Comic-Con 2017: Bigger & Better Than Ever
July 21st, 2017

 

This weekend marks the 48th running of San Diego’s iconic Comic-Con International, by far the biggest convention in America’s Greatest City and one of the great celebrations of pop culture anywhere.


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San Diego Summer: Take in the Show at Humphreys Concerts by the Bay
May 26th, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

We’re going to go ahead and make the bold argument that there’s no better place to be on a summer evening than the shores of San Diego Bay.
There, we said it! Moreover, staying at one of the great Hotels in downtown San Diego—the Sofia, of course—you’re just blocks from one of America’s most stunning natural [...]

Marking Memorial Day In San Diego With Legacy Week at the USS Midway Museum
May 17th, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

Memorial Day—when we honor the men and women of the United States Armed Forces who lost their lives in the service of their country—is right around the corner, and a visitor to San Diego has an excellent and unique opportunity to mark the holiday.
The core of San Diego’s Memorial Day celebration takes place onboard a [...]

Got Rhythm? Got Beer? Check Out San Diego Rhythm & Brews!
May 2nd, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

Greater San Diego’s famous around the country for its craft-beer scene, which can definitely hold its own with any in the world. Staying at the Sofia—a top-caliber San Diego Hotel and Spa*—you’re strategically positioned to enjoy this hoppy and sudsy galaxy, what with all the downtown-area breweries and pubs at your fingertips.
If you’re willing to [...]

Signs of Spring in San Diego: Art Alive
April 22nd, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

Just because San Diego has the luxury of mighty pleasant weather year-round doesn’t mean we don’t know how to celebrate springtime.
Not long ago we wrote here at Check In San Diego about the super bloom that recently turned the Anza-Borrego desert into a once-in-a-decade kaleidoscope of color: a wild send-up of the season. Well, a [...]

Sky Spectacles: The Red Bull Air Race Returns to San Diego
April 11th, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

San Diego Bay’s a vision of beauty anytime, but it’s about to get downright dramatic overhead.
The Red Bull Air Race World Championship is returning to San Diego April 15 and 16. This thrilling on-the-wing competition, which pits more than two dozen Master Class pilots against one another, last took over the local skies back in [...]