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...]

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...]

Halloween in San Diego

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Halloween offers the ultimate opportunity for you and your family members to take on a new identity, dress up in a creative costume, and experience some adventurous Halloween attractions! San Diego Halloween offers a wide variety of activities – from the terrifying to the playful – there’s something for each family member to enjoy! LEGOLAND California Brick-Or-Treat Trail Every Saturday and Sunday in October, enjoy the Brick-Or-Treat trail at LEGOLAND California! With a bevvy of entertainment options, scavenger hunts, costume contests, treat stations offering candy and surprises, and so much more, the Brick-Or-Treat Trail is equipped to provide endless family fun this Halloween! SeaWorld Halloween Spooktacular Weekends from September 28th to October 27th, explore the majestic underwater fantasia at SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular! You’ll find an assortment of … [Read more...]

4th of July Fireworks in San Diego


What better way to celebrate Independence Day than to visit a new part of our esteemed nation? Spend the day sightseeing and then stake out the ultimate vantage point to enjoy world-class fireworks in San Diego! Here are our recommendations for where to see the ultimate fireworks in San Diego this 4th of July:   Annual Big Bay Boom Fireworks Show: Last year’s Big Bay Book fireworks went terribly awry when a computer mishap caused $125,000 worth of fireworks to go off at the same time! The massive fireballs lit up the sky as onlookers were stunned to witness the planned 20-minute long extravaganza reduced to just 15 seconds!This year, the show’s executive producer promises a stellar, flaw-free display of fireworks. See the Big Bay Boom Fireworks make their ultimate come-back at what has been promised to ‘wow’ the audience. They boast the largest display in the county, … [Read more...]

San Diego Breweries

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San Diego is known for its pristine coastal views, gorgeous year-round weather, renown amusement park, and attractions. But what many visitors don’t know about San Diego is that it has a beer culture in its own right – defined in many ways by its breezy, beachy mentality. To get a taste of the unique ales produced exclusively in San Diego, ‘hop’ on over to the site of brewing in action! Here are our top recommendations for Breweries in San Diego: The Coronado Brewing Company: Located just outside of downtown San Diego, enjoy quality handcrafted beers and delicious food in a casual family-friendly environment at the Coronado Brewing Company. The ultimate spot to enjoy a pint, chow down on signature pizzas and calzones, and watch a game on one of the many HD TV’s. The best part? You’ll get 20% off with your Go San Diego Card!! Pacific Beach AleHouse: You’ll sample … [Read more...]

Planning for Summer Vacations and Trips in the US


Looking for an attraction pass that gives you discounted admission to sights, attractions, tours and the best experiences in multiple US cities? Smart Destinations has the solution! With our affordable All-Inclusive Attractions Passes, you can select your desired attractions for each of your destination cities at one low cost. With discounts of up to 55% on combined admission prices for top museums, tours, and attractions, rest assured that you and your family can make the most of your getaway in the United States! Planning for U.S. summer vacations should never be a stressful process. At Smart Destinations, we've developed strategies on how to make your vacation as enjoyable as possible. Save Time: Skip the ticket line at popular U.S. attractions when you flash your Smart Destinations pass Have Flexibility: Visit any or all of the included attractions, without schedule … [Read more...]

San Diego Family Attraction Deals


Be bold this vacation! Build outstanding memories with your family as you soar through the air on electrifying rides, take to the track in your speedy go karts, and surf the thrilling mock waves. Make the experience unforgettable with the most adrenaline-charged San Diego attractions. Some of the greatest vacation stories are created when you take risks and try something daring – and every city you visit is home its own unique thrills. San Diego is no stranger to the concept of an adrenaline rush - so visit the most exhilarating San Diego Attractions with your Go San Diego Card, and let your inner daredevil shine through. Belmont Park Unlimited Ride Wristband  With views of the ocean from the tops of roller coasters, hit the heights and experience the delights of the San Diego coast. Your wristband provides unlimited rides at this action-packed park! Rides, games, attractions, … [Read more...]

SeaWorld San Diego Discount Tickets


SeaWorld San Diego is a one-of-a-kind vacation destination. A unique blend of theme park and animal conservation, SeaWorld features a variety of family-friendly activities and events alongside captivating marine life exhibits. While San Diego is generally temperate year-round, a number of the most popular attractions are recently reopened with the advent of warmer spring weather. Here’s a look at some of the perennial favorites and newly re-opened attractions that you’ll find this spring and summer at SeaWorld San Diego. Theme Park Rides SeaWorld San Diego has a bunch of classic rides, like roller coasters and waterslides, but with a special twist. So you like roller coasters? Hop on the Manta Coaster, which explores the world of manta rays in a ride that’s both exhilarating and educational. Dip in the water with the exciting Shipwreck Rapids, a fun tube ride that leads to a … [Read more...]

Mass Creativity Day at Children’s Museum of San Diego


Mark your calendars! It’s almost time for the Mass Creativity Day at the new Children’s Museum of San Diego. You won’t want to miss this day-long outdoor event on June 22nd that celebrates the art and projects of community members, and provides numerous activities led by authentic San Diego artists. This event is a wonderful opportunity to experience the vibrancy of San Diego’s local community, while participating in dynamic, hands-on activities! Located in the heart of downtown San Diego, the New Children’s Museum is one of the prime San Diego attractions. It is home to art studio spaces, fascinating exhibits, and countless entertaining, educational activities. Equipped with a café, abundant seating, quiet space for parents and infants, and an outdoor park, this museum is truly enjoyable for all members of the family. The New Children’s Museum workshops are always … [Read more...]

March Madness Things To Do on Vacation

We can all feel it in the air: spring is almost here! One of the best signs that spring is coming is March Madness, which gets everyone in the mood for the national basketball championships! The NCAA tournaments are a uniquely American tradition, sending millions of fans into a chaotic, adrenaline-infused frenzy. March Madness has even affected British Prime Minister David Cameron. What better way to welcome the prime minister than to take him to watch his first basketball game? President Obama took Cameron to watch the kickoff game of March Madness in Dayton, Ohio, and it was reported that the two politicians munched hot dogs while Obama gave Cameron some pointers. Perhaps no other city is quite as affected by March Madness as Los Angeles (at least as far as the west coast goes!) There are basketball fans almost everywhere you go in Los Angeles, and they are devoted! If you are in … [Read more...]