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San Diego's Best 3-Stop Brew Hops

Three Self-Guided Brewery Tours Pouring Amazing Craft Beers

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Whale Watching

San Diego's Year Round Whale Watching Schedule

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San Diego's 59-Mile Scenic Drive

Encompassing a good portion of the city's most outstanding attractions, taking San Diego's 59-mile scenic drive is a beautiful way to spend a day.

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Discover San Diego's 7 Natural Wonders

Put on your hiking shoes, grab the camera and explore one of the most diverse and Instagram-worthy regions in the USA.

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Gray Whale Migration Winter/Spring 2020

Dec 1, 2019 - ongoing

Over 20,000 gray whales migrate annually from the summer feeding grounds in the Bering Sea, to the winter grounds of the Baja California lagoons, and back again, along the Southern California coast.

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ARTS DISTRICT Exploration at Liberty Station

Mar 5, 2019 - ongoing

Explore Art in all of its varieties at ART DISTRICT Liberty Station in the historic Naval Training Center. See how buildings formerly used to train sailors has transformed into a thriving community for art, dance, film, music and food!

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Connect with working artists while visiting their studios
Taste local beer and enjoy a delicious snack from one of Liberty Public Market's local eateries
Discover art installations throughout the district, some are in unexpected places
Stand on the same stage where legendary performers entertaned naval recruits
Visit one of the many performing arts organiations throughout the district

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Catalina Island Deep Sea Fishing Day Trip

Mar 1 - ongoing

Catalina Island offers exciting deep sea fishing opportunities. Full day trips travel to Catalina Island daily catching over two dozen different species of fish. Beautiful island backdrops make for a amazing experience.

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Adventure Day Sail on Galleon Replica San Salvador

Jan 7 - ongoing

Maritime Museum of San Diego, with an international reputation for excellence in restoring, maintaining, and operating historic vessels, announces new day sail adventure dates aboard San Salvador, a replica of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo’s ship that arrived at the port we now call San Diego on September 28, 1542. These 4-hour Sailing Adventures are for people who love history, and sailing. Very few people have sailed aboard galleons of the sixteenth century. For locals and visitors alike, we invite you to come aboard the magnificent galleon, San Salvador. No sailing experience required.

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San Diego's Best 3-Stop Brew Hops

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Whale Watching

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San Diego's 59-Mile Scenic Drive

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Discover San Diego's 7 Natural Wonders

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What's On

Gray Whale Migration Winter/Spring 2020

Dec 1, 2019 - ongoing
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ARTS DISTRICT Exploration at Liberty Station

Mar 5, 2019 - ongoing
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Catalina Island Deep Sea Fishing Day Trip

Mar 1 - ongoing
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Adventure Day Sail on Galleon Replica San Salvador

Jan 7 - ongoing
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Tours & Sightseeing

$5 off Harbor Cruise

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Jun 12, 2019 - ongoing

$5 off any one- or two-hour narrated Hornbower Harbor Cruise or Sea Lion Adventure on Hornblower. Sightseeing cruises run daily with 6 cruises each day departing from 970 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego,...

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Save on theme parks with CityPASS!

Southern California CityPASS
Valid: Jan 8 - ongoing

Save time and money while planning your theme park vacation with CityPASS! Create a combination of your favorite theme parks including SeaWorld® San Diego, LEGOLAND® California Resort, San...

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Kids Go Free at Five Star Tours

Five Star Tours & Charter Bus Company
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2019

Voted the best way to see San Diego and its attractions! Five Star Tours provides top notch sightseeing experiences for you and your guests! We have many diverse experiences to enjoy San Diego and its...

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