With its great weather, miles of sandy beaches, and major attractions, San Diego is known worldwide as one of the best tourist destinations. When making your travel plans, you may want to consider extending your stay to experience all this great city has to offer … from shopping, dining and gambling to family-friendly attractions.
Indulge in some retail therapy
Stroll the many outdoor shopping malls and outlet centers, poke around at vintage antique stores and quaint neighborhood boutiques, or discover hand crafted artisan treasures at the weekly farmers markets.
Lady luck has a spot at the table for you
Developed by Native Americans on their tribal lands, San Diego's casinos reflect another facet of the rich cultural diversity in this region. With a thriving community of 18 tribes, San Diego has the largest tribal concentration of any single county in the U.S. —many of them contributing in the region's successful gaming business.
From exotic animals to thrilling rides, you’ll find it all here
San Diego is home to many of Southern California’s top attractions, with plenty of options for adventure-seeking, fun-loving explorers and families. Have a close encounter with an exotic animal. Take a wild ride down a 375-foot water slide. Step aboard a real aircraft carrier. Or even take a day trip to Disneyland, just a short drive north to Anaheim.
Take time for yourself, you won't regret it
San Diego offers a myriad of spa sanctuaries where you can do yoga in a eucalyptus grove, enjoy a massage in a seaside cabana, sit under a Roman waterfall, learn to meditate, walk a labyrinth, soak in a hydrotub, relax during a beer-and-pretzel pedicure and more.
Find Your Perfect Beach
Discover the best beaches for families and off-leash dogs, beaches coveted by the world’s top surfers and the best beaches for bonfires, bike rides, tide pooling and more. Get out to explore some of the finest beaches and bays in the world.