San Diego Bucket List

San Diego, an ocean front city with almost perfect year-round weather and one of America’s top tourist destinations. It is no wonder that this amazing city has so much to do.

I have put together a list of my top 25 bucket list things to do while I am visiting “America’s Finest City” as a solo travel woman this April (I even checked off the ones I have done so, far).

√ 1. Get lost in the view at La Jolla Cove and spend time with the seals at La Jolla children’s pool


√ 2. Visit the San Diego Zoo


√ 3. Get spooked at the Whaley House Museum


4. Get a tan at black beach (not for the insecure)

5. Tour the U.S.S. Midway

6. Experience Safari park

7. Explore Torrey Pines State Nature Reserve

√  8. Check out a Padres game

9. Visit the Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial

√  10. Have a drink on the patio at Hotel Del

11. Go hang gliding at Torrey Pines gliderport

12. See a performance at the Old Globe Theatre

√ 13. Take a stroll in The Prado at Balboa Park

√ 14. Cross the Cabrillo Bridge


15. Kayak through the caves in La Jolla

16. Visit the San Diego Air & Space museum

17. Visit the Ocean Beach farmers market

√ 18. Go on a whale watching cruise and possibly see my first in person dolphin

√ 19. Check out the Japanese Friendship Gardens at Balboa Park

√ 20. Explore Old Town


√ 21. Visit the Gaslamp district

√ 22. Shop in Seaport Village

23. Visit Birch Aquarium

24. Explore the San Diego Natural History Museum

25. Hike to the top of Cowles Mountain

Let me know which ones you have done/will be doing the next time you visit San Diego.

Happy planning!






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