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Discover the Dinosaur Gallery — A Gem of a Shop in Downtown Del Mar

Published by Terri Graham

Find unique gifts, including at the Dinosaur Gallery in Del Mar. The store carries a large inventory of semi-precious minerals and crystals, jewelry, exquisite artist collectibles, meteorites, corals and shells, a 2.7 billion-year-old stromatolite found in Australia and much more. Stop in anytime from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mon.-Sat. (closed Wednesdays) and from noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Dinosaur Gallery is right next to the Del Mar Library. Call (858) 794-4855 for more information.

Dinosaur Gallery • 1327 Camino del Mar • Del Mar, CA 92014

San Diego’s Best Shopping is at Kobey’s Swap Meet! It’s not just shopping it’s an adventure! Get $1 Off Shopper’s Admission Coupon!

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Discover a bargain hunter’s paradise and find unique treasures at Kobey’s Swap Meet, open from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. every Friday, Saturday and Sunday! At Kobey’s, you never know what you’ll find and every weekend is a new adventure. Shop for fresh fruit, flowers, toys, antiques and collectibles and so much more. Space fees for vendors are $20/Fridays and $40/Saturdays and Sundays. Kobey’s Swap Meet at the Sports Arena is San Diego’s biggest outdoor market, drawing close to 25,000 shoppers and 1,000 sellers weekly. Admission is […]

Treat your tastebuds at Lotus Thai, with two San Diego locations in Downtown and Hillcrest.

Published by Terri Graham

      

 

Lotus Thai features authentic Thai cuisine made with the fresh ingredients and spices. Choose from delectable dishes like Islander Fried Rice with shrimp, chicken, cashew nuts and pineapple, Pad-Se-Ew Noodles with tofu broccoli and carrots, Bangkok Beef Salad, Wanton Noodle Soup and many more appetizing items. The restaurant features indoor waterfalls and Buddha statues, adding to the eye-catching decor, creating an elegant dining experience. Daily lunch specials run from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. M-F and include a soup of the day, Thai house salad and spring […]

Enjoy Free Spreckels Organ Society Concerts in Balboa Park!

Published by Terri Graham

  

Experience musical excellence on the largest open-air musical instrument in the world during year-round concerts by the Spreckels Organ Society. No cost admission concerts are held at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park every Sunday at 2:00 p.m., and during the San Diego International Organ Festival every Summer Monday at 7:30 p.m. Seating is outdoors on benches that seat up to 2,500 people. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets, seat cushions, shade hats, or sun umbrellas. Music-loving pets and picnics are welcome. Stroll down the Prado […]

MainStreet Oceanside’s Farmers and Sunset Markets The Place to Be Thursdays All Year!

Published by Cathy Hendrie

PassPort to San Diego

For free, family fun and fabulous fare, head to MainStreet Oceanside’s Farmer’s Market on Thursdays mornings and Mainstreet’s Sunset Market on Thursday evenings. This dynamic duo of tasty and entertaining events attract thousands of Oceanside residents and visitors each week.

At the morning farmers market, stock up on fresh fruit, bread and flowers, buy handmade goods, jewelry, soaps, lotions, art, as well as artisan-baked goods, organic dips and sauces. Enjoy the ocean breezes while strolling and sampling all the offerings at this hometown […]

Enjoy Smokin’ Hot Food at Kansas City Barbeque!

Published by Cathy Hendrie

Carolyn Howard
PassPort to San Diego

To commemorate the 32nd anniversary of the classic movie “Top Gun,” why not stop by Kansas City Barbeque for some delicious food and catch a Kansas City Chiefs game? Coming up, the University of Kansas basketball games will also be shown. The restaurant and bar area are covered in Top Gun memorabilia, perfect for a photo opportunity.

Because everything on the menu looked so good, I ordered enough to take home. I began with the Combo Dinner of Pork Ribs & Beef […]

Kaiserhof is San Diego’s #1 German Restaurant!

Published by Terri Graham

Kaiserhof Restaurant

If you love schnitzel and strudel, or simply beer from Bavaria, look no further than Kaiserhof Restaurant & Biergarten. At this Ocean Beach family-owned favorite, guests enjoy Old-World ambience blended with authentic, hearty cuisine. Serving everything from homemade Bratwurst to Beef Stroganoff, complete with side orders of sauerkraut and spaetzle, Kaiserhof makes each of its menu items feel like a “haus” specialty. Chicken, seafood and steak entrées round out the menu, along with meals for children under 12. Adults shouldn’t miss trying the best selection […]

Spice up your lunch or dinner plans and head to Himalayan Cuisine, serving fresh and healthy Indian, Nepalese and Tibetan dishes with Many Locations Countywide!

Published by Terri Graham

Himalayan Cuisine La Masa

  

  

Spice up your lunch or dinner plans and head to Himalayan Cuisine, serving fresh and healthy Indian, Nepalese and Tibetan dishes in La Mesa. Open from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. daily, the restaurant impresses patrons with its authentic offerings, such as Himalayan Lentil Soup, Biryani (mixed rice) and Momo (steamed dumpling) selections, Vegetarian Takari, Chicken, Lamb and Tandoori dishes and the popular Garlic Cilantro Naan Bread. They also server popular lunch special features a choice of two entrees, rice, lentils, soup and naan. Get $10 Off […]

Relax and Recharge at Riviera Oaks Resort and Racquet Club in Ramona!

Published by Terri Graham

Rivera Oaks Resort Ramona

  

The slower pace, the quiet serenity and the close proximity to some of the area’s finest wineries give this beautiful, family-friendly resort its unmatched charm and appeal. A rustic but elegant property nestled outside of town with 16 tennis courts (pros, lessons, clinics and membership), a Day Spa, fitness center, pools, jacuzzis and nearby golf and hiking trails, sits at the base of the mountains but is still only 30 minutes from San Diego. The modern accommodations are furnished condos, each with a kitchen, living […]

Find The Perfect Extended Stay, Corporate Housing, Long-Term and Vacation Rentals

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stay san diego Vacation Rentals

  

Stay San Diego Specializes in Extended Stay, Corporate Housing, Longterm and Vacation Rentals

Imagine waking up in the morning to a beautiful view of San Diego Bay from your balcony and being within walking distance to downtown San Diego’s attractions, restaurants and shops. Stay San Diego has dozens of fully-furnished properties for corporate, extended stays and vacation rentals. staysandiego.net

Stay San Diego
302 Island Ave. #103, San Diego  (619) 696-3280

Make Tracks to Cougar Vineyard & Winery, Specializing in 100 Percent Estate-Grown Italian Varietals Paired with Picturesque Views of Temecula Valley.

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Make tracks to Cougar Vineyard & Winery, specializing in 100 percent estate-grown Italian varietals paired with picturesque views of Temecula Valley. Cougar not only grows its own grapes, but also produces and bottles its award-winning wines on site. The 17-acre property on the De Portola Wine Trail features a popular tasting room, barrel room, gift shop and live music Friday nights and Sunday afternoons. Order fresh salads, sandwiches, hot paninis and pizzas from Sangio’s Deli, kick back on the sunny patio, and raise a […]

Bounce Around Altitude Trampoline Park, an Indoor 26,000 Sq. Ft. Family Fun Center!

Published by Terri Graham

  

Bounce around Altitude Trampoline Park, an indoor 26,000 sq. ft. family fun center filled with wall-to-wall trampolines. Jump into fitness classes, reach new heights with trampoline basketball and a rock-climbing wall, get knocked off your feet on the dodgeball court and flip for the giant foam pit. The park, open daily, prides itself on being a safe, clean and fun entertainment option for active families, group parties or simply a great individual workout. Saturday Teen Night, Friday Night Friendzy, Family Fun Packs, Toddler Time […]

Explore the North County Coastal Agua Hedionda Lagoon and Discovery Center!

Published by Terri Graham

agua hedionda Lagoon

   

   

The Foundation’s Discovery Center overlooks the Agua Hedionda Lagoon, a 400-acre estuary and wetland. This 3,800 sq. ft. building is home to numerous species to interact with and exhibits throughout where docents provide educational tours. Surrounded by hiking trails that overlook the lagoon and acres of marshland, the Discovery Center is home to native birds, plants and wildlife that thrive in this beautiful glimpse of nature. The Center hosts a wide variety of events, including lectures, business meetings, gala dinners, book […]

Experience High-Flying Fun With San Diego Parasailing Adventures!

Published by Cathy Hendrie

Carolyn Howard
PassPort to San Diego

It was the perfect San Diego October afternoon to go parasailing! Captain Sam and his assistant Jeff led the boat of 11 passengers, two of whom were 9-year old boys, who had the time of their lives! We left out of Mission Bay and made our way to the ocean for our parasail trip which ran between the jetty to the PB Pier. Once equipped in our parasail gear, which included life jackets, we paired off for our tandem flights.

With approximately […]

Wheel Fun Rentals Coupon – $5 Off Any Bike Rental!

Published by Terri Graham

 

Wheel Fun Rentals Coupon – $5 Off Any Bike Rental!

Click here to download coupon and find the location nearest to you!

Wheel Fun Rentals offers everything from traditional cruiser bikes and specialty cycles to carriage-like Surreys and tandem cycles. You won’t find a wider variety of recreation rental equipment anywhere!  Take the entire family for a spin on a four-wheel Surrey cycle, cruise through your favorite park on a cruiser bike, or enjoy a waterfront adventure on one of our many types of specialty cycles. They’ve […]