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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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America’s Finest Pride Parade and Celebration

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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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Fill-it Friday

Pali Wine Co
Valid: Apr 16, 2019 - ongoing

Every Friday, enjoy a $1 glass of tap wine when you fill your growler!

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Suite Arrival

Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa
Valid: Jun 5 - ongoing

Extend your stay in a spacious suite full of California comfort at Estancia La Jolla and enjoy a complimentary third night plus waived fees. This La Jolla hotel suite package is a savings of over...

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Four Points by Sheraton San Diego - SeaWorld
Valid: Jun 5, 2019 - ongoing

Qualified government employees and military personnel are eligible for special rates and offers. Federal Government and Military rate include daily $30 food & beverage credit and complimentary...

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Balboa Park December Nights

Balboa Park
Dec 6 - Dec 7, 2019

Balboa Park December Nights brings families and friends together to spread holiday joy and kick-off the "most wonderful time of the year" with lights and more!

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San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

Dec 27, 2019

Don't miss America's Finest Bowl Experience! This signature San Diego event annually showcases a thrilling game between some of college football’s most competitive conferences, the Big Ten and...

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Gray Whale Migration Winter/Spring 2020

Newport Landing Whale Watching
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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