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San Diego's Historic Gaslamp Quarter

CHASE THE GOOD VIBES IN THIS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HOTSPOT

From sun-soaked shores to bright urban adventures, San Diego is the ultimate beach city. Explore more than 70 miles of stunning coastline, numerous state parks and 100 unique neighbourhoods, each with their own vibe. Raise a glass in North Park and discover why San Diego is considered the Craft Beer Capital of America. Fuel up in Little Italy, San Diego's buzziest foodie hub. Head to downtown's Gaslamp Quarter for the best nightlife scene on the U.S. West Coast: 16 blocks of bars, restaurants and nightclubs. Hike through Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve for breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. Then head to Balboa Park - the largest urban cultural park in North America - to admire the gardens, museums and architecture. Experience the distinct influence of the neighbouring Mexican Baja region throughout San Diego in everything from buildings to food to art. San Diego is the perfect holiday destination for British travelers in search of sunshine and new experiences. Your next adventure awaits in San Diego, California’s ultimate beach city.

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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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Nine Arts Districts - One Vibrant City

While you might be thinking about coming to San Diego to lounge on the beach or party in the Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego invites you to also discover its creative side.

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Where to Surf in San Diego

If you're already a devoted surfer, you'll find a variety of different waves and conditions along San Diego's 70 miles of open ocean coastline to beacon you to paddle out. If you're a beginner, San Diego is an ideal place to learn to hang ten.

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San Diego’s Rich Maritime Heritage

Ever since Spanish ships first sailed into the natural harbor under command of Portuguese explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo in 1542, San Diego Bay has played welcome host to visitors.

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Find Your Perfect Beach

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.

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7 Award-Winning Restaurants and Chefs

San Diego punches well above its weight when it comes to restaurants and chefs with heavy-hitting credentials.

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Dine Diego

Sep 15 - Oct 15, 2020

San Diego’s favorite foodie event, San Diego Restaurant Week will take a break this September.  Instead, Dine Diego (presented by San Diego Restaurant Week), will run September 15 through October 15, 2020.  Dine Diego will feature San Diego’s top eateries showcasing all the current offerings for outdoor dining, to-go options and unique in-house promotions.

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Old Town, Tequila and Tortillas Tour

Nov 29, 2019 - ongoing

Get a taste of Mexico in San Diego’s most historic neighborhood! Explore the origins of the birthplace of California as you sample local delicacies such as handmade tortillas and tacos and sip some of the world’s best tequilas.

Tour Highlights

Explore San Diego’s most historic neighborhood

Gain a unique insight into Mexican culture in the region by exploring the Old Town’s adobes, shops, and church

Take a short hike up Presidio Hill to where Europeans first settled over 250 years ago.

Sample handmade tortillas from authentic tortilla makers and try some traditional street tacos

Choose from a vast selection of tequila varieties at an authentic tequileria that boasts a collection of thousands in its museum

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Wine, Beer, or Spirits Dinner Tasting Party

Nov 4, 2019 - ongoing

This fabulous interactive party includes AMPLE TASTES of fine craft beverages paired with tantalizing gourmet appetizers and seasonal menu favorites!

You can also add a GUIDED WALK through the beautiful SD town of La Jolla before or after the party!

PERFECT for a romantic date night, wedding parties, corporate events, birthdays, and everyday!

Wine/Beer/Spirits Tasting Party Includes:*

• Approx. 2 hour** VIP interactive party.
• Wine, Beer, or Spirits pairings for each course.
• A guided historic walk of scenic La Jolla by-the-sea (by request and subject to availability).
• 4-Course Luncheon or Dinner (including dessert!).
• Tasting tips, trivia, and prizes!
• Complete coordination by San Diego Beer, Wine & Spirits Tours.

 

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Pure Project 2021 Cellar Cyndicate Membership Sale

Sep 22 - Sep 24, 2020

Pure Project's 2021 Cellar Cyndicate Membership goes on sale on Tuesday, September 22nd at 10am! They will remain on sale until September 24th at 11:59pm PST, OR when memberships sell out.
The Cellar Cyndicate Membership is priced at $250 (+tax & Eventbrite Fee).


2021 membership benefits, which are designed for one person, will commence on January 1st, 2021, and conclude on December 31st, 2021.


There are a limited number of memberships, so be sure to get yours while you can.


Check out all the details on the membership below:

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What's Hot

7 Ways to make a Splash in San Diego

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Nine Arts Districts - One Vibrant City

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Where to Surf in San Diego

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Planning Tips

San Diego’s Rich Maritime Heritage

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Find Your Perfect Beach

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7 Award-Winning Restaurants and Chefs

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Dine Diego

Sep 15 - Oct 15, 2020
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Old Town, Tequila and Tortillas Tour

Nov 29, 2019 - ongoing
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Wine, Beer, or Spirits Dinner Tasting Party

Nov 4, 2019 - ongoing
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Pure Project 2021 Cellar Cyndicate Membership Sale

Sep 22 - Sep 24, 2020
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Getting Here

San Diego by Air

  • Direct from London: Getting to San Diego is a whole lot easier thanks to British Airways' daily nonstop flight from London's Heathrow Airport (LHR) to San Diego (SAN).
  • Via Frankfurt (FRA): Lufthansa flies to San Diego 5 times per week via their Frankfurt hub. Connect via FRA for ease of entry into the US, as the SAN Customs process is much faster than most other US entry points.
  • Connecting Flights: As the 8th largest city in the United States, San Diego is serviced with daily flights from all major domestic hubs including New York, Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Los Angeles and more.

San Diego via Ground

  • California: San Diego is the perfect place to start or end your American holiday. Los Angeles, ~120 miles north, is easily accessible by car or train with about a two hour travel time. Plan around half a day of ground travel time to San Francisco, ~500 miles north.
  • Mexico: Make your holiday a two-nation vacation by taking a day trip or tour to Tijuana, Via de Guadalupe or Ensenada, Mexico. The International Border is ~20 miles south of Downtown San Diego.
  • Las Vegas: If you're planning on visiting the Las Vegas Strip, ~435 miles northeast, plan around 6 hours of travel time by car.

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