San Diego vacations are among the most popular in all of California. There are so many things to do that it is more often than not difficult to fit them all in a week-long vacation. Whether you hope to bond with the locals or don your tourist shoes, here are a few options for your San Diego Vacation.
Main Attractions: It is widely-known that San Diego has some of the best attractions for travelers and visitors. You can visit one of the many amusement locations such as the San Diego Zoo, Wild Animal Park, SeaWorld San Diego, Legoland and more. If you are traveling to San Diego for the first time from various corners of the globe, these are some of the best places to experience while you are in town.
Secondary Attractions: For those of you that have a little more time to spend, have been here before, or hope to avoid the main tourist attractions, you might want to stay closer to the heart of the city. Mission Beach is home to not only beautiful sand, but also the popular Belmont Park, complete with a Ferris Wheel and rollercoaster. You can find many locals scattered about the beachfront houses and sandy shores in Mission Beach all day and night. For dining and entertainment, head down to the Historic Gaslamp Quarter for a great time. Located downtown, the Gaslamp is always full of locals and visitors alike having a great time in the heart of the city.
A Day in Pacific Beach: Whether you want to spend a day at the beach, rent tandem bikes, or close the night at a laid-back beach bar, Pacific Beach is the place to be. There are plenty of things to do from dawn to long after dusk. Start your day with a walk, jog, or bike ride along the strand of beach that runs into Mission Beach, and stop for breakfast at one of the popular beach cafes in the area. Then head out for a relaxing day at the beach; you can even pack a picnic or just stop at one of the many sushi or burrito places for lunch. Get your night started early with happy hour deals on Grand or Garnet, and then head out for a night of drinks and dancing at one of the many bars in the area. If you’re hungry for a midnight snack, stop in to one of the many taco shops and burrito stands before heading home. Pacific Beach can be an all-day affair or a just simple stop during your stay in San Diego. There are plenty of beach hotels and rentals as well, so you can have a place to crash just a few minutes away from all of the action.
So whether you choose Pacific Beach, Mission Beach, The Gaslamp Quarter, or the main attractions, your San Diego vacation is sure to be full of exciting activities.