Top 10 Things to Do While in San Diego

We have asked from the best, our clients and SDSS team design a list of things to do while visiting San Diego. 1. Take a surf lesson at San Diego Surf School, nestled in North Pacific Beach and only minutes away from La Jolla, Mission Beach roller coaster and Pacific Beach Crystal Pier. 2. Spend a day in La Jolla, minutes from San Diego Surf School to enjoy the magnificent scenery and panoramic ocean views. Enjoy a walk to La Jolla Cove and experience the sites of the bright orange iridescent Garibaldi- California state fish. Snorkeling, swimming, or a picnic are a great way to spend the day at the cove. Visitors enjoy the great culinary options to finish up the day with seafood, pubs, or even a great burger and brew. 3. The Gaslamp District provides plenty of shops, eateries, and San Diego culture as you walk through the historical downtown area. Live music, art galleries, specialty shops and Petco Park are just a few of the sites clients and instructors enjoy while in San Diego. 4. Hike the beautiful and pristine Torrey Pines State Reserve. A cliff side state park vegetation refuge filled with beautiful birds, an array of ancient pines, and birds eye view of San Diego. Great for families to enjoy together as well as watch plenty of surfers and daring hang gliders perform their tricks along the coastline. 5. Clients often enjoy hanging out in Pacific Beach after the surf lesson as their is plenty to experience for the day. Rent some bikes at San Diego Surf School and head down the boardwalk towards Mission Beach or South Mission Jetty. Stop along the way to grab and ice cream, San Diego’s famous Fish Tacos, or enjoy one of many local brews. Not to mention there is plenty of shopping, surf shops, and beach to enjoy along the ride. Don’t forget to bring your camera! 6. Beach bonfire with friends and family roasting marshmallows and barbequing at one of the beaches in San Diego County, including Coronado Beach, La Jolla Shores, Crown Point, and Mission Beach. 7. San Diego has a lot of great history. Many clients enjoy spending a day at Balboa Park walking through the gardens, visiting the San Diego Air and Space Museum, San Diego Martime Museum, San Diego Surf Museum, Ruben H. Fleet Science Museum, and Cabrillo National Monument. 8. Stone Brewery & Bistro is a world class restaurant and award winning brewery with two locations in San Diego. Recently opened, the Point Loma location is the largest restaurant in San Diego and hosts a variety of perfect farm to table recipes for both their food and hand craft brews. The perfect way to wrap up the day and get a taste of San Diego. 9. Experience San Diego the best way, the the car with the windows down and California music blaring as you head up the coast towards Oceanside. Stay on historic Highway 1 or Pacific Coast Highway as you cruise along beautiful coastline through the beach cities of Pacific Beach, La Jolla, Solana Beach, Del Mar, Encinitas, Leucadia, and Carlsbad. Stop anywhere along the coast to find great opportunities for picture taking, surf shops and museums, eateries, coffee houses, and street fairs (a lot of farmers markets are during the weekdays for fresh produce). 10. Surfing just ignited your adrenaline feasting excitement for more adventure and fun. San Diego offers plenty of activities throughout the county. Clients enjoy paragliding, watching the magnificent horses of the Del Mar Horse Race Track, during summer months head to the San Diego County Fair, Horseback riding, 4 wheeling in Anza Borrego, hiking, rock climbing or Mountain Biking at Mission Trails. For additional information about hotels in San Diego County or additional surfing resources in San Diego, click here.