Around the Town

Around the Town

Barb Around the Town

Inspiring You To Explore and Enjoy San Diego!


Downtown Historic Vista

Inspiring You To Explore and Enjoy San Diego!

Downtown, Historic Vista has experienced quite the makeover and seen a major resurgence in the last few years.  Some of my favorite businesses reside there like:  Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen, Curbside Cafe, Belching Beaver, Mother Earth, Yellow Deli, Metaphor Boutique, Twice, The Avo Playhouse, Vista's Broadway Theatre, Carlenaz Skincare, Apothecary Off Main, Yoga Branch, and that's just to mention a few.  Coming soon to the area are a new sushi place, Milk Organics, Dog Haus and a second outlet of When Pigs Fly BBQ.


The streets are old, mixed with new.  Hundreds of pieces of public art line the streets and are muraled onto the buildings.  This little part of town exudes charm and is ripe with possibility.  Main Street and the surrounding neighborhood hosts dozens of fun events each year including a beer festival, vintage and makers markets, Alley Art Festival, Taste of Vista, Strawberry Festival and run, BBQ competitions, the Rod Run car fest, parades and more.  When is the last time you paid a visit to downtown, historic Vista?  It's calling your name!

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