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in San Diego - California's Beach City

Photo By Gabriele Maltinti
Beachside Vibes, Big City Adventures

Nothing beats summer in San Diego. With friendly locals, 70 miles of beautiful coastline, and a host of things to see and do, California's Beach City is the perfect summer destination. Scroll below to find San Diego adventures that will help you rediscover your bright side.  Happiness is calling from San Diego - answer the call.

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Welcome to the Kid Kingdom

Whether you love theme parks, state parks or water parks, building sandcastles or beach bonfires, exploring kid-friendly museums or hiking trails, families always have a blast in San Diego.

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Find The Perfect Family Beach

Discover beaches perfect for families and off-leash dogs, beaches coveted by the world's top surfers and beaches for bonfires, bike rides, tide pooling and more. So grab your beach towels, slather on the sunscreen, and get out to explore some of the finest beaches and bays in the world.

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World-Class Attractions

The only hard part is choosing what to do first! San Diego is home to many of Southern California’s top attractions, with plenty of options for adventure-seeking, fun-loving explorers. Have a close encounter with an exotic animal. Take a wild ride down a 375-foot water slide. Step aboard a real aircraft carrier. Or even take a day trip to Disneyland, just a short drive north to Anaheim.

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Discover San Diego's Craft Beer Scene

San Diego's meteoric rise as a craft beer capital has added an exciting element to the community, with more than 130+ breweries, plus brew pubs and tasting rooms scattered across the county. 

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The Cali-Baja Flavor Revolution

There has been a flavor revolution in San Diego, and it has a name: Cali-Baja. The cuisine came to life with a collaboration of chefs from both sides of the border, combining Mexico's Baja-Med scene with California's emphasis on fresh and local ingredients.

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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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Rooftop Bars

With year-round beautiful weather, a glittering skyline and breathtaking views, there is no better place to enjoy a libation than high atop a roof in San Diego.

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Art Alive

Apr 26 - Apr 29, 2018

Springtime in San Diego means Art Alive at The San Diego Museum of Art. A blaze of color, bright blossoms, and lush foliage—a garden of earthly delights—the Museum blooms again. With 100+ floral interpretations of masterworks of art and four flower-filled days of events,  Art Alive returns for its 37th year.  Created by top local and national designers, these floral interpretations can be seen April 26 – April 29, 2018. This year Art Alive honors the opening of Nancy Lorenz: Moon Gold. Natasha Lisitsa and Daniel Schultz, the wife-and-husband team behind Waterlily Pond Studio will transform the John M. and Sally B. Thornton Rotunda into a botanical masterpiece. 

Learn more at sdmart.org/artalive/

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Mission Federal ArtWalk

Apr 28 - Apr 29, 2018

One of the largest fine art festival in Southern California and San Diego’s premier arts and cultural event, Mission Federal ArtWalk is returning for its 34th year to connect the community and visitors alike to fine artists, interactive art pieces, entertainment and a peek into the city’s arts scene.

On April 28 – April 29, 2018, Mission Federal ArtWalk will transform 17 blocks of Downtown San Diego’s nationally recognized Little Italy neighborhood creating an arts and culture event visitors travel thousands of miles to experience and purchase art from over 350 local, national and international emerging and established artists at the free two-day festival.

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SeaWorld's Seven Seas Food Festival

Apr 2 - Apr 29, 2018

Foodies and craft beer aficionados will love SeaWorld's Seven Seas Food Festival, featuring craft beer from favorite local breweries, plus fresh international cuisine infused with local, sustainable ingredients and unique signature flavors from around the world.

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San Diego EarthFair

Apr 22, 2018

Our annual EarthFair in Balboa Park is the largest free annual environmental fair in the world. EarthFair 2018 will be our 29th annual event! Each year, the EarthFair draws around 60,000 visitors.

Produced by 300 volunteers, EarthFair 2018 will feature more than 300 exhibitors, special theme areas, a Food Pavilion, a special Children's Activity Area, four entertainment venues, the Children’s Earth Parade, the eARTh Gallery arts and crafts show, and the Cleaner Car Concourse.

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Family Fun

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Welcome to the Kid Kingdom

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Find The Perfect Family Beach

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World-Class Attractions

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Adult Indulgence

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Discover San Diego's Craft Beer Scene

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The Cali-Baja Flavor Revolution

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Ultimate Night Downtown

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Rooftop Bars

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Summer Happenings

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Art Alive

Apr 26 - Apr 29, 2018
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Mission Federal ArtWalk

Apr 28 - Apr 29, 2018
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SeaWorld's Seven Seas Food Festival

Apr 2 - Apr 29, 2018
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San Diego EarthFair

Apr 22, 2018
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Valid: Mar 22 - May 31, 2018

Enjoy 2.5 hour whale watching cruises with multiple times daily to choose from. Departing from Newport Beach view gray whales on their migration along with finback whales, minke whales, humpback...

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Valid: Nov 28, 2017 - ongoing

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