Lives in San Francisco, California
Since Jul 2007
Award-winning travel writer. Part-time traveler who believes in the balance of and connection between home and travel.
Historic Walking Areas
Gift & Specialty Shops
Piers & Boardwalks, Historic Walking Areas
Wineries & Vineyards
Evoke the romance of Italy with sidewalk cafes, twinkling lights, and a stroll through one of San Diego's most charming areas.
Sunsets plus cliffs plus beach equals...romance? That's certainly the case here at this stunning park. Enjoy a stroll along the coastline, with many small, rocky nooks and crannies offering plenty of privacy.
With its vibrant red roofs set against white walls, white sands, and blue waters, the Hotel del Coronado is a San Diego classic that makes for a scenic day with your sweetheart.
Prepare to be 'wowed' by both views of the ocean, and the modern California cuisine here. Quaint, lovely, and with an ambiance that's hard to beat.
What's more romantic than a walk by the ocean? Enjoy views of the bay, beaches, ships, and harbor — slow down for a while and watch the world go by.
Enjoy San Diego's famous Mexican fare in an upscale setting with great views of the San Diego skyline. Come for the tacos, stay for the view. The romantic ambiance makes for a great shared experience.
With grassy fields that are perfect for picnicking, and scenic views of the Scripps Pier and North County coast, Scripps Park offers up a prime spot to enjoy the beach by day and the sunset come evening. A popular spot for weddings and engagements, it has been called the 'most photographed spot' in San Diego.
This cute area of downtown San Diego is a great place to walk around and take in the lights, nightlife, and energy. Perhaps the best part about the Gaslamp, though, is all the fantastic romantic restaurant options.
Enjoy romantic seaside views and epic sunsets here, with the option to pop into one of its many small cafes, pubs, and museums.
This rustic winery has plenty of little seats and spots to steal away and enjoy a romantic afternoon. Enjoy a local wine, and pair it with a specialty cheese or chocolate to up the ante.
Bertrand is one of those establishments that offers both amazing ocean and city views alongside terrific cuisine. Serving up fine French and Mediterranean dishes, it's located on the 12th floor and provides a great lookout over the water.