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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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Have a whale of a good time in San Diego

A guide to whale watching

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7 Ways to Make a Splash in San Diego

Dive into these 7 big, bright water-related San Diego adventures

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The Capital of Craft

Hoppiness isn't far from happiness in San Diego. The craft beer experience is massive in this region, with more than 120 breweries, countless beer bars, innovative tasting rooms and a beer culture that's undeniably San Diegan.

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Convoy Street - San Diego's Asian Restaurant Row

Home to Vietnamese, Japanese, Korean and Chinese cultures and cuisines

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Tiki Bars - Exotic rum punches and smoking volcano bowls

Exploring San Diego's tiki culture and scene reveals that it's not just a trend or lifestyle, it's a state of mind.

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7 Spectacular Rooftop Restaurants

You don't come to San Diego to spend time in the great indoors. The weather, as advertised, is annoyingly perfect.

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Dine Diego

Sep 15 - Oct 15, 2020

San Diego’s favorite foodie event, San Diego Restaurant Week will take a break this September.  Instead, Dine Diego (presented by San Diego Restaurant Week), will run September 15 through October 15, 2020.  Dine Diego will feature San Diego’s top eateries showcasing all the current offerings for outdoor dining, to-go options and unique in-house promotions.

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Beer Train Trolley Tour

Nov 4, 2019 - ongoing

Hop aboard the San Diego Beer Train Trolley Tour and travel by rail to local breweries in the heart of Downtown San Diego for ample pours of craft beer! 

NO NEED TO DRIVE!* Travel "green" with the comfort and convenience of travelling by trolley on the guided Beer Train Trolley Tour! 

San Diego Beer Train Trolley Tour Includes:**

• Approx. 5.5 hour*** adventure by trolley to Downtown San Diego. 
• Ample tastings at four (4) custom-appointed craft breweries (about 16 different pours!).
• Entertaining commentary on local history and craft beer scene.
• Brewery history and guided tastings. 
• Behind the scenes brewery tour. 
• Delicious light brewery lunch.
• Guided historic walks (1 to 1.5 miles total, about 15 minutes at a time). 
• Complete coordination by San Diego Beer, Wine & Spirits Tours.

 

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GoCar Tours

Oct 7, 2019 - ongoing

GoCar is the world's first GPS-Guided Storytelling Car, nominated by TIME Magazine as "One of the Most Amazing Inventions of the Year". With GOCar you can roam the streets of San Diego and see all the sights that America's Finest City has to offer and learn the history and facts behind them without a guide book or map. Choose your own adventure! Fold up your map, put away the guidebook, and get behind the wheel of one of the GPS-Guided tour cars. Zip through the streets of San Diego and let your clever talking car navigate the way, leading you to some of the city's top attractions - Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo, Gaslamp Quarter, Seaport Village or Point Loma. It's the most exhilarating, entertaining and enlightening way to tour San Diego. As you drive, it points out the sights and tells you the stories that bring San Diego to life.

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Wine, Beer, or Spirits EDUTAINMENT Tasting Event

Nov 4, 2019 - ongoing

We’ll thrill your group with a fabulous interactive party that will wow everyone!

These interactive events are perfect for groups of about 25 to 2500 and are great for holiday and bridal parties; team building; and corporate events!

Wine/Beer/Spirits Edutainment Tasting Events Includes:*

We bring the event to you – your hotel or a local restaurant, winery, or brewery of your choosing!
• Interactive and entertaining stations manned by our experts – guests can enjoy visiting at their leisure!
Learn how local San Diego beer, wine, and spirits are made.
• Play with the actual ingredients used to make your favorite libations!
• Ask questions of our experts as they circulate the event to speak with guests.
• Complete coordination by San Diego Beer, Wine & Spirits Tours.

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Balboa Park, The Cultural Heart of San Diego

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Have a whale of a good time in San Diego

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7 Ways to Make a Splash in San Diego

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Top Picks

The Capital of Craft

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Convoy Street - San Diego's Asian Restaurant Row

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Tiki Bars - Exotic rum punches and smoking volcano bowls

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7 Spectacular Rooftop Restaurants

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Dine Diego

Sep 15 - Oct 15, 2020
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Beer Train Trolley Tour

Nov 4, 2019 - ongoing
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GoCar Tours

Oct 7, 2019 - ongoing
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Wine, Beer, or Spirits EDUTAINMENT Tasting Event

Nov 4, 2019 - ongoing
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Top of the Market's California Wine Month Menu

Top of The Market - Fish Market
Valid: Sep 2 - Sep 30, 2020

In honor of California Wine Month we're showcasing a selection from each of four favorite wineries, perfectly paired with Chef Jeremy Loomis' cuisine. Jeremy worked hand-in-hand with our Wine Director...

Team Building

Virtual Workplace Wellness Retreat

Saffron & Sage
Valid: Apr 9, 2020 - ongoing

Working from home is a new reality during the current COVID-19 crisis and it comes with its own set of challenges and frustrations. To support productivity, focus and overall mental health, Saffron...

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Taco Tuesdays on Shelter Island!

Bay Club Hotel & Marina
Valid: Aug 6, 2020 - ongoing

$5 off our famous fish tacos, offered traditional and grilled, are delicious and a favorite on Shelter Island!  Every Tuesday, we have them specially priced just for you at the Quarterdeck...

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