San Diego DowntownRich with vibrant culture, history, and plenty of things to do, downtown San Diego is a fabulous visitor destination offering everything from historic landmarks and festivals to pro sports and ocean activities.
San Diego Convention CenterSituated in the Marina District, this award-winning convention facility features state-of-the-art venues and modern services for a full calendar of meeting, conference, tradeshows, and other special events.
111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Gaslamp QuarterAdjacent to the Convention Center, the Gaslamp Quarter neighborhood is the hub of the city's nightlife. Filled with great restaurants, shops, bars, and nightclubs, San Diego's historic downtown area is perfect for history buffs and visitors looking to enjoy some of the top events in Southern California. Stroll the downtown neighborhood to explore the restored late-19th- and early-20th-century Victorian buildings, vibrant shops, art galleries, and amazing restaurants. If you are in the mood for music or theatre, you can catch some live jazz, comedy, or theater performances in this area.
Bounded by RR tracks, Broadway, 4th, and 6th Aves., San Diego, California
Coronado IslandTake the bridge across to Coronado Island. You can play on the sand at Coronado Beach, dine and relax at the historic Hotel Coronado or watch a live performance at the Coronado Playhouse when you explore this popular San Diego island community.
1100 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118
Seaport VillageSan Diego's most vibrant shopping and entertainment destinations features fun events and over 70 shops, galleries, restaurants, and a 100-year-old carousel, all overlooking the stunning San Diego Bay. Spend a delightful afternoon shopping, eating, and relaxing in Seaport Village - located right on the waterfront. When you visit this wonderful place, find waterfront patios and benches welcoming you throughout the area to simply sit and relax.
849 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
San Diego AirportThis bustling center of travel hosts more than 50,000 passengers every day with an average of 550 different flights on major air carriers including Southwest, United, American, Alaska, and Delta.
3225 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
San Diego ZooPlay with the animals at Southern California's most famous attraction. Visit San Diego Zoo to see more than 4,000 different unique, rare, and endangered animals at this popular, family friendly visitor destination. Set aside one day to explore this family-friendly attraction featuring exotic animals, such as giant pandas, gorillas, grizzly bears, koalas, leopards, bonobos, polar bears, rhinos, and sloths. The zoo also displays a collection of over 700,000 plants from around the world. Tired of walking? Hop on the Kangaroo Express Bus or the Skyfari Aerial Tram and continue exploring.
2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Old Town San Diego State Historic ParkThe Old Town San Diego State Historic Park lets you travel back in time. Come and soak in the rich culture from San Diego's early days. The park recreates the feel of the Mexican and early American periods (1821 - 1872), when this settlement grew from a small Mexican pueblo. Home to Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, Old Town San Diego hosts popular annual events like Cinco de Mayo and the Old Town Art Festival. Visit a working blacksmith shop and buy authentic Mexican crafts. Stroll the area to browse the art studios and enjoy live music. Dine on a lovely patio at one of the atmospheric restaurants.
2415 San Diego Avenue, Suite 104, San Diego CA 92110
SeaWorld San DiegoGrab the family and dive in for a full day of wet and wild fun at this popular theme park that offers exciting marine mammal shows, interesting animal exhibits and scenic views of San Diego's Mission Bay.
500 Sea World Dr, San Diego, CA 92109, USA
Balboa ParkWander through the gardens, ride the carousel and miniature railroad, see a live performance, and explore historic landmarks at this stunning 1,400-acre park. Created for the Panama California Exhibition of 1915-1916, the park features stunning historical buildings, numerous museums, and scenic green space. When you visit Balboa Park, don't miss the lovely botanical gardens and lily pond, the Museum of Natural History, and the San Diego Museum of Art. There is so many things to do explore in Balboa Park.
San Diego, CA, USA
Harbor CruisesSchedule a trip with your family and friends to take a cruise around the San Diego Bay. If you are lucky, you can get a glimpse of sea creatures while you cruise by. The cruises also provide snacks for a price. Hop aboard a San Diego harbor cruise to get a fresh perspective of this picturesque seaside city. Enjoy this 1-2 hour narrated cruise to can learn history, see the city skyline, spot some seals and sea lions basking along the rocky shore.
970 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Midway Aircraft Carrier MuseumWalk along the San Diego waterfront on the Embarcadero until you visit one of the US military's largest ships. The decommissioned USS Midway is permanently berthed at Navy Pier. Visit the museum to take a closer look at more than 60 exhibits and 25 restored aircrafts. Enjoy a self-guided audio tour to learn all about its history. Also, for an additional fee, you can also try a flight simulator on board. Are you ready for the adventure?
910 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, California
San Diego BeachesA San Diego vacation is never complete without playing, surfing, and relaxing on the beautiful San Diego beaches. The breathtaking surf-washed coastline make San Diego a perfect place to escape for a memorable beach vacation. Relax, bask in the sunshine, and enjoy people-watching. Visit Mission Beach to explore the buzzing beachfront boardwalk and sip fresh coffee at the sea-view cafés. Let their pooches run off-leash at Dog Beach while you soak in the scenic view. If surfing is in your mind, visit Del Mar, Pacific Beach, Trestles, Black's Beach, and La Jolla Shores.
San Diego, CA, USA
Point LomaCharge the batteries, pack your camera, and head to Point Loma to capture the most stunning views of the area. Rest assured you can enjoy the scenic vistas on the road up to Point Loma during your journey. If the day is clear, you can see all the way to Mexico. If you are lucky, you may also spot dolphins or whales! This is the place, where Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo first landed on the west coast of the US in 1542. Learn about the history of his incredible "Voyage of Discovery" through the displays and exhibits at the Cabrillo National Monument. See the large statue dedicated to Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo that gazes out over the land he discovered. Last but not the least - the Old Point Loma Lighthouse. Tour the refurbished lighthouse building for a unique experience. Enjoy!
San Diego Museum of ArtBesides historic buildings and breathtaking beaches, San Diego is also a heaven for art lovers. Enjoy a dose of art and culture when you visit the San Diego Museum of Art. The distinctive facade is a copy of the 17th-century University of Salamanca with finely-chiseled terra-cotta work. See the museum's collection of distinctive and outstanding artworks from around the world, including pieces that date back 7,000 years.
1450 El Prado, San Diego, California