Where to Watch the Super Bowl in San Diego

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Though the Super Bowl’s purpose is to culminate a season of competition within the National Football League, the Super Bowl has become an event that is celebrated by an entire spectrum of people – from sports fanatics to the indifferent – the Super Bowl offers an opportunity to celebrate! This year the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII is scheduled for Sunday, February 2nd at 6:30pm; featuring an intense showdown between the two remaining teams – the Seahawks and the Broncos. Meteorologists are predicting that there is a good chance of heavy snowfall during the course of Super Bowl week, meaning the players and audience will endure freezing temperatures, wind-chill, and snowfall as they experience the final match of the season. But you can enjoy the action of the Super Bowl without enduring the bitter chill of the stadium by watching on-screen from the comfort of San Diego! With … [Read more...]

Top San Diego Winter Attractions

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If temperatures in the 60s and 70s sound good to you right now, think about taking a winter vacation to San Diego, where the sun is almost always shining. There’s no need to stay cooped up inside for winters in San Diego; in fact, you’ll want to get out as much as possible to take advantage of the many San Diego attractions that are best enjoyed in the winter. For the best deals, just grab a Go San Diego Card and gain admission to over 45 attractions at discounted prices. Plus, San Diego even offers some winter attractions that are free and open to the public! What more could you want from a winter getaway?   West Coast Whale Watching During the annual gray whale migration from the Bering Sea to the shores of Baja, California, an estimated 20,000 of these majestic creatures pass through the waters off the San Diego coastline. Since the migration takes place from December … [Read more...]

San Diego Zoo Coupons

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Everyone loves a visit to the country’s favorite zoo! Beloved by children and adults alike, the San Diego Zoo is a highlight of any great Southern California vacation. But what happens when you don’t get to see all your favorite animals in one visit? (Trust me, it’s likely to happen in a zoo this big.) Admissions costs add up, and you don’t want to miss out on an opportunity to fully explore the San Diego Zoo just because of ticket prices! So take advantage of a few of these top San Diego Zoo Coupons to save big on your visit to San Diego’s most popular attraction. Traveling with a family full of animal lovers? Check out the Go San Diego Card, an all-inclusive multi-day pass that allows you to visit the San Diego Zoo on every day the card is active. Meet the Zoo’s beloved family of Giant Pandas, get up close and personal with some of the rarest and most beautiful birds of … [Read more...]

San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl

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The San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl will kickoff on Thursday, Dec. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at Qualcomm Stadium when the No. 23 Northern Illinois University Huskies will look to knock off the Utah State Aggies. Fans that plan on going to the game would be wise to look into some of the great San Diego Travel Deals that are available in order to save a little green on the trip. NIU last played in the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl in 2006 when they lost to TCU and this is the second time that the Huskies and Aggies will play after their previous meeting in 1995 in a game that UtahState won 42-7. This is the ninth year that the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl will be played and the first time that the Aggies will appear in the game. "We are so excited to be matching two conference division champs in this year's game," said 2013 Bowl President Bill … [Read more...]

National University Holiday Bowl in San Diego

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Fans of the Arizona State Sun Devils or Texas Tech Red Raiders who plan on attending the National University Holiday Bowl in San Diego should be able to find plenty of other things to do in town besides taking in the game. There are tons of great San Diego Attractions to enjoy in one of America’s most enjoyable cities – the weather ain’t bad either! The Holiday Bowl will kick off at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego on Monday, Dec. 30 at 7:15 p.m. and it promises to be one of the better bowl games in a day that is packed full of them. The matchup between the Sun Devils (10-3) and the Red Raiders (7-5) is sure to be a competitive one and fans of both schools can expect to see a close contest. Arizona State is coming into the game after dropping a 38-14 decision to Stanford in the Pac-12 championship game, while Texas Tech enters the Holiday Bowl looking for a little redemption … [Read more...]

San Diego Holiday Travel Deals

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The holiday season has officially arrived, and with it comes a flurry of holiday travel deals for all your dream destinations. If sunny San Diego seems like an ideal place to escape the snow and cold, you’re in luck! According to Hotwire.com, some of the best travel deals are popping up in San Diego this year. Whether you’re on the prowl for discounted San Diego attractions, cheap hotel rooms, or air fare deals, we’ve got you covered! San Diego Hotels A quick look at Expedia.com will prove that discounted San Diego hotels during the holiday weeks are not so hard to find! For example, the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley (today’s “Daily Deal”) is currently offering rooms with two double beds from as little as $101.15/night. This luxury hotel with a beautiful outdoor pool, spa tub, and state-of-the-art exercise room also offers easy access to San Diego attractions. In fact, … [Read more...]

Top San Diego Holiday Attractions

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Heading to San Diego for the holiday season? The city is teeming with holiday cheer, bustling with a wintery charm unique to this warm weather haven. The city and its many attractions are getting into the holiday spirit – stringing lights on their palm trees and inviting the familiar sounds of timeless carols. With your Go San Diego Card, you can visit all the top attractions this holiday season for one low price – saving you up to 55% off combined admission prices! Or check out our special San Diego Holiday Attractions pass to save 29% on the San Diego Zoo, Fleet Science Center, Air and Space Museum and Natural History Museum! So where should you go to bask in the ultimate display of merriment and cheer? Knott’s Berry Merry Farm Knott’s Berry Farm converts into a wintery wonderland – otherwise known as Knott’s Merry Farm! Adorned in glittering lights and jam-packed … [Read more...]

Travel Gift Cyber Monday Sale

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It’s back! It’s that time of year that us savvy online shoppers anticipate most – Cyber Monday! With the holidays fast-approaching, it’s time to get in the spirit of giving while getting great deals! Whether your loved one is a globe-trotting aficionado or of the staycation variety, Smart Destinations offers attraction passes that provide dazzling new discoveries in some of America's most beloved cities - Boston, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Oahu, Orlando, and Miami! So which product is right for your loved one? The Package Deal: Is the person you’re gifting an art enthusiast? A history buff? An adrenaline junkie? With the SmartDestinations Go Select Packages, you can find a set of attractions that can appeal to the travel style of your loved one. Assembled to provide the optimum savings on choice attractions, the Go Select Packages can offer … [Read more...]

See the ISON Comet at the Fleet Science Center

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If you want to see what could end up being the “Comet of the Century,” then there’s only one place to go. The Fleet Science Center will be hosting an early morning comet-viewing party on Tuesday, Nov. 26, at 5:30 in the morning! Come for the coffee and stay to get a great look at Comet ISON with the Space Geek Team. Located at 1875 El Prado in San Diego’s gorgeous Balboa Park, the Fleet Science Center is always one of the top attractions to visit in “America’s Finest City,” but the approach of Comet ISON is just another reason to add to the list. Grab some grub at Galileo’s Café and watch Comet ISON as it streaks through the San Diego sky from 5:45 to 6:30 early on Tuesday morning. The Space Geek Team will be on hand to share their knowledge about the comet (and help you locate it in the sky) and, given that it isn’t 100 percent certain that the comet will … [Read more...]

Top U.S. Cities for Holiday Attractions

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What type of getaway suits you and your family? With the holiday season fast approaching, many of us are excitedly planning our winter adventures. Smart Destinations offers all-inclusive attraction passes in 9 of America’s most beloved cities, with exclusive packages offering you discounts of up to 55% off! But where should you spend this special time of year? ‘White Christmas’: If you’re envisioning sweaters, scarves, hot chocolate, the steam of breath escaping you as you marvel at Christmas lights reflecting on patches of snow – it’s time to suit up in your peacoat and take to the North! New York City is a wonderland during the holiday season – proudly adorned with classic holiday light displays, bustling with activity as locals and visitors buzz past illuminated shopping window displays, and if you’re lucky - dusted over in fresh snowfall. With the New York … [Read more...]