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From the surf to the city and everywhere in-between, our local aficionados give you the inside scoop on San Diego. Watch their videos as they each dish on everything from burritos, hikes, their favorite spots and secret hangouts—all so that you can experience the good stuff like a local.

Rob Machado Rob Machado Shimmy into your wetsuit as this pro surfer spills his favorite places to grab a wave, catch a show and find an awesome burrito.
Aaron Chang Aaron Chang Watch as this pro surf and action photographer dishes on San Diego’s art scene, inspiring views and the don’t-miss galleries.
Tina Mickelson Tina Mickelson PGA-certified teaching professional and mom, Tina Mickelson, talks about her family’s favorite places and what makes golf different in San Diego.
Christie Kreider Christie Kreider Get ready to get your hands wet as SeaWorld San Diego’s Senior Animal Trainer lets you in on the best up-close animal encounters at the park.
Greg Koch Greg Koch Beer geek and co-founder of Stone Brewing Co. shares his thoughts on San Diego’s booming craft beer scene and the best way to taste them all.
Jahja Ling Jahja Ling World-renowned conductor of the San Diego Symphony, Jahja Ling, shares his most inspirational sites and favorite arts and cultural experiences.
Jody Westberg Jody Westberg SeaWorld’s Stranded Animal Coordinator takes you behind the scenes of the Animal Care Center and shares her favorite spots outside the park to catch a glimpse of San Diego’s wildlife.
Marcela Valladolid Marcela Valladolid Celebrity chef, Marcela Valladolid dishes on San Diego’s flavorful, foodie scene and where to find the most delicious Mexican dishes.
Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz Grab the family and watch as animal trainer, Rick Schwartz, takes you behind the scenes of some of San Diego’s best areas for kids of all ages.

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