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Welcome to San Diego

California's Beach City

Where blue skies keep watch over 70 miles of majestic coastline and a gentle Mediterranean climate and friendly locals create a welcoming vibe.

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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 Breweries

Explore the complete list of craft breweries in San Diego - the craft brew capital of America. 

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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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Museum Month: Half-Off Admission

Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2017

Presented by Macy's, San Diego Museum Month invites everyone to enjoy half-off entry fees at 40+ museums throughout the county for the all of February.

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Farmers Insurance Open 2017

Jan 26 - Jan 29, 2017

The annual PGA Tour Farmers Insurance Open men's golf tournament is played at the Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, home of the 2008 U.S. Open.

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Gaslamp Quarter Mardi Gras

Feb 28, 2017

Bigger. Better. Bead-er? It’s true! In 2017 we are pulling out all the stops to make the world famous Gaslamp Quarter Mardi Gras even bigger and better than our past 23 years combined!

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shamROCK Gaslamp Block Party

Mar 17, 2017

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the Gaslamp Quarter, as it magically transforms into the greenest party complete with go-go dancers and great live bands.

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San Diego Crew Classic

Apr 1 - Apr 2, 2017

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 from across the United States to participate in this premier rowing event in San Diego. Established in 1973, for many rowers, the Crew Classic is the highlight of their competitive rowing careers and a competition for future Olympians, as well as for those new to the sport. Ranging in age from 14 to 84, rowers compete each year in over 100 races in various divisions. The master level (over age 21) is the fastest growing segment of the sport. Many master rowers are novice rowers, while others are reliving their college and club experiences.

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Whale & Dolphin Watching Adventures

Dec 10, 2016 - ongoing

Whale Watching Adventures depart twice daily. This is a great opportunity in San Diego to get an up-close and personal whale watching experience! Perfect for families, out of town visitors and locals alike!

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

Davey's Locker Whale Watching & Sportsfishing
Valid: Jan 17 - 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...

Boating

$5 off Whale Watching Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Dec 10, 2016 - ongoing

$5 off Whale & Dolphin Watching with Hornblower Cruises. Hornblower offers large comfortable Whale Watching boats with live narration from San Diego Natural History Museum's trained naturalists and...

The Prado & Taste of NFL Team Up to Kick Hunger

The Prado Restaurant at Balboa Park
Valid: Oct 1, 2016 - ongoing

Join us at The Prado as we team up with the Taste of NFL on the Kick Hunger Challenge.  Starting October 1, 2016 - February 5, 2017 enjoy the Kick Hunger Menu, featuring our famous Spicy Calamari...

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Attractions

Must-See California Theme Parks & Attractions

Not to be missed!

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

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Tours & Sightseeing

Educational Tours in San Diego

Fun and learning at the same time

These tours are a perfect way to experience the diverse businesses and museums that make San Diego so welcoming to all who visit.

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Bars

Beer Bars for Beer Lovers

In the Craft Beer Capital of America, throw one back a West Coast IPA or two at one of these amazing watering holes in San Diego and you won't regret it.

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Tours & Sightseeing

Action Packed 3-Day Itineraries

Mix-and-match itineraries in San Diego

The following suggested 3-day itineraries are perfect for sightseeing the more outlying areas of San Diego and home to scenic mountains, deserts and a picturesque 70-mile coastline.

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