Old Town San Diego’s Rich History
Staying at hotels in San Diego means you’ll be allowed to easily explore all the various areas that San Diego has to offer. One family friendly place to explore is Old Town San Diego and its history. A visit to historic Old Town not only offers the opportunity to eat authentic Mexican food, it also offers fun ways to learn more about the early history of San Diego during the 1800s. You can even see fun demonstrations of what life would have been like during this time including quilting, carpentry, blacksmithing, and more. Visit the website to see upcoming events.
Did you know that the Whaley House is to be considered haunted? In fact, it is considered to be one of the most haunted houses in America due to the number of spirits said to be haunting the home, including a ghost named “Yankee Jim”. While there are daytime tours of the house, there are also special nighttime tours that are great for those who are willing to test their bravery. Enjoy the after dark ambiance and learn about the history of one of America’s most haunted houses.
The Junipero Serra Museum is an iconic regional landmark that is located just above Old Town. So after you finish exploring Old Town, you can visit the museum to learn more about the early history of SD. The museum actually sits on the location of the first permanent European settlement in California. This is a great place to learn about early San Diego history and settlers of the time.