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A San Diego Vacation Has More of the Good Stuff

San Diego really has it all. It’s part laid-back beach vacation and part thrilling big-city getaway. You’ll find both cultural discoveries and nightlife adventures, world-class attractions as well as unexpected hidden gems. A trip to San Diego means all this in one place. So plan your San Diego stay and get ready for awesome restaurants, a full calendar of amazing events, epic natural beauty, charismatic neighborhoods and a whole lot of good vibes.

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7 Spectacular Rooftop Restaurants

Here are seven of San Diego's finest rooftop restaurants and bars, perfect for impressing that special someone.

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Balboa Park, The Cultural Heart of San Diego

Just minutes from downtown, explore the history, legacy, and future of this ever changing, always amazing cultural park.

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7 Award-Winning Restaurants and Chefs

San Diego punches well above its weight when it comes to restaurants and chefs with heavy-hitting credentials.

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7 Beachfront Bars to Try

With San Diego’s epic coastline, beachy culture, and love of craft beer and cocktails, you’d better believe it has its share of beachfront bars. 

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Take a Hike

From coastal bluffs and wetlands, to mountains and deserts, put on your boots and get off the beaten path. 

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7 Cool Behind-the-scenes Tours

Illuminating, unexpected, and unique ways to experience seven San Diego landmarks. 

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Port of San Diego Big Bay Boom!

Jul 4, 2024

The Port of San Diego Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show is back, promising another spectacular display over San Diego Bay. Fireworks will be discharged simultaneously from barges placed strategically around the Bay off Shelter Island, Harbor Island, Embarcadero North, Marina District and Coronado Ferry Landing. The impeccably choreographed display will last approximately 18 minutes.

Come down to the bay and enjoy the biggest fireworks show in San Diego!

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La Jolla Half Marathon & Shores 5K

May 18, 2024

The La Jolla Half Marathon is one of America's most picturesque and beautiful point-to-point races. Starting at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the course follows a scenic coastal route before reaching the challenging climb to the summit of Torrey Pines State Park. The course then rolls atop Torrey Pines mesa, continues down through residential La Jolla Shores, and finishes at La Jolla Cove.

For those interested in a shorter option, the La Jolla Shores 5K offers a mostly downhill course and features some of the most scenic views of the last 3.1 miles of the half marathon course.

 
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Encinitas Spring Street Fair

Apr 27 - Apr 28, 2024

At the Encinitas April Street Fair, enjoy unique food, five live music stages, children's rides, beer garden, and more than 450 vendors.

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Cajon Classic Cruise

Apr 10 - ongoing


The famous Cajon Classic Cruise Car Shows are back again! One of El Cajon’s premier events is back again this year for another stay in the center of Downtown El Cajon at Magnolia and Main St.

Thousands of people from all over Southern California visit this display of classic cars from all over. Join us Wednesday evenings to view the best of classic cars. There are great restaurants along the street, so why not take an evening to join in the fun?

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7 Spectacular Rooftop Restaurants

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Balboa Park, The Cultural Heart of San Diego

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7 Award-Winning Restaurants and Chefs

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Port of San Diego Big Bay Boom!

Jul 4, 2024
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La Jolla Half Marathon & Shores 5K

May 18, 2024
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Encinitas Spring Street Fair

Apr 27 - Apr 28, 2024
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Cajon Classic Cruise

Apr 10 - ongoing
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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.

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Valid: Jun 26, 2023 - ongoing

Receive a FREE Fish Taco with your same-day San Diego Convention Center Badge! 

Team Building

FREE Gift when you book a New Years Wine Tour

San Diego Beer, Wine & Spirits Tours
Valid: Mar 11, 2024 - ongoing

BOOK A CHAUFFEURED WINERY TOUR for the New Year and celebrate with the experts.  AND get a Special FREE GIFT!  TOURS RUN DAILY, Year round. Visit  custom-appointed wineries...

Camping & RV Parks

Spring into Sunland

San Diego RV Resort
Valid: Mar 19, 2024 - ongoing

This spring, unlock the secret to the ultimate California experience with our exclusive "Spring into Sunland" sale and get 15% off! Spring is the optimal time to bask in the beauty of Southern...

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