Things to Do in San Diego

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Known locally as “The AC,” the Air Conditioned Lounge is located in a non-descript white stucco building with red tile roof. The interior,... Read More

Altitude Sky Lounge is an open-air bar on the rooftop of the 22-story San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter. Views of the city's skyline are the main... Read More

Balboa Park is San Diego's cultural crown jewel. Covering 1,200-plus acres, the park is home to more than a dozen museums including the Ruben H. Fleet... Read More

One of San Diego’s breakout breweries sprouted from a home brew supply shop called Home Brew Mart, and now occupies a Scripps Ranch warehouse due... Read More

The hotel takes full advantage of its location on kid-friendly Mission Bay. Read More

A short ferry ride or a quick drive across the bridge from downtown San Diego, Coronado Island is fantastic place for a day trip. Stop by the... Read More

The Del Mar Fairgrounds is where surf meets turf. Here, you can sip Deltinis and place bets during racing season (from July to September), enjoy live... Read More

With more than 200 bars, restaurants, and nightclubs to choose from, San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter is the best place to experience San Diego... Read More

Housed inside the Tower23 Hotel, JRDN Lounge and Raw Bar is a colorful restaurant and bar with indoor and outdoor space that serves cocktails, wines,... Read More

Located on the UCSD campus, the Tony Award-winning La Jolla Playhouse is one of the most respected not-for-profit theaters in the country. Previous... Read More

San Diego has dozens of beautiful beaches to choose from, but it really doesn’t get much better than La Jolla Shores. While the beach itself has more... Read More

Upscale food hall Liberty Public Market opened its doors in spring 2016 and has been busy ever since. Centrally located within the historic Liberty... Read More

Little Italy is home to one of San Diego's liveliest restaurant scenes, and also has dozens of cafés, bars, galleries, shops, and hotels. You could... Read More

San Diego's art-minded museum has studio space where kids can decorate a 1973 VW Bug. Read More

Take a step back in time in San Diego's historic Old Town district, a state park that re-creates life as it was in 1850s rancho California. Historic... Read More

The shopping area has a year-round farmers’ market and a dog park, complete with a drinking fountain for your pooch. Read More

If San Diego County had a craft beer church, it would be this San Marcos brewery where Tomme Arthur produces beer for both Port and The Lost Abbey. Port... Read More

Home to southern California's only IMAX dome theaters, the Reuben H. Fleet Center is a great place to experience interactive galleries and exhibits.... Read More

Home to more than 4,000 rare and endangered animals, the San Diego Zoo is a world-famous conservation organization where visitors can view and get up... Read More

Home to more than 3,500 rare and endangered animals, the San Diego Zoo is a world-famous conservation organization where visitors can view and get up... Read More

Twice a week at the Sè’s Kama Sìrèn bar, a rotating cast of Cirque du Soleil–type performers—aerial acrobats and... Read More

For the aromatherapy massage (from $135) therapists blend a range of essential oils to relieve your emotional tensions and give you a three-ounce bottle... Read More

This charming harborside shopping and dining district located along San Diego Bay has been a hit since it opened, in 1980. It has over 45 shops and more... Read More

This marine-inspired theme park has activities for kids of all ages, including several water rides like Shipwreck Rapids, a tube-style rafting adventure... Read More

Located about 25 miles north of San Diego, the 16,000-square-foot Spa at Rancho Valencia Resort has four terra-cotta-and-adobe ... Read More

After dinner, hit the expansive nightclub Stingaree, the town’s hottest new haunt. Read More

Located in downtown San Diego right on the water in the city’s scenic bay, the USS Midway is the first aircraft carrier to be built after World... Read More

Located on a bluff between La Jolla and Torrey Pines State Park, the Gliderport is an aerial adrenaline rush. Flight lessons, certifications, and tandem... Read More

With nearly 2,000 acres of coastal state park and miles of trails to choose from, Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve offers some of the best hiking in... Read More

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