San Diegans love an active lifestyle, and the action sports culture has influenced everything -- from the way we speak and dress to the local music and art scene. Actions sports industry leaders, like skateboard legend Tony Hawk, or the Flying Tomato, Shaun White, have both established their homes and headquarters here. Action sports aficionados from around the world gather at San Diego's beaches and bays, skate parks, boardwalks and BMX tracks for carefree holidays and high-performance competitions.
Visitors of all ages and experience levels can get in on the action, whether it's a leisurely family bike ride on the Mission Beach boardwalk, or an adrenaline-fueled weekend of off-roading in the backcountry deserts and dunes. Whatever your interest, be it rock climbing or hang-gliding, there are specialty shops and specialized facilities all over San Diego that can provide the equipment, instruction and advice you need to get out there and get rowdy.
Browse the articles and listings below to incorporate action sports like surfing, skateboarding, hang gliding or mountain biking into your next San Diego vacation.
Reserve online or just walk in. A great way to take a bike ride right on the water in America's Cup Harbor, San Diego Bay. Have off our tandem or single bikes. Check in at Disco's Paddle...
Walk-ins only. Every Tuesday throughout the year. A great way to experience beautiful Mission Bay on hydrobikes at half the price. Check in at Aqua Adventures, 1548 Quivira Way, San Diego, CA...
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