Head beyond the beaches and brewpubs to discover a landscape dotted with culture, 花园, 和葡萄园


海滩、鱼肉玉米饼和啤酒. 圣地亚哥 could have nothing but those three things and still be a crowd-pleaser any day of the week. 但 this laid-back Southern California city has plenty of other layers—including world-class art, 体系结构, 健行步道, 甚至还有一个不为人知的红酒场景.

探讨这些宝石, hidden in plain sight around 圣地亚哥 County, starting in downtown and heading both north and east. And worry not: You might also sample a few new tacos and beers along the way.


顶级大厨 alum Brian Malarkey has turned up the volume in multiple ways for his latest restaurant: Animae’s menu highlights Southeast Asian cuisine (including a raw bar cuisine, 生猛海鲜, Wagyu beef) and the setting is luxe even by Malarkey’s standards, 与豪华的沙发, 珠光宝器装饰, 还有新奇的地毯, 鼓励亲密的交谈. Don’t overlook the bar menu, with its solid selection of Japanese whisky and sake.


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边境X酝酿, Barrio Logan

圣地亚哥’s beer scene has a new nerve center in 边境X酝酿, located just outside downtown in the heart of the city’s 墨西哥裔美国人社区. The Latin-owned brewery—a first for the city—recently earned a James Beard Award nomination. Choose from a selection that includes Horchata Golden Stout, 格兰老大小麦啤酒, a Blood Saison that gets its red hue from hibiscus.


23-room酒店 embraces its 1960s beginnings with mid-century modern furnishings—a mix of new and vintage—and an oyster-shaped pool alongside contemporary comforts such as custom bathrobes and walk-in rain-showers. 当地的餐厅, 查尔斯+ Dinorah, tips its hat to the hotel’s original owners, when it was called The Sportsman’s Lodge. Bonus: Guests here are just a short hop from Liberty Station and Sunset Cliffs.

7 bridge Hike, Downtown

把这个 5.5英里“徒步城” that combines a medley of natural settings with architectural marvels around downtown, 巴波亚公园, 山顶. 从公园大道大桥开始, 在巴尔博亚公园的玫瑰园附近, includes a suspension bridge across Kate Sessions Canyon, 1905年建造的一座木制栈桥, 也是这座城市唯一的钢拱桥.

Flemish Masterpieces at the 铁姆肯公司博物馆, 巴波亚公园

紧凑 铁姆肯公司博物馆 may not possess the majestic scale of some of its neighboring museums, but it’s absolutely worth a visit if you appreciate the Old Masters. Peruse its small but potent collection of Dutch and Flemish masterpieces, world-class even compared to much bigger museums. 引人注目的作品包括伦勃朗的作品 圣巴塞洛缪——老勃鲁盖尔 撒种的寓言, 圣母之死 由Petrus Christus.


这里的企鹅 不为人知的栖息地 like to live on the edge—as in, they’re from the rocky coastline of southern Africa. 这些beach-loving, flightless birds also love swimming in their lagoon, which they share amicably with leopard sharks, 五颜六色的山龙眼花, ancient boulders indicative of their African origins.


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What started as a boutique to support local artists expanded to include design pieces and jewelry—plus two more locations, 在自由车站和德尔马. 但 色素 ups the ante from the typical funky boutique with its array of irresistible little plants and pots, including compact succulents that look like works of arts themselves. 不要错过植物吧, where you can create your own terrarium with colored sand, 岩石, 还有更多的多肉植物或仙人掌.

旅人面包 & 糕点,拉霍亚

低调的 旅人面包 & 糕点 in Bird Rock has serious bakery street cred: It’s helmed by a veteran of Tartine in San Francisco. Indulge in savory goodies such as sourdough loaves, 英式松饼, 或者jalapeño奶酪羊角面包, 或者像肉桂面包这样的甜食, 水果烤饼, 还有焦糖夏威夷坚果饼干. Add a coffee, made with beans from Encinitas’ 铁匠咖啡烘焙机.

Mid-Century Modern Driving Tour, Clairemont

圣地亚哥’s Clairemont area sits right next to the Asian cuisine hotbed of 车队街. 在你去吃饭的路上,喝一杯 开车旅游 “城中村”,” which features a striking array of mid-century 体系结构 by way of a library, 学校, 一个银行大楼, 加油站, 和更多的.

Waterfall Hike, Los Penasquitos Canyon County Preserve

Plenty of shady trails and creeks crisscross this hiker-friendly保存 在佩纳斯基托斯牧场地区. On your way to the waterfall—the water typically only flows during the spring—keep an eye out for nesting hawks, 伟大的蓝色苍鹭, 和树蛙.

Alta Vista植物园,Vista

Explore 16 ecologically distinctive 花园 spread across 13 acres at the 阿尔塔Vista植物园, with highlights such as the Pan Asian Garden, Rare Fruits, a Prehistoric Cycad Garden. 在后者,你可以看到 四个恐龙 by Ricardo Breceda, the sculptor known for his fanciful public art in Borrego Springs.

华纳卡里略牧场别墅, Warner Springs

East of the Cleveland National Forest and Palomar Mountain, 圣地亚哥 County still embraces its Old West ambience at the 华纳卡里略牧场别墅. 这 unassuming adobe house, built in 1857, was once a 但terfield Stage Stop. It was also witness to a number of historic moments, including the Gold Rush and the ranching era. Note some of its original features, such as the fireplace mantle and ceiling beams. (Word has it that it could be haunted, too.之后,停在 达德利的面包店 在圣Ysabel.

Dulzura葡萄园 & 酒厂,Dulzura

坐落在一个古老的农场 Dulzura葡萄园 & 酒庄 was established in 1885 to grow figs and olives. Today it's an excellent excuse to check out the emerging wine scene along 94号公路 between Jamul and Campo, near the Tecate border crossing. The family-owned winery makes Cabernet Sauvignon, 维欧尼, 和用自己的葡萄酿制的霞多丽, sources more grapes from neighboring vineyards. 你甚至可以在这里过夜 宾馆 is part of the former ranch’s “Pickle House,” which was built in 1906 to make a confection called “Clark’s Pickleized Figs.”

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