Hotel Blogs - Hotel Point Loma

March 15, 2018

About the Whaley House Museum

Built back in 1857 by Thomas Whaley in San Diego, the Whaley house was claimed to be “finest new brick block in Southern California” after construction was finished. Along with being the finest on the block, the Whaley residence was also the first and only two-story brick home at that time and was also known for being a general store for a short period of time. After several moves to and from San Diego throughout the next decade or so, the Whaley family eventually returned to the ...

February 15, 2018

Discover the Maritime Museum of San Diego

San Diego’s Maritime Museum has some of the best collections of naval history in the country. There is no shortage of museums in San Diego but the one at 1492, North Harbor Drive stands out with historic ships, a calendar full of events and permanent exhibits that will intrigue and captivate you. The museum is across the road from Waterfront Park, and several other city attractions are nearby, including USS Midway, Contemporary Art Museum, Civic Theatre and Children’s Museum among...

January 15, 2018

Spend a Perfect Day at Cabrillo National Monument in San Diego

Cabrillo National Monument is a unique San Diego attraction, drawing tens of thousands of tourists every year. Once you have explored The Zoo and spent a day at SeaWorld, you will be drawn to Balboa Park and Midway Museum, Maritime Museum, and Cabrillo National Monument. Located at 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive, the monument marks the first Spanish expedition to the west coast. This predates English and other expeditions in the region. Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo sailed from Mexico in 1542 and lan...

December 15, 2017

Spend a Day at USS Midway Museum

San Diego, California is a popular location for tourists all year because of its breathtaking views, gorgeous beaches, magnificent attractions, rich history, world-class dining and is a short distance from other major cities.

USS Midway Museum

The USS Midway, now retired, was the longest-serving aircraft carrier in the 20th Century. Named after the Battle of Midway of June 1942, it was built in only 17 months and was commissioned for multiple wars, including t...

November 15, 2017

Visit old town to witness the living legacy of San Diego

Old Town is a historic San Diego neighborhood that is rich in history.  It covers about 230 acres of land and is said to be the oldest settled area in San Diego.  Old Town is the site of the first European settlement till date. It comprises of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park and Presidio Park, which are both listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Visit Old Town to witness the living legacy of San Diego

Old Town was created in 1769...

October 15, 2017

Explore The Flower Fields of Carlsbad

If you are visiting San Diego, we recommend making the short drive north to The Flower Fields in Carlsbad, California. Flower Fields is a flower garden found at Carlsbad Ranch at 5704 Paseo Del Norte in Carlsbad. You will find 50 acres of colorful land with 10 different shades that blanket the rolling hills of Carlsbad facing the Pacific Ocean. The Flower Fields are seasonal and bloom six to eight weeks each year. This lovely family farm represents a history of around 85 years and today is a ...