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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
Sydney Blake

San Diego native and indie-folk artist/ukulele-player Sydney Blake released her debut EP, The Dream Chase in 2014 via Sisco Recordings / Studio 52. She released her sophomore EP in late 2017. She now lives in Los Angeles.

city guide:
San Diego, CA
outdoors
Mission Beach
San Diego's classic boardwalk beach town features two miles of oceanfront boardwalk, numerous shops, and Belmont Park: a boardwalk amusement park featuring the Giant Dipper Roller Coaster originally built in 1925. Other activities include biking, beach volleyball, boogie boarding, surfing, whale watching, sport fishing and scuba diving.
Mission Beach, San Diego, CA, United States
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shopping
Little Dame
Alternative retail shop and art gallery specializing in taxidermy, zines, feminist art, and handmade goods.
Little Dame Shop, Adams Avenue, San Diego, CA, United States
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shopping
Pigment
Husband-and-wife owned shop with a focus on art, design, gifts and home goods, from furniture to flora. Also offering workshops ranging from calligraphy, watercolor, paper flower making and more.
Pigment, 30th Street, San Diego, CA, United States
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bar
Helix Brewing
Helix Brewing Company in La Mesa, CA is dedicated to adventure and community. They use a 10BBL brewhouse from Portland Kettle Works to create their craft brews.
Helix Brewing Co., Commercial Street, La Mesa, CA, United States
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landmark
Del Mar Fairgrounds
Site of the annual San Diego County Fair in June and July, as well as the Del Mar Racetrack built by the Thoroughbred Club in 1937 by founding members Bing Crosby and Pat O'Brien with Paramount Studios as corporate sponsor. Plus Del Mar Arena, a 3,500-seat arena used for sporting events, concerts and other special events.
Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar, CA, United States
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outdoors
Mt. Helix Park
Approximately 1300 feet above sea level, Mt. Helix Park is known for its breathtaking views, hikes to the top along the Yawkey Trail, and beautiful rock formations and native landscape. The park contains an amphitheater and cross memorial at the top.
Mt. Helix Park, Mount Helix Drive, La Mesa, CA, United States
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coffee
Kaffee Meister
Family-owned coffee house serving dark-roast espresso, lattes and cappuccinos and teas, plus a variety of pastry and breakfast options available all day. Enjoy local music on Wednesday and Friday nights and an open mic every Thursday.
Kaffee Meister - Santee Coffeehouse, Carlton Hills Boulevard, Santee, CA, United States
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