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Activities and Restaurants

With plenty of outdoor attractions to explore and beautiful year-round weather, our city is a great destination for your vacation.

While some of San Diego’s major attractions are still temporarily closed, there are still plenty of outdoor attractions to enjoy in a safe way. Hot spots like Mission Bay, the Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, Balboa Park, and the San Diego Zoo are open and easy to enjoy while staying socially distanced.

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Fishing Charters

Fishing Charters

Head to the marinas lining Americas Cup Harbor to find a number of fishing charters ready to whisk you on ocean-bound adventures for anywhere from half a day to several days. Hit the water in search of deep-water fish like yellowtail, bluefin tuna, marlin, and dorado. You’ll enjoy a relaxing excursion surrounded by the splendor of the sea, one of San Diego’s best natural assets.

Water Sports

Water Sports

San Diego holds a lot in store for active types who love water sports of all kinds. Equipment rental companies can be found along the waterfront in both Shelter Island and Harbor Island. From stand-up paddle boards and kayaks to flyboards and hydroflyers, you have plenty of thrilling options. Jet skis and boat rentals are ever-popular too. As you’ll see, San Diego Bay is one of the best places in town to hit the water, thanks to calm waters and impressive views.

Balboa Park

Balboa Park

The jewel in San Diego’s crown, Balboa Park spans 1,200 beautiful acres — yet it’s so much more than an expansive green space. Within this huge plot of land you’ll find multiple museums, walking paths, gardens, trails, recreational facilities, and theaters. Even the beloved San Diego Zoo makes its home here. Most weekend visitors gather near El Prado Complex, a historic district showcasing the park’s best examples of Spanish Colonial Revival architecture. Located 5 miles from the hotel.

1549 El Prado.

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

Comprising 230 acres filled with historic sites, restaurants, shops, and museums, Old Town is your chance to see San Diego as it looked in its earliest days. This charmingly vintage district is considered the birthplace of California, and its aesthetic harks back to the early Mexican-American period. Stroll around this outdoor living history museum to learn more about the city’s history, see well-preserved structures, and enjoy your many choices for shopping and dining. Located 3 miles from the hotel.

(619) 220-5422, 4002 Wallace Street. 

Liberty Station

Liberty Station

Visitors to San Diego could easily spend a whole day strolling around the Liberty Station commercial district, which includes retailers, a waterfront park, arts and culture organizations housed in historic buildings, and the famous Liberty Public Market, open seven days a week. Sample a variety of foods, shop locally made crafts, and enjoy local IPAs in this bustling throwback market. Located 1.5 miles from the hotel.

(619) 756-7992, 2820 Historic Decatur Road.

USS Midway Museum

USS Midway Museum

You’ll never forget the first time you spot the gargantuan USS Midway Museum, housed in a historical naval aircraft carrier docked in the bay in the Embarcadero district. Once the country’s longest-serving aircraft carrier, this massive vessel has been converted into a museum that displays a huge collection of aircraft. It features a theater, flight simulators, and a range of tours. Located less than 5 miles from the hotel.

(619) 544-9600, 910 N Harbor Drive.

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Shelter Island

A skinny strip of land jutting out into San Diego Bay, Shelter Island is lined with an expansive marina on one side and scenic bayfront walkway on the other. Shoreline Park spans a mile along the bay and boasts a public fishing pier, a boat ramp, restrooms, and even a sandy beach. This is a prime spot for those twinkling skyline views. Bali Hai, a Polynesian restaurant famous for its island décor and mai tai cocktails, sits at one end of the island, while the Friendship Bell Monument, donated by the city of Yokohama, sits at the other. Located less than a mile from the hotel.

Cabrillo National Monument

Cabrillo National Monument

Standing at the southern point of Point Loma Peninsula, this national monument commemorates Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo and is designated a California Historical Landmark. The views are spectacular from this vantage point, which overlooks San Diego’s harbor and skyline, not to mention far-off parts of Mexico. Visit the museum, the Old Point Loma Lighthouse, or the tidepools near the monument. Located 4 miles from the hotel.

(619) 523-4285, 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr.

Sunset cliffs in San Diego

Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

The premier spot to catch a famous San Diego sunset, Sunset Cliffs attracts daily spectators to its craggy shores. This stunning coastal environment spans more than a mile along Point Loma’s western shore and includes everything from hidden caves and sandy beaches to unique coastal vegetation. A drive along Sunset Cliffs Boulevard is a must for those looking to take in the panoramic views in one fell swoop. Located less than 2 miles from the hotel.

(619) 525-8213, Sunset Cliffs Boulevard, Point Loma.

Northside Shack Point Loma

Northside Shack Point Loma

Northside Shack Point Loma: A Community Oriented, Beverage Bar in Point Loma, Specializing in Custom Blends and Creative Bowls.

Mr. Moto Pizza Point Loma

Mr. Moto Pizza Point Loma

Mr. Moto Pizza Point Loma: The New York style-pizza house is ready to demonstrate its know-how and prepare for you the most delicious pies, a perfect blend of the old and new world and a novel way of looking at pizza.

Point Loma Fish Shop

Point Loma Fish Shop

Point Loma Fish Shop: A favorite of locals and visitors to Southern California, the menu at Fish Shop is uniquely tailored, offering a boatload of fresh seafood selections to choose from. Come in and build-your-own taco, sandwich, salad, or plate by selecting your cut of fish, sides, and marinade.