Seventy miles of sunny coastline and world-class cuisine.
With 30-plus pristine beaches and idyllic weather (think: 70 degrees and blue skies year-round), San Diego provides an unbeatable scene to unwind in. Sure, you could bask in the sun all day — but then you’d miss out on all the cultural wonders and top-notch cuisine America’s Finest City has to offer. Experience the vibrant heritage of California’s largest border town, wander through 1,200 acres in the city’s stunning urban park and meet San Diego’s unofficial ambassadors: the vocal (and adorable) Pacific harbor seals.
Explore San Diego
- North Park
- Gaslamp Quarter
- Point Loma
- La Jolla
- Del Mar
Located north of Balboa Park, this pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is packed with independently owned boutiques, craft-beer tasting rooms and trendy restaurants. Stroll down University Avenue to get a sense of how the city’s hippest locals live.
Shopping, Breweries, Restaurants, Music, People-Watching
Find San Diego’s buzziest nightlife in this lively neighborhood located in the heart of the city. An interesting mix of architecture — think gingerbread Victorians tucked between modern skyscrapers — is home to chic restaurants, theaters and clubs.
Dining, Nightlife, Arts, Music
A onetime naval training center, the Point Loma peninsula juts out from downtown, hugged by the Pacific Ocean and San Diego Bay. The neighborhood is marked by manicured green spaces, a lively public food hall and one of the city’s best sunset viewing spots.
Tide Pools, Beach Cliffs, History, Restaurants
The coastal enclave of La Jolla is synonymous with beachside luxury. Enjoy the world-famous surf break at La Jolla Shores, hit the links at the stunning Torrey Pines Golf Course or browse high-end boutiques nestled in La Jolla Cove.
Dining, Shopping, Beaches, Art Galleries
Located 20 miles north of San Diego, the town of Del Mar was first established as a seaside resort in 1885 and a retreat for some of the biggest names in Hollywood. Today, Del Mar is known for its horse races, which take over the local track every summer.
Beaches, Horse Races
Stay in The Center of it All
Immerse yourself in your destination at these centrally located hotels.
Seek Out Adventure in San Diego, California
Explore Balboa Park
Kick off your trip with a day spent exploring the sprawling Balboa Park. Larger than Millennium Park and Central Park combined, this cultural institution features a host of family-friendly delights, including more than a dozen museums and a world-class zoo.
Hit the Beach
Start your morning splashing in the Pacific and sunning on the sand before trying the city’s most famous dish (fish tacos) and making friends with baby seals. End the day with more seafood and incredible views from a rooftop terrace.
Experience the City’s Vibrant Culture
Get a sense of San Diego’s cross-cultural roots with a visit to Barrio Logan, the epicenter of the area’s Mexican American roots. Enjoy a living history lesson in Old Town, the site of the first Spanish settlement, then round out your trip with an epic sunset at Point Loma.