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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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La Jolla Half Marathon & Shores 5K

Apr 28, 2019

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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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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SeaWorld's Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival

Mar 9 - Apr 28, 2019

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 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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La Jolla Half Marathon & Shores 5K

Apr 28, 2019
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2019 Annual Over The Line Tourney

Jul 13 - Jul 14, 2019
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SeaWorld's Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival

Mar 9 - Apr 28, 2019
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La Valencia Hotel
Valid: Jan 9 - ongoing

Upgrade to our Bed & Breakfast Package by adding $20 to any standard room rate, and get a $50 credit toward breakfast.

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1906 Lodge at Coronado Beach
Valid: May 1 - May 31, 2019

1906 Lodge is celebrating its 10-year anniversary! Join the celebration and get 15% off reservations from May 1-31st To honor the celebration of our 10 year anniversary, we invite you to stay at...

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Wow Your Sweetheart with a Wine Country Tour!

San Diego Beer, Wine & Spirits Tours
Valid: Dec 17, 2018 - ongoing

Want to "WOW" someone special with a romantic getaway? There's nothing more romantic than wine tasting with your sweetheart in San Diego's picturesque Wine Country! Our most premiere tour, the...

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