California Surf Museum in Oceanside

Located in the heart of Oceanside, the California Surf Museum is one of my favorite spots in the city. This museum, which has been here since the 80’s, is full of amazing pieces of memorabilia from the history of the sport. Even if you are not a fan of surfing you will find something you […]

Cedar Creek Falls: San Diego’s Most Famous Waterfall Hike

If you spend any time researching hikes in San Diego, then you have no doubt ran into the infamous party spot known as Cedar Creek Falls. I had heard about it many times myself but never set out to hike it as it did not seem like my scene. However, in 2014 they instituted a […]

Snorkeling with the Leopard Sharks in La Jolla

During the last few months of summer, leopard sharks descend on the cove of La Jolla for the warm water which helps them to speed up the birthing process. This is an amazing natural phenomenon and one that you can experience for yourself with a snorkel, if you feel like you can handle it. I […]

Kayking La Jolla’s Sea Caves with Everyday California

California is full of awesome places to explore, but one of the funniest water adventures you can have in Southern California is kayaking in the La Jolla Cove. I have done this four times now, both with a group and on my own and each time I saw something new. This particular experience was with […]

Biking Coronado Island Along the Bayshore Bikeway

If you want to get to know the island of Coronado, then the best way to do it is by hopping on a bike and heading for the Bayshore Trail (half the ride) and the Coronado Bike Trail (other half). They have an amazing 6-mile bike path that takes you all around the island to […]

Centennial Park on Coronado Island: A Historic Place with Beautiful Views of San Diego

The island of Coronado is a beautiful place to explore with beaches, parks and walking paths. One of my personal favorite spots in the city is Centennial Park though in the southeast part of the island. This historic park is small but stunning with fantastic views of San Diego from across the bay. Here is all the information […]

Kayaking Around Coronado & the Coronado Bridge

If you are taking some time to explore Coronado Island, then one of the best ways to do that is to get out on the water and see it from an entirely new angle. On a recent trip I made it my goal to take a kayak and go under the Coronado Bridge, so if […]

Coronado: Where to Eat, Drink, Stay and Explore on the Island

Coronado Island is the small piece of land directly off San Diego which houses a massive naval base on one-half. The other half of the island has become an incredibly popular tourist spot due to its beauty and its proximity to San Diego itself. While it is not technically an island as it is connected, […]

Balboa Park Guide: Museums, Concerts & Special Events in one of San Diego’s Most Popular Spots

Balboa Park, formally known as El Prado, is the premier spot in Southern California for museums. Built to bring awareness to the city of San Diego, Balboa Park includes 1,200 acres of land that houses everything from a small international city to some of the state’s best museums. Visiting this area is a full day […]

Marriott Coronado Island: Spa, Wellness Center, Biking & Kayaking at a Fantastic Resort

Coronado Island is one of those places that I really enjoy exploring. It is a small town, but it has a great bike path, lots of history and fantastic places to stay like the Marriott Coronado. This post is specifically about the hotel itself and you can read all of my recommendations for what to do […]