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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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2021 U.S. Open Championship

Jun 17 - 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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Big Bay Boom!

Jul 4, 2021

The Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show is back, promising another spectacular display over San Diego Bay. Fireworks will be discharged simultaneously from barges placed strategically around the Bay off Shelter Island, Harbor Island, Embarcadero North, Seaport Village, Embarcadero South Marina Park and Coronado Ferry Landing. The impeccably choreographed display will last approximately 17 minutes.

Come down to the bay and enjoy the biggest fireworks show in San Diego!

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Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular at SeaWorld

Jul 4, 2021

SeaWorld will celebrate Independence Day with a 15-minute display of fireworks set to a patriotic soundtrack.

More details to come.

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Comic-Con@Home

Jul 23 - Jul 25, 2021

This year, everyone gets a badge! Attend star-studded panels, watch sneak previews and virtually walk the famous exhibit hall for exclusive merch during Comic-Con@Home.

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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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2021 U.S. Open Championship

Jun 17 - Jun 20, 2021
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Big Bay Boom!

Jul 4, 2021
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Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular at SeaWorld

Jul 4, 2021
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Comic-Con@Home

Jul 23 - Jul 25, 2021
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Biking

50% OFF Any Tour and Rental Weekdays

Bike & Kayak Tours Inc La Jolla
Valid: Apr 1 - ongoing

50% off before 10am and after 4pm weekdays, and 20% off on weekends.  Offer expirese December 31st 2021

Venues

Pure Project Craft Beer Special

Pure Project Balboa Park
Valid: Apr 12 - Jun 29, 2021

Join us on Monday or Tuesday and get 50% off a customized craft beer flight. Mention SDTA to your friendly beertender to apply the promo; one use per customer.

Fishing

Save $200 Off Private Deep Sea Fishing Ship Rental

Davey's Locker Whale Watching & Sportsfishing
Valid: May 7 - ongoing

Choose from smaller 6 pack fishing ship rentals or spacious larger fishing charter boat rentals (sun decks, huge bait systems, and more).  All rentals come with captain and crew members along...

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