San Diego’s Most Popular Places

March 29, 2019
popular places in San Diego

When it comes to exploring this sunny, southern California city, you might not be sure where to start. Check out these popular places in San Diego. With extended stays in San Diego, you’ll have enough time to explore everything that San Diego has to offer.

 

Downtown – Seaport Village

The Seaport Village connects San Diego Bay to the bustling core of Downtown San Diego. Seaport Village is a beautiful, 14 acre waterfront complex that includes opportunities for shopping, dining and entertainment all along beautiful views of the bay. Also located at the Seaport Village is the USS Midway Museum. Here, visit the Maritime Museum of SD and learn about the history of the Navy at SD.

 

Gaslamp Quarter

The historic Gaslamp Quarter is located near Downtown SD. It’s the place for bars, restaurants and a fun night out. Consider going on a tour of the area such as the Brothels, Bites and Booze tour where you’ll learn about the history of the area, SD’s role in the prohibition area and more.

 

Little Italy

For authentic Italian, look no further than Little Italy. The area features some of the best restaurants, wine bars and breweries in San Diego. The area is also known for a fantastic Farmer’s Market that takes place on Saturdays from 8am to 2pm.

 

Balboa Park

Located with Little Italy to the West and the Gaslamp Quarter to the South, Balboa Park is nestled in a prime location of San Diego. Balboa Park is a 1,200 acre piece of land that is home to the SD Zoo, museums, gardens, beautiful architecture and more. It’s a fun area to explore and close to other nearby areas as well.