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Beaches & Bays

70 miles of glorious coastline is San Diego's signature attraction

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Discover the best beaches for families and off-leash dogs, beaches coveted by the world’s top surfers and the best beaches for bonfires, bike rides, tide pooling and more.  So grab your beach towels, slather on the sunscreen, and get out to explore some of the finest beaches and bays in the world.

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San Diego 24-mile Bike Route

Palm trees and the sun-soaked coastline make the Bayshore Bikeway an iconic ride, and a must if you’re looking for a memorable cycling outing during your stay in San Diego.

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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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Where to Surf in San Diego

If you already know how to surf, you'll find a variety of different of waves and conditions along San Diego's 70 miles of open ocean coastline to suit your individual style.

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San Diego Dog Beaches and Off Leash Dog Parks

Find dog-friendly beaches and off leash dog parks in San Diego that are great for your dog to perfect its doggy-paddle, play fetch, or have a snore-fest on the warm sand.

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San Diego Crew Classic

Apr 4 - Apr 5, 2020

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 across the United States. Spanning ages 14 – 84, the Crew Classic is a competition for future Olympians as well as for those new to the sport. This event is often a highlight of their competitive rowing careers. The Crew Classic is not only an athletic event with competitors at the peak of physical fitness, but a social gathering for enthusiasts to enjoy great local food, a beer garden with San Diego’s famous local craft breweries, and shopping. The event is held at Mission Bay, just a mile from the Pacific beach.

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La Jolla Half Marathon & Shores 5K

Apr 26, 2020

The La Jolla Half Marathon is one of America's most picturesque and beautiful point-to-point races. Starting at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the course follows a scenic coastal route before reaching the challenging climb to the summit of Torrey Pines State Park. The course then rolls atop Torrey Pines mesa, continues down through residential La Jolla Shores, and finishes at La Jolla Cove.

For those interested in a shorter option, the La Jolla Shores 5K offers a mostly downhill course and features some of the most scenic views of the last 3.1 miles of the half marathon course.

 
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SeaWorld's Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival

Mar 7 - May 3, 2020

Foodies and craft beer aficionados will love SeaWorld's Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival, featuring craft beer from favorite local breweries, plus fresh international cuisine infused with local, sustainable ingredients and unique signature flavors from around the world.

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San Diego Surf Film Festival

May 14 - May 17, 2020

The 9th Annual San Diego Surf Film Festival (SDSFF) invites everybody to come celebrate the passion that we all share for simply being in and around the ocean.

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San Diego 24-mile Bike Route

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7 Ways to Make a Splash in San Diego

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Where to Surf in San Diego

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San Diego Dog Beaches and Off Leash Dog Parks

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San Diego Crew Classic

Apr 4 - Apr 5, 2020
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La Jolla Half Marathon & Shores 5K

Apr 26, 2020
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SeaWorld's Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival

Mar 7 - May 3, 2020
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San Diego Surf Film Festival

May 14 - May 17, 2020
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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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Leisure Escapes – Enjoy a $50 Daily Resort Credit

Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Valid: Mar 10 - Jun 1, 2020

Give yourself the getaway you deserve. Book the Leisure Escapes package & receive a $50 daily credit for every night of your stay. Use your on-property credit for dining, relaxing & more. Now...

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Pacific Terrace Kids Club Package

Pacific Terrace Hotel
Valid: Jul 1 - ongoing

Treat your little ones to the ultimate adventure, with sandcastles and surf during the day, and in-room camping by night. Enjoy use of a children's tee-pee during your stay, along with milk and...

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