Meet the Cubs: New Arrivals at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park!
May 19th, 2016


Even as the San Diego Zoo celebrates its centennial year (as we wrote about last month), there are some brand-new faces on display over at its famous Safari Park!

Get Your Desert On at Anza-Borrego!
May 3rd, 2016|SofiaBlog


Mid- to late spring’s a perfect time to go commune with blooming cacti and shrubs in San Diego’s sort-of-backyard desert wonderland, Anza-Borrego!
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park’s the biggest in California (and one of the largest in the Lower 48), a spectacular tract of Colorado Desert lowlands and rugged encircling ranges. There’s precious and biologically diverse wilderness [...]

Celebrate “Earth Day on the Bay!”
April 19th, 2016|SofiaBlog


Looking for an appropriate way to pay homage to our splendid blue planet this coming Earth Day? We’ve got the perfect idea: the Maritime Museum of San Diego’s “Earth Day on the Bay” event!
Actually, the fete isn’t on Earth Day proper—rather, the Sunday following, April 24. From 10 AM to 4 PM, the Museum will [...]

Celebrate the San Diego Zoo’s Centennial Year!
April 11th, 2016|SofiaBlog


The San Diego Zoo, among the most venerable zoological organizations anywhere, celebrates 100 years in 2016, and the calendar’s jampacked with events. Come stay at the Sofia Hotel (another historical fixture of the city) and pay tribute to a real San Diego treasure!
The Foundational Roar
It was on September 16 of 1916 that the seeds for [...]

Catch A San Diego Padres Home Game This April At Petco Park
March 24th, 2016|SofiaBlog


Baseball season has arrived, and that means lots of mitt-slapping, bat-cracking, base-sliding, and gum-chewing action down at the San Diego Padres’ Petco Park!
With spring training soon to be in the rearview mirror, the Padres have some super-exciting home games coming up in April. As a guest of the Sofia Hotel, you’re well poised to enjoy the drama firsthand: [...]