Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Things to do in SD

Top 10 Things (That You Should Have Already Done) This Summer in San Diego. (don’t worry, there are still 2 months left if you’ve been lazy!)

1. Grunion Run

Torrey Pines State Reserve / Mission Beach / Black's Beach
Get into the Southern California tradition of catching these sprawling anchovy-like fish as they spawn on the sand after midnight.

2. San Diego Water Taxi

891 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA
For Padres games, ditch the downtown parking drama and park in Coronado. Grab drinks at one of the great waterfront restaurants, and then catch the water taxi (just $7!) which will drop you off just outside Petco Park. Talk about arriving in style!

3. Cinema Under the Stars

4040 Goldfinch St, San Diego, CA
Watch classic movies in the moonlight at Mission Hills' outdoor theater with several seating options and low ticket prices.

4. Mission Bay Aquatic Center

1001 Santa Clara Pl, San Diego, CA
From Catamarans and sabots to kayaks and canoes, it's the one-stop shop for watercraft rentals and instruction.

5. Humphrey's Concerts By the Bay

2241 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA
Shelter Island waterfront hotel hosts legendary outdoor concert series in the summer months. Can't afford the at-least $75 ticket price? Pull up your boat, kayak or dinghy to the adjacent marina and listen for free.

6. TNT: Thursday Night Thing

Multiple dates Museum Of Contemporary Art-Downtown San
MCASD's Downtown gallery hosts everything from slide jams, DJ lessons, and poetry readings to live bands, artists' talks, and video projections on the first Thursday of every month.


Aug 5, 2007 1:30 pm La Costa Resort and Spa
Catch the top female tennis stars like Venus and Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and more duke it out La Costa Resort's center court tournament.

8. Lawn Programs--International Cottages

Multiple dates Balboa Park
Afternoon lawn programs begin at 2pm every Sunday from March through October, featuring music, dance, traditional costumes, arts, crafts, and ethnic foods.

9. San Diego Zoo's Wild Animal Park

15500 San Pasqual Valley Rd, Escondido, CA
This summer they debuted a new Journey Into Africa tour that brings you closer than ever to the animals in smaller, more intimate vehicles. The Park and the Zoo are also open at night all summer.

10. Del Mar Thoroughbred Club

2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA
Spend a day at the races. Bleacher seats are just $5.

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