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San Diego Bucket List

San Diego Bucket List |

We are officially in our final week in Maine as well as on the east coast. This time next week, we’ll be in the car, heading towards our new life in beautiful San Diego. It’s surreal. I’ve never left the east coast before so the trip alone will be an adventure. There will be so many new places to see and things to do. New restaurants to eat at, beaches to visit, towns and cities to explore. It makes me excited just thinking about it! Over the last couple months, I’ve been gathering ideas for what we should do while we’re stationed in California. I’m sure I’ll be adding to this list as we go, but I think this is a good starting point for now.

Road trip there

  • Visit our friends in North Carolina (read more here)
  • Stop at the Grand Canyon
  • Drive down route 66…while listening to the song.

Things to do in San Diego

  • Eat in Little Italy
  • San Diego Zoo (read more here)
  • Sea World (read more here and here)
  • Go whale watching
  • Attend an air show on base
  • Go deep sea fishing
  • Kayak in the bay
  • See the sunset at Sunset Cliffs
  • Cruise the Pacific for dinner (read more here)
  • Check out a Padres Game at Petco Park (read more here)
  • Take the ferry to Coronado Island
  • See the sea lions up close at La Jolla
  • Balboa Park

Outside of San Diego

  • Attend Coachella
  • Disneyland (read more here)
  • See the Ellen Show live


  • Take a trip to Vegas
  • Travel to Hawaii
  • Travel to Denver
  • Cruise to Alaska?
  • Visit Napa – vineyards
  • San Francisco
    • See the Patriots play in San Francisco?
  • Drive up the Coastal Highway
  • Travel to Los Angeles (read more here)

I am SO unbelievably excited to start this journey and re-build my life with Zack in a brand new place. This is going to be an amazing adventure and I’m more than ready for it all to begin!

Have you traveled to San Diego? What else should I add to our list?






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