San Diego’s Hidden Gems

San Diego is full of surprises. Hidden Gems, right under your nose. Millions of visitors flock to this Southern California Paradise all year long and leave having spent hundreds, even thousands of dollars visiting prominent tourist attractions (or traps) such as the Zoo, Safari Park, SeaWorld, Legoland, and more.  They don’t even know it, but […]

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Marian Bear Memorial Park Trail

Wide paths. Easy pet-friendly and kid-friendly trail. Tons of critters to enjoy such as Lizards, Barn Owls, Red Tailed Hawks, and more. Streams.  Green trees.  Serene atmosphere.  Moderate temperatures. These are some of the many reasons we frequent Marian Bear trail on those mornings or afternoons when we have a couple of hours and are […]

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Insider Tour of the World Famous Hotel del Coronado

National Historic Landmark.  Breathtaking ocean views. Whimsical Victorian era architecture.  Endless activities. Famous celebrities. Ghostly haunts. Tourist attraction. You’ll find it all at the world famous Hotel del Coronado, also known affectionately as “The Del”.  As you stroll through the 32-acre property, what you might be missing though are the stories, the legends, and the […]

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Eagle Rock Trail

Eagle Rock

While San Diego itself has SO much to do, as you know we are always up for a little day trip adventure, and it was finally time to explore Eagle Rock!  This incredible trail along the infamous Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is perfectly named as you arrive at your destination to encounter an uber climbable […]

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Graffiti Shack Mission Beach Jetty

Graffiti Shack Mission Beach

Graffiti Shack Mission Beach. The Graffiti Shack on Mission Beach Jetty is one of those spots you can walk right by, over and over again for 20 years (yes, I did this!) and not even notice it’s there.  Rumor has it that this random abandoned structure was once a bait shop. This was an awesome […]

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