Monument in San Diego

Cabrillo National Monument

Atop a steep hill at the tip of the peninsula, this is San Diego’s finest locale for history, views and nature walks. It’s also the best place in town to see the gray-whale migration (January to March) from land. Yo…
Historic Building in San Diego

Whaley House

Two blocks from the Old Town perimeter sits the city’s oldest brick building (circa 1856), officially certified as haunted by the US Department of Commerce. Check out the collection of period furniture and clothing …
Architecture in San Diego

House of Pacific Relations

Here are 15 cottages from the 1915 exposition, inside which you will find furnishings and displays from various countries, plus about as many built since. During opening hours, they often have crafts and food for sa…
Architecture in San Diego

Marston House

In the far northwestern corner of Balboa Park is the former home of George Marston, philanthropist and founder of the San Diego Historical Society. Built in 1905, Marston House was designed by noted San Diego archit…
Historic Building in San Diego

Hotel del Coronado

Few hotels in the world are as easily recognized or as much loved as the ‘The Del.’ The world’s largest resort when it was built in 1888, the all-timber, whitewashed main building offers conical towers, cupolas, tur…
Architecture in La Jolla

Salk Institute

In 1960 Jonas Salk, the polio-prevention pioneer, founded the Salk Institute for biological and biomedical research. San Diego County donated 27 acres of land, the March of Dimes provided financial support and renow…
Architecture in San Diego

Casa de Carillo

Just north of Old Town, this house dates from about 1820 and is said to be the oldest house in San Diego. It is now the pro shop for the public 18-hole Presidio Hills Golf Course.
Historic Building in La Jolla

Bishop’s School

Notable Building in La Jolla

Scripps Research Institute

Landmark in Solana Beach

Cedros Design District