San Diego is one of my favorite cities in the United States. I mean like #2 in my top 5. My dad often had training on Coronado Island in his F-16 back in the 90’s, and me remember my stepmother driving my sister and me in our Cadillac DeVille from Tucson, Arizona to San Diego.
We would bike all over Coronado, stop at local mom and pop places and eat ice cream, and enjoy the parks and beaches.
When my dad became a commercial pilot, I begged to go on one of his San Diego layovers. When I did go, I made him take me all over. I had some of the best cheesecake in a delightful cafe in the Gas Lamp Quarter, walked around Seaport Village, shopped in Westfield Horton Open Plaza, and even casually had a drink in the famous Top Gun Diner, which is Kansas City Barbeque.
San Diego Travel Guide
With a father that flys for a major airline, I am aware of travel necessities. Be sure to check my guide on travel essentials for the whole family.
Also be sure to check out the airline and airport travel tips YOU NEED in order to have a smooth trip. It will keep you up-to-date on the following:
- specific airport arrival times,
- baggage costs,
- traveling with children, and
- a way to get through security quicker.
Do you have a favorite place in San Diego that you love to visit? Tell us in the comments below!
About the Author
Kelsey Ramirez is a veteran elementary school teacher, military wife, and mom to two daughters. She is the founder of Anchored Together ~ By Land, Air, or Sea and owns and operates Kelsey et Soleil, a digital consulting agent in blog management. Kelsey loves to travel, write, and create amazing content. She has her Masters in Technology, which she uses to learn all new things digital.
With three decades of military support, Kelsey’s mission is to help new and existing military families in their unique adventures through all military topics including PCSing, budgeting, school choice and rights, and especially just being a military spouse.