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Local Attractions

San Diego Zoo

Located within Balboa Park, San Diego’s world-renowned, 100-acre zoo houses more than 3,700 animals representing 668 species and a botanical collection of 700,000 exotic plants. Visit the animals on foot or on a guided bus tour included with admission. The zoo is open every day of the year, including all holidays.

San Diego Safari Park

Located 30 miles north of downtown San Diego, this 1,800 acre wildlife sanctuary is home to 3,500 animals representing 400 species. With over half of the park set aside as protected native species habitat, attractions include an African Tram Tour and up-close Animal Encounters.

Balboa Park

Spend the day in America’s largest urban cultural Park. Home to museums, gardens, performing arts, theaters and the San Diego Zoo. The park’s incredible museums include the Fleet Science Center, Air & Space Museum, Automotive Museum and Natural History Museum.

SeaWorld San Diego

Inside San Diego’s Mission Bay Park, SeaWorld is an animal theme park, oceanarium, outside aquarium and marine mammal park. Known for its spectacular animal shows and interactive attractions, a trip to the park is sure to be an educational and entertaining experience.

USS Midway Museum

Imagine life at sea aboard one of America’s longest-serving aircraft carriers. Enter a floating city at sea and walk in the footsteps of 225,000 Midway sailors who served our country.

Cabrillo National Monument

Perched at the southern tip of the Point Loma Peninsula, Cabrillo Monument features a hiking trail, tide pools and an incredible view of the San Diego harbor. Old Point Loma Lighthouse has been a San Diego icon since 1854.

Old Town San Diego Historic Park

Considered the “birthplace” of California, Old Town’s historic buildings and museums allow you to “go back in time” and visit California’s history, as well as authentic shops and cultural cuisine.

Belmont Park

Along Mission Beach, this beachfront amusement park includes rides like the Giant Dipper Roller Coaster, laser tag, an arcade, mini golf and dining at Beach House, Draft or Cannonball.

Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the aquarium features more than 60 ocean habitats, while the museum showcases research discoveries by Scripps Oceanography scientists.

La Jolla Cove

One of the most photographed beaches in Southern California, La Jolla Cove is ideal for sightseers and picnickers as well as swimmers, snorkelers and kayakers.

Petco Park

Home of the San Diego Padres, Petco Park is more than one of the country’s most beautiful ballparks. Located a few blocks from the hotel, the ballpark hosts concerts, soccer, golf and rugby sevens.

Coronado Island

Take a ferry to or the Coronado Bridge across San Diego Bay to beautiful Coronado Island, home to the grand Victorian Hotel del Coronado, Coronado Beach, the leash-free Coronado Dog Beach and Centennial Park.

Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

Sunset Cliffs spans the western edge of Point Loma along the Pacific Ocean, and is famous for panoramic ocean sunset views. The Sunset Cliffs a popular local viewing spot to see California Gray Whales during migration season.

Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

Located in La Jolla, Torrey Pines Reserve is 2,000 acres of coastal state park and remains one of the wildest stretches of land on the Southern California coast. Eight miles of trails run throughout the reserve, all with breathtaking sunset views.

Torrey Pines Gliderport

With nearly 100 years of flying history, the Torrey Pines Gliderport is Southern California’s premiere location for paragliding, hang gliding, remote control models and sailplanes. The Gliderport provides a world class flying site, flight lessons, and tandem flights.

Maritime Museum of San Diego

The Maritime Museum preserves one of the largest collections of historic sea vessels in the United States. Explore ships, submarines and historical maritime exhibits. Guided tours, historic bay cruises and family friendly events are hosted regularly.

Little Italy

Once the hub of the tuna industry, Little Italy is a chic, pedestrian-friendly neighborhood packed with trendy cocktail bars, brewpubs and restaurants. Upscale clothing boutiques, indie music venues and quaint piazzas dot the area. The Farmer’s Market offers fresh produce, gourmet food and craft stalls.

Fashion Valley Mall

Fashion Valley is home to more than 200 stores including international fashion houses and leading department stores like Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom. Enjoy a meal at acclaimed restaurants including The Cheesecake Factory, P.F. Chang’s and California Pizza Kitchen.

Liberty Public Market

Located in an old Navy building, the rustic, artisanal Liberty Public Market showcases hip eateries, bars, specialty foods and craft vendors. The market is open 7 days a week and has live entertainment and events.

Seaport Village

With waterfront dining, unique shopping and entertainment, Seaport Village is a downtown destination for locals and visitors looking to spend a day enjoying views of the San Diego bay.

LEGOLAND California

LEGOLAND California is a theme park, miniature park, aquarium and water park located in Carlsbad featuring more than 60 rides, shows and attractions ideal for children 2-12. The park is filled with amazing LEGO sculptures and miniature cities that are sure to inspire creativity and invention.