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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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Fleet Week San Diego 2020

Nov 9 - Nov 15, 2020

Fleet Week San Diego honors and celebrates the men and women of the military through events that entertain and alliances that thank and support these heroes.

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San Diego Bay Parade of Lights

Dec 13 - Dec 20, 2020

The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition with more than 80 boats lavishly decorated sailing by the shores for all to see.

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Pumpkin Floral Workshop

Nov 24, 2020

The hottest Fall floral arrangement trend? Overflowing Pumpkin Floral Arrangements! Select a beautifully painted pumpkin and fill with your favorite faux fruits and real, lush walled-toned, florals to create an amazing centerpiece that is perfect for your Thanksgiving tablescape.

Come join us with TBD's very own talented floral extraordinaire Tuesday, November 24, 2020

$95.00 per person

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Virtual: The Sky Tonight

Nov 4, 2020

Every year in November the Leonid meteor shower occurs. What is a meteor shower? How do we know when one will occur? And how are meteor showers related to comets? Join us to find out!

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Fleet Week San Diego 2020

Nov 9 - Nov 15, 2020
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San Diego Backyard Escape

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Valid: Aug 1 - ongoing

Grab your flip flops and sunscreen and escape for a getaway to the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina for a special “locals” package.  Start your day with an early morning cruise...

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Fun in the Sun at the Pacific Terrace Hotel!

Pacific Terrace Hotel
Valid: Jun 2 - ongoing

Boardwalk, bikes, boogie boards, Baked Bear and the beach! Connect with your inner child during your next visit to San Diego with our Fun in the Sun Package! This package is a top seller...

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Discover how delicious Coronado can be

Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa
Valid: Nov 13, 2019 - ongoing

Unforgettable dining and a beautiful setting await at Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa. Plan your visit to our waterfront hotel before December 31, 2020, and indulge. -Receive a $50 USD...

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