Whether in Del Mar or downtown, the Fish Market (640 Via de la
Valle and 750 N. Harbor Drive) serves up fresh catch, sushi and oysters. After biking around the island, head to the Coronado Brewing
Company (170 Orange Ave.) for seasonal ales, golden pilsners and
burly stouts with brewhouse burgers. In Little Italy, Ballast Point
Tasting Room and Kitchen is an animated tap room and walkup
eatery for sampling suds and nibbling on beer-steamed mussels, Bavarian pretzels, burgers and bloody mary ceviche. For flame-roasted
lemon chicken wings and New York-style brick-oven pizzas, Amici’s
East Coast Pizza (3958 Fifth Ave.) is just the ticket.
Kayak the seven caves of La Jolla, snorkel with curious sea lions
and orange Garibaldi fish in the cove, or peddle around Coronado with Bike and Kayak Tours ( bikeandkayaktours.com). Get geared
up at Mission Bay Aquatic Center (1001 Santa Clara Place) for
wakeboarding, windsurfing, stand-up paddle boarding or
waterskiing. Take to the skies on a chopper for aerial views of the
city and coastline on Corporate Helicopters of San
Diego (3753 John J. Montgomery Drive).
If “play hard, eat well and sleep
soundly” is your mantra, then San
Diego offers a wealth of adrenaline-packed activities, healthy eateries
and comfy beds in beautiful hotels.
Our coastal playground is calling.
The Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines (10950
N. Torrey Pines Road) sits close to the famed
golf course and Black’s Beach surf break.
Guests can spill out of their door onto the
sand at the boutique-y Del Mar Motel (1702
Coast Blvd.). The Winners Circle Resort
(550 Via de la Valle) is walking distance to
the Del Mar racetrack where an inaugural
fall season of thoroughbred racing happens in November. Adventurers in the
mood for stand-up paddle boarding, sailing, surfing and cycling should check into
Loews Coronado (4000 Coronado Bay Road)
while the Hard Rock Hotel (207 Fifth Ave.)
offers access to urban nightlife adventures
in the Gaslamp.
and sea lions.
ADRENALINE TIME PUMP UP THE VOLUME
Fly high above San
Diego Bay on a water-
powered Flyboard for
Hit the water like a
Navy Seal and go
whale watching on
a high-speed rigid
Island Drive, Harbor
Torrey Pines Gliderport
Paraglide or hang-glide over Torrey Pines’
coastal cliffs for a
bird’s eye view of the
emerald golf course
and jagged coast line.
2800 Torrey Pines
Scenic Drive, La Jolla
The Paintball Park
Battle with Marines
on their own turf at
Skydive San Diego
Take in the ocean
views as you free-fall
for 60 seconds from
Lakes Road, Jamul
The Hilton La Jolla