North Park, San Diego Travel Guide

Hello everyone! I am SOOO happy and relieved to be on winter break and have loved exploring or adventuring on my days off! San Diego is such a fun city and I love discovering all of its cute little places that are sprinkled all throughout the city. I am going to start a series of districts in San Diego and list fun things to do within that region because recently I have discovered numerous places that NEED to be shared!<3 so I am going to start with one of my favorites and most familiar places, North Park!

To Eat: 

Basically anywhere on 30th street, North Park occupies A TON of really really great restaurants. On girls night, almost every time my girls and I wound up in North Park and are never disappointed.

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1.)  The Smoking Goat

2.) One Door North

3.) Underbelly

4.) Encontro

5.) Alexander’s

6.) Soda & Swine


When you are ever hankering a treat or bev, North Park has the BEST remedies to fix your sweet tooth! Seriously, I am obsessed with all of these places and honestly you can never go wrong with a mid afternoon pick me up!

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1.) Holsem Coffee

2.) Communal Coffee (obviously my fave)

3.) Holy Matcha

4.) Milk Bar

5.) Wow Wow Waffle

6.) Dark Horse Coffee


North Park holds some of the coolest and trendiest small business. If you stroll down University Avenue, there is no doubt that you will run into a local store with tons and tons of trinkets and treasures. These are a few of my faves!


1.) Pigment

2.) Maven

3.) Good Life Co.


North Park has some of the coolest walls and murals, its just a matter of time before you run into one while cruising the streets!


1.) Pink Wall (next to Pigment)

2.) “You are radiant” Wall (across the street from Pigment)

3.) Colorful Geometric Wall (on Maven’s building)

Other Fun Things: 


1.) Thursday Farmers Market is super cool and right across the street from Pigment (there is a great parking lot directly adjacent for $1 an hour, score!)

2.) North Park Observatory has lots of cool concerts and is such an incredible venue in itself with some old Hollywood glamor infused into its decor.

3.) Title Boxing is a nice local boxing place that I love to go to, it is such a great workout and in a very convenient location!


Thank you so much for reading! I can’t wait to do more of these posts about some of my fave spots in my home town! Happy holidays!

xx, Madison

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