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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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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 Things to Do Along Scenic California Highway 101

A favorite drive for locals and visitors alike, US Route 101, aka the Pacific Coast Highway, runs through San Diego beach towns along 70 miles of winding coastline from La Jolla to Oceanside.

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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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Must-See California Theme Parks & Attractions

San Diego is packed with great things to see and do including these top theme parks and attractions.

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2021 U.S. Open Championship

Jun 14 - Jun 20, 2021

The 2021 U.S. Open marks the third USGA championship for the South Course and the second time it will play host to the national championship.

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The Flower Fields

Mar 15 - May 9, 2021

For more than sixty years, Mother Nature has transformed the rolling hills of North San Diego County into one of the most spectacular and coordinated displays of natural color and beauty anywhere in the world. The nearly fifty acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers that make up the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch in Carlsbad, California, are in bloom for approximately six to eight weeks each year - from early March through early May - literally bringing the famous fields back to life. This annual burst of color, which has become part of the area’s local heritage, also is one of nature’s official ways of announcing the arrival of spring here in Southern California.

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Mother's Day Brunch

May 9, 2021

This year, we invite you to join us for a Mother’s Day à la carte brunch fit for a queen. Our regal French surroundings, elegant service, and inspired menu are the perfect recipe to honor mom.

SUNDAY, MAY 9, 2021

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

 

Reservations requested, please call 619-238-1818 or book online with the link below.

 

This is not a buffet. Dining limit of two hours per table.

*We ask that any cancellation to your reservation be made no less than 72 hours prior. For no shows or late cancellations, you will be subject to fee of $50 per person that will be applied to the credit card on file.

 

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LEARN YOUR CAMERA - PRIVATE TRAINING SESSION

Jun 24, 2020 - ongoing

Raise your photography to the next level with a private photography training session or a photography tour led by Julie Kremen, an award winning professional photographer and certified tour guide. Read the reviews and see why she is top-rated on TripAdvisor, and Yelp.

The instruction is completely customized to your abilities, interests, and goals; so you get the maximum amount of one-on-one instruction tailored to suit your needs. Personal instruction and the ability to shadow a skilled professional photographer allows you to receive immediate feedback as you shoot and get on-the-spot guidance as to how to improve.

Julie works closely with you before the session to nail down exactly what you want to concentrate on so you can get the most out of your experience. Contact us to book a private session and your boost your shooting skills!

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Pacific Terrace Hotel
Valid: Jan 13, 2021 - ongoing

Book your 2021 stay 60 - 120 days in advance and in addition to a flexible cancellation policy, enjoy savings between 20 - 30% off our Best Flexible Rate! We can't wait to welcome you back, until...

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Meet in the Gardens

Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa
Valid: Jan 19 - ongoing

Book your next meeting or event with us to be held by December 31, 2022 and take advantage of these extra perks. Perks include:  Flexible Attrition up to 30% 15% AVMS discount (excluding...

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Beach Village Hotel Del Coronado

Outdoor Travel Adventures
Valid: Nov 25, 2020 - ongoing

Plan your escape for a change of scenery and experience the stunning new Beach Village at Hotel Del Coronado. A private enclave of residential-style cottages and villas. Perfect for the most...

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For the ultimate guide to planning your San Diego vacation, view and download the San Diego Visitor Planning Guide, packed with useful information that will help you plan the perfect San Diego getaway.

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