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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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Big Bay Boom!

Jul 4, 2019

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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2019 Annual Over The Line Tourney

Jul 13 - Jul 14, 2019

San Diego's beach softball Over the Line Tournament is played by men and women into their 80's and is one of the last pure Southern California traditions.

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Mt. Soledad's Memorial Day Ceremony

May 27, 2019

Special plaque presentation honoring Doris "Dori" Miller, the first Africa-American Navy Cross recipient. Awarded for his actions during the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Movies on the Beach

Apr 20 - ongoing

Snuggle up on Del Beach for our favorite movies in a theater under the stars. Cuddle up around a private bonfire with s'mores while lounging in a glamorous beach daybed or enjoy seating in Del Beach sand chairs. Doors open at 7:00pm and the movie starts promptly at 8:00 pm. VIP seating options must be booked in advance.

2019 MOVIE SCHEDULE

April 20: Scooby Doo (2002)
June 28: Hook (1985)
July 6: Top Gun (1986)
July 13: Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
July 20: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
July 27: The Goonies (1985)
August 3: The Incredibles 2 (2018)
August 10: Back to the Future (1985)
August 31: Wizard of Oz (1939)

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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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Big Bay Boom!

Jul 4, 2019
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2019 Annual Over The Line Tourney

Jul 13 - Jul 14, 2019
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Mt. Soledad's Memorial Day Ceremony

May 27, 2019
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Movies on the Beach

Apr 20 - ongoing
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Stay and save up to 20% in Mission Bay this summer

Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina
Valid: May 16 - ongoing

Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina represents what Southern California is all about. Located right along the waterfront, guests will enjoy 360° views of the Pacific, Mission Beach and the...

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Book Your Summer Escape Today

1906 Lodge at Coronado Beach
Valid: May 16 - Jul 31, 2019

Book the perfect summer vacation at 1906 Lodge. Only 2 blocks from Coronado Beach, 1906 Lodge offers complimentary: breakfast, bottomless mimosas, happy hour wine & hors d’oeuvres, freshly...

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Celebrate Summer with an Unbeatable San Diego Deal

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa
Valid: May 16 - Jun 14, 2019

Enjoy complimentary daily parking at the hotel and up to 20% off room rates when you book our Summer Savings package. A waterfront resort on scenic Mission Bay, Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa is...

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