San Diego's Best: Diversions

2014 Best Of San Diego: Diversions

San Diego has no shortage of places to spend our leisure time, or celebratory occasions. Congrats to the 2014 Best of San Diego winners in the diversions category.

 

San Diego Zoo  Tourist Attraction
Just when you think it can’t get any better, our Zoo adds a new attraction. Have you seen the koalas’ new home? 619.231.1515, sandiegozoo.org

San Diego's Best: Diversions

San Diego Zoo

The Gaslamp Quarter  Nightlife Spot
Been to Coyote Ugly? Werewolf? The Tipsy Crow? These are just a few of the nightspots that make the Gaslamp Quarter the entertainment heart of San Diego. www.gaslamp.org

San Diego's Best: Diversions

Gaslamp Archway – Photo by Nick Bilotti

Del Mar Country Club  Private Golf Course
This beautiful course, owned by philanthropist Madeleine Pickens, is known for its natural beauty, abundance of native flora and fauna, and breathtaking vistas. 858.759.5500, delmarcountryclub.com

San Diego's Best: Diversions

Del Mar Country Club

Torrey Pines  Public Golf Course
They come from far and wide to play these courses, but you — lucky you — live here. Present a valid City Residents Card and enjoy your privileges. 858.581.7171, torrepinesgolfcourse.com

San Diego's Best: Diversions

Torrey Pines Golf Course

La Jolla Playhouse Gala  Annual Gala
The show must go on — and it will thanks to the proceeds from this annual gala. Mark your calendar for March 29. 858.550.1010, lajollaplayhouse.org

InStyle Event Planning  Event Planner
This award-winning party planner is renowned for creating unique weddings and receptions. Brides report unforgettable kindness and total attention to detail. 858.774.4020, instyleeventplanning.com
Raphael’s Party Rentals  Party Rentals
Whether it’s an intimate gathering or a big event, Ranch & Coast readers count on Raphael’s for quality party rentals and reliable service. 858.689.7368, raphaels.com

San Diego's Best: Diversions

Raphael’s Party Rentals

 

Adelaide’s  Florist
The granddaddy of florists, Adelaide’s in La Jolla is known for their beautiful shop and creative floral artistry. Have you experienced their good-value Friday flower market? 858.454.0146, adelaides.com

San Diego's Best: Diversions

Adelaides

Paper Paper  Stationery
Judy Scheibe has owned Paper Paper in Solana Beach for 37 years. Ranch & Coast readers rely on this shop for the great personalized gifts and custom invitations. 858.481.8883, paperpaperusa.com

San Diego's Best: Diversions

Paper Paper

The Prado  Place to Get Married
Love the ambience of Balboa Park? Weddings at The Prado offer the perfect backdrop for your special day and the benefit of working with an experienced staff. 619.557.9441, cohnrestaurants.com/theprado

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San Diego's Best: Diversions

The Prado