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in San Diego - California's Beach City

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. 

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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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United States Police & Fire Championships

Jun 22 - Jun 29, 2019

United States Police & Fire Championships brings together law enforcement and fire athletes from across the country to compete in Olympic-style sports.

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San Diego International Boat Show

Jun 6 - Jun 9, 2019

The popular summer San Diego International Boat Show® will return to Harbor Island June 6-9 for four days of fun on the water. Grab the entire family for a fun weekend on San Diego Bay! Now is the time to get yourself and your boat ready for the water. What is more San Diego then being on the water in America's Finest City?

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Taste of Vista

Jun 19, 2019

Join us for this year's most delicious event! Calling all food lovers, come experience the 11th Annual Taste of Vista, Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 5:00pm-8:00pm. Walk along Downtown Vista’s tree-lined sidewalks enjoying bites & beverages from Vista restaurants, breweries, wineries and distilleries, all while enjoying live music scattered throughout the Historic Downtown. The Food & Beverage ticket holders will receive a taste cup.

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Santee Street Fair and Craft Beer Festival

May 25, 2019

Join more than 30,000 visitors for the 10th Annual Santee Street Fair and Craft Beer Festival featuring live music and entertainment, more than 300 food and craft vendor booths, carnival rides and more!

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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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United States Police & Fire Championships

Jun 22 - Jun 29, 2019
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San Diego International Boat Show

Jun 6 - Jun 9, 2019
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Taste of Vista

Jun 19, 2019
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Santee Street Fair and Craft Beer Festival

May 25, 2019
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Featured Summer Hotel Offers

1906 Lodge San Diego
Marriott Gaslamp

Stay Cool this Summer, steps from dining, nightlife, shopping & PETCO Park. Package includes: valet parking for 1 car ($48 value) & breakfast for 2 in Soleil @K ($40 value).

Kona Kai
La Jolla Shores Hotel

Enjoy endless family fun with the surf just steps from your door. Book your summer getaway today!

Kona Kai
Kona Kai Resort & Spa

San Diego’s Island Oasis. Everything you need for an epic summer vacation awaits you at Kona Kai Resort & Spa. Book your sun-filled getaway now.

1906 Lodge San Diego
1906 Lodge

Book the perfect summer vacation. Only 2 blocks from Coronado Beach, dining & shops, reservations include free breakfast, mimosas, wine & snacks, parking & more. Book today!

Best Western San Diego
Best Western

Experience summer at the Best Western PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina! Book rates from $159 on select dates through August 31, 2019.

Hyatt Regency
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay

Stay and save in Mission Bay this summer with the World of Hyatt member rate—up to 10% off or up to 20% off on advance purchase.

Hilton San Diego
Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa

Book your summer stay early and save big! Enjoy complimentary daily parking at the hotel and up to 20% off room rates when you book our Summer Savings package.

Kimpton Slolamar
Kimpton Hotels

Book direct to receive 20% off our summer best available rates or join IHG Rewards to receive 25% off at Kimpton Hotel Solamar or Kimpton Hotel Palomar

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Whale Watching

$13 Whale Watching Cruise Special During Migration (Save $23)

Davey's Locker Whale Watching & Sportsfishing
Valid: Jan 28 - ongoing

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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Point Loma Summer

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina
Valid: May 16 - ongoing

Experience summer at the Best Western PLUS Island Palms & Marina and take advantage of low rates from $159 on select dates through August 31st, 2019!

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Stay and save up to 20% in Mission Bay this summer

Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina
Valid: May 16 - ongoing

Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina represents what Southern California is all about. Located right along the waterfront, guests will enjoy 360° views of the Pacific, Mission Beach and the...

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