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Welcome to San Diego

California's Beach City

Where blue skies and friendly locals create a welcoming vibe

Beachside attitude, Big city excitement

With near perfect weather year-round, 70 miles of spectacular coastline, world-class attractions and a thriving urban core, complete with a sophisticated art, dining and nightlife scene, San Diego has earned the name California’s beach city.  

Explore San Diego’s diverse coastal, urban and inland neighborhoods, each with its own flavor. Don’t miss sampling the areas signature Cali Baja cuisine or tasting one of the hundreds of craft beers and wines bottled in the region.  

After a day at the beach or other outdoor adventure, head to the party downtown at one of the sizzling nightclubs or rooftop bars. If art and culture is your passion, you’ll find an exciting hub of creativity in San Diego. Often referred to as the “Smithsonian of the West,” Balboa Park features 17 museums, numerous galleries and performing arts venues as well as the San Diego Zoo.   

It’s hard to find a better destination for families. Whether you love engaging with animals or thrill rides, building sandcastles or beach bonfires, there’s plenty to entertain the entire family from sun up to sun down.  

Happiness is calling from San Diego, it’s time to answer the call and start planning your vacation now.  

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25 Fun & Free things to do

Having fun in San Diego doesn't require a lot of money. Here's a list of fun things to do that requires no money at all. 

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Find Your Perfect Beach

From surf centric to family friendly, from boardwalks to bonfires, find your perfect beach experience in San Diego.

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Must-See California Theme Parks

California is home to world-class attractions and these are a must-see on any San Diego vacation, whether it's a first-time visit or an annual tradition.

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San Diego Restaurant Week

Sep 24 - Oct 1, 2017

The 13th Annual San Diego Restaurant Week returns Sunday, September 24th through Sunday, October 1st with a FEAST for the senses at over 180 participating restaurants. Dine deliciously at restaurants offering prix-fixe menu options throughout San Diego County. This foodie-favorited week is the perfect time to take a culinary tour throughout the diverse and thriving food culture of San Diego.

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Fashion Week San Diego 2017

Oct 4 - Oct 8, 2017

We are bringing new designers from around the world to show their never seen before collections on the FWSD Runway. This year we are featuring 21 very talented and dynamic labels/brands on the catwalk in La Jolla.

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Extreme Sailing Series

Oct 19 - Oct 22, 2017

Escape to San Diego to be part of the ultimate Stadium Racing championship, the Extreme Sailing Series™.

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2017 Breeders' Cup World Championships

Nov 3 - Nov 4, 2017

The Breeders' Cup® makes its debut at another iconic racing venue for the first time: Del Mar, where the turf meets the surf Southern California style. With San Diego’s vibrant nightlife, beautiful beaches and sunny days creating a perfect trifecta.

 

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Sep 24 - Oct 1, 2017
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Oct 4 - Oct 8, 2017
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Oct 19 - Oct 22, 2017
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Nov 3 - Nov 4, 2017
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Summer Connections Package

Kona Kai Resort & Spa
Valid: Apr 17 - ongoing

Summer Connections Package Reserve your family getaway now and enjoy the best of Summer in San Diego! Relax and enjoy 2 spacious connecting guest rooms, each with private patio. Two rooms for more...

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Kids Eat Free at The Shores Restaurant at La Jolla Shores Hotel

La Jolla Shores Hotel
Valid: Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2017

Kids will love our French Toast, Silver Dollar Pancakes, and Two Egg Breakfasts. Parents will love the casual oceanfront dining and exciting menu featuring Florentine Omelets, Chive Crème...

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Kids Eat Free at Quality Suites Mission Valley

Quality Suites Mission Valley SeaWorld Area
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017

Kids enjoy a complimentary breakfast buffet served daily.

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