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… Read More USS Recruit

South Park

No, not the television show—the San Diego neighborhood on the southeastern edge of Balboa Park. South Park isn’t perhaps as well-known as its bigger brother, North Park, or its cousin, Hillcrest, but don’t let that stop you from visiting this charming, eclectic neighborhood with a true community feel to it. The heart of South Park is… Read More South Park

Santa Fe Depot

With the opening of the Panama Canal in 1914, San Diego believed that it could become a great shipping port on the west coast—the first in the United States that ships would have an opportunity to visit as they sailed north. To sell the idea to the world, San Diego hosted the Panama-California Exposition in… Read More Santa Fe Depot