Attractions & Activities

Interested in visiting historic locations around the city, local wineries or our world-famous zoo? This category will help you plan where to go each day during your stay!

Seaport Village

Seaport Village has many shops and bay view restaurants located on the bayfront in downtown San Diego. It`s located close to the USS Midway, the harbor and a group tour starts there; so it`s a great stop on a day in downtown San Diego.
Location: 849 West Harbor Drive, #D San Diego, California 92101
Phone: 619-235-4014

BAYSIDE WALK

Bayside Walk is a paved walk/bike path that runs from Crown Point to Mission Beach . It is just a short walk away from the oceanfront across Mission Blvd. You can walk for miles on the sidewalks which hug beautiful Mission Bay. Popular water sports include sailing, swimming, paddle boating, kayaking, jet skiing, motor boating, fishing, and more.

BELMONT PARK

The historic amusement park has the famous Giant Dipper roller coaster, trampolines, wave machines and other rides and games. The Plunge, an Olympic size indoor swimming pool, is also in the park. It is located at Mission Blvd. and West Mission Bay Drive on the board walk, about a 15 minute walk from most of Mission Beach.
Location: 3146 Mission Blvd San Diego

CABRILLO NATIONAL MONUMENT

Located at the site of the historic Old Point Loma Lighthouse, Cabrillo Monument offers some of the best views in San Diego along with a hiking trail and other points of interest. Don’t forget your camera!
Location: 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive San Diego, California 92106

CASINOS

San Diego is home to several major casinos operated on Native American tribal land.

DEL MAR RACE TRACK

In summer the Del Mar Fairgrounds is home to not only world class horse racing but also the annual San Diego County Fair.
Location: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd Del Mar, California 92014
Phone: (858) 755-1141

GASLAMP QUARTER

(downtown) Home to some of San Diego’s best theatres, restaurants, nightclubs and the San Diego Padres, the Gaslamp Quarter is a great place for a fun evening in downtown San Diego.

LEGOLAND CALIFORNIA

Located in North San Diego County, this theme park is a great place for young children to see all things Lego through rides and exhibits!
Location: One LEGOLAND Drive Carlsbad, California 92008

MISSION BAY BEACHES

Across Mission Blvd. from Belmont Park there are picnic tables, playgrounds, barbecues, volleyball courts, soft grass, benches, and some cozy spots under palm trees. The park stretches for miles along the bay`s calm waters.

MISSION BEACH BOARDWALK

The Mission Beach Boardwalk is 2 3/4 miles from the South Jetty to Crystal Pier. You can walk, jog, roller blade, bike ride, skateboard, and people watch right next to the beach!

OLD TOWN SAN DIEGO

Old Town is the site of the oldest European settlement in California and home to Presidio Park and Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. There are also many shops and restaurants that celebrate California`s rich and diverse heritage.
Location: 2415 San Diego Avenue Suite 107 San Diego, California 92110
Phone: 619-291-4903

SAN DIEGO ZOO

Considered one of the world’s finest zoos, the San Diego Zoo is famous for its panda exhibit and successful breeding programs that help protect endangered species.
Phone: 619-231-1515

SEAWORLD

The world-famous home of Shamu is just a 10 minute drive from Mission Beach. It is open at night during the summer with additional shows and fireworks
Location: 500 SeaWorld Drive San Diego, California 92109
Phone: (800) 25-SHAMU (74268)

SEAWORLD FIREWORKS

Sea World’s fireworks take place at 9:50 p.m. every night in the summer during their extended hours. You can look out the back porch toward the bay, or walk or drive closer for a better view.
Location: 500 SeaWorld Drive San Diego, California 92109

TIJUANA, MEXICO

While there is plenty to see and do in San Diego, the largest city in Baja California, Mexico is only a few minutes to the south. Make sure you have your passport!
Phone: 800-961-0549

WINERIES

San Diego County is home to several notable wineries that offer tours and tastings!