San Diego Activities | San Diego Visitor’s Guide

There is a near endless list of things to do in San Diego. Our San Diego Visitor’s Guide includes just a few recommendations for some of the best things to do in San Diego during your next visit.

San Diego has an unmistakable energy you can feel. It is the mix of energy from the Downtown San Diego nightlife and the chill vibes from the beach towns along the coast.  

As you walk through Downtown San Diego or explore the beautiful parks and beaches of San Diego, La Jolla and beyond – one thing is sure, there is always something to do, see and experience in San Diego.

Please use our San Diego Visitor’s Guide below to help plan your visit to San Diego. 

Should you have any questions about enjoying any of the San Diego Activities listed below, please contact our Concierge and they will be happy to assist you, call: 619-814-5700 or Email.

Visit Sea Caves with a Kayaking & Snorkel Tour

Exploring the beautiful Sea Caves of La Jolla Cove with a Kayak & Snorkel Tour is one of the most popular San Diego Things to do.

These Kayak Tours often combine a Snorkel Tour that allows guests to explore the beautiful coastal cliffs, surf, beaches and sea life; including Sea Lions, Seals, Rays, Lobster, Pelicans, Garibaldi fish, Leopard Sharks and much more...

San Diego Day Trips

Taking one of these great San Diego Day Trips is a great way to explore and enjoy more of what Southern California has to offer!

When you visit San Diego, taking a day trip to get away from the perfect weather, beautiful beaches, great activities and fantastic restaurants may not be at the top of your list of ‘things to do’ but there are many great destinations you can explore that are a short Day Trip away.

Here are a few...

Visiting San Diego Beaches

San Diego is known for its amazing weather and there is no better way to enjoy the near perfect weather than a day, or two visiting San Diego Beaches! Enjoying the surf, sun and sand is one of the most popular San Diego Activities.

Whether you’re visiting San Diego with family, significant other or getting together with friends for an exciting San Diego vacation, you must consider taking part in one of the top San Diego Activities – playing on San Diego Beaches...

Visit La Jolla Village & Cove - San Diego Activities

Visit La Jolla Village & Cove, one of California’s most beautiful seaside villages and coastal parks and one of the most popular San Diego Activities.

La Jolla Village & La Jolla Cove is considered one of California’s most beautiful beachside communities.

This picturesque seaside community is made up of 7 miles of coastline along the Pacific Ocean and is in north county of San Diego off I-5 freeway and 14 miles from the San Diego Airport.  La...

Visit San Diego Bay

A visit to San Diego Bay is one of the most popular things to do in San Diego! Come spend the day enjoying exciting water sports, relaxing parks, sandy beaches and more!

San Diego Bay is located just blocks from The Keating Hotel – so ‘fun on the bay is just blocks away!’

San Diego Bay is considered one of the best natural harbors in North America. Colonized by Spain in 1769, the San Diego Bay was used as a base headquarters for U.S. Navy Ships until the Unites...

Visit Balboa Park

San Diego’s Balboa Park is one of the most popular San Diego Activities and it is home to stunning art exhibits, museums, nature displays, live entertainment & music and the San Diego Zoo!

San Diego’s Balboa Park offers an ever-changing calendar of San Diego Museum exhibits, plays, concerts, musicals, and classes, all within one stunning and timeless location...

Visit Temecula Wineries

A Day Trip to Temecula to enjoy the amazing Wineries is a wonderful way to discover another side of San Diego away from the beaches.

Of course you can spend days discovering the beautiful beaches, attractions and activities in and around San Diego but if you would like to discover something away from San Diego and if you are lover of great wine than a visit to the wineries of Temecula is a great idea.

Temecula Wineries

Visit the San Diego Zoo

The San Diego Zoo is considered one of the best Zoo’s in the world, with over 3,700 animals, expansive educational center and ‘hands on’ exhibits, this makes it one of the most popular San Diego Activities.

A visit to the San Diego Zoo is sure to be on the top of the list for almost any visitor to our sunny coastal community.

The San Diego Zoo is located within San Diego’s Balboa Park, another top San Diego Activity that includes museums, restaurants, exhibits, live music and more.

The San Diego Zoo...

Enjoy a Whale Watching Tour - San Diego Activities

Witness one of the most exciting natural migrations of Humpback Whales, and other species of Whales and Dolphins as they travel north and south along the California coast. Whale Watching is one of the most popular San Diego Activities.

One of nature’s most beautiful sights is watching a pod of Humpback Whales, Gray Whales or Dolphins as they play among the waves and breach the surface of the beautiful blue ocean and crash down in spectacular fashion...

San Diego Harbor Cruise

A San Diego Harbor Cruise is a great way to enjoy a tour along the Pacific Coast in the San Diego Bay as you have a unique view of the stunning San Diego Skyline.

The Keating Hotel is just a few blocks away from San Diego Bay and exciting San Diego Activities like a harbor cruise.  

Several top-rated companies offer San Diego Harbor Cruises with professionally narrated excursions on beautiful San Diego Bay.  Cruises are operated year-round and give you the...

Visit Old Town San Diego

San Diego’s Old Town is considered the “birthplace of California,” and is the site of the first permanent Spanish settlement in California. A visit to this amazing destination is one of the most popular San Diego Activities.

Old Town gives San Diego visitors and residents a glimpse of what life was like in the early days of San Diego, with Museums, Restaurants, Shopping and other gathering places available to present a near-authentic view of those times...

Visit Gaslamp Quarter

One of the best things about staying at The Keating is that you will be in the heart of the famous Gaslamp Quarter home to great restaurants, nightclubs, shops and more.

San Diego is known for the beautiful beaches and perfect weather…but there is something else San Diego is known for…the famous Gaslamp Quarter.

The Gaslamp Quarter is a wonderful 16 square block area of downtown San Diego that is home to great restaurants, nightclubs, comedy clubs, shops, Spreckels...

Visit San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Let’s get wild! Spend the day interacting with wild animals, birds, monkeys & more at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. A day at the San Diego Safari Park is one of the most popular San Diego Activities.

The San Diego Zoo Safari Park is spread out to replicate the natural environment of the various animals, in contrast to many Zoo exhibits that feature animals in small cages and habitats...