La Jolla/San Diego

La Jolla Mom is your guide for things to do in San Diego and La Jolla, from fun events and luxury hotels to the best beaches and kid friendly restaurants.
San Diego chefs share tips for picking the best pumpkin, roasting seeds and keeping a jack-o-lantern fresh.

San Diego chefs share tips for making perfect pumpkin seeds, how to make a jack-o-lantern last and how to pick the best pumpkin.

A long list of family-friendly things to do in San Diego for Halloween.

From LEGOLAND Brick-or-Treat to safe trick-or-treating, there are lots of things to do in San Diego with kids for Halloween.

Fresh flowers at Aldi in Vista

ALDI is now open in San Diego. Shoppers can buy foods they love at prices of up to 50% less than those at traditional grocery stores.

Have a day to spend in Pacific Beach? Try these fun things to do.

Pack a full day’s itinerary with these fun things to do in Pacific Beach with kids (and without).

Find the best outdoor things to do in San Diego.

Headed to San Diego? Want to spend more time outside? Here’s how to do it!

The view from a room at Wyndham Bayside San Diego, a great downtown hotel.

When strategically-based, it’s possible to see quite a bit of San Diego in just a weekend.

Shop the new Williams-Sonoma at Westfield UTC mall in San Diego

I’m excited to partner with Williams-Sonoma to announce the grand opening of the new Westfield UTC store this weekend and amazing in-store events.

The Spa at Coronado Island inside the Marriott features ELEMIS treatments not found anywhere else in San Diego.

See what it’s like to spend a morning enjoying a massage and the facilities at The Spa at Coronado Island inside the Marriott.

Why you need to apply for Global Entry trusted traveler program now.

Applying for Global Entry was so easy that I’m wondering why we didn’t do it earlier.

Learn who the best San Diego car services are for those who don't want a car rental or need airport transportation.

These black car services have been used by us for airport transportation and more.

An awesome list of great things to do in San Diego with kids this summer geared toward both residents and tourists.

Do something new this summer. Some items on this list of things to do with kids in San Diego can be combined for an epic family day out.

The bay beach in front of Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego

Get insider tips regarding the best San Diego beach hotels including locations, complimentary amenities and more for your next vacation.