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In Our Own Backyard

Whale Watching
4 years ago

Whale Watching

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Gray Whales Travel Through San Diegan Waters on Their Winter Migration

Surfers and sailors aren’t the only ones who enjoy San Diego’s offshore playground, even in the depths of winter. Every …
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Parading Around San Diego
4 years ago

Parading Around San Diego

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Local Traditions Keep the Holiday Cheer Alive

San Diegans may not experience classic white winters, but we still know how to celebrate the season. In fact, our sunny weather makes …
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Dive Into San Diego’s  History at Old Town
4 years ago

Dive Into San Diego’s History at Old Town

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Our Town

Old Town, San Diego harks back to the roots of San Diego’s early days as a settlement. There’s loads of history and lots to see packed into a …
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Point Loma’s Beautiful Landmarks and Nature
4 years ago

Point Loma’s Beautiful Landmarks and Nature

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Coastal Curiosity

We’re deep into summer: the sun is bright, the sand is soft, and the ocean is so inviting. For what remains of your summer break, take a day …
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Strawberry Serenade
5 years ago

Strawberry Serenade

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Sweet Fun in the Sun

Strawberry season is here! This beloved red fruit is a favorite among San Diegans, served on plates and in recipes new and old. But for …
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Blooms Abound at  The Flower Fields at Carlsbad
5 years ago

Blooms Abound at The Flower Fields at Carlsbad

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Springtime Wonderland

Did you know that ranunculus is Latin for “little frog”? You can “leap” into the new spring by visiting the largest collection of ranunculus flowers in San Diego: …
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California By the Letter
6 years ago

California By the Letter

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This summer, navigate your way up and down the California coastline

This summer could lend to some wonderful excursions that are really just a road trip away – pretty much …
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Enjoy a Floral Rainbow in Anza Borrego
6 years ago

Enjoy a Floral Rainbow in Anza Borrego

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When San Diegans aren’t boasting about the beautiful weather, they may be bragging about the joy of living in such close proximity to alternative climates. Travel a mere hour from …
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Five Great Places to Find Snow this Season
6 years ago

Five Great Places to Find Snow this Season

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1. Some local parks host their own snow days where they manufacture snow for sledding and snow play.  Check yours, or swing by Hilltop Park Recreation Center’s Winter Wonderland …
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Get the Flavor of Fall: Apple Picking in Julian
6 years ago

Get the Flavor of Fall: Apple Picking in Julian

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While the weather in North County may say summer, the apple trees in Julian are whistling fall, and the u-pick orchards are in full swing. Head east on Highway 78 …
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