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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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Museum Month

Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2021

San Diego area residents and visitors are in for a special treat in February! Pick up your Museum Month discount pass at participating libraries or when you stay at a Hilton to enjoy 50% off the cost of admission at more than 40 San Diego Museum Council member museums. The San Diego Museum Month pass is free; one pass can be used at several museums* throughout the month of February.

Whether you are an art aficionado, history buff, science or nature lover, the San Diego Museum Council has a variety of member organizations that are bound to capture your interest.

Take advantage of this annual program to visit both old favorites and new attractions you have never even heard of!

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THE SECRET LA JOLLA TOUR

Jun 24, 2020 - ongoing

This private tour showcases some of the outstanding yet hidden scenery of the La Jolla area, plus funky, quirky and mind-boggling art. You’ll also experience “San Diego’s newest tourist attraction” – a remarkable treasure that even locals don’t know about!

On this private tour, you’ll stroll through a vast outdoor public art collection specifically designed for the landscape and surroundings. Learn about the origin of the collection, how the artists are chosen, and the meanings of the selected pieces.

The La Jolla area is home to some of the most unique structures in the country, including a Brutalism-style gem with a tie-in to Dr. Suess and an architectural wonder which is one of the American Institute of Architecture’s “31 Buildings That Changed Modern Life.” 

But Shhhhh…. don’t tell anyone about these places….they’re secret!

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Want to play Torrey Pines Golf Course?

Dec 2, 2020 - ongoing

Torrey Pines Golf Course is one of the hardest courses in the world to get a tee time.  With the US Open in June 2021, it is every busier now.  We have been making guaranteed tee time reservations at Torrey Pines Golf Course since 1992. SDGR has made more tee times at Torrey Pines than all other companies combined. If they are sold out, don't worry, we will put you on our exclusive waitlist.  We are successful over 50% of the time in finding you a cancelation.  We are open 7 days a week.  Call us at 1-800-TorreyPines (867-7397).  For more information go to www.TorreyPines.com.

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Sunday Brunch - Bottomless Mimosas & Micheladas

Feb 24 - ongoing

We have one of the best brunches in San Diego. Click on our Menus tab for the full brunch menu. Catch our BOTTOMLESS Mimosas and Micheladas from 10 am to 3 pm & our brunch Happy Hour from 10 am to noon. What better way to end your Sunday with a walk on the beach or a kayaking tour. The options are endless in The Shores!

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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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Museum Month

Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2021
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THE SECRET LA JOLLA TOUR

Jun 24, 2020 - ongoing
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Want to play Torrey Pines Golf Course?

Dec 2, 2020 - ongoing
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Sunday Brunch - Bottomless Mimosas & Micheladas

Feb 24 - ongoing
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Book Now and Parking is Included

Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina
Valid: Sep 3 - ongoing

Book now and receive self-parking for one car per night while enjoying premium views of the Pacific Ocean and San Diego Bay, three lagoon-style pools and onsite water activities including...

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WeekYAY Special Offer at Empress Hotel La Jolla

Empress Hotel of La Jolla
Valid: Oct 5 - Dec 15, 2020

Yay-it's a Weekday and time to save on a San Diego Visit to the Village of La Jolla. Enjoy the restaurants, shops and galleries in the Village and watch a sunset over the Pacific Ocean or a little...

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STAY 3 & SAVE $100

Grande Colonial Hotel
Valid: Oct 5 - Dec 31, 2020

Stay more and save more and find paradise all at the same time…right here in the Village of La Jolla, just a block from the ocean, with our “Stay 3 and Save $100”...

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