information, call toll-free (888-527-7622) or (619-234-9810). Summer rates are ($79-$389). The best place to stay south of the border is Las Rocas Resort and Spa. This oceanfront resort offers a diversity of accommodations from standard rooms with… Read more »

New Port Beach Hotel: Romantic Ocean-View Rooms

Km. 45 Free Road Tijuana-Ensenada, Puerto Nuevo, Baja California, Mexico. For reservations call their toll-free number (800-582-1018). For direct dialing call (01152-661-614-1188) or fax your reservations to (01152-661-614-1174). Beginning price for a Sunday through Thursday stay is ($70) per night, while on the weekends the rate increases to ($135) per night plus tax. Rooms are… Read more »

Monte De Oro Winery is a Spectacular Hilltop Winery Overlooking Temecula’s Wine Country

Located off Rancho California Road in the heart of Temecula’s wine valley is beautiful Monte De Oro Winery (19). What sets Monte De Oro apart from the other wineries in the valley is their careful attention to vineyard practices, such as canopy management and controlling yields, as well as our delicate handling of the fruit… Read more »

Casa De Los Siete Patios is a Premier Ensenada Resort & Seaside Wedding Destination

A once in a lifetime experience awaits you in a secluded paradise behind bougainvillea covered white walls. Imagine yourself in front of a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean, while luxuriating in a designer’s dream, beach hacienda on two lushly landscaped acres and a crystal blue Mykonos pool with Jacuzzi; just one of the seven… Read more »

Universal Studios Hollywood is the Ultimate Hollywood Experience With Action-Packed Entertainment

Get ready for the ultimate Hollywood experience! Find a full day of action-packed entertainment all in one place:  thrilling theme park rides and shows, a real working movie studio, and Los Angeles’ best shops, restaurants and cinemas at CityWalk. Universal Studios Hollywood is a unique experience that’s fun for the whole family. Go behind the… Read more »