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Coast Down. Vibes Up.

Escape to San Diego

Just a short trip down the coast, San Diego is the perfect getaway

New Adventures. Same Feel-Good Feels.

Think you know San Diego? Think again. There’s a lot happening down here, and you’re invited to come explore it all. From the hottest restaurants to the coolest bars to world-class events, San Diego always has something new to check out. There’s also a ton of lesser-known spots and hidden gems that offer a whole different side to the city, from charm-filled neighborhoods to awesome hikes to super Instagrammable spots. So, yeah—we think you’ll like it here. And you can even take the train. Learn more and start planning your big, bright escape today. 

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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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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 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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Explore Kensington

Located in a pocket of the city that predominately serves locals, visitors will find there are some serious eats, drinks, and other charms hidden here.

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San Diego's Best Day Spas

Rejuvenate your body, mind and soul.

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Ultimate Night Downtown

This Ultimate Night Downtown will guide a reader from happy hour to dinner, then maybe a craft cocktail lounge, a rooftop bar and finally a pulsing nightclub.

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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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San Diego Awesome '80s Run 5K & 10K

Mar 29, 2020

The San Diego Awesome '80s Run is the perfect opportunity for you to dress up in your favorite '80s gear since you won't be the only one dressed like a weirdo.

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7 Award-Winning Restaurants and Chefs

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Balboa Park, The Cultural Heart of San Diego

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7 Spectacular Rooftop Restaurants

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Explore Kensington

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San Diego's Best Day Spas

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Ultimate Night Downtown

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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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San Diego Awesome '80s Run 5K & 10K

Mar 29, 2020
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San Diego Savings

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Hotel Indigo Senior Discount

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

Seniors 62 years and older receive up to 15% off when booking in advance.  No additional room charge for grandchildren under 18 years of age.  No deposit of fee for your furry companions....

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Waterfront Romance Package

InterContinental San Diego
Valid: Feb 4 - Feb 29, 2020

Celebrate your love where the city kisses the sea, and a romantic getaway can include both a night on the town and a quiet waterfront retreat. Let us handle the details with a complimentary bottle of...

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Advance Purchase Rate

Pacific Terrace Hotel
Valid: Nov 14, 2019 - ongoing

Book and pay in advance to take advantage of savings of 5 - 25% off of our Best Flexible Rate! Same room. Same view. BIG savings.

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