Travel | Staycation

  • Experience Mexico's wine region with Baja Winery Tours

    Experience Mexico's wine region with Baja Winery Tours

    San Diego oenophiles, new wine enthusiasts, friend groups, party planners and more can experience everything Valle de Guadalupe offers courtesy of day tours from Baja Winery Tours. Travelers on these idyllic, well-planned escapes visit the best vineyards in the Valle, talk to vinters, go behind...

  • Carlsbad is an outdoor wonderland

    Carlsbad is an outdoor wonderland

    Carlsbad is an outdoor enthusiast's wonderland. Between its beaches and many surf breaks, boardwalk along Carlsbad State Beach, watersports in the lagoon, and over 50 miles of trails for hiking and biking, there's something for everyone to enjoy in this coastal paradise. And even if breaking a...

  • Bonita for low-key escapes and Baja foods

    Bonita for low-key escapes and Baja foods

    Bonita is a low-key escape tucked away right in our own backyard. Visiting feels like a trip to the countryside; just 15 minutes south of downtown, its 5 miles of wide-open spaces, tall trees and green landscape along the Sweetwater River make it a true oasis in East Chula Vista. Sure, you can...

  • Heart-shaped island steals hearts

    Heart-shaped island steals hearts

    The Dream Jon Roseman grew up surfing the local reefs around his home in La Jolla . Like most kids, he drew pictures on his schoolbook covers of perfect waves breaking off the end of an island. Little did he know that one day he would be the owner of a little heart-shaped island in the Pacific....

  • Boutique Hotel Valle de Guadalupe: A Perfect Getaway in Mexico

    Boutique Hotel Valle de Guadalupe: A Perfect Getaway in Mexico

    Boutique Hotel Valle de Guadalupe provides a beautiful and romantic weekend getaway just an hour from the hustle and bustle of San Diego living. Nestled among the vineyards in the heart of Baja California's Valle de Guadalupe region, this gorgeous hotel offers stunning mountain views, outstanding...

  • La Mesa masters small town charm

    La Mesa masters small town charm

    La Mesa is the 'burbs. It's where hipsters from San Diego migrate to start families, and for good reason: the "Jewel of the Hills" masters small town charm with its quiet neighborhoods, more affordable homes-with yards?!-and a downtown village that harkens back to simpler times. The landscape is...

  • Explore the hidden wonders of San Carlos

    Explore the hidden wonders of San Carlos

    In San Carlos , you don't have to be a survivalist, or a jock, to enjoy the bounty of its wilderness, which includes 6,800 acres of rocky, mountainous landscape with the San Diego River running through it. Just a 15-minute drive from downtown's urban jungle, this outdoor playground awaits every...

  • Time to plan your snow season trip

    Time to plan your snow season trip

    Snow season is now upon us and this winter looks promising due to the El Niño event that has taken shape over the past six months. For those of you new to California or just new to the snow, El Niño is a weather pattern that dramatically increases the northern Pacific storm track creating, big...

  • Surfers can reap autumn's rewards

    Surfers can reap autumn's rewards

    Fall is the time of year surfers will gladly add a few millimeters of wetsuit in exchange for the summer kooks heading home. To celebrate, here's a short list of some things that make our sweet hometown that much better when autumn makes its return. Empty line-ups and beach parking Yes! We finally...

  • Jessica Corson, The Belle Voyage

    Jessica Corson, The Belle Voyage

    Blogger Jessica Corson says San Diego's coolest neighborhood is Cardiff. 

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