Spring is Almost Here!

All winter you dreamed of sun and fun and with Spring Break coming your chance to visit one of the best beaches in the world is here.

San Diego is set apart by its location to both Los Angeles and Mexico. Spend your week long vacation on the beaches of San Diego or beach hop to L.A. beaches by day and return to your luxury rental at night.

The family will have excitement too as they visit all the attractions San Diego has to offer. San Diego Zoo is one of the best Zoo’s in America, along with Wild Animal Park and world famous SeaWorld, every kid will have the time of their lives. Add in Mission Beach and a trip to Belmont Park (with its carnival rides and “The Big Dipper’ which is one of the nations oldest wooden roller coasters) your family will remember Spring Break for a lifetime.

If you are not from Southern California and need a place to stay, San Diego Resort Rentals can provide your family with a home away from home. Beach front properties allow you to have the fun you want while only a few steps to your beach front home you can relax and enjoy the sunset. Each morning you can step out to the patio and enjoy your breakfast as you watch the sunrise over the Pacific Ocean. San Diego is calling you to our shores.

Plan Your 2013 Vacation

There are a lot of fun adventures for everyone  in 2013. It is important to plan your vacation ahead of time so you can get the best deals for your get a way. Today a lot of companies offer great deals on vacation packages. Part of planning your vacation is knowing where to go and … Continue reading

Delmar Race Track- Another Fun Thing to Do In San Diego

Del Mar established itself as a playground for the stars since 1937 when Bing Crosby greeted fans as they entered the gates. Since then, there have been celebrities attending each year.

2011 – “Started another good season the highest overnight purses in the country ($626,893 per day on average), offered a unique ‘Ship and Win’ bringing 100 new horses to Del Mar. Del Mar launched ‘Battle of the Exes’ between riders Mike Smith and Chantal Sutherland (who were once engaged) bumping attendance and bringing national attention,  (Smith won it).”  Last year saw single day attendance record set with 46,588.

Delmar Race Track is just 15 minutes away from Mission Beach and Mission Bay. You can either have accommodations in the Club House or sit on the infield grass, both are family friendly. Opening day is July 18th with the annual hat contest. Each Friday nights’ first race is at 4:00pm followed by concerts featuring Cake, Steel Pulse and more.  Let the betting begin!

Summer Vacation in San Diego

You can absolutely feel the heat of summer around the corner. Now it is actually a perfect time to start planning the fun during warm seasons. Undeniably, San Diego is a wonderful location for individuals and families who are looking for relaxing yet enjoyable stay by the beach. Since accommodations are readily affordable, everyone will definitely not run out of something to do.

Reasons to Spend Summer in San Diego

A lot of tourists consider the warm weather in San Diego as the perfect reason why summer has to be there. You can normally catch gray mornings by the beach on June or enjoy the deep blue skies on July and August. With its ideal weather, San Diego makes a perfect destination for those who want to worship the sun, splash on the water or even going for adventurous hiking.

Going through Booking Details

If you surely want to acquire a good accommodation, booking in the middle to late April is the best time to do so. If you have been researching earlier, you will definitely gain more options and ample time to decide on which is best for you. Surely there are last minute accommodations that you can avail of, but if you want to save some money and less stress in finding a convenient place, better reserve an accommodation sooner.

A lot of tourists make a careful decision between staying in a hotel or rent a property. If you are going to San Diego with a group, a rental property can be the best way to go. Rental properties allow you to save some money. First, its daily rate is lower per person and you can even save on foods if you are to prepare your own meals. This automatically adds up to your budget for daily activities or few gastronomic experiences outside. On the other hand, a rental property can offer you bigger space with the best amenities to enjoy your stay. If you are bringing your pet over, it is more likely that a rental property will accept it than hotels. Generally, rental properties are situated by the beach so you don’t have to travel too far to experience the ocean.

Planning Out Your Adventure in San Diego

When it comes to outdoor fun, San Diego offers endless activities suited for all ages. The best thing is, these are mostly reasonably priced. You can always choose the best among the wide array of beaches for your swimming, surfing, volleyball and even a pure sunbathing. You can also rent bikes and stroll around the beautiful San Diego and witness its magnificent views of nature. If you feel like going to hiking adventure, you will never be left out on its famous hiking trails near the heart of the city. Even the Balboa Park creates an enticing appeal if you feel like getting to know some culture during your getaway.

Summer holiday in San Diego is never boring. It always offer unforgettable moments with the sun and sand. To minimize your stress and enhance your convenience, plan your vacation ahead to get the best out of the great deals. Create some list and check it twice. Reserve, pack and budget according to your plans. The thrilling surprises and glorious getaway awaits you in one of our  San Diego Vacation Rentals.

Cinco de Mayo in San Diego

It is a fact that the City of San Diego never  gets tired. This place has a lot of events to offer every month. The visitors and vacationers will have a lot of choices for amusement, entertainment and relaxing events. During the month of May, the city will absolutely be rocking with the vast variety of fascinating celebrations. Below are the must-see events in San Diego.

 

3-Day Old Town Cinco de Mayo Celebration – They celebrate the largest event from May 4 to May 6. If you happen to be at this event you will absolutely be amazed with the awesome variety of festivities, amusement and entertainment for everyone.

Cinco de Mayo in Chula Vista – The event takes offers 200 vendors and 30,000 folks to take part of their live entertainment, original Mexican foods and beverages from numerous places. Third Avenue Village restaurants including some of the local food vendors. Arts and Craft, Kids Fun Zone, Fashion Show and Quinceañera Celebration are part of this event.

Miss Cinco de Mayo & Miss Teen Cinco de Mayo Pageant – Young and beautiful women will have a chance to show their beauty to the event goers. The event aims to build self confident and enhance the self-image of the participants.

Power Cinco de Mayo – This event brings great impact towards promoting good health for everyone at all ages. Everyone has a chance to run with the certain goal such as funding certain project.

Jazz Orchestra and Chamber Choir Concert. – If you are a fan of music then this event is perfect for you. This event is free.

Free Frozen Yogurt. – Craving for yogurt? This will be your chance to eat yogurt the whole day without spending your money. All you have to do is to choose flavors and toppings.

Cinco de Mayo Pub Crawl. – The event features the best bars in the area. So, be sure to prepare yourself for a great time. Don’t forget to bring your friends and or get excited to meet new people.

ST. PATRICK’S DAY

One of the best holidays in America is the St. Patrick’s Day. St. Patrick’s Day is also considered the most enchanting public holiday. Let us come to know Saint Patrick:

Who is Saint Patrick?

He is the patron saint and national apostle of Ireland. He paved the way to introduce and spread the Christianity in Ireland. Because of his great accomplishments in setting up religious institution and places for worship it was decided to honor and celebrate the anniversary of his death. He died on 17 March 461 Ad. It was once told that St. Patrick used the shamrock to explain God. With its 3 small leaflets, it represents the Trinity; the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. And now, become the most feature theme in the celebration.

This amusing Irish-American culture celebration happens during March 17. They also have activities, parades and festival during the weekend right before the actual date. The cities of United States focus on Irish themed parties, parades and festival. The best known places that held the most highlighted parades are as follows:

Chicago

Boston

Houston

Philadelphia

Pittsburgh

Denver

Detroit

Toronto

New York

New Orleans

Seattle

St. Patrick’s Day was said as one of the happiest old civilian parade in United State. Today, nearly 3 million people in entire United States will attain the parade and activities every year. The people of Chicago develop most unique tradition which is to dye the Chicago River. This practice started in 1962. They used 100 pounds of green vegetable dye to keep the River green for the entire week. But in the modern-Irish days, they only use 40 pounds of green dye enough to keep the river green for several hours.

Green, shamrock and shamrock-inspired designs will be omnipresent for the entire celebration. Everyone will be wearing green dress, green ribbon and shamrock during the celebration. Even their drink will be dyed in green.

St. Patrick’s Day is a fun day for kids nowadays because they are taught about the Irish heritage while enjoying the St. Patrick’s Day artsy activities that commonly featured for kids in the entire celebration.

It is also part of their tradition to be present in churches service in the morning of the exact date of St. Patrick Day. What a lovely day for a family to have fun: Spectacular parades with their king and queen, floats, bagpipers, the bands and performers and most specially the St. Patrick’s Day mass. Green and shamrock all over! St. Patrick’s Day will surely provide memorable moment for everyone.

San Diego Crew Classic 2012

Witnessing San Diego Crew Classic 2012 with over 4,200 athletes coming from over 126 universities, high schools and clubs across United States and Canada are going to participate in the foremost rowing event that allows participants with age range of 14 to 84 years old.

The San Diego Crew Classic is the highlight for most rowers who are aiming to be successful in their rowing careers. The competition is also to test their potential for future Olympic events. The San Diego Crew Classic will also offer a festive event that involves a trade show, music, food vendors, alumni tents and the famous Karl Strauss Beer Garden.

The newest feature in this year’s event is the Brew and Crew to be held at the Ski Beach on Mission Bay, with 20 various beer stations. Moreover, they are adding the Safari Park Family Festival and San Diego Zoo area to provide a perfect child-friendly zone for families. This also comes along with the gigantic Jumbotron and artist booths.

The race’s practice takes place on Friday, March 30th, while the racing begins at  7:30 am on the next day, March 31st until 6:00pm. The race continues on Sunday, April 1st  until 3:00 in the afternoon.

For those who want to attend the  rowing event of the year, the San Diego Crew Classic discounted tickets are $10 if purchased in advance or $12 on event day . Children below 12 years old and active military can enjoy the event for free. Lastly, the Brew & Crew costs $40 for three hours with 10 tasters available.