La Jolla/San Diego

La Jolla Mom (Katie Dillon) takes you on a tour of the best restaurants, attractions to explore with kids and kid-friendly hotels in La Jolla and San Diego.

  • It’s time to bring back an annual tradition that, regretfully, I forgot about last Halloween. In the past, I’ve asked experts ranging from wine bloggers to winery owners regarding what wines they might drink with Halloween candy. Because, let’s face it, candy is everywhere this time of year and there’s no better way to satisfy a…

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    San Diego chefs pair wine with Halloween candy
  • The iconic Hotel Del Coronado is certainly one of San Diego’s most family-friendly hotels, but you don’t necessarily have to check-in to enjoy it. Between the stunning public Coronado beach, spa, restaurants and more, this luxury hotel is a great place to spend the day. Things to do at the Hotel Del Coronado with kids…

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    Things to do at the Hotel Del Coronado
  • Having already researched and written about the West Coast premiere of The Discovery of King Tut, a highly-anticipated exhibit at the San Diego Natural History Museum (theNAT), I knew it was special. After seeing it yesterday, I believe it’s one of the best things to do in San Diego right now with elementary school-aged kids…

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    The King Tut Exhibit at theNAT has an audio tour for kids
  • See why Duty Free City is more than just shopping and enter to win a Furla handbag.

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    Duty Free City Furla Candy Bag
  • It’s about time I tell you why The Fishery Restaurant has been one of our favorite San Diego restaurants for over a decade.

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    Why we love The Fishery Restaurant in Pacific Beach