USS Recruit

San Diego and the United States Navy have been intertwined since the beginning of the 20th century, and one place where you can get a unique sense of that relationship is at the USS Recruit in Liberty Station. In an effort to bring the Navy to San Diego, Rep. William Kettner, pushed for the creation of a naval training center along

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Queenstown Public House

Queenstown Public House is a New Zealand-inspired restaurant in a 1905 Craftsman house in Little Italy, serving up a variety of fresh food in a relaxed atmosphere. Brunch is served daily until 2 p.m., and their brunch menu has everything from a Kiwi breakfast to a cowboy breakfast, to French toast, to lamb hash or chicken and waffles, with plenty

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La Jolla Children’s Pool

Where can you see seals, whales, pelicans, and people all from one spot? The La Jolla Children’s Pool. Situated along the rocky La Jolla coast—arguably the most scenic part of the San Diego coastline—is a small, sandy beach protected by a sea wall built in 1932 known as the Children’s Pool. The curved sea wall was built to provide a

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Tijuana River Estuary

The Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve is a great way to escape the city and experience the unique world of a protected river estuary. Situated on 2,500 acres between Imperial Beach and the U.S.-Mexico border, the Tijuana Estuary is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, and the California State Parks. Border

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