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Come Explore California’s Ultimate Beach City

Make your next vacation one filled with new adventures, unexpected discoveries and a never-ending wave of good vibes. That’s San Diego in a nutshell. With unparallelled coastal awesomeness on one side and the buzz of big-city excitement on the other, there’s plenty to smile about from day to night. Explore the cultural wonders of Balboa Park, take an epic coastal hike or discover your new favorite restaurant—wherever your path leads you, it’s sure to be filled with moments of joy.

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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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North Park Festival of Beers

Apr 4, 2020

The 13th annual North Park Festival of Beers is back on Saturday, April 4, 2020 sampling more than 50 beers from the best breweries on the planet! Presented by 91X and San Diego CityBeat.

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Balboa Park, The Cultural Heart of San Diego

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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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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...

Team Building

$20 off 4 Tickets on a Father's Day Tour

San Diego Beer, Wine & Spirits Tours
Valid: Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2020

BOOK A FATHERS DAY TOUR by June 30th and receive $20 off 4 tickets when you enter "FH87DF98" at checkout.  Singles and couples: Enjoy $5 off each ticket! Does the Dad in your life love beer?...

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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...

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