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From Ship to Shore, San Diego offers the best of both worlds.

San Diego makes a perfect location to start and end your cruise vacation. Offering beautiful weather year-round, more than 70 miles of pristine beaches, world-class attractions, captivating arts and entertainment, endless dining and shopping options, plus The Big Bay with its excitement and adventure opportunities for the entire family, make sure you plan to spend a few days exploring San Diego before or after your cruise.

Passengers can choose from a variety of exciting itineraries - excursion destinations originating in San Diego include Hawaii, the Panama Canal, Mexican Riviera and many more exciting locales. View the Cruise Ship Schedule to see when ships are arriving and departing from San Diego.

San Diego offers a unique and extremely convenient airport-to-seaport experience. The San Diego International Airport is only three scenic miles northwest of the cruise ship terminal and the historic Santa Fe Depot is within walking distance for those arriving by train. Many area hotels offer discounts for cruise passengers. There's also a Five Star parking lot directly across the street from the terminal. For more information on parking, check-in and security, visit San Diego Cruise Ship Resources.

Book a cruise out of San Diego today and discover why San Diego is the perfect location to start and end your cruise vacation!

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