Adventure

Plan the perfect date ideas in SD! These top things to do in San Diego make great adventures with your boyfriend or family this vacations!

A haunting Experience

A haunting Experience

If you`re looking for some thrills, a few chills, and a terrific time overall, go on a ghost tour! See San Diego`s darker side on the Ghosts & Gravestones tour. The Gravedigger guides will take you on a hauntingly good time. Along the tour, they`ll thrill you almost as much as the supernatural stories and paranormal activity you`ll be experiencing. Hop aboard the Trolley of Doomed and ride to the Whaley House, rated by the Travel Channel as one of Americas Most Haunted Places. Walk through El Campo Santo Cemetery and Pioneer Park and experience the notorious past of San Diego full of gunslingers, gamblers, ladies of the night and many more unsavory characters that are just dying to meet you! The tour runs most dark and stormy nights. Discover why Americas Finest City is also one of the nations most haunted. Trolley Sycuan Green Line Bus Routes 8,9,10,28,30,35,44,84,105,150 GHOSTS & GRAVESTONES NIGHT TOUR (619) 298-8687
Build a beach bonfire

Build a beach bonfire

A beach bonfire is a time-honored tradition California residents and visitors have enjoyed for years. Most beaches provide fire pits free, on a first-come-first served basis, you bring the wood. Call your friend and family, sing a song around the fire and make smores. San Diego beach bonfires are a tradition that even the god of fire would be proud of. Not all San Diego beaches allow bonfire but here are a few to get you started. Oceanside Harbor Beach, Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, Mission Beach, and Coronado Beach. Please don`t forget to extinguish your fire before you leave!
Cruise Hwy 101

Cruise Hwy 101

For decades, historic Highway 101 was California`s main north-south connector along the coast. Highway 101 is still a favored route for those who love to take their time and take in the scenery. In San Diego, Highway 101 starts in Oceanside, San Diego`s North Shore which is a classic California beach community with a historic pier and Cape-Cod-style harbor village. Drive through the town of Carlsbad and discover the charm of a European Village. Encinitas, a suffers haven is a laid-back town that covers six miles of beautiful coastline. Cedros Ave in Solana Beach you`ll fins 2 enchanting blocks of shopping, dining, and entertainment. Discover Del Mar, and upscale seaside gem best known for their legendary race track. Stop in La Jolla and discover so many wonderful sights and places that make the drive even more exhilarating!
Cruise on an electric bike

Cruise on an electric bike

Enjoy taking a leisurely bike ride - except for those hills? Then you`ll love an electric bike. You have the opinion to pedal or not pedal while getting assistance up to 20 mph. If you want to see all Coronado, rent a bike from Bike and Kayak tours at the Ferry landing. Cruise along enjoying the sights including the San Diego Bay, Hotel del Coronado, and the beautiful homes and beaches. Want a guided tour? Let We Love Tourists be your guide through Balboa Park, the Gaslamp Quarter and La Jolla. Electric bikes make riding more fun! Conquer those hills with ease! BIKE AND KAYAK TOURS (858) 454-1010
Dig for Gold

Dig for Gold

The California Gold Rush (1848 - 1855) is a landmark event in the history of California. As news spread of the discovery, thousands of prospective gold miners traveled by sea or over land to San Francisco and the surrounding area. A total of $2 billion worth or precious metal was extracted from the area during the Gold Rush, which peaked in 1852. The Mormons played a crucial role in shaping events in California the West. They were the first American settlers of San Francisco, and without them, John Sutter might not have built his sawmill and thus discovered gold in 1848. Learn more about the California Gold rush and actually pan for gold at the San Diego Mormon Battalion Historic Site Old Town. FREE Admission. Public Transit bus Route 8,9,30 Green Trolley Line
Go ocean rafting

Go ocean rafting

Looking for the ultimate adventure of a lifetime? Go ocean rafting and experience everything the Pacific has and to offer in a unique and exciting way. You will feel the wind in your hair, the ocean spray on your face and the selling waters beneath you. Instead of following tour guides and maps, you will move in sync with your own interests, weather conditions, wildlife cycles and more. Xplore Offshore is San Diego`s premier ocean adventure company. Navy SEAL-style boat with your friends, family and Coast Guard certifies staff. Get up close and persona with San Diego`s sea life like whales, dolphins, sunfish, seals, porpoises, and other. Experience the difference with your friends and family with Xplore Offshores intimate and personal touches on their Navy SEAL-style boat with a Coast Guard certifies captain. Don`t miss this one-of-a-kind adrenaline packed adventure of a lifetime! XPLORE OFFSHORE (858) 361-9494
Paragliding over the ocean

Paragliding over the ocean

Wish you could fly? Try paragliding! This fun sport gives you the opportunity to gently glide on wind currents. Anyone of any age can fly with the expert instructors. If you can sit and hold on, you can paraglide. The Torrey Pines Glider port makes your fun and safety their top priority. Not ready to take flight? The Glider port is locating high atop the sea cliffs of Torrey Pines with a great cafe. Enjoy lunch while taking in the breath-taking view of the Pacific Ocean as it spans from the beach 350 feet below, all the way to the horizon. Dolphins and whales can be seen from the cliffs. Watch the paragliders, hand gliders, RC gliders, and more all launching right in front of the outdoor dining area, making this a truly unique dining experience.
Take a hike

Take a hike

Hike the highest summit in San Diego, Cowles Mountain. It has 1,593-foot summit and is with is Mission Trails Regional Park, just west of El Cajon. This is a quick trail that offers just the right level of difficulty for anyone. Low lying plants and a lack of trees add to the trails clean, well-groomed look. The main trail to the summit is a popular hiking destination taking hundreds of people per day to an amazing 360-degree panorama of San Diego County with views of Lake Murray below, the ocean, downtown, and Mexico. The hike to the tops is 1.5 miles long and an elevation change of about 950 feet. The trailhead has a visitor`s center with information, restrooms, and water.
Take the coaster

Take the coaster

The COASTER train provides breathtaking coastal scenery as it runs north and south through San Diego County, serving eight stations between Oceanside and Downtown. It`s a great way to travel up and down the coastline getting off and back on exploring different cities along the way. In Oceanside, the stop is just 2 blocks from the beach and just steps to shopping, dining, and the pier. Get off in Solana Beach and stroll Cedros Ave. Go to Old Town and discover the Birthplace of California. In Downtown explore the embarcadero, Seaport Village and the Gaslamp Quarter. Or take a sightseeing Cruise out of San Diego Bay. With 101 things to do in San Diego, taking the Coaster for the day can help you cover quite a few!
The California Tower

The California Tower

After being closes to the public for 80 years, Balboa Park`s California tower at the San Diego Museum of Man is now open for public tours. Built for the 1915 Panama-California Exposition, the tower was closed to the public in 1935, but after extensive construction and safety renovations, it was recently reopened for tours. From the second floor of the Museum, you go up a staircase hidden to the public for decades. You`ll climb seven floors, getting glimpses through narrow windows of the beauty outside. Finally, you climb a spiral metal stairway and emerge into the sunlight where you will see a spectacular Southern California vista including views of the mountains, Downtown, the San Diego Zoo, Mexico, the Pacific Ocean, San Diego Bay, the rest of Balboa Park.