San Diego Attractions

San Diego, also known as “America’s Finest City”, has a plethora of activities to enjoy no matter your age. The eighth largest city in the United States offers everything you can think of, from great restaurants and nightclubs, to pristine beaches and theme parks for the entire family to experience.

When staying with us at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina, we want you to take advantage of all the great activities and sightseeing that is offered in our neck of the woods. So, here we share five things to do in San Diego. Take note and, after booking a room with us, get ready to have the time of your life in San Diego, California.

San Diego Zoo (2920 Zoo Drive): Step into 1,000 acres that serve as the home of 4,000 animals and plenty cool exhibits, like the Panda Canyon and Australian Outback. You can also venture into the San Diego Zoo Safari Park (15500 San Pasqual Valley Road), one of the largest attractions in Southern California, that features wild and endangered species in their natural habitat.

Gaslamp Quarter Historic District: Immerse yourself in rich Victorian architecture in this special historic district. The area, also known as the entertainment district, is a walkable urban playground where you’ll get to experience world-class restaurants, shops, hip nightclubs and first-rate theater.

San Diego Bay (1492 N Harbor Drive): The bay encompasses 34 miles of scenic waterfront along which you can dine, jog and soak up the California sun. Be sure to also pay a visit to the Seaport Village (849 West Harbor Drive), a charming shopping village that overlooks what is also known as the Big Bay.