Off the Beaten Path. . . .

Looking for something a little unusual? Explore the exotic side of San Diego and do something you've never done before!

Whaley House and Museum

The Whaley House is an 1857 Greek Revival style residence, a California Historical Landmark, and museum located in Old Town, San Diego, California that is reported to be haunted. According to the Travel Channel`s America`s Most Haunted, the house is the number one most haunted house in the United States.
Location: 2476 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110
Phone: (619) 297-7511

Free Flight Exotic Bird Sanctuary

Established in 1981 as a boarding and breeding facility Free Flight has evolved into a one of a kind exotic bird sanctuary where birds and people interact. Open Daily 10am - 4pm, except Wednesday 10am - 2pm.
Location: 2132 Jimmy Durante Blvd. Del Mar, CA 92014
Phone: 858.481.3148

Meet a Famous Author - once a month at Warwicks!

Love books? Then get up and close and personal with famous authors for free at Warwick`s in La Jolla. The country`s oldest family-owned and operated book store.
Location: 7812 Girard Avenue La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: 858-454-0347

Hike Cowles Mountain - San Diego`s highest peak

Visit the highest peak in San Diego at the top of Cowles Mountain. Cowles Mountain Trail is a 3 mile out and back trail located near San Diego, California that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running & walking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
Location: San Carlos, CA

Cabrillo National Monument

Cabrillo National Monument is located at the southern tip of the Point Loma Peninsula in San Diego, California. It commemorates the landing of Juan RodrĂ­guez Cabrillo at San Diego Bay on September 28, 1542.
Location: 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr, San Diego, CA 92106
Phone: (619) 557-5450

Wild Wonders - Hands-on Animal Education

Wild Wonders, Inc. is where kids and adults can "tame" their curiosity for "wildlife." Through live interactive programs and tours at our site or yours, our 150 animal ambassadors and educators will take you on a dynamic adventure you will not forget. Our goal is to excite the public and foster a desire to preserve and learn about the wildlife and the important role they play in the planet we share. NOT open to the public - you must have a reservation to attend.
Location: Bonsall, CA
Phone: 760.630.9230

US Olympic Training Center

The U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., is the first U.S. Olympic Committee training center to be master-planned from the ground up and is dedicated to the development and performance of America’s future Olympic and Paralympic athletes.
Location: Chula Vista, CA

iFLY San Diego

Ever wanted to skydive but not too keen on the idea of jumping out of a plane? Make your dream of flight a reality with this indoor skydiving facility! Experience the feeling of free falling while floating on a cushion of air inside their incredibly realistic and safe flight chamber. It`s truly thrilling and super fun!
Location: 2385 Camino Del Rio N
Phone: (619) 432-4359

Pacific Coast Skydiving

If you are looking for that adrenaline rush this is the event for you! Face your fears and cross something off your bucket list as you dive from a plane with views of coastal mountains and the ocean!
Location: 6810 Curran St, San Diego, CA 92154
Phone: (619) 661-0194

Parasailing

Take this opportunity to see San Diego from a different angle as you sail through the skies over the beautiful beaches of San Diego!
Location: 1548 Quivira Way, San Diego, CA 92109
Phone: (619) 223-4386