Can't Miss Affordable Adventures

Go to the Rady Shell during the day. Go on a day when there is a night time concert and you may get to see a sound check. We got to see Alicia Keys recently and we were 40 yards from the tage! 222 Marina Park Way, San Diego, CA 92101 Metered parking is next to Joe's Crab Shack and Rady.

Sunset Cliffs and hiking trails have been improved in the past year. Walk along path south where the road ends - The streets just above Sunset Cliffs also have one of a kind homes, so driving or walking there is always great! Free parking near Hill Street and Sunset Cliffs.

Windansea Beach at low tide. If you go south of Palomar Street, you can walk north around the rocks and there are incredible rock formations. Torrey Pines Hike when tide is low, Walk to the bottom and go south around the big rock. Favorite trails are beach hike and razor point.The Guy Fleming Trail there is also awesome.

See some free live music at Hotel Del. The Del also has amazing lights and it snows with music playing every day starting at 430 PM. You could easily spend 90 minutes walking around the hotel and beach. Their 3 gift shops are also decked out with holiday trees and cool beach items.

Walk on both sides of Coronado's Orange Ave. If the Village Theater has someone in the window, ask if you can see a theater. There are painted scenes of San Diego on the walls. 820 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118. There is also usually free parking on D and E streets near here.

Check out Fern Canyon at the San Diego Zoo. It's located near the Double Decker Bus load-in area. Be sure to catch the Sky Ride and explore Base Camp!