Amazing Beaches and Attractions of San Diego

San Diego, California is a must-see city to visit during 2016! San Diego is a great vacation destination to kick off the new year because of their many attractions and fantastic beaches. As January is usually a cold month, San Diego will give you sun, waves, and smiles that will rejuvenate you and start you off to a great new year. Here are the top attractions and beaches to visit while in San Diego:

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Amazing Beaches:

  • Pacific Beach– Find surf shops, famous white sand beaches with crystal clear waters, piers, boardwalks, fantastic fishing, fresh/local dining, and nightlife at Pacific Beach , which offers the Crystal Pier.
  • Ocean Beach– Ocean Beach has the longest pier in Southern California and Dog Beach where dogs run free!
  • La Jolla Cove A somewhat hidden gem with calm waters, caves and a breathtaking view- perfect for snorkeling, kayaking and diving!
  • Bellmont Park/Mission Beach-Visit Belmont Park, San Diego’s beach front amusement park with free admission! Ride all the thrilling rides, enjoy dining, shopping, or relax in the sands of Mission Beach.
  • Coronado Island/BeachCoronado Island is consistently voted one of the best beaches in the US and is known for the San Diego- Coronado Bridge and the historic Hotel del Coronad. This small town has elegant gardens, old-world mansions, unique shops, dining and more.
  • Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve & Beach– Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Beach remains one of the wildest stretches of land on Southern California coast with stunning overlooks and trails that lead to a beautiful beach.
  • Harbor Cruises and Whale Watching– Enjoy the best sightseeing in San Diego Bay. Hornblower’s San Diego boat tours offer natural wildlife viewing and sightseeing of world-renowned landmarks. The Port of San Diego offers many restaurants, attractions, cruises and more. For the cruise schedule and list of attractions, click here.

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Attractions:

When planning a trip to San Diego, make sure to get the most out of your travel experience by saving and staying with budget-friendly and pet friendly Red Roof Inns. Choose from Red Roof Inn San Diego – Downtown or Red Roof Inn San Diego – Pacific Beach/SeaWorld Area. Both locations are 8 miles or less away from the San Diego International Airport. Plan your vacation today!

Safe travels and happy adventures!

-Katie

 

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