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    • Coronado Ferry to mainland for touring?

      by spedprof Online Now Dec 23, 2016 at 12:17 PM

      Two young seniors spending 4 days in San Diego in February and staying on Coronado. Will have a car. Is it advisable to take the ferry back and forth to see (walk/ taxi) some of the mainland sites? Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, perhaps, Balboa Park (Zoo), etc.? How about if we want dinner on the mainland? Or should we drive to most places? Itinerary not set yet.

    • Coronado Ferry to mainland for touring?

      by spedprof Online Now Dec 23, 2016 at 12:17 PM

      Two young seniors spending 4 days in San Diego in February and staying on Coronado. Will have a car. Is it advisable to take the ferry back and forth to see (walk/ taxi) some of the mainland sites? Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, perhaps, Balboa Park (Zoo), etc.? How about if we want dinner on the mainland? Or should we drive to most places? Itinerary not set yet.

      1 Answer Dec 23, 2016 at 12:42 PM
    • Money Exchange

      by travelnut723 Online Now Nov 11, 2016 at 11:51 AM

      We are spending a few days in San Diego before flying to Hong Kong and doing a cruise to China.
      Is there someplace in San Diego we can exchange US dollars for Hong Kong Dollars, and Chinese Renminbi?

      Thanks so much in advance for any help!
      Greg Bouillon

      8 Answers Nov 11, 2016 at 3:31 PM
    • Where to stay in San Diego for young seniors with a car?

      by spedprof Online Now Oct 25, 2016 at 11:41 AM

      Spending 4 days in SD this February before heading to LA. Looking either for a VRBO place or a hotel, preferably with a kitchen area for brkfast. No need for the beach as we live on one on the East Coast, but trying to find the recommended areas to stay with walkable restaurants when we return from our daily touring.

      11 Answers Nov 2, 2016 at 4:34 PM
    • Wheere is this place ?

      by Au2stralis Online Now Aug 21, 2016 at 1:32 AM

      I believe in Usa, i think California but really i don't know excatly where it is.

      13 Answers Sep 20, 2016 at 12:01 PM
    • cheap accommodation for 40 night

      by d.desk Online Now Jul 26, 2016 at 6:17 PM

      Hi, in october i have to go in San Diego for flight training reasons and i have to stay there for about 40 days, i really can't find a low cost accommodation even in El Cajon or La Mesa.. someone can help me ? (no hostel please)

      5 Answers Jul 27, 2016 at 10:21 AM
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      Sea World, SD to Yosemite via Death Valley in 2-3 days road trip with Family

      by SabyasachiR Online Now Jun 20, 2016 at 9:55 PM

      I am visiting San Francisco for a short period from India. My wife, 4yr old son and I are planning a road trip from SFO to San Diego through PCH1 and return via death valley to Yosemite. Any suggestions over the return will be highly appreciated. We will have roughly 2-3 days to travel from San Diego to Yosemite through DV. We can start from Sea-world, SD in the evening around 6 pm as well. Please suggest.

      11 Answers Jun 23, 2016 at 11:41 AM
    • Family Holiday

      by sceeta Online Now Jun 9, 2016 at 4:04 PM

      Hi my husband and I and 3 kids aged 7, 9, 11 are doing Disneyland in September. I was thinking of a side visit to San Diego also. We have 7 nights for both - how many nights minimum should I have in San Diego? Also what are best transactions for the kids given their ages? Definitely want to do Sea World but not sure what would be best other options. Also after a well positioned hotel which will cater for a family of 5.


      17 Answers Jun 15, 2016 at 12:16 PM
    • Tour Languages at Old Town Trolley in San Diego?

      by Vicky9310 Online Now May 18, 2016 at 7:48 PM

      Hello, at Old Town Trolley Tour, what languages do they use? Could you listen to the recorded tour at all? Is it only in English?' Thanks

      2 Answers May 19, 2016 at 11:58 AM
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      Cheap oversea freight service in San Diego

      by Vintage0345 Online Now Apr 13, 2016 at 4:54 PM

      Good day,

      May I know which company offer cheap and realiable oversea freight service in San Diego? Will be sending parcel about 20 to 30kg back to singapore. Thank you.

      Mr Tham

      3 Answers Apr 18, 2016 at 10:39 AM
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      Advice on San Diego Vacation

      by Vintage0345 Online Now Apr 5, 2016 at 6:05 AM

      Good Day to All,

      I need advice for my trip to San Diego on 23rd July to 31st July 2016.

      Total 3 adults travelling from San Francisco to San Diego.
      1) Best recommendation whether to travel by Air, Train or Bus from SFO to SAN as we have 1 large sized luggage?

      2) Any Cheap and reailable Car Rental Company in San Diego for 8 Days? Any hidden charges by car rental companies and should i take up the add ons package provided by rental companies? Any airport charges if i return the car at SAN airport?

      3) Planning to drive to LA for a day, any toll fees on the highways and peak timings on the highways?

      4) Places of interest in San Diego?

      5) What is the expected weather during 23rd to 31st July 2016?

      6) Any dangerous places or areas to avoid in SAN?

      Thank you and appreciated all advice.

      WY Tham

      17 Answers Apr 13, 2016 at 4:51 PM
    • Best sd beach hotel

      by Alexhawkeye Online Now Apr 2, 2016 at 8:58 AM

      Any opinions on the best sd beach hotel? Looking for one reasonably close to airport with private beach and restaurant/bar. Prefer ocean view room. Do any serve drinks at beach/pool?

      7 Answers Apr 2, 2016 at 5:21 PM
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      Drive to phoenix

      by maximilian1 Online Now Mar 16, 2016 at 4:38 AM

      Ho everyone
      Next month i will spend a week in California and i would like to know if is possible To drive to phoenix in a few hours and where To stay. Is there any outlet, attractions must to see? The landscape is interesting? Thanks!

      15 Answers Mar 16, 2016 at 4:55 PM
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      Old Town area lunch

      by Dymphna1 Online Now Jan 29, 2016 at 12:32 PM

      I want to take my granddaughters (9 & 8) out to lunch in Old Town to celebrate a birthday while we are there in Feb. Where would be a good place?

      8 Answers Jan 29, 2016 at 1:27 PM
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      New Year in SAN

      by madmark73 Online Now Dec 3, 2015 at 10:04 PM

      I am planning on being in San Diego at New Year but I'm a little confused as to which part of the city I should be staying in. I plan on arriving on the 29th and leaving on the 1st. Any idea which part of town might suit?

      5 Answers Dec 5, 2015 at 8:43 AM
    • Hoping to find something

      by Xtremefitz1105 Online Now Oct 16, 2015 at 6:35 PM

      hello, my girlfriend and I visited Rio de Janeiro last year. while there she came across a beautiful bikini that regrettably she did not buy. it is birthday next month, and I was hoping I could get my hands on one. it was a tropical textured one, and they were being sold at the bottom of the Christ the Redeemer trolley place. any chance anyone can help? thanks!

      3 Answers Oct 19, 2015 at 9:14 PM
    • 4 nights at US Grant and only rent a car for the last 2 days?

      by antuantuan Online Now Sep 18, 2015 at 3:59 AM

      Hi All,

      I just wanted to run past through you my idea for my trip to San Diego next month. I'll spending 4 nights at the US Grant, therefore I was thinking of not renting a car for the first two days, and explore anything I can explore on foot. This is primarily to save the ridiculously expensive parking fee for two nights!

      I would then rent a car for the last two days so that I can explore a bit more of what's further afield.

      Does it sound sensible?

      9 Answers Sep 18, 2015 at 8:34 PM
    • Japanese Members for Best of San Diego Beer Self Guided Tour

      by Redglowy Online Now Sep 2, 2015 at 5:47 AM

      Friends in the United States, I need your help!! (particularly if you have visited or are familiar with San Diego)

      Some of the best people in Japan are coming to San Diego to visit breweries (you may have seen the pictures of their shop in Nagoya) - but I have never visited (I know I know, when I return ... )...

      Their plan is to visit the best breweries in the area from 10/1 - 10/8. They would like to stay somewhere convenient and affordable, and will be using public transport.

      What is your recommendation for places to stay and stay away from?

      6 Answers Sep 2, 2015 at 4:55 PM
    • visiting san diego

      by paolarauber Online Now Aug 31, 2015 at 3:26 PM

      which area should i get a hotel in?

      3 Answers Sep 1, 2015 at 12:53 PM
    • Travelling from LAX to San Diego at night!

      by AngelaS41 Online Now May 25, 2015 at 7:12 AM


      Would anyone be able to give some advice? Two 22 year old Irish students are heading for Lucky D's hostel on 8th Ave, San Diego on a Monday night. Our flight is scheduled to arrive in LAX (Terminal 2) at 19.15. We want to get to our hostel in the cheapest way possible, we have already told them we will most likely arrive late at night.

      Our plan so far was to get a Fly Away shuttle bus from the airport to Union Station in LA.

      If we arrive on time we could get the Amtrak train to Old Town San Diego, the last service leaves at 10.10pm. According to google maps it is about a 10 minute drive from the Old Town train station to our hostel, so we would get a cab. However, this is more expensive than a bus, it costs 74 dollars for 2 tickets, whereas the greyhound bus is under 30 dollars for two tickets! Ideally we would like to get the bus, but are having problems with the greyhound website - we can't figure out which stations in LA/ San Diego the LA to San Diego service serves! As in we're not sure which bus station to catch the bus at in LA, or where it will stop in San Diego.

      If getting the bus, we would get a cab from Union Station to the Greyhound bus station in LA. I think the closest one is on East 7th street? And then get the greyhound express bus to San Diego at 11pm. It is hard to tell from the Greyhound website which bus station the service goes to, has anybody taken this route before? Ideally we want to end up at the bus station on 1313 National Ave, San Diego, as this is only a 15 min walk or 5 min cab ride from our hostel.

      We have never travelled in America before so are very unfamiliar with the transport system. Any advice would be appreciated regarding which bus stations the Greyhound bus stops at in LA and in San Diego, and how easy/safe getting the bus is. Finally, anybody who has flown to LAX and gotten a Flyaway shuttle bus to Union station - how easy is it to find the Fly Away bus terminal? We are flying to Terminal 2!

      Thank you :)

      18 Answers May 26, 2015 at 6:17 AM
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      Help! I'm new here in San Diego

      by DJStarr Online Now May 11, 2015 at 8:43 PM

      I've just started a job right in the heart of San Diego - 4th and B street (BOA bldg) and hope some clever locals can give me a few ideas on healthy (not-too-pricey) lunch spots for a veggie. Also, cool hiding spots on the tops of buildings or in tucked away plazas to eat a lunch and escape. When I lived in San Francisco and worked downtown I had a whole slew of hiding spots, mostly public open spaces that few people knew about. Anything like that here? Rooftop lounges with a view, perhaps? Thanks!!!

      2 Answers May 15, 2015 at 6:15 AM
    • 4 days in San Diego. Restaurants, beach, bars, and what to see

      by danzaesvivir Online Now Apr 3, 2015 at 5:44 AM

      I am 42 traveling to San Diego for 4 days. Could you recommend a hotel/area to stay walking distance from small shops, coffee places, bars and restaurants? I am not looking for clubs but instead for beach time and area to hang out. I love the beach so I am having a hard time to decide if I should stay in San diego downtown or maybe in the beaches around .. Like pacific or mission beach? I do need my good coffee places and bars at night.

      And what would you recommend best to visit besides the Balboa park, Coronado and the zoo..
      Many thanks,

      5 Answers Apr 3, 2015 at 4:01 PM
    • Date ideas

      by senseasense Online Now Feb 23, 2015 at 1:31 PM

      I'll be coming to San Diego late in March and I was wondering if anyone had any interesting and fun date ideas? I'm pretty open to suggestions but anything slightly unusual would be welcome too! Thank you.

      4 Answers Feb 23, 2015 at 3:25 PM
    • Admirals row

      by Debidu Online Now Feb 18, 2015 at 10:50 PM

      We are staying in San diego for a few days and will be going to Coronado tomorrow. It will not be warm enough for any beach activities so we are looking for things to do. I have heard to go see admirals row. Can you tell me where that is?
      Any help and suggestions you can give would be appreciated.

      7 Answers Feb 25, 2015 at 7:40 AM
    • Pacific Terrace versus Ocean Park inn

      by agarrett Online Now Jan 6, 2015 at 9:15 AM

      We are a family of 4 with tween daughters. We are looking for an ocean front suite for June for 4 nights. For price consideration and location, I have researched the pacific Terrace resort and Ocean park inn. Anyone have comments which one is better for us or if we should go somewhere else?

      6 Answers Jan 7, 2015 at 10:09 AM
    • San diego-grand canyon

      by RAYVEE Online Now Dec 29, 2014 at 2:26 AM


      1 Answer Dec 29, 2014 at 3:00 AM
    • Beach Time

      by Hurriken Online Now Nov 17, 2014 at 1:06 PM

      My wife and I will be in San Diego the second week of December. We plan on spending some time at the beach but probably not in the water much if at all. I'm assuming it will be warm enough. Do we need to pack a blanket or something to lay on? Can you recommend any beaches.

      22 Answers Feb 6, 2015 at 11:29 AM
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      Unique, family-friendly attractions & restaurants

      by taryn21 Online Now Nov 11, 2014 at 1:40 PM

      My family (kids are 4, 1) is going to be spending about 3 weeks in San Diego from end of Nov into Dec. We'll be staying in Mission Beach.

      Would love suggestions for:
      - great family-friendly restaurants (we love seafood, Mexican, Italian... almost anything!) - nothing to high-end fancy ;)
      - attractions (we'll hit the Zoo & Safari Park, prob a day trip up to Knott's Berry Farm or Disneyland) - are there additional "off-the beaten path" kind of attractions that locals would recommend in/around the area? i.e. We would love to take our kids to a local fruit orchard.
      - speaking of Knott's Berry Farm or Disneyland - for our kids' ages, we thought with short attention spans/naps, that they would prob have just as much fun at Knott's and with it being less expensive... it might be better suited? thoughts?
      - shopping - if I can sneak away from the family, I'd love to hit up some great vintage/thrift stores, flea markets, fabric/sewing stores.
      - farmer's markets - are any "better" than the next?
      - transportation - we're renting a car. is parking/getting around fairly easy?

      Any suggestions/ideas are welcome! Our trip is coming up fast and we can't wait for our kids to get to experience it!

      17 Answers Feb 6, 2015 at 11:42 AM
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      Need great agent to assist finding a rentals!

      by DJStarr Online Now Oct 25, 2014 at 11:53 AM

      Hey VTers,
      My son and his lady are relocating to San Diego for work and need to be there in 2 weeks. They love the Hillcrest/Bankers Hill/North Park areas and could use a local agent there who really knows the available rentals there and can assist. Either paid through them or the landlord - they know this is a service of value!
      I know there are services for doing this with automotive purchases - surely there is a service for an agent who can know and show ALL the rentals, not just the ones in their firm. Any tips, suggestions?
      DJ Starr

      1 Answer Oct 25, 2014 at 1:39 PM
    • What to wear in November?

      by jhneb Online Now Oct 21, 2014 at 12:54 PM

      Going to So Cal for a week with my wife for our anniversary. San Diego, santa Monica and Hollywood what should we wear for November for dinners and local clubs for drinks? She will be asking soon what should I pack? Help please?

      3 Answers Oct 21, 2014 at 2:36 PM
    • Rental property

      by jjb1333 Online Now Sep 17, 2014 at 8:25 AM

      Im looking for a rental property in or around san diego
      I was thinking of an over 55 community property like they have in Florida
      I have $1800 for a months rent
      Any suggestions

      10 Answers Sep 23, 2014 at 3:05 PM