San Diego is one of the most popular tourist destinations. People come from all over the world to explore the great city of San Diego. San Diego is home to several sports teams, countless beaches, historical buildings, and endless sunshine.
We are going to look at some activities that you can do while you are hear in sunny San Diego! The first thing you should do when you get here is to pick a pair of sunglasses. They don’t call it sunny San Diego for no reason!
The San Diego Beaches
After you get a pair of sunglasses, you will be ready to hit one of San Diego’s thirty-three beaches. With seventy miles of coast-line and year round sunshine, San Diego is the perfect destination for a beach day.
You could start your day off in La Jolla, known as the jewel of San Diego. There you can take a kayaking tour and explore its clear waters and many caves. Then you can head a little south to Mission Beach where there are countless beach rentals, which offer surfboards, bikes, and stand-up paddleboards.
Don’t know how to surf? Sign up for a surf lesson and experience something incredible. With your bike rental you can ride up and down the long stretch of boardwalk while taking in the breathtaking sunset that often occurs on the coastline.
A Piece of History in San Diego
Another great thing to do and place to see in San Diego is Coronado Island. One of the awesome attractions Coronado has to offer is Hotel Del Coronado. Hotel Del is a luxurious beachfront hotel that was opened in 1887 and is the second largest wooden structure in the United States. It is also considered a National Historical Landmark. It has been the hotel for numerous presidents and celebrities, it is a must see.
While in Coronado be sure to check out the Coronado Summer Concert series and the Art-in-the-park event. Listen to music, enjoy a picnic, and browse local artwork in a beautiful setting.
The Gaslamp Quarter
Another place to check out while in San Diego is the Gaslamp Quarter. You can stroll the historical sixteen and a half blocks in the heart of downtown San Diego. The Gaslamp quarter is known to be the old stomping grounds of the legendary Wyatt Earp.
This area is home to countless restaurants and bars. In these restaurants you will often find interesting dishes, incredible drinks, live music, and dancing. While walking you will come across some of San Diego’s oldest historical restored Victorian buildings.
Don’t feel like walking? Board a trolley tour that will take you up and down the streets of Downtown San Diego and the Gaslamp Quarter. At the end of it all you can buy a ticket it to a San Diego Padres game in Petco Park that is in the Gaslamp area.
If you’re looking for a great steakhouse while you’re in the Gaslamp Quarter, there are many to choose from such as Greystone the Steakhouse and Donovan’s Steakhouse. San Diego also offers some of the finest Italian Cuisine as well as fish right out of the Pacific Ocean. When it comes to food, the Gaslamp Quarter has a variety to choose from.
These are just a few things that San Diego has to offer. There are so many other countless activities that you can do and enjoy while in sunny San Diego. Come on out to San Diego and check out everything we have to offer!