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The Best Burgers In San Diego (Updated for 2022!)

We asked our readers to tell us their pick for the best burgers in San Diego so we’ll know where to go when we’re in need of one…NOTHING beats a good burger when you’re craving…

The Ten Best Irish Bars In San Diego

Get ready to experience the luck of the Irish with a pint of Guinness and a bite of traditional Irish grub at any one of the best Irish bars in San Diego – we’ve got ten…

Hit The Slopes! 7 Ski Resorts That Are An Easy Drive From San Diego

Ski season is here! That may come as a shock to those of you that would prefer to pretend that snow doesn’t exist, but for those of us San Diego residents that actually like winter,…

12 Things To Do In San Diego When It’s Raining

Oh, the never-ending novelty of a rainy day in San Diego. I’ll spare you assorted cliches (see: “No one here can drive in the rain!,” “Oh, we could really use this…,” etc.), and just get…

The 13 Best Neighborhoods To See Christmas Lights In San Diego

Just because it doesn’t snow in San Diego and the temperature rarely drops below 60 degrees, it doesn’t mean that San Diegans don’t know how to get into the holiday spirit! In fact, there are…

17 San Diego Bars To Put On Your Holiday Cocktail Route!

Cheers to the best time of the year! It’s officially Holiday Cocktail Season, which we take very seriously around the halls of ThereSanDiego! 🥃 That means we are busy planning out our route to make…

Road Trip Idea: Take A Culinary Cruise To Monterey County This Fall

If you’re itching to get out of San Diego for a few days this fall, a culinary road trip to Monterey County should be on your itinerary! Monterey County, California has been bustling with activity…

The 7 Best Places In The San Diego Area To See The Fall Leaves

Ok, San Diego isn’t New England…but we still have some pretty spots to get the ‘Fall Feels’! Slightly cooler temperatures –we know, most of the country would love to be in the 60s and 70s…

Our 10 Favorite Cocktail Bars in San Diego Right Now

San Diego has always had a reputation as a ‘party’ town, but it now also has one of the best cocktail scenes on Earth for those looking for quality over quantity. While we’re grateful for…

17 Amazing Road Trips That Are An Easy Drive From San Diego

We’ve been hunkered down for too long – it’s time to make some fun plans, and a road trip may be just the ticket! Lucky for us, there is no shortage of amazing road trips…

Road Trip! 10 Not-To-Miss Events Happening In Monterey County

Now that the state is fully reopening for business, you may be thinking that a road trip is in order, and we wouldn’t blame you! May we suggest Monterey County? With unique events like Monterey…

6 Ways To Experience Winter in San Diego

While many of us haven’t been able to travel to our favorite winter destinations this season – there are many ways to get your winter fix here in San Diego. Whether you’re itching to get…

Which Restaurants And Bars Have The Best Outdoor Patios In San Diego? The Votes Are In…

A restaurant or bar with a good outside patio has always been a popular destination in San Diego, but they are now more sought after than ever! We asked our Instagram fam to tell us…

Here Are The San Diego Parks Where You Can Legally Have A Drink

The weather is warm, which means it’s time to start plan a lazy bbq picnic in the park with friends! While San Diego’s gorgeous weather may seem like the perfect setting for enjoying a bbq…

The Big List Of Father’s Day Special Offers From San Diego’s Bars, Restaurants, and Merchants

With Father’s Day and the first weekend of summer overlapping this year, there’s double the reason to celebrate. To honor the occasion, some of your favorite San Diego bars, restaurants, and merchants are offering fun…

Who Has The Best Bloody Mary In San Diego? Here’s Your Guide!

Blood Mary lovers know that a good bloody mary the morning after a big night out is a life-changing experience! And just about every bar and restaurant will make one for you if you ask…but…

7 Whiskey Bars In San Diego Every Whiskey Lover Must Try

“Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” – Mark Twain “Ninety percent I’ll spend on good times, women, and Irish Whiskey. The other ten percent I’ll probably waste.”…

9 Of San Diego’s Most Romantic Hotels For A Hot Staycation

Let’s all get just a little cliche, and talk romantic getaways, because ‘tis the season, am I right? Let us help you plan a romantic staycation at one of San Diego’s sweet Valentine’s Day-worthy hotels! This roundup…

These Six Healthy San Diego Restaurants Make It Easy To Eat Out And Eat Healthy

Is your resolution to eat healthier and take care of yourself? Do you also love eating out? Is it possible to do both?! The answer is yes, and we have you covered. Check out our…

10 Must Try San Diego Hole-In-The-Wall Bars 

Getting dressed up and hitting the hot spots can be fun, but sometimes you crave one of those perfect hole-in-the-wall bars that will happily accept you in even your most casual state. These pubs provide…

48 Hours To Explore Valle De Guadalupe? Here’s Your Agenda!

It’s impossible to ignore all of the positive buzz coming from Valle de Guadalupe, the wine-producing region of Mexico only a short drive from San Diego being hailed as ‘The Napa Valley of Mexico’. The…

September Is California Wine Month! Here’s The Big List Of Wine Events To Check Out!

It’s time to plan a trip to Wine Country! September is California Wine Month, and there’s no better time to experience the excitement of the state’s annual harvest season. Across California, wineries, regional associations and…

9 Great Bars To Watch The World Cup In San Diego

We have World Cup fever!!! The passion of fans around the world makes the World Cup a can’t-miss experience, even if you aren’t a fan! The early rounds of the World Cup have already had lots of…

Looking For A Quick Weekend Adventure? Maybe It’s Time For A Road Trip To Julian!

One of the best things about living in San Diego is that we have SO MUCH variety just a quick drive away. One of my favorite fast adventures is a road trip to Julian! When…

The C.Y.A. Last Minute Guide To Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Yeah, yeah…we know the feeling. Valentine’s Day is THIS WEEK and you haven’t done your shopping yet! Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here’s your “Last Minute C.Y.A. Valentine’s Day Shopping Guide” for great gifts…

Resolve To Get Healthy In 2018? These 8 San Diego Restaurants Make Eating Healthy Easy And Tasty!

When the clock strikes midnight on January 1, it not only signals the beginning of a new year but also the start of the new year resolutions. Since a plan to eat healthy is one…

9 Of The Best Views In San Diego

If you’re born and raised in San Diego, of course, you know that this really is one of the most beautiful places on the planet. People come here from all over the world to lay…

11 of San Diego’s Best Damn Donut Shops by Neighborhood

Donuts may not be the most diet-friendly, but damn they are goooood! In San Diego, where we’re all about acai bowls and breakfast burritos, sometimes we need to stop and smell the sweet fried goodness…

7 Must-Try San Diego Restaurants If You Want To Eat Healthy

A fresh year usually implies a fresh resolve to set goals, and those ever-so-high expectations to finally eat healthy. Holiday indulgence is but a mere knowing wink in the past, and visions of a healthier…

10 Kid-Friendly Restaurants You Can Have A Drink At… Without Going Insane

Just because you have kids doesn’t mean that you have to become a hermit for the next 18 years. Parents of the 21st century are actively seeking ways to maintain their own identity while raising…

13 Of The Best Coffee Shops In San Diego

Let’s be real. Not all of us have the luxury of hanging out in our hood’s hot coffee shop in the middle of a random Tuesday. But one special day that happens once a year? I…

7 San Diego Restaurants That Are Perfect For A Hot Date

The struggle to find a date night spot that strikes the perfect balance between ambiance and appetite is real. Never fear! We’ve rounded up seven sweet San Diego eateries perfect for getting cozy and enjoying…

14 Day Trips Near San Diego You Must Do

We know what you’re thinking, “Why would I ever leave San Diego?!” and we completely agree. However, one of the best things about living in San Diego are all the great spots surrounding the city we…

7 Places To Actually Get Crazy Good Carne Asada Fries In San Diego

San Diego is home to many of the important things in life: sandy beaches, warm sunshine, and everyone’s favorite invention, carne asada fries. Whilst in San Diego, the eating of said fries is somewhat of…

11 Of The Coolest Co-Working Spaces In San Diego

https://www.instagram.com/p/BQ-0ht_APjc/?taken-by=monikercommons Working from home means getting a paycheck while never having to leave early for the morning commute. Rush hour never stresses you out. You don’t have to deal with office politics or an over-chatty…

The 10 Hidden Gems Of Liberty Station

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Liberty Station (@libertystation) Ah, don’t you just love when the #perfectday itinerary falls right into your lap? Whether you’re with your ride or die, riding solo,…

6 Places To Find The Best Bagels In San Diego

Oh the perfect bagel — pillowy and soft with a thick spread of cream cheese… There’s nothing like a piping-hot cup of Saturday morning coffee followed by a memorable bagel (particularly, when such an act…

Beer’d Out? Wine Your Way Through One Of These San Diego Wineries

For the last few years, craft beer has claimed the spotlight in San Diego – have you counted how many craft breweries there are in this city? With all the excitement surrounding craft breweries in…

10 Bucket List Drinks Every San Diegan Must Try

With all of the breweries, wineries and distilleries cropping up all over San Diego on a seemingly constant basis, the bar for quality, craft cocktails is inevitably quite high. Thankfully, there are a plethora of…

The Top Ten Chinese Takeout Restaurants In San Diego

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Princess Jonalyn (@princessjonalyn) When you envision an evening of takeout food, perhaps the picture consists of an assortment of Chinese containers scattered across the table, living…

10 Places To Step Up Your Tequila Game In San Diego

With San Diego’s proximity to Mexico, there’s no excuse for anyone’s tequila knowledge to start at shots and end with frozen margarita mix. Your instinct may be to lick it, suck it, and slam it,…

7 Great San Diego Date Ideas That Won’t Break The Bank!

You want to take that special someone out – but you’re a little strapped for cash? That’s OK, we’ve all been there at one point or another! The good news? Not every date needs to…

11 Can’t-Miss San Diego Hikes…Most Within 15 Minutes Of Your Door!

Mix San Diego’s ample supply of sunshine with the gorgeous ocean, desert and mountain views and you have the recipe for nearly perfect hiking conditions year-round. While there are great places to hike within an…

Top Seven Best Patios To Eat And Drink In North County

With the weather warming up and San Diego getting in the mood for summer, patio dining is the ideal way to spend a summer afternoon or evening. Here are a few of the raddest spots with…

7 Must-Try San Diego Taco Stands To Explore For #TacoTuesday

Ok, taco aficionados, it’s time to mix it up a little and get out of your normal #TacoTuesday routine! We have so many great taco stands in this amazing city we call home; it would be…

12 Things To Do For The Holidays That Are Uniquely San Diego

While the holiday season in San Diego may not be your typical winter wonderland, there’s plenty of festive fun to be had in our little slice of paradise. Embrace the opportunity to enjoy these must-do San Diego…

Fall Vibes! Your Guide To The Best Pumpkin Patches In and Around San Diego!

With the arrival of October, you may have noticed that pumpkins have begun to arrive at your local grocery store. While it may be easy to choose your pumpkin while picking up your weekly supplies,…

Not Sleeping? Neither Are These San Diego Restaurants

The 24/7 restaurant is often overlooked as a place that only exists for the 2 a.m. crowd. While this crowd might frequent such spots, 24-hour restaurants can satisfy more than a drunchie craving. As a generation…

11 Of The Best Places To Find East Coast Style Pizza In San Diego

If you make the mistake of asking an East-Coaster currently living anywhere other than the East Coast where you can get a good slice of pizza, you’re likely to get something like: “You can’t get…

10 Places To Get The Best Mac ‘N’ Cheese In San Diego Guaranteed

Macaroni and cheese — mac ‘n’ cheese — that gooey, glorious combination of macaroni noodles and cheese sauce. The mac and cheese debate is a highly sensitive subject for some, as it’s a comfort food…

12 Essential Must-Try San Diego Summer Cocktails

There’s something refreshingly memorable about the perfectly concocted summer sipper in San Diego. Its jovial nature. Its cooling demeanor on those consistently sweet 75 degree days. Perhaps you’re looking for a place to venture after…

7 Ways To Experience ‘Winter’ In San Diego

  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Balboa Park (@balboapark) Many people, particularly those who have never lived here, of course, will say that San Diego doesn’t have a ‘winter’. But it…

11 Romantic Date Ideas In San Diego That Aren’t Going To A Restaurant

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, chances are that you’re starting to make plans to show your special someone how much you care. Stand apart from the crowd and do something more than just…

7 Unique Things To Do For A Birthday In San Diego

The list of restaurants and bars in San Diego is extensive enough to make every weekend a new adventure, but maybe this year you’re seeking a truly memorable birthday experience. Here is a shortlist of…

11 Seasonal Cocktails From San Diego Bars That Will Have You Feeling Festive!

The holidays are a cocktail-lovers dream! Things slow down a bit, people are relaxed and feeling festive, and the bartenders have all been working hard on their seasonal specialties. Here are 11 seasonal cocktails from some…

15 ‘Uniquely San Diego’ Spots You Have To Visit

No doubt, we’ve all visited the popular San Diego spots that top Instagram feeds and “Places To Visit” lists. But it’s summer now, and we think the new season is an epic chance to dive…

9 Locally-Owned Shops Serving Up Crazy Good Ice Cream In San Diego

The temps are rising and ice cream season is upon us (when isn’t it ice cream season in SD?)! Sure, frozen yogurt might be having its moment in the spotlight, but ice cream will always reign…

7 Gorgeous San Diego Venues to Host Your Holiday Party

It feels like it was just summer. Then suddenly, all we see is Christmas! If you`re planning on throwing a holiday party, time is running out and you need to get cracking. But your apartment…

6 Of The Best Mountain Biking Trails In San Diego

@TheBlackAzar The San Diego hills are packed with sweet single-track mountain bike trails slicing through our county. There’s nearly countless paths, with all different types of tricky terrain. For those willing to get off the…

11 Things to Do on New Year’s Eve in San Diego if You Hate Crowds 

New Year’s Eve is a time for celebration, reflections, resolutions, toasting, getting toasted, balls dropping, counting down, and hooking up (for your innocent midnight kiss, of course!). Saying goodbye to 2016 and ringing in 2017…

11 Uniquely San Diego Things To Do On The 4th Of July

What could possibly be a better location to celebrate Fourth of July than in America’s Finest City? From the beautiful beaches that beckon people from near and far to the festive community events that stretch…