18 Favorite Moments. 1 The Best Full-Day Tours. The Best in One Day. The Best in Two Days. The Best in Three Days. 2 The Best Special-Interest Tours. Balboa Park. San Diego with Kids. Historic San Diego. The Best Golf Courses. 3 The Best Neighborhood Walks. Gaslamp Quarter. Old Town. Embarcadero. La Jolla. Hillcrest. Coronado. 4 The Best Shopping. Shopping Best Bets. Shopping A to Z. 5 The Best of San Diego Outdoors. The Best Beaches. Cabrillo National Monument. Mission Bay Park. The Best Hiking. 6 The Best Dining. Dining Best Bets. Dining A to Z. 7 The Best Nightlife. Nightlife Best Bets. Nightlife A to Z. 8 The Best Arts & Entertainment. A&E Best Bets. A&E A to Z. 9 The Best Lodging. Lodging Best Bets. Lodging A to Z. 10 The Best Day Trips. North County. Julian. Tijuana. The Savvy Traveler. Before You Go. Getting There. Getting Around. Fast Facts. A Brief History. Index.
Mark Hiss is a third-generation Southern Californian who has spent more than 25 years in San Diego. He was founding editor of both the visitor guide Where San Diego and Performances, the playbill magazine for the city's leading performing arts venues. He is also author of Frommer's San Diego, coauthor of Frommer's California Day by Day, and a contributor to Frommer's California. In a previous life he was a publicist who worked for several San Diego theater companies.