Adventures at LEGOLAND San Diego

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Looking for an attraction that will keep kids entertained all day in San Diego? Perhaps one that you’ll enjoy as well? LEGOLAND San Diego, an entire theme park dedicated to the colored building blocks we all knew and loved as children, may be just what you need to complete your San Diego vacation. With 30,000 LEGO models, over 60 amusement park rides, and dozens of shows and building zones spread over nine themed park areas, LEGOLAND San Diego is the perfect place to let your imagination run wild. With a location conveniently just 30 minutes north of San Diego in Carlsbad, LEGOLAND has become a favorite of Southern California tourists. Here are just a few of the cool things you can expect to find at the park this summer. Bronte, the Welcome Dinosaur As you enter the park, wave … [Read more...]

Best Restaurants in San Diego

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Dining in San Diego is an amazing experience. With fantastic options in every genre you can imagine, and world-class food in a diversity of cuisines that only California can produce, you’ll want to make each and every dining experience count. Whether you’re a vegan looking for the freshest local meals, a family trying to get the kids fueled up, or a couple looking to check out the hottest spots in town, we’ve got something for you on this list. Plus, you can always check out the nearby attractions to get to know the neighborhood a little bit better! For Families Waypoint Public www.waypointpublic.com 3794 30th Street San Diego, CA 92104 California comfort food, plus an indoor play area for kids! Nearby Attractions: Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo, San Diego Natural History … [Read more...]

Summer 2014 at the San Diego Zoo

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The San Diego Zoo is a perennial favorite San Diego attraction for animal lovers of all ages. Located in the northern part of Balboa Park, the Zoo is home to 3,700 animals from 650 different species. A visit to the San Diego Zoo is a must-do activity for any San Diego vacation!  For the full Southern California animal experience, we also recommend paying a visit to the expansive San Diego Zoo Safari Park – a stunning 1,800 acres of African and Asian wildlife. First, some tips for visiting the San Diego Zoo. The Zoo encompasses approximately 100 acres of rather hilly terrain, so plan for active walking or take advantage of the Skyfari Aerial Tram or Express Bus to shuttle from point to point. Due to its size, the number of unique exhibits, special programming, and animal … [Read more...]

San Diego 4th of July Fireworks 2014

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While San Diego is notorious for its sunny weather year round, the summer is an especially exciting time to visit the city. Unlike other southern parts of the country, temperatures are bearable in July, usually settling in the high 70s. One of the most exciting San Diego attractions to take part in this summer is the Big Bay Boom Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular, which is known as one of the biggest and best fireworks displays in the country. For the Big Bay Boom, fireworks are launched simultaneously from four barges strategically located throughout San Diego’s North Bay starting at 9 PM. Orchestrated to originally produced music selections, broadcast by The Walrus 105.7FM, the fireworks show can be seen and heard from anywhere along the waterfront. Some of the best viewing spots … [Read more...]

Cheap San Diego Attractions Tickets

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How do you make a trip to the most scenic city in Southern California even better? By loading up on San Diego Attractions Discount Tickets of course! If you want to get some exercise and take in a show while you are visiting San Diego, you can kill two birds with one stone (and save money while doing it) by going to a Who Dunnit? Gaslamp Quarter Murder Mystery Adventure at Dick's Last Resort. A scavenger hunt-style adventure, the Gaslamp Quarter mystery challenges attendees to collect clues and evidences to prove the guilt or innocence of their host, Dick. Interested parties can save 10 percent off of tickets! A hot deal that is distinctly American, the beer, burgers and baseball package from the Omni San Diego Hotel combines some of the quintessential elements of summer. The … [Read more...]

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 … [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 … [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 … [Read more...]

4th of July Fireworks in San Diego

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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 … [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? … [Read more...]