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Welcome to the

Craft Beer Capital

of America

With more than 115 breweries and distilleries, that have defined the popular West Coast-style IPA, San Diego is a hub for craft beer innovation.   

Welcome to

San Diego

California's Beach City

From sun-soaked shores to bright urban adventures, San Diego is the ultimate beach city. Explore 100 unique neighborhoods including Downtown’s historic Gaslamp Quarter, the hottest nightlife destination on the West Coast.

 

Celebrating

100 Years

The San Diego Zoo celebrates a century's worth of animal care and conservation with special events and activities throughout the park. It's a great time to visit the Zoo. 

San Diego Zoo, Photo By Michael Durana

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San Diego For the Holidays

Give yourself and your family the gift of a lifetime - a holiday spent in San Diego!

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Creativity Inspires San Diego

Nine Arts Districts, One Vibrant City

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Ring In The New Year In San Diego

Who needs Times Square when you can have the perfect year-round climate? Pamper yourself and your loved ones by ringing in the New Year in sunny San Diego.

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San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival

The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is an international showcase of the world's premier wines and spirits, culinary personalities, and gourmet foods.

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Cali Baja Fresh

With collaboration of chef's from both sides of the border, Cali Baja cuisine is a specialty in San Diego. 

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25 Fun & Free Things to Do

Having fun in San Diego doesn't require a lot of money. Here's a list of fun things to do that requires no money at all. 

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San Diego Breweries

Explore a complete list of craft breweries in San Diego - the craft brew capital of America. 

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Downtown after sundown

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Summer and Fall Blue Whale Watching Seasons in San Diego

Encounter the world's largest mammals up close with a whale watching excursion. 

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San Diego Restaurant Week

Jan 15 - Jan 22, 2017

This September, San Diego Restaurant Week will celebrate local by showcasing the fresh and delicious ingredients that our region is known for with Eight Days of Dining!

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Museum Month: Half-Off Admission

Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2017

Presented by Macy's, San Diego Museum Month invites everyone to enjoy half-off entry fees at 40+ museums throughout the county for the all of February.

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Buddy the Elf's Carols and Barrels

Dec 3, 2016

I passed through the seven levels of the Candy Cane forest, through the sea of swirly twirly gum drops, and then I walked over the Coronado Bridge, all to get to you for an afternoon filled with beer, wine, food, holiday cheer, and of course elves!

The best part is that your affinity for elf culture supports my favorite charity Cancer For College and gives cancer survivors the opportunity to realize their dreams of attending college through scholarships. I hope you'll join us for this year's Carols and Barrels and spread holiday cheer by singing loud for all to hear. Son-of-a-nutcracker, we are going to have a good time!

Your friend,

Buddy the Elf

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San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl

Dec 21, 2016

The SDCCU Poinsettia Bowl delivers exciting football action and spectacular pageantry. Each year a top team from the Mountain West Conference takes on a quality opponent. This year it's the BYU Cougars!

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National Funding Holiday Bowl

Dec 27, 2016

Don't miss America's Finest Bowl Experience! This signature San Diego event annually showcases a thrilling game between some of college football's most competitive conferences, the Big Ten and the Pac-12. Last year the Wisconsin Badgers took down the USC Trojans 23-21. Don't miss the pageantry, excitement and football thrills this year!

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Farmers Insurance Open 2017

Jan 26 - Jan 29, 2017

The annual PGA Tour Farmers Insurance Open men's golf tournament is played at the Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, home of the 2008 U.S. Open.

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Deals just for you

Activity

Save $136 or more at 4 Famous Theme Parks

Southern California CityPASS
Valid: Jan 1 - ongoing

Save $136 or more with Southern California CityPASS - an admission card that gives you 1-day admission to SeaWorld San Diego and LEGOLAND California, PLUS a 3-day Park Hopper® ticket to Disneyland® Park and Disney California Adventure® Park.

Accommodation

Pet Friendly Package at the Bristol Hotel

Bristol Hotel
Valid: Jan 2, 2015 - ongoing

The Bristol is a pet friendly hotel in San Diego where you and your pet will feel right at home.

Tours & Sightseeing

$25 Off Diego Delight Helicopter Tour

Corporate Helicopters of San Diego
Valid: Jun 1 - ongoing

$25 off the the Diego Delight Tour, an exciting helicopter flight over the major attractions of San Diego.

Venues

$2 Off Pelly's Mini Golf

Del Mar Fairgrounds 22nd DAA
Valid: Jan 1 - ongoing

$2 Off your admission to either 18-hole course at Pelly's Mini Golf.

Accommodation

Convention Center Deals *Attendee Badge Required

Porto Vista Hotel
Valid: Feb 6 - ongoing

10% Discount on rooms, 20% Discount at our Scenic Award Winning Glass Door Restaurant, Complimentary Hot Breakfast for 2, and our Free Shuttle Service to the cruise terminal and Airport.

Venues

10% off for AAA members

San Diego Sailing Tours
Valid: Jul 29, 2016 - ongoing

If you are an AAA member, we have a discount for you! Just show us your membership card upon booking and we will honor the 10% off!

Guides to the good stuff

From the surf to the city and everywhere in-between, our local aficionados give you the inside scoop on San Diego. Watch their videos as they each dish on everything from burritos, hikes, their favorite spots and secret hangouts - all so that you can experience the good stuff like a local.

Surf Spots

Rob Machado

Surf-Scene Specialist

Shimmy into your wetsuit as this pro surfer spills his favorite places to grab a wave, catch a show and find an awesome burrito.

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Craft Beer

Mike Hinkley

Founder of Green Flash Brewing Co.

Mike is the CEO and co-founder of Green Flash Brewing Co. The West Coast IPA helped establish San Diego as the home of the super-hoppy brew style.

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Petco Park

Matt Schulte

Padres Super Fan

Called the "best ballpark in America" by USA Today, come take a tour with Super Fan Matt Schulte and baseball legend Trevor Hoffman. 

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Nightlife

DJ Ayla Simone

San Diego Musician and Producer

As one of California’s top female DJs, Ayla is helping solidify downtown San Diego as a West Coast nightlife icon, and is dishing out the knowledge.

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Top Things to Do in San Diego – November 29 – December 4, 2016

Posted on November 28, 2016 by Brent Bernasconi

Spend the upcoming weekend in San Diego enjoying everything California’s Beach City has to offer including these top things to do.
Carols and Barrels

Buddy…

The post Top Things to Do in San Diego – November 29 – December 4, 2016 appeared first on San Diego Travel Blog.

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