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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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San Diego Crew Classic

Apr 4 - Apr 5, 2020

Regarded as the first major regatta of the year, the San Diego Crew Classic brings together thousands of athletes from more than 100 universities, clubs and high school programs across the United States. Spanning ages 14 – 84, the Crew Classic is a competition for future Olympians as well as for those new to the sport. This event is often a highlight of their competitive rowing careers. The Crew Classic is not only an athletic event with competitors at the peak of physical fitness, but a social gathering for enthusiasts to enjoy great local food, a beer garden with San Diego’s famous local craft breweries, and shopping. The event is held at Mission Bay, just a mile from the Pacific beach.

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Port of San Diego's Day at the Docks

Apr 14, 2020

This is the 41st year the San Diego Sportfishing Council has sponsored its special showcase of San Diego sportfishing. We hope you'll take this opportunity to join us and discover a bit more of what the Port of San Diego holds for you.

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La Jolla Half Marathon & Shores 5K

Apr 26, 2020

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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35th Annual Spring Home/Garden Show

Mar 6 - Mar 8, 2020

Now in its 35th year, the Spring Home/Garden Show returns to Del Mar Fairgrounds for a three-day extravaganza of inspiring real "Garden Masters" landscapes (created exclusively for the Show), hands-on demonstrations, hundreds of home-improvement products and services exhibitors, educational seminars, plant sales and face-to-face consultations with top experts - all with the convenience of one-stop shopping for everything pertaining to home and garden, inside and outside.

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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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7 Beachfront Bars to Try

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San Diego Crew Classic

Apr 4 - Apr 5, 2020
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Port of San Diego's Day at the Docks

Apr 14, 2020
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La Jolla Half Marathon & Shores 5K

Apr 26, 2020
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35th Annual Spring Home/Garden Show

Mar 6 - Mar 8, 2020
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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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San Diego Savings

Accommodation

Hotel Indigo Military Appreciation Rate

Hotel Indigo - San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
Valid: Jul 8, 2019 - ongoing

Whether you’re actively serving, or you’ve hung up the uniform, IHG wants to say, “thank you” with the IHG Military Appreciation Rate. We invite you and your family to enjoy a...

Venues

2 Weeks Unlimited Studio Access | $50

Saffron & Sage
Valid: Dec 3, 2019 - ongoing

With this special membership you will be able to enjoy unlimied studio classes for two weeks.   Saffron & Sages studio classes range from Yin Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Cleansing Mediation,...

Spas & Wellness

Winter Package - Let it Glow

Spa at Torrey Pines - The Lodge at Torrey Pines
Valid: Feb 4 - Feb 29, 2020

Enjoy a gentle sugar cane glycolic treatment for your face and body. Begin with our 80-minute Resurfacing Body Wrap to reveal softer, smoother skin. Complete this experience with our seasonal Glow...

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