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Click on for an extensive and informative list of over 100 places of worship. Since San Diego is often referred to as Paradise on Earth, it should come as no surprise that locals love to worship their God. Unique to San Diego and the state of California are 21 Missions founded by Father Serra as the… Read more »

Relocation: Repairs & Remodeling

If you’re NOT a fix-it man, the next best thing is knowing where to find the help you need, especially if you’re a newcomer. These recommendations are the result of actually using each one of these journeyman craftsmen. So saying YES TO RECOMMENDING THEM IS EASY. Home Depot is unquestionably the best hardware store with multi-locations… Read more »

Fall in Love with San Diego Tour

This introduction to San Diego represents 55 years of map creation and insightful map tour creation laid out in a table of Contents Page  format (below). It showcases all of the important San Diego city & suburbs with attractions and TONS of things to see and do in a handy self-guided do-it-yourself editorialized series of… Read more »

San Diego’s 15 Must See Attractions

Plus the 50 DIY City Map Tours Day One is Touring #1’s 1, 2, 3 attractions || Day Two is touring #’s 4 & 5, 6 || Day Three is touring #’s 7 & 8 || Day Four is any combination of the other attractions, which fit logistically into a day long excursion || Day Five is individual selections of touring cities and suburbs… Read more »

Hotels, Hotels, Hotels

San Diego is blessed with 100’s of awesome hotels, but if they don’t have an ocean or bay view or some other overriding amenity such as a golf course, don’t stay there unless you can’t afford to stay anywhere else. If you’ve come all this way to experience paradise on earth, then staying where you… Read more »


Visiting a San Diego Attraction can best be found and appreciated by reading the suburb chapter where the attraction is found. These chapters also include an essential map and an overall description of the general area such as the Balboa Chapter, which is home to the San Diego Zoo as well as being home to… Read more »

Mister A’s Restaurant

Mister A’s Restaurant, 2550 Fifth Ave. 12th floor of Manchester Financial in Uptown San Diego (619-239-1377). Business Casual dress code strictly enforced. Open for lunch Wed.- Fri. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. & dinner Fri. and Sat. 5 p.m.- 9 p.m. Sun.-Thurs. 5-8:30 p.m.; Classics French-hued cuisine and American faire is served by attentive well-trained waiters. Expect… Read more »

Sightseeing By Air

See Downtown and Coronado Bridge seen by AIR offers Majestical Bay Views Coprorate Helocoters Coprorate Helocoters (858) 505-5650. Is a long-established full-service firm. They are ideally located 10 minutes from downtown San Diego at the Montgomery Airfield in Kearny Mesa at 3753 John J. Montgomery Dr, Suite 1 San Diego, CA 92123. Their basic Sightseeing… Read more »

Lucas Lemcke Tree Service is highly Recommended

Lucas Lemcke Tree Service i( 619-316-5242) [] is a well-established firm with over 15 years of experience. Plus, they have a California State license (1015622), and are bonded, with low prices for their excellent work. Their excellent professional services include tree removal, trimming and stump grinding. As their 100’s of glowing recommendations attest, Lucas Lemcke… Read more »

National City Boasts Excellent Restaurants

National City, which on San Diego’s bayfront is north of Chula Vista and south of downtown San Diego. It’s also the central industrial business hub of San Diego proper. It boasts more than 3,000 businesses in a tiny land area of only 7.3 square miles. Major employers include its huge marine terminal that processed 270,000… Read more »

Rancho Santa Fe is Home to the Rich & Famous

Rancho Santa Fe, which is home to the rich and famous, is an inland community east of Solana Beach. Yet, it rivals the beauty of the coast. Tuck­ed away in the hills only seven miles from the ocean, this plush yet tranquil village is a perfect setting for the more relaxed side of the lifestyle… Read more »

Borrego Springs is a Romantic Desert Escape

Borrego Springs is home to the largest desert state park in America. It’s an impressive 630,000-acre Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, which is nearly the same size at the state of Rhode Island. This spectacular desert park has majestic mountains, beautiful canyons, hiking trails, camping, wildflowers, and miles of scenic beauty. At night the sky is… Read more »

San Diego’s Best Do-It-Yourself Micro-Brewery Tour

Best Do-It-Yourself San Diego Micro-Brewery Tour features San Diego’s Best Micro-Breweries. The best feature of this hand-picked list it that they are not only the best of the best, but they are easy-to-find micro-breweries. So if you are a visitor to San Diego with limited time, or you’re a newcomer and want to get on… Read more »

San Diego BEST Curbside Takeaways & Delivery Places

San Diego BEST Curbside Takeaways & Delivery Restaurants All you have to do to enjoy one of the San Diego BEST Curbside Takeaways & Delivery Restaurants in San Diego is to call, text, or go online and make your order. Then either you can pick up your meal or have it delivered. Dining at home… Read more »

Eat Free on your Birthday at Great Plaza Buffet in Pacific Beach for Birthday Parties of 6 or more

View Post Great Plaza Buffet 1840 Garnet Ave. Pacific Beach. (858-273-6868). Credit Cards: AE, DISC, MC, VISA. LUNCH Open for lunch weekdays Mon.– Fri. 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Adults: $10.99, Children 3-6 yrs. $5.99 children 7-10 yrs. $7.99. Saturday lunch 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Adults $11.99, Children 3-6 yrs. $5.99, children 7-10- yrs. $7.99. DINNER Mon.–Thurs. 3:30… Read more »

Top 10 Best Burger Joints in San Diego

Top 10 Best BurgerJoints in San Diego are not that easy to find even if you are a local. In fact, it’s easier to find the Cabrillo Monument and Sea World, than to find a Best Burger joint!. In reality, it has meant eating in 100’s of Burger restaurants just to find these. This often… Read more »

T’s Cafe Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch are Outstanding

T’s Cafe Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, 271 N. Hwy 101, Solana Beach (858-755-7642). Open Mon. – Fri. 7 a.m.–2 p.m.; Sat. and Sun. till 2:30 p.m ($13-$16). Credit Cards: AE, MC, VISA. T’s Cafe Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch offers friendly efficient service from a well-trained wait staff of longtime employees. If you don’t know what to order,… Read more »

Halloween Collectible Decorations at City Lights

Halloween collectible decorations are distinctive, stunning, original, spooky creatively displayed in a fun haunted black lighted section at the world-famous City Lights Collectibles and Gifts Store in San Diego. This stunning warehouse-sized store is near Sea World.  Seeing these must-have original Halloween collectible decorations should not be missed. Expect to be amazed when you see… Read more »

Daphne’s California Greek is a Delicious Place to Eat

View Post Daphne’s California Greek at 9586 Rio San Diego Dr. in the Promenade in Mission Valley (619- 260-1679) {]. Located on the map where Texas Street & Rio San Diego Dr. meet north of Hwy 8 & west of the circled 16 on the map. Daphne’s California Greek is home to Fresh, healthy and… Read more »

Borrego Springs is Enjoying a Land Boom

  A quarter million visitors will soon be visiting Borrego Springs to see the desert wildflowers in bloom. Many of these visitors will also be to looking for estate sized parcels of land to buy. This land rush for the last available parcels generated 48 land sales last year. That figure was well above the… Read more »

San Diego Bay From A–Z

San Diego  Bay from A–Z is filled with FUN THINGS TO DO.  Yes from every point of view especially aboard a boat the views are  no less than magnificent! Without a doubt, you’ll miss what makes San Diego so special if you don’t also view it the same way that the first explorer saw San… Read more »

Falkner Winery Wine Tasting

Premier Tasting Begins May 5th Falkner Winery   Winery lovers can rejoice! Beginning Saturday, May 5th, Falkner Winery will begin offering a new higher service level tasting called Premier Tasting.  Falkner Winery already offers a Classic and Enhanced Wine Tasting but will now add a seated, full service tasting to the mix.  Unlike the existing… Read more »

Enjoy Delicious Seafood at The Fishmarket in Del Mar

The Retail Market is Opening May 8th Before or after a day at the world famous Del Mar Racetract dine at the  renowned The Fish Market! Just across the street from the Del Mar racetrack, you and another person could enjoy a delicious, unforgettable seafood meal at absolutely no cost! With their classy decor, The… Read more »

Quick Find Categories of Sports & Recreation

San Diego’s most popular outdoor sports are played at Qual­comm Stadium (619-641-3100) in Mission Valley, off Interstates 8 and 15. It’s where the San Diego State University’s Aztecs play their home football games. Petco Park (619-795-5000) in downtown San Diego is where the San Diego Padres play their home games. They compete in the West… Read more »

Anaheim Hosts Disneyland and Many Theme Parks Making it the Ideal Getaway for a Family Vacation

Anaheim Attractions Anaheim is an epicenter of entertainment when it comes to theme parks, but it is also a home for art, architecture, atmosphere and beautiful scenery. Any visit to  Anaheim should include these these attractions in the plans: Disneyland Park, originally Disneyland, is the first of two theme parks built at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, opened… Read more »

Broadstone Coronado on the Bay is a Residential Paradise on the Spectacular Island of Coronado

Broadstone Coronado on the Bay (866-268-2143) [] provides amazing quality of life at the shores of Coronado Bay. A helpful and friendly staff provides residents with the attention they need and deserve at this beautiful apartment complex. The property is impeccably maintained, and attention to detail gives the common grounds an inviting, well-kept look. The… Read more »