Business districts featuring restaurants, watering holes, and various services line West Washington Street from Hillcrest and along Goldfinch Street. You’ll find a number of boutique shops and salons, as well. Nearby Hillcrest boast grocery stores and a number of eateries, as well, and the museums, restaurants, and shops of Old Town are also within walking distance.
If it’s music you’re looking for, Mission Hills is home to one of San Diego’s last independent music shops. Audiophiles can search through the vinyl, CD, and tape collections of M Theory Music, listen to a few samples, and even catch free live shows.
For natural beauty, take a stroll through Pioneer Park, a hub of the community with a haunted history. Pioneer Park is the home to Calvary Cemetary. This is where more than 4,000 of the earliest San Diegan residents permanently lie.