What To Do

Known for its near-idyllic climate, sand and surf, and dazzling array of world-class family attractions, San Diego offers a wide variety of things to see and do, appealing to guests from around the world.

Restaurants Restaurants
San Diego is a culinary treasure, boasting some of the finest restaurants Southern California has to offer. Best of all, many of these unique dining experiences, are close by the Convention Center. Whether you are in the mood for a candlelit Italian restaurant, a casual seafood restaurant with an ocean view, a festive Mexican restaurant or a lively pub, you'll find it here.

Bars & Nightlife Bars & Nightlife
In addition to being a great place to host any event, San Diego enjoys an exciting nightlife scene. The Gaslamp Quarter, a 16-block urban paradise features diverse nightclubs, lounges and live music venues all within walking distance, directly across the street from the Convention Center. The region boasts nearly 600 bars and nightlife attractions that are perfect for soaking in the sights and sounds of San Diego.

Attractions & Activities Attractions & Activities
San Diego has an amazing array of cultural and leisure attractions suited to fit your special interests and to give you a fun-filled vacation. There’s so much to see and do in San Diego you won’t want to leave.

Arts & Culture Arts & Culture
San Diego has one of the most diverse cultural landscapes in the nation. Beneath our laid-back exterior you’ll find top-notch theater, the largest collection of museums west of the Mississippi, and a world-class symphony and opera scene. Whether you’re enjoying an inspiring performance by a local artist or exploring one of our noted art museums; you won’t be disappointed.

Shopping Shopping
Want to shop until you drop? San Diego's retail scene and shopping malls have everything you can imagine. Shopping in San Diego can easily become a day long adventure with our amazing array of boutiques, clothing and apparel stores and San Diego outlet malls.

Events Calendar Events Calendar
Find out what's happening in San Diego during your visit.

Gaslamp Quarter Gaslamp Quarter
The historic Gaslamp Quarter is the city's hottest dining and entertainment area for visitors and locals alike.

Family Fun Family Fun
Welcome to fun central!! San Diego offers exciting attractions sure to please visitors of all ages.

Beaches Beaches
A trip to San Diego just isn't complete unless you've combed our beautiful beaches.

Golf Golf
With over 90 courses located throughout the region, San Diego has quickly become a golf lover's delight.

Tours & Sightseeing Tours & Sightseeing
You'll need more than one pair of eyes to see everything that San Diego has to offer.

Sports & Recreation Sports & Recreation
San Diego is home to the San Diego Padres and Chargers making our city the perfect playground for sports enthusiasts.

Spas & Salons Spas & Salons
Pamper yourself and get ready for the ultimate San Diego experience.

Gyms & Running Routes Gyms & Running Routes
Downtown San Diego offers everything you need to keep in shape during your stay here.
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