San Diego Visitors Blog

Our San Diego Visitors Blog provides insightful articles and recommendations for all that makes San Diego, ‘America’s Most Beautiful City.’

Let’s face it, you visit San Diego a few times a year (if you’re lucky), but with our San Diego Visitors Blog, you can stay up to date on all the latest happenings and recommendations for all there is to do, see and experience during your next visit to San Diego.

Our San Diego Visitors Blog features interesting and sometimes humorous (not always on purpose) insights on the latest interests taking place in Downtown San Diego, greater San Diego as well as backstage glimpses into the inner workings of The Keating Hotel.

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4 Fun Things to do in San Diego | San Diego Activities

Are you planning a visit to sunny San Diego? See this list of ‘4 Fun Things to do in San Diego.’

April 3, 2019

There is a near endless list of San Diego Activities to choose from to fill an afternoon, a day or a weekend in ‘America’s Finest City.’  This article lists only ‘4 Fun Activities to do in San Diego’ – there are 100’s more things to do, see and experience in our beautiful city. 

If you are...


6 Things to do in San Diego | San Diego Activities

See this list of ‘6 Things to do in San Diego’ and let the planning for your next visit to ‘America’s Finest City’ begin. We’ll be waiting for you.

February 14, 2019

San Diego is considered ‘America’s Finest City’ known for near perfect weather and some of the world’s most beautiful beaches. But there is much more to visiting San Diego than beautiful blue skies and soft sandy beaches, although we think that’s enough reason to visit San Diego.

San Diego is also...


Tips & Tricks for Merchants During Comic Con

Successfully navigate the year's biggest event with our helpful insider tips.

February 1, 2019

Navigating the Gaslamp Quarter’s largest annual event can be difficult for newcomers. The Gaslamp Quarter Association is happy to share with you a few helpful tidbits that will make your experience less stressful.

Driving / Parking / Transit
Heavy downtown traffic is expected, and public...


New Year's Resolutions

Keep your New Year's Resolution to get fit with these fun ways to stay active near the Keating Hotel.

December 27, 2018
The next time you are at the Keating and want to continue to stick to your resolution, stay active with these local, boredom-defying, unique exercise experiences...

Prohibition is Over!

Not to be caught off-guard, the Keating’s General Manager, yours truly, has prepared a few tips to help you navigate your post-Prohibition experiences.

February 9, 2018

Doctors smoke it
Nurses smoke it
Judges smoke it
Even lawyer, too
So you’ve got to legalize it
And don’t criticize it
Legalize it, yeah yeah
And I will advertise it

– Peter Tosh – Legalize It

Peter Tosh, prescience notwithstanding, could have accurately been describing Cali’s pot scene since...