What to Do around The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
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The Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego has a rich and varied history that includes a bit of Wild West flair. It's full of beautiful, historic buildings that currently house tucked-away farm to table restaurants, hidden boutiques, hip places to have a drink, and galleries.
San Diego, CA, USA
San Diego has become one of California's craft beer destinations. With around 85 craft beer companies, you can say that San Diegans love their brews! Sign up for one of the dozens of beer tours, or visit Bottlecraft in either North Park or Little...
404 Third Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Many visitors to San Diego may not be aware of the influence of Chinese immigrants. In the 1860s, Chinese people were settling by the San Diego bay, and having brought commercial fishing to these shores. And, a portion of the Stingaree district,...
Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
The Gaslamp Quarter, located in the heart of downtown San Diego, has come a long way since its start in 1867. It is home to some of the finest restaurants in San Diego, and is an ideal place to spend an entertaining weekend. Go shopping at The...
7036, 660 K St, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
910 Broadway Cir, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
What better way to tour the Gaslamp district of San Diego than with a group of friends or your family? These fun group bikes can be rented out for parties of up to 14 people. There are four non-pedaling seats, and 10 pedaling seats. As you pedal,...
2220 India St, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
If you and your friends are looking for something interesting and different to do in the Gaslamp in San Diego, you should definitely sign up for the "Brothels, Booze and Bites" culinary tour. As the name suggests, the tour includes food and beer...
Balboa Park, San Diego, CA, USA
Balboa park is a landscape of arts and culture in San Diego, including museums, such as The Natural History Museum, and the Museum of Photographic Arts. The photo above is of the large koi pond outside the botanical garden house. It makes for a...
2461 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110, USA
The Ghostly Tours in History walking tour in the Gaslamp is a fun way to learn some of the interesting history of the area. The tour is only an hour long, and you will walk around a few blocks while the tour guide points out historic buildings...
100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
If you love being out by the ocean at night and want something unique for the whole family, definitely sign up for a grunion run experience with the Birch Aquarium. It's especially awesome for kids. Grunion are silver fish about 4 or 5 inches long...
400 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
San Diego is so pretty at night, with the lights reflecting in the water. If you're staying downtown, just head over to Sea Port Village to the North and/or South Embarcadero Parks. Both parks encircle the Embarcadero Marina. Personally, I think...
200 W Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
The Children's Museum in the Gaslamp is a multilevel building full of wonderful things for kids to do. Don't let the title 'museum' fool you into thinking this is some stuffy place where you look at things. This is a multidimensional experience...
2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
If you're short on time, don't think you are going to be able to see everything. I've been here many times, for hours each time, and it wasn't until the seventh visit that I finally saw all of the exhibits. I recommend picking some points of...
410 Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
The William Heath Davis House, located in the Gaslamp, is also home to the Gaslamp Historical Society. This is the oldest standing structure in the Gaslamp. This house was actually built on the East coast and brought over to San Diego in 1850. The...
2215 Pan American Rd E, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
The Japanese Friendship Garden is a beautiful Japanese garden that represents the Japanese philosophy of the universe and its elements. There's a koi pond, a rock garden, and a little area in the back where you can see some beautiful bonsai trees....
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