Soft sand, soothing waters, nonstop sunshine, and cool breezes make Mission Bay in San Diego, a beach lover's perfect getaway. A saltwater lagoon that offers all sorts of outdoor recreation, from sailing and paddleboarding to fishing and camping, Mission Bay still has enough land for world-class theme parks and resorts. Add in epic sunsets and the option to wear flip-flops every day in this Southern California 'hood, and you have a destination worthy of all your vacation days.
Visiting Mission Bay
If you're flying, you'll probably touch down at San Diego International Airport (SAN), only a 7-mile taxi or rental car ride from the neighborhood. Buses are another option for getting to Mission Bay hotels. Once you make it to the neighborhood, walking, cycling and public transportation are all viable options for getting from one site to the next. If you feel like exploring the rest of San Diego, rental cars near Mission Bay are readily available.
There is plenty to do in Mission Bay, including visiting SeaWorld San Diego, where you can encounter penguins, tour shipwrecks, and dine next to a killer whale. Mission Bay Park, a 4,600-acre aquatic playground, is the place for water sports, and the collection of quirky antique shops along Ocean Beach is worth browsing. The fun never stops in Mission Beach, with its surf shops, eateries, and pubs, and Fiesta Island is a great spot to build a beachside bonfire in the evening. Does all this sound like it could break the bank? Don't sweat it, because there are always deals on cheap hotels in San Diego.
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