Welcome to the Empress Hotel blog! Stay up-to-date on everything that's going on around our boutique hotel in La Jolla, San Diego. Featuring events, things to do and special offers, our hotel blog will keep you current on all of the latest happenings and nearby attractions, including La Jolla Cove, Torrey Pines Golf Course, UC San Diego and more.
Every year from December through April, 20,000 giant gray whales pass by San Diego on their annual round-trip migration from Alaska to Baja - a 10,000-mile trip. Join them on their journey with a thrilling whale watching expedition off the coast of California and witness these amazing creatures in their natural habitat. Continue reading
Sign up for a free 90-minute tour of UCSD campus and explore this incredible institution by foot or by bus. From the Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography to the Geisel Library and Stuart Collection sculptures, these interesting tours will show you the landmarks, art and architecture of this campus near the coast. Continue reading
Boasting a cast of famous actors and hundreds of awards including a Tony, La Jolla Playhouse is a professional theatre situated on the University of California San Diego campus. This influential playhouse has hosted 44 world premieres and also presents exciting educational opportunities for children, teens and adults. The 2014-2015 season has just been announced and includes a diverse set of performances, including a musical, a Chinese epic, an "anti-play" and more. Continue reading
Taking place this year from January 23-26, the annual Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines near San Diego is an exciting golf tournament on the prestigious PGA Tour. Occurring early in the season, this professional competition features some of the game's best players, including current champion Tiger Woods. Tickets are available now! Continue reading