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San Diego Vacations

While some believe paradise to be a state of mind, you know better, wise wanderer. Located in Southern California in a prime spot on the Pacific Ocean, San Diego offers endless sand and sunshine, paired with a laidback vibe that you know and love. The city practically begs you to get out and about with its comfortable climate, gorgeous scenery, and abundant activities. On San Diego vacations, you can plan to play a round of golf, visit an amusement park, museum hop in Balboa Park, hike in the Torrey Pines State Reserve, or relax at a luxurious day spa. This California city is incredibly attractive and packed with plenty to do, so be warned: Once you book a vacation package in San Diego, CA, you may never want to go home again.

Hotels in San Diego

Whether you want to check out the happening action in the Gaslamp Quarter, or simply spend your time soaking up some sun, there’s a hotel here that’s perfect for you. Got your eye on one of our package vacations in San Diego? Aside from your flight, the next major decision is choosing where to stay. To make this task a little easier, here’s an overview of four of the most popular hotels in America’s Finest City:

  • Catamaran Resort and Spa: Sip on a mai tai within steps of the sand at this incredible resort, right on Mission Bay. Lying just 3-miles from SeaWorld, this island-style resort hosts waterfront luaus on a regular basis, giving you a chance to work on your hula skills. The rooms here include all the essentials, and you can upgrade to one of the Catamaran’s studios, which come with full kitchens and separate living areas. The on-site restaurant serves amazing seafood entrees in their indoor-outdoor dining room, and the hotel’s lounge is the ideal place to wash down your meal before bumming your way around the beach.
  • Wyndham San Diego Bayside: If you prefer city life to time on the sand, the Wyndham is a winning choice. Set to the west of Downtown on the shores of San Diego Bay, this waterfront hotel is less than a mile from the bustling Gaslamp Quarter with scores of restaurants and boutiques, and just a short drive from Balboa Park and SeaWorld. Spend a night exploring East Village and the marina, then relax in the Wyndham’s outdoor pool before calling it a night.
  • The Dana on Mission Bay, BW Premier Collection: From cycling to surfing, a wealth of activities awaits you at the Dana. Overlooking the waters of man-made Mission Bay, this resplendent resort lies a mere mile from SeaWorld and is within a five-minute walk of the water and amusements at Belmont Park. Take a bike cruiser for a spin on Bayside Walk, or ride the Giant Dipper, one of the oldest rollercoasters in California. This inn offers you a few different options when it comes to dining, and as far as activities are concerned, there’s a massage center on-site, plus a hot tub and a pair of pools. And all guests who stay at the Dana are eligible for free Wi-Fi and a complimentary shuttle ride to SeaWorld.
  • Loews Coronado Bay Resort: When it comes to this city’s to high-end oceanfront resorts, it’s hard to beat the Loews Coronado. Occupying one of the most picturesque places in San Diego, this opulent hotel spans 15 acres of a pristine peninsula and is just minutes from the Gaslamp District downtown. Take a leisurely stroll along the coast of Coronado, and explore the shopping scene on Orange Avenue. Return to the Loews after nightfall for dinner at any of four restaurants, or indulge in some personal pampering at the full-service spa.

Major Attractions

The San Diego Zoo is one of the most popular attractions in the city, and is frequently named as one of the best zoos worldwide. For glimpses of the ocean’s inhabitants, search for sea creatures along La Jolla Cove or head to SeaWorld for a majestic marine show. You can also enjoy the playful side of the city with a visit to LEGOLAND California or at the beachfront amusement area, Belmont Park. Culture buffs like you can learn about the history of the area with an afternoon in Old Town, a period park that features exhibits, dining, and shopping, or by exploring the historic ships at the Maritime Museum, which celebrates this waterfront city's rich seafaring heritage.

Festivals and Events

When you book vacation packages in San Diego, consider which festivals you want to attend. The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival in November lets you swirl, sniff, and taste your way through one of the West Coast’s biggest food and drink celebrations. Summer Shakespeare performances at the Old Globe Theatre bring a bit of the Bard to Balboa Park, while the San Diego Film Festival is a five-day, international showcase of contemporary work in the fall.

If you’re craving a cheap vacation in San Diego, there’s never been a better time to book. Hurry up and soak up the sun by reserving San Diego package deals on Travelocity today, and save hundreds of dollars when you book a hotel and flight at the same time.

Accommodation in San Diego County

San Diego County is a notable city, with no less than 215 accommodations to select from. Reserve a room whenever you're ready via Travelocity's San Diego County hotel deals page.

Do you appreciate a little extra effort? Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton and Paradise Point Resort & Spa ought to tick all your boxes. If those don't suit your present needs, maybe you'll prefer the San Diego Metro KOA, at 111 North 2nd Ave, or the La Avenida Inn, situated at 1315 Orange Avenue.

Want to save time on commuting? Book a room nearby the San Diego Convention Center at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego or the San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter.

Tours and Activities in San Diego County

Whether or not you want your adventure to be hair-raising and thrilling or laid-back and relaxing, one thing's for certain — you'll have a bucketload of tales to tell after it's all over!

So you've stuffed your San Diego County itinerary with a heap of experiences — awesome! If you're trying to organize a few more ideas, have a look at our suggestions:

Need insider tips on must-see attractions in San Diego? Check out our San Diego travel guide!

San Diego County FAQs

💥 What is there to do in San Diego County?

Located on California’s coast, San Diego is home to many exciting experiences. Here are some of our top picks:

💥 When is the cheapest time to visit San Diego County?

You will find the smallest crowds of tourists during March, April, and May which generally reveals a cheaper time to book trips to San Diego County.

💥 Where should I stay when visiting San Diego County?

About 6 miles from the downtown area, this vibrant, bohemian neighborhood promises relaxed beachside vibes. Join the surfers and sunbathers on its namesake beach, eat at an organic café in Newport Avenue or throw in a line at the Ocean Beach Pier.

If it’s nightlife you’re chasing, spend your nights here. This lively downtown quarter is San Diego’s main entertainment precinct. It’s full of fancy restaurants, bars and clubs, as well as rich Victorian architecture and history.

💥 When is high season in San Diego County?

June, July, and August are very popular times to take vacations to San Diego County.

💥 What is San Diego County known for?

Attracting around 35 million visitors each year and calling itself  “America’s Finest City,” San Diego is known for:

  • White sand beaches
  • World-famous attractions

With 70 miles of coastline and amazing weather, San Diego is the perfect destination for sun and sand worshippers. But it’s also renowned for attractions such as San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld and the USS Midway Museum. The best way to explore the city is aboard the iconic San Diego Trolley, which will take you to the most popular sights.

💥 What is the best time of year to go to San Diego County?

December is the best time to book San Diego County vacation deals if you're looking for cheap travel rates.

💥 How affordable are activities in San Diego County?

Travelers can find fun activities for as low as $10 which is very affordable in San Diego County.

💥 What currency is used in San Diego County?

The U.S. dollar (USD) is the currency used in San Diego.

Essential Travel Information for San Diego County

Cheapest San Diego County package$197
Savings on package dealsUp to 27%
High seasonJuly, June, March
Low seasonOctober, December, November
Cheapest check-in date2021-01-08
Cheapest check-out date2021-01-01
Cheapest month to stay in San Diego CountyDecember

Top San Diego County Hotels Deals

Catamaran Resort and Spa

Catamaran Resort and Spa

4.0 out of 5.0 3999 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA
(260 Reviews)
A full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant are all featured at this smoke-free resort. Enjoy beachfront dining and relax with beach cabanas and sun loungers. Bring the family and enjoy the arcade/game room, along with kayaking.
Bahia Resort Hotel

Bahia Resort Hotel

3.5 out of 5.0 998 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA
(197 Reviews)
A private beach, a marina, and 2 outdoor tennis courts are all featured at this smoke-free resort. Spend a day at the beach surfing, or relax with free beach cabanas and sun loungers. Families will appreciate the arcade/game room and onsite laundry facilities.
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Mission Valley Stadium

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Mission Valley Stadium

3.0 out of 5.0 3805 Murphy Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA
(19 Reviews)
This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 2 conference rooms, as well as the business center and free WiFi in public areas. There's a fitness center on site, and laundry facilities and free newspapers are also offered.

Where to stay in San Diego County

San Diego: If you're all about staying in the center of the action, few places beat San Diego. There are plenty of amazing sights to tick off your itinerary here, including SeaWorld and San Diego Zoo. Recommended hotels in this neighborhood include The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, THE US GRANT, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Diego and the Keating Hotel.

Townsite: You won't be short of things to do here! If you'd like to really get to know the place, take a look at Oceanside Pier, Oceanside Harbor and Mission San Luis Rey de Francia. Popular places to stay include The Fin Boutique Hotel, the SpringHill Suites by Marriott San Diego Oceanside/Downtown and the Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort.

Pacific Beach: If you're longing for some time away from the city's hustle and bustle, you'll find lots of nature to discover here. Head on out and take in some fresh air at Pacific Beach Park and Kate Sessions Memorial Park. The Motel San Diego, the motel san diego and the Beach Haven are comfortable places to base yourself.

Downtown San Diego: Downtown San Diego is the place to be if you're craving a great night out. Spend an evening at San Diego Civic Theatre or make your way over to [name second nightlife poi]. When you're ready to turn in, slip into a comfy bed at The Westin San Diego, the Hotel Republic San Diego, Autograph Collection or The Guild Hotel, San Diego, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel.

Point Loma: With Point Loma Lighthouse in this area, it's hardly surprising many visitors set up base here. The Cabrillo Inn & Suites, the Vagabond Inn San Diego Airport Marina and The Pearl Hotel are some terrific options nearby.

Things to do in San Diego County

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