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Mission San Diego de Alcala

Location: Mission Valley (11 Miles / 15 Minutes Northeast of Downtown San Diego)

Open Daily: Museum is open 9AM – 4:45PM

Cost: Suggested Donation of $3

Features: First California Mission; Museum Shares the History of the 21 California Spanish Missions.


Architectural Tours of San Diego

Location: Downtown San Diego (Gaslamp Quarter), Balboa Park

Schedule: 10AM on Select Saturdays

Cost: $15 ($8 for Students and Military Members)

Features: Two-Hour Walking Tours Around Notable San Diego Development Areas and Architecture


LEGOLAND California

Location: Carlsbad (35 Miles / 40 Minutes North of Downtown San Diego)

Open Daily: Generally Open 10AM – 5PM (8PM during Summer); Additional Hours during School Vacations

Cost: Several options starting at $67 ($57 for Kids ages 3-12 and Seniors 60+). Parking is $12

Features: More than 50 Family Rides; Focused on Kids ages 2 – 12; Attractions built out of LEGO blocks include Pirates, Dinosaurs, Animals, and National Monuments.


Mt. Woodson Golf Course & the Amy Strong Castle

Location: Ramona (34 Miles / 45 Minutes Northeast of Downtown San Diego)

Open Daily: Year-Round; Dawn – Dusk

Cost: $72 – $97; Discounts for Southern California Residents

Features: Unique Golf Course on a Rolling Terrain with Oak Trees, Boulders, and Lakes; Mansion used for Special Events is Listed on the National Registrar of Historic Places


San Diego Magazines

San Diego Magazine was the first city-focused lifestyle magazine in the country. Since its start in 1948, the magazine has continued to prosper as the most popular San Diego lifestyle magazine. However, there are now several San Diego lifestyle magazines published on a monthly basis. Each has a different focus which is described below.