San Diego Hikes: Torrey Pines Reserve Extension Margaret Fleming Nature Trail and Red Ridge Trail

The Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve Extension is a little-known area of San Diego’s popular State Park.  This slightly inland area is a quiet, well-preserved view of what coastal San [ … ]

Torrey Pines Reserve Extension
Torrey Pines Beach Trail
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve Accessible Trails and Visitor’s Center

Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve is a great San Diego attraction.  In the past, it was known for its fairly rugged hiking trails.  However, in recent years the park has [ … ]

Red Butte, Razor Point Trail, and Yucca Point Trail
South Fork and Broken Hill Overlook Trails
San Diego Hikes: Torrey Pines Parry Grove Trail

Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve is one of San Diego’s most scenic attractions.  In recent years, several trails have been closed for restoration.  One trail that has now been restored [ … ]

Torrey Pines Guy Fleming Trail
Hiking Black Mountain
Jas Arnold Trail for All People at Black Mountain

The Trail for All People is a short 1,100 foot loop in Black Mountain Open Space Park.  This fully ADA accessible trail opened in September 2016.  It is a great [ … ]

Lilac Canyon Trail
Glider Point Trail
San Diego Attractions
San Diego Zoo Safari Park Afternoon Tour

The San Diego Zoo Safari Park is huge.  With 1,800 acres, first-time visitors can be overwhelmed.  Luckily, the actual walking portion of the park is much manageable.  Fun Diego Family [ … ]

San Diego Zoo Safari Park Early Morning Tour
San Diego Zoo Safari Park Walking Guides
San Diego’s Top 10 Free Attractions

San Diego has all kinds of big-ticket premium attractions.  However, unlike a place like Orlando, there is are many natural attractions that are free or require only the cost parking.  [ … ]

San Diego's Top 10 Attractions
San Diego Zoo Tickets
Guide to Visiting San Diego

Fun Diego Family is a site about living in America’s Finest City.  There is a great deal about travel, cooking and other activities, but primarily the goal is a guide [ … ]

San Diego Zoo Tickets
San Diego Zoo Vs Safari Park: Which Should You Visit

San Diego is lucky to have two of the top zoos in the world.  Of course, for visitors whose time is limited, you may only have the opportunity to visit [ … ]

San Diego Zoo Safari Park Add-On Activities
San Diego Zoo Safari Park Tickets
San Diego Restaurants
San Diego’s Best Pizza: Long Island Mike’s Pizza Review

New York thin-crust style pizza is my personal favorite.  In our search for the best pizza in San Diego we naturally had to try out a place named after Long [ … ]

San Diego’s Best Pizza: Regent’s Pizzeria Review

In Fun Diego Family’s quest for the best pizza in San Diego Regent’s Pizzeria presented a dilemma.  Regent’s has both NY-style and Chicago deep-dish.  These are separate categories, so the [ … ]

Little Italy Food Hall
Cucina Enoteca
San Diego’s Best Burger: Burger Lounge Review

Fun Diego Family is always looking for a great burger.  Luckily, San Diego has many great options.  For many years Burger Lounge has been at the top of our list.  [ … ]

Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria Review
Slater’s 50/50 review
A Visit to Little Italy Food Hall

Little Italy has become one of the hippest parts of San Diego.  In July 2018, the latest hot spot opened, the Little Italy Food Hall.  For my birthday lunch I [ … ]

Rocky's Crown Pub
Hoboken Pizza Review
Big Bear Lake Hikes

Big Bear Lake is the premiere mountain playground in Southern California.  In the winter it is hopefully covered with snow and people head to ski resorts Snow Summit and Big [ … ]

Pine Knot Trail
Cougar Crest Trail
Big Bear Lake: Hiking Castle Rock Trail

Castle Rock Trail is probably many people’s favorite hike in Big Bear Lake.  It is a short, mile and a half round trip with great views.  However, the big attraction [ … ]

Woodland Trail
Yosemite First-Time Visitor Tips
Whitewater Rafting on the American River in California’s Gold Country

Whitewater rafting is a great family activity.  Over the years, the Cole family has done rafting trips in California, North Carolina and even Italy.  Our favorite trip was probably the [ … ]

Avalon Catalina
Visting Alcatraz America’s Best Tourist Attraction?

The famous prison located on Alcatraz Island is right off the city of San Francisco.  As such it makes an easy trip for visitors to the city.  However, this is [ … ]

Finding Specific Hotels with Better Bidding on Hotwire and Priceline
Projects and Products
Editor's choice
San Diego's Top 10 Attractions
San Diego's Top 10 Attractions
Biking San Diego Harbor
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Downtown La Jolla Village
Yosemite First-Time Visitor Tips
Africa Rocks at the San Diego Zoo
Sunset Cliffs Hike
whitewater rafting on the American River
Avalon Catalina