Welcome to the Bristol Hotel blog! Stay up-to-date on everything that's going on around our boutique hotel in downtown San Diego. Featuring events, things to do and special offers, our hotel blog will keep you current on all of the city's latest happenings, including nearby attractions such as the Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, the San Diego Zoo, Petco Park and more.
Join all of San Diego in celebrating Mexican culture and heritage at the 29th Annual Fiesta Old Town, the largest Cinco de Mayo street fair in Southern California. The party lasts 3 days (May 4-6th), full of family fun, live music, shopping, food, custom cars, beer, and tequila. Best of all, admission is FREE! Continue reading
No visit to San Diego is complete without a trip to the beach, and our beaches are some of the best in the country! Whether you're looking for some hot surfing spots, a place to run free with your dog or you simply want to sun worship on the warm sand, you'll find yourself dreaming of the beaches in San Diego long after your vacation is over. Continue reading
Spring training is almost over and the start of the 2013 MLB baseball season is on its way here! Celebrate Opening Day at PetCo Park Stadium with the San Diego Padres in their first game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on April 9th. Continue reading
Whether you're a museum buff, an animal lover, an experienced day hiker, or a model train collector, Balboa Park offers a range of interesting attractions and activities to peak your interest and keep you entertained. From the historic carousel and model train to scenic hiking trails and the ever-popular San Diego Zoo, no trip to San Diego is complete without a visit to Balboa Park. Continue reading
Irish heritage paints the streets of San Diego green as clover at the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Irish Festival. Wear your favorite green garb and celebrate Irish traditions and grab a little luck during this family friendly parade and festival event at Balboa Park on March 16th. Continue reading