You'll find being a guest at the Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina is simply ideal when it comes to accessing the area's top attractions and things to do. Go ape in more ways than one at the San Diego Zoo, home to thousands of exotic critters. Touch and feed dolphins, among many other nifty activities, at SeaWorld San Diego. Shop, eat, and be thoroughly entertained in the historic Gaslamp Quarter. Have serious fun in the sun at Mission Beach. And explore the expansive waterfront of San Diego Bay.
San Diego Zoo
Covering over 1,000 acres, this magnificent zoological park is home to 4,000 animals and a wealth of cool exhibits, such as Panda Canyon, Ituri Forest, and Elephant Odyssey.
SeaWorld San Diego
One of San Diego's most popular attractions, SeaWorld will wow you with hands-on experiences like Dolphin Encounter, thrill rides, and a wet-and-wild waterpark.
Just over a mile in length, Mission Beach is the place to come for awesome recreational activities, including swimming, surfing, fishing, volleyball, and bike riding along the boardwalk.
Gaslamp Quarter Historic District
This special historic district is where you'll experience world-class restaurants and unique shops along with hip nightclubs and a first-rate theatre presenting classic plays and musicals.
San Diego Bay
Known as the Big Bay, San Diego Bay features 34 miles of scenic waterfront along which you can dine, shop, jog, tour museums, and soak up the Southern California sun.
This expansive urban oasis is an ideal destination where you can stroll through lush gardens, hike and bike along scenic trails, and enjoy attractions like the San Diego Zoo.
There is much to see and do in this formal naval hub that is now a veritable town square boasting boutique shops, world-class restaurants, outdoor concerts, and historic landmarks.