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LGBTQ+ Travel Guide

San Diego's LGBTQ+ friendly community welcomes all visitors throughout the county

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Sunny San Diego not only describes the weather, but the disposition of the locals. And no community embodies this more than the LGBTQ+ scene. One of the top LGBTQ+ destinations in the country, San Diego welcomes people of all stripes and types with open arms. The community meets the world with energy, enthusiasm, and true joy de vivre. Hillcrest is the heart of the action, where there is always something fun to see and do. From the CityFest Street Fair to Hillcrest Mardi Gras to the grandest party of them all—Pride—Hillcrest hums with activity all year. Though San Diego doesn’t see much rain, rainbows are aplenty. The LGBTQ+ friendliness stretches wide beyond Hillcrest. Neighborhoods from University Heights to South Park to Ocean Beach house queer-owned businesses, host LGBTQ events, and welcome everyone with warmth.

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LGBTQ+ Friendly Bars, Clubs and Nightlife in San Diego

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Where to Eat and Drink in Hillcrest, Bankers Hill, and Balboa Park

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Everyone Needs A Flight Plan! 2-for-1 Wine Tasting

Gianni Buonomo Vintners
Valid: Dec 9, 2019 - ongoing

Our urban winery in Ocean Beach is a short 13 minute Uber or Lyft ride from San Diego International Airport! That means we have the pleasure of pouring wine almost every afternoon for people on...

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Choose Your Spa Moment

Fairmont Grand Del Mar
Valid: Jan 23 - ongoing

  Discover a world of beauty and wellness at The Center For Wellbeing. Book the Choose Your Spa Moment Package and receive a $100 Spa Credit with a minimum two-night stay. As you surrender...

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Beach and Breakfast Package

Pacific Terrace Hotel
Valid: Dec 30, 2019 - ongoing

Enjoy the fresh ocean breeze and the sound of crashing waves as you start your day dining poolside. Book this exclusive offer for two for only $5 more per day and add a delicious element to your...

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Museum Month

San Diego Museum Council
Feb 1 - Feb 29, 2020

San Diego area residents and visitors are in for a special treat in February! Pick up your Museum Month discount pass at any of the libraries listed at the bottom of this page or when you stay at...

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San Diego Crew Classic

Apr 4 - Apr 6, 2020

Regarded as the first major regatta of the year, the San Diego Crew Classic brings together thousands of athletes from more than 100 universities, clubs and high school programs across the United...

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La Jolla Concours D'Elegance

Apr 17 - Apr 19, 2020

La Jolla California is proud to welcome the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance presented by LPL Financial and Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty back to the jewel of the West Coast on of...

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