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Here’s How to Cure the Bad Day Blues and Bust Your Quarantine Boredom

Written By: Kaylin Waizinger Things to Do San Diego

In the midst of a pandemic, feelings of boredom, anxiety and depression are common. Whether it’s a hectic day of working from home or you’re feeling downright antsy, it’s essential to find ways to put your mind at ease. Luckily in San Diego, there’s a thousand things you can do to get your serotonin flowing! We’ve come up with a list of things to do to help you get out of the house (safely) and switch up your daily quar-routine.

1| Grab a Coffee Things to Do San Diego

James Coffee Co.

Every good day starts with a cup of joe. Head to James Coffee Co. for a handcrafted signature beverage that is sure to put some pep in your step! From the spicy Mexican mocha to the sweet honey cinnamon latte, James Coffee Co. is the perfect place for a morning pick-me-up. You can also place your order to-go or even have it delivered to your doorstep!

James Coffee Co.
Locations: Little Italy, North Park, Bankers Hill

2 | Head to the Shore Things to Do San Diego

San Diego is known for its beautiful coastline! Once you’re off work, grab a sweatshirt and head down to Pacific Beach or the La Jolla Shores and take a leisurely stroll on the sand. After all, there is nothing a little vitamin sea can’t fix!

3 | Take an Online Yoga Class

RA Yoga

Get your blood flowing and set your mind straight with a virtual yoga class! RA Yoga offers a variety of live classes from Vinyasa to Yogalates. Exercise in general is a great way to relieve stress and anxiety, so no matter what kind of workout you choose, you’re bound to feel better afterwards.


4 | Order a Cocktail Kit

You & Yours Distilling Co., Latchkey Brewing Co.

Take your at-home happy hour to the next level with one of You & Yours Distilling Co.’s to-go cocktails. All of their delicious drinks come in two sizes, 16 (2-3 cocktails) or 32 (4-5 cocktails) ounces, and are filled with freshly juiced produce and Y&Y spirits! If you consider yourself more of a beer drinker, Latchkey Brewing Co. offers crowlers of locally brewed beer to go. On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, you can enjoy a pint on their patio with the purchase of a meal from one of their on-site food trucks.

You & Yours Distilling Co.
1495 G St
San Diego, CA 92101

Latchkey Brewing Co.
1795 Hancock St
San Diego, CA 92110


5 | Enjoy A Sunset With Your “Buds”

Urbn Leaf, Klover

Head to Sunset Cliffs in Point Loma and catch a gorgeous sunset. Be sure to stop by Urbn Leaf or Klover—two of San Diego’s top cannabis dispensaries—and pick up some tinctures, edibles or prerolls. Whether you’re a novice or an expert, the budtenders at both dispensaries can help you find the perfect strain to help you relax and enjoy a perfect SoCal sunset.

Urbn Leaf
Locations: Bay Park, Grover Beach, La Mesa, San Ysidro, Seaside

3500 Estudillo St
San Diego, CA 92110

6 | Stream a Virtual Concert Things to Do San Diego

Seaport Village

We are all missing the magic of live music right about now. Lucky for us, downtown’s Seaport Village has launched a new streaming channel featuring weekly concerts, performances, workshops and more! Get the concert experience from the comfort of your home via Seaport Streams. For a full list of upcoming virtual performances, click here

Seaport Village
849 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101


7 | Indulge in a Spa Day Things to Do San Diego

Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

Nothing like a spa day to ease your stress! The Catamaran Spa at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa is the perfect place to go when you need a peaceful escape. The spa offers a wide selection of pampering treatments from aromatherapy massages and detox wraps to personalized facials and pedicures.

Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa
3999 Mission Blvd 
San Diego, CA 92109


8 | Bike Along the Beach

If you’re ever in Downtown La Jolla, you can’t help but notice the waves crashing on the beautiful La Jolla shores. Go grab your bike and ride along the shore during sunset; the view is surreal. Stop by the La Jolla Cove and pay a visit to the sea lions while you’re at it. Getting in touch with nature is a great way to take your mind off of things!


9 | Raise a Glass Things to Do San Diego

Miss B’s Coconut Club

It’s called “happy hour” for a reason! Grab your quarantine pals and enjoy tropical drinks and Carribean-inspired bites on Miss B’s Coconut Club’s open-air patio. Having something to look forward to at the end of the week will lift your spirits and give you extra motivation.

Miss B’s Coconut Club
3704 Mission Blvd
San Diego, CA 92109


10 | Snag a Sweet Treat

Le Parfait Paris

Treat yourself to a tasty box of assorted macarons from Le Parfait Paris. With flavors like lavender honey, Italian espresso and campfire s’mores, you’re sure to leave with a smile on your face. Order a box to go and share them with your family or roommates!

Le Parfait Paris
Locations: Gaslamp Quarter, Liberty Public Market, Mission Valley