How to Live Like a Local in San Diego This January

By Casey Gillespie | December 30, 2019 | Lifestyle

Get a glimpse of what is hot and happening in San Diego this month.

DRIVE Flying out of LAX? Tesloop now offers one-way Tesla rentals between Los Angeles and San Diego (from $49, And it is as easy as booking, picking up the car and getting on the road. Bonus? Cars are equipped with Tesla’s Autopilot so you can sit back, relax and forget about L.A. traffic. Keep an eye out for more cities to be added in the new year.

SHOP San Diego has just landed a slew of new luxury boutiques, including French fashion favorite Maje (, at Fashion Valley, while coveted athleisure staple Alo Yoga ( and everyone’s favorite, Kate Spade New York (, have moved into Westfield UTC. Hold onto your credit card—the San Diego shopping experience is getting more exciting by the minute.

SWEAT Luxe wellness and fitness brand Life Time (7863 Girard Ave., just opened its much-anticipated location in La Jolla (and the first in San Diego). The 46,000-square-foot space boasts a resortlike workout area including five fitness studios, LifeSpa—with six treatment rooms and a full-service salon—and LifeCafe, a nutrition-based cafe with a full menu, plus grab-and-go options perfect for a post-workout nosh. Getting a sweat on has never been so chic.

FLY With private aviation company VistaJet’s VistaPet program (, your furry friends can now fly first class too. Upon boarding, passengers will receive a Pochette, a travel bag containing bio-organic pet food, treats created by Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux, soothing wipes, toys and more. During the flight, Fido can relax on a handmade Labbvenn sleep mat, and if he is a nervous flyer, the airline also offers a four-week fear of flying course with The Dog House to desensitize him and make the journey more enjoyable for everyone.

Photography by: Courtesy of Life Time La Jolla