Ave.) for seasonal ales and brewhouse burgers. In University Heights,
Sausage & Meat (4130 Park Blvd.) appeals to diners with a sense of
adventure, with inventive menu items like venison lasagna, pig
ears and exotic sausages. To keep the party going, head to Tin
Roof (401 G St.) for live music and bar food favorites like brisket nachos, pulled pork tacos and wings slathered in a variety
of spicy sauces.
Make the most of your time on a “half-day at high speed” rig-
id inflatable boat (R.I.B.) tour with Xplore Offshore, packed
with swimming, snorkeling, high-speed rafting, sea life viewing
and a delicious lunch. Take in the ocean views as you free-fall
for 60 seconds from 13,000
feet with Skydive San Diego
(12205 Otay Lakes Road) or
battle with Marines on their
own turf at The Paintball
Park in Camp Pendleton
(1700 Vandegrift Blvd.). Get
all the gear you need for
an aquatic adventure, like
stand-up paddle boarding or
waterskiing at Mission Bay
Aquatic Center (1001 Santa
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 unassuming and wallet-friendly
Surfer Beach Hotel (Pacific Beach Drive).
Adventurers in the mood for stand-up
paddle boarding, sailing, surfing and
cycling should check into Loews Coronado
(4000 Coronado Bay Road) or The Dana on
Mission Bay (1710 W. Mission Bay Drive),
while the Hard Rock Hotel (207 Fifth Ave.)
offers easy access to urban nightlife
adventures in the Gaslamp.
In Del Mar and 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, hit
Coronado Brewing Company (170 Orange
calls for a
Swine Bar Old-Fashioned with
a bacon strip
Experience the thrill of a lifetime off Mexico’s Isla Guadalupe in state-of-the art
diving cages that put you face-to-face with the resident great white sharks. Six-day
expeditions depart from H&M Landing (minutes from the San Diego International
Airport) and are led by a capable crew with more than 14 years of experience.
The Hilton La Jolla
Torrey Pines Sausage & Meat
WHITE SHARK CAGE DIVING