'Dine and Do' on San Diego's Waterfront

'Dine and Do' on San Diego's Waterfront, San Diego, California (B)

I’ve lived in San Diego nearly 30 years. When I want to go out on a date or take visitors into town, I usually head down to San Diego’s waterfront. It doesn’t seem to matter how many times I’ve been, because I always see something new.

My husband read about an event he’d never heard of before — called the FAI Swoop Freestyle Parachuting Championships (That’s International Freestyle Aeronautics). Curious, we decided to head down to San Diego’s waterfront to check it out. Here’s how our date night went…

You should know this is typical of me. If I’m the one driving, and I see something that gets my attention, forget the GPS! I saw a sign pointing to Chicano Park. “Whoa!”, I thought. I’ve always wondered exactly where that park was, and I’m not going to miss it this time.

I parked on Logan Avenue, and instantly, my husband understood why we were stopping. On every single bridge support you’ll see brightly painted murals depicting scenes and messages about Hispanic culture and history. In fact, it is the largest outdoor collection of murals in the country. It’s quite a story about the peaceful protest that took place that resulted in Chicano Park. And then there’s also the Cesar Chavez Park that restored this community’s access to San Diego’s waterfront. That’s why you’ll see signs that say “All the way to the bay”. It was a kind of rallying point for the Mexican immigrants and refugees from the Mexican Revolution that were living here. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 'Dine and Do' on San Diego's Waterfront
Guide Location: USA » San Diego
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tamara Wilcox
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.postcardsandpassports.com/dine-do-san-diegos-waterfront/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Chicano Park
  • Cesar Chavez Park
  • Embarcadero Park South
  • Marina
  • Seaport Village
  • Tuna Harbor Park
  • The Headquarters
  • Marion’s Fishmarket & Seafood
  • Harbor House
  • Sally’s Fish House
  • Seaport Village Deli
  • Joe’s Crabshack
  • San Diego Pier Cafe
  • Ben & Jerry’s
  • Petco Park
  • Children’s Museum

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