Coronado Beach838 Ocean Blvd Coronado, CA 92118
Coronado Island is one of the most iconic beaches in San Diego, making it a must-visit for Ocean Park Inn guests. Coronado has some of the most pristine beaches in the world, and is often rated by travel networks as one of the top beaches in the United States. These beaches are perfect for family days and sand toys, or even a romantic getaway complete with gorgeous sunsets and views of the downtown San Diego skyline. The waters around Coronado Island are notoriously gentle, thus offering prime swimming, body surfing and boogie boarding opportunities. Whether you’re coming for the views, the watersports or even just to roast marshmallows over an open fire pit, Coronado is the perfect place to spend a day in sunny San Diego.
La Jolla Cove8008 Girard Ave, San Diego, CA 92037
La Jolla Cove
Adventurers rejoice! San Diego’s got you covered for outdoor activities, including one of the most awe-inspiring ways to see the Pacific Ocean: aboard a kayak in the La Jolla Coves! Fill up on a delicious continental breakfast at Ocean Park Inn, then head a few miles up the coast to spend the day kayaking through the Seven Caves of the La Jolla coastline, complete with the amazing opportunity to view dolphins, sea lions, leopard sharks and more in their natural habitat. Rent a kayak and some scuba diving gear and join a guided tour for an exciting day exploring the ocean-carved caves that make La Jolla famous.
Crystal Pier4500 Ocean Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109
Stretching out into the ocean just steps up the boardwalk from the Ocean Park Inn is one of Pacific Beach’s most historic sites: the Crystal Pier. This wooden pier was built in 1927, and is one of the most visited spots in the area. With a gorgeous view of the Pacific and the surrounding beach cities, it is the perfect location for a leisurely stroll. Visit during the day for a sunny place to watch the surfers or try your luck at fishing, or come at dusk for one of the best sunset views in town. The Crystal Pier is decorated and lit up for the holidays each winter as well, so it is a must-see for visitors all year long!
Poway Lake14644 Lake Poway Rd, Poway, CA
San Diegans and visitors alike enjoy the area’s excellent year-round climate, and one of the best things that comes along with nearly-constant sunshine is the ability to enjoy outdoor activities regardless of when you’re visiting America’s Finest City. One of the greatest places to soak up the sun is at local Lake Poway, which provides year-round fishing as well as some of the most famous hiking trails in San Diego. Spend a day on the lake catching catfish, bass, trout and more, or strap on your hiking gear and set out on one of the many trails surrounding the lake. You can even enjoy bicycling and horseback riding on these multi-use trails! Lake Poway is the perfect place to spend a sunny day during your trip to San Di
Torrey Pines State Park12600 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037
Torrey Pines State Park
There are numerous hiking trails in San Diego that provide a wide range of gorgeous scenery for visitors to enjoy, and one of the most popular among them is located at the Torrey Pines State Park. The reserve is home to 8 miles of peaceful hiking trails ending with beautiful lookouts over the ocean. You can even hike up the trails and down to the beach for the chance to sink your toes into the sand. The Torrey Pines State Reserve has been protected land since 1885, and was once home to some of the first San Diegans: the Kumeyaay Native American tribe. Immerse yourself in San Diegan scenery, vegetation and history while hiking at the Torrey Pines State Reserve on your next visit!
Sunset Cliffs National Park1253 Sunset Cliffs Blvd San Diego
Sunset Cliffs National Park
Sunset Cliffs is one of the most scenic locations in San Diego, and is the perfect place to enjoy a picnic, go for a run or simply waste a few hours staring out at the glistening Pacific. Sunset Cliffs National Park spans 68-acres, and encompasses the gorgeous sandstone cliffs that give the area its name. The cliffs are layered with varied sediment at different states of erosion making for gorgeous scenery and exciting exploration opportunities. Find your perfect spot on one of the cliffs to take in a breathtaking sunset, or bring a good book or good company to enjoy while soaking in the sun and relaxing in the gorgeous environment.
Cheap Rentals3689 Mission Blvd San Diego, CA 92109
La Jolla Water Sports2710 Garnet Ave # 110 San Diego ,CA, 92109
La Jolla Water Sports
Ready to have some fun and explore La Jolla’s magical underwater world? La Jolla Water Sports provides a range of experiences for great prices. From snorkeling or spearfishing in the La Jolla coves, to going on dare-devil shark tours— the range of services they offer are undeniably excellent!
San Diego Surf School4850 Cass St. San Diego, CA 92109
San Diego Surf School
Want to learn how to shred the gnar? San Diego Surf School offers private, semi-private, and group lessons based on your skill level and needs. If you're looking for quality, safe, fun surf lessons for all ages and levels check out San Diego Surf School!
Mission Bay Sportcenter1010 Santa Clara Pl, San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Bay Sportcenter
Mission Bay Sportcenter is the perfect place to visit if you're looking to have some fun in the sun! Located on the sparkling waterfront of Mission Bay, they offer a variety of water sport and beach activities. Their friendly professional staff creates a safe and fun environment for all water sport enthusiasts, including jet packing, boating, jet skiing, sailing, wake-boarding and a ton more!
Moonshine Beach1165 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109
In the mood to put some swing into your step? This country styled bar is not only a hot spot for live country music but also has a a massive dance floor that is always packed! The prices of their drinks are great and the tone of the bar is friendly and fun.
Pacific Beach AleHouse721 Grand Ave, San Diego, CA 92109
Pacific Beach AleHouse
Pacific Beach AleHouse
Less than a 4 minute walk from the Ocean Park Inn is a 2-story beachfront pub popular for his house brewed beer, pub grub and awesome views. Hit this place on a Friday or Saturday night if you want to get a taste of what it is like to gather with the locals.
Barrel Republic Pacific Beach1261 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109
PB Shore Club4343 Ocean Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109
PB Shore Club
PB Shore Club
Looking to enjoy a casual night out just steps from the beach? Look no further than the Pacific Beach Shore Club. Shore Club is just steps from your temporary home at the Ocean Park Inn, and is one of the most popular nightlife spots in PB. Serving up delicious food, creative cocktails like their famous Red Bull and Vodka slushies, all in the environment of a casual beach party, PB Shore Club is the place to be in Pacific Beach. Shore Club mixes the classic beach bar with contemporary events and creative cocktails, all with a panoramic view of the glittering San Diego shoreline
Fluxx Nightclub500 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Fluxx Nightclub is a newer hotspot on the scene in downtown San Diego, but has certainly made its entrance with a bang. Voted the best nightclub in downtown San Diego for three consecutive years, Fluxx Nightclub features exciting DJ’s, live performances and more. Surround yourself with sleek sights and sounds of a true party the moment you walk into Fluxx. Make the evening extra special by taking advantage of their Bottle Service and VIP accommodations. Fluxx is committed to offering a fun and upscale experience, so be sure to dress in style and prepare yourself for an evening to remember.
OMNIA454 6th Avenue San Diego CA 92101
Since it's remodel in 2014, OMNIA - used to be called Stingaree, has risen to the top of San Diego nightlife, drawing celebrity patrons and thousands of eager visitors every week. Consistently voted as the best nightclub in San Diego—and even making the Top Nightclubs in America list—this three-story hotspot is not to be missed on a trip to downtown San Diego. OMNIA offers private events and VIP experiences with top-shelf bottle service and personal wait staff available to patrons looking for a truly unique and upscale experience. Get your name on the guest list to immerse yourself in the luxury of San Diego nightlife at OMNIA nightclub.
Vin de Syrah Spirit and Wine Parlor901 5th Ave, San Diego, California 92101
Vin de Syrah Spirit and Wine Parlor
Vin de Syrah Spirit and Wine Parlor
Go underground for a unique experience at San Diego’s premier wine bar Vin De Syrah. With an eclectic interior and lengthy wine list, Vin de Syrah offers a unique nightlife experience in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter. The atmosphere is elegant but laid-back, and the venue has been known to showcase everything from live DJ’s to soothing jazz. Compliment your delicious glass of wine with a variety of cheese and desserts, or enjoy an expertly made cocktail at the bar. Wine lovers and novices alike will enjoy the contemporary atmosphere and extensive wine offerings of downtown San Diego’s Vin de Syrah.
Food + Drink
Vanoos Grillette4614 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109, USA
Board n Brew4516 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109
Firehouse722 Grand Ave, San Diego, CA 92109
San Diego Craft Beer1044 Wall St, La Jolla, CA 92037
San Diego Craft Beer
San Diego has been called "the Craft Beer Capital of America" and has the largest selection of craft breweries in the entire country! The region's craft/micro/nano breweries are home to 125 licensed craft breweries, the most of any region in the United States.
Cafe Athena1846 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109
If you’re craving Greek during your San Diego vacation, look no further than Pacific Beach’s Cafe Athena. Pull yourself away from the luxury of your Ocean Park Inn guest room and take a quick walk over to Garnet Avenue where Café Athena has proudly been serving Greek favorites since 1990. With authentic Greek décor and delicious menu items such as classics like baba ganouj, hummus, and spanaki as well as mouth-watering thin crust pizzas and bruschetta, Café Athena promises to transport your tastebuds and mindset to the gorgeous and relaxing Mediterranean.
Kono’s Cafe704 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109
The only thing better than waking up to the sound of ocean waves is following them up with San Diego’s best breakfast! Located just down the boardwalk from the Ocean Park Inn is Kono's Cafe, a beachfront spot where patrons can enjoy hearty portions of expertly made dishes such as French toast, pancakes, and filling breakfast burritos. Kono’s Café consistently wins awards for serving the best breakfast in America’s Finest City, and for good reason! Great taste, great portions and great prices greet you at the door—along with a bit of a wait, so be sure to plan ahead when stopping at Kono’s during your next PB vacation.
Costa Brava1653 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109, USA
The lively yet elegant and inviting atmosphere at Costa Brava will transport you from fun beach town to Mediterranean restaurant in mere seconds. Offering up traditional Spanish tapas and meals, Costa Brava promises a cultured and tasty evening out in Pacific Beach. Menu favorites include bacon wrapped dates, stuffed piquillo peppers, a variety of sausage dishes, and of course the classic Spanish flavor of paella. Costa Brava is not just about delicious eats, however, as it is also a great location to take in a soccer game or enjoy live music. Be sure to check out this Mediterranean gem during your next stay in Pacific Beach.
The Fishery5040 Cass St, San Diego, CA 92109
The Fishery, located just a few blocks from the shore, is Pacific Beach’s premier stop for seafood. Housed in a restored warehouse, the Fishery boasts a gourmet atmosphere with tastes to back it up. The menu is filled with local fare, and includes the best cuts of various fish made in elegant and delicious ways. Sample their Grilled Albacore Belly or Spaghetti & Swordfish Meatballs for a creative take on seafood, or enjoy quintessential dishes like Alaskan Cod & Chips or Linguini and Clams cooked and seasoned to perfection. The Fishery is also home to a seafood market where you can purchase locally caught salmon, tuna, scallops and more to enjoy a little bit of San Diego at home.
Caffe Bella Italia1525 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109
Caffe Bella Italia
Caffe Bella Italia
If you’re craving Italian food during your stay at Pacific Beach’s Ocean Park Inn, look no further than local favorite Caffe Bella Italia. This Mediterranean getaway offers welcoming décor, excellent wine options and homemade Italian dishes to suit any palate. Caffe Bella Italia proudly boasts a wide variety of local ingredients and wines, making it one of San Diego’s premier stops for locals and tourists alike. Whether you’re looking to host a special event, attend an exciting cooking class, or just craving delicious homemade Italian specialties, Caffe Bella Italia is the place to be in Pacific Beach.
Murder Mystery Dinner Show505 Kalmia St., San Diego, CA 92101
Murder Mystery Dinner Show
San Diego's Dinner Detective is a unique dinner out that incorporates an interactive murder mystery storyline. Guests are invited to share in the fun as an imaginative mystery plays out in front of them. The Dinner Detective separates itself from similar dinner shows with their ability to truly fool their patrons by hiding actors among them! The show will keep you on your toes and the three-course meal will sate your palate, all while the story continues around you. Whether you’re heading out for a romantic date or a dinner with friends, book your visit to the Dinner Detective for a truly distinct and fun experience.
Mr. Frostie1470 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109
Sunday : Noon - 9Pm
Monday - Thursday 10:30am - 9pm
Friday & Saturday 10:30am - 10pm
Mr. Frostie's has been around since 1949 serving the most delicious soft served ice cream. The milkshakes are fabulous and the dip-cones are great! If you're looking to have a tasty treat on a warm day or grab a dessert after dinner, this is the place to do it!
La Jolla Comedy Store916 Pearl St, La Jolla, CA 92037
La Jolla Comedy Store
La Jolla Comedy Store
Laugh the night away with the unique and hilarious comedy on display at the La Jolla Comedy Store. Hear local comics and big names alike give their all at one of San Diego’s most iconic comedy clubs. The Comedy Store began its reign in Pacific Beach in 1976, but moved to its current location in 1977, and has been wowing audiences ever since. The Comedy Store has local regulars, hilarious amateur nights and big names on the stage almost every night of the week, and multiple shows on weekends, so pick a time and head over to La Jolla for an evening of entertainment.
House of Blues1055 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
House of Blues
House of Blues
One of the greatest concert venues in San Diego is the House of Blues, boasting two stages and a restaurant in bustling downtown. The House of Blues is an iconic concert venue, and some of the biggest names in music play here throughout the year. There are also weekly events such as Gospel brunch and Monday Night Madness. Enjoy a delicious meal at the lively on-site restaurant then head over to one of the stages for drinks and live music to suit every taste. Check ahead for events and concerts scheduled during your fun-filled stay at San Diego’s Ocean Park Inn.
Balboa Theatre868 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
The Balboa Theatre is located in scenic downtown San Diego, and boasts a cultured array of shows and events all year long. Take in a comedy, a concert, or even a presentation of a featured Broadway play during your next visit. The Balboa Theatre is owned by San Diego Theatres, a non-profit that seeks to bring excellent and enriching programs to the area. Dress to impress for exciting theatre events, but remember that the laid-back beach vibe permeates all areas of San Diego, so you may want to leave your tuxedo at home. The Balboa Theatre is located close to a wide variety of restaurants, making it the perfect way to enjoy an evening out in San Diego.
San Diego Ghost Tours2754 Calhoun St, San Diego, CA 92110
San Diego Ghost Tours
San Diego Ghost Tours
Put a spooky twist on the average night out by attending one of San Diego’s many ghost adventures. These ghost tours take place on foot, and bring you through the many historic areas of San Diego, including significant places downtown, as well as famous Old Town San Diego. The Old Town Haunted Walking Tours will take you to the infamously haunted Whaley House in addition to one of the oldest cemeteries in the area. Your tour guide will provide you with all kinds of information regarding the historical significance of the places that you visit, and a few spooky stories about eerie sightings that have taken place there.
The Casbah2501 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
The Casbah is a truly iconic music venue located in San Diego, and serves up unique live music events nearly every night of the week. The Casbah is a small and very casual venue that showcases rock and roll and local music. Punk, alternative and rock find their home at this distinctive bar and venue, so be sure to stop by to enjoy an experience off the beaten path. The Casbah first opened in 1989, and has been a platform for bands as big as Nirvana and the Smashing Pumpkins. The casual bar serves up favorites like Pabst Blue Ribbon, and the back room features pool tables and classic video games.
Marina Village1936 Quivira Way San Diego, CA 92109
Located just 5 minutes from the Ocean Park Inn, Marina Village offers some of San Diego's most breathtaking water-front event options. Whether you're planning a large wedding, and intimate meeting, or a mid-sized event, Marina Village will accommodate you with their variety of room and catering options.
Rose Creek Cottage2525 Garnet Avenue San Diego, CA 92109
Rose Creek Cottage
Rose Creek Cottage
The Rose Creek Cottage is a quaint 90 year old English Tudor cottage with a chapel like interior with a gazebo & garden patio for receptions or outdoor weddings. A bridal lounge is available for the bride & her court prior to the ceremony. They can help you plan a wedding, reception, anniversary party, renewal of vows or a memorial service.
Unique Transportation3999 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109
Dekan Pacific Limo Bus1141 Turquoise St San Diego, CA 92109
San Diego Zoo2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
San Diego Zoo
Want to get up close and personal with some amazing animals? Well, the San Diego Zoo is calling your name! Just a short drive from the Ocean Park Inn, the Zoo offers fun experiences for anyone and everyone!
Belmont Park3146 Mission Blvd San Diego, CA 92109
With free parking and admission, it’ll be tough for any family visiting San Diego to turn down the beach-front fun at Belmont Park! Just a mile up the boardwalk from your stay at Ocean Park Inn, Belmont Park offers rides, eats, and carnival games, all with a view of the glittering Pacific Ocean.
Legoland1 Legoland Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008
If you’re visiting San Diego for a family vacation you won’t want to miss out on a trip to Legoland California. This family-friendly theme park was built in 1999, but has since expanded to include over 60 attractions, a water park and an aquarium. This adventurous destination is located just a short ride up the coast from your comfortable room at the Ocean Park Inn, so you’ll have easy access to the luxury of Pacific Beach’s top boutique hotel after a long, lego-filled day at the park. From Bronte, the 34-foot long dinosaur sculpture who meets you at the entrance, to eight separate lands filled with themed rides and lego sculptures, and the recently add Water Park and SEA LIFE Aquarium, Legoland California presents a full day of adventure for attendees of all ages.
SeaWorld500 Sea World Dr, San Diego, CA 92109, USA
One of the most well-known family destinations in San Diego is Sea World, which sits on the bay just minutes from the Ocean Park Inn. This park offers up-close and personal views with all of your favorite sea and arctic creatures, from polar bears and penguins to sharks and of course, Sea World’s mascot Shamu the Orca Whale. Sea World even allows you to feed many of these animals by hand, and you won’t want to miss the look on your child’s face as they toss a fish directly into the mouth of a dolphin or seal. The park is also famous for its amazing shows that highlight the talent, strength and intelligence of your favorite sea animals, so make sure to add Sea World San Diego to your to-do list during your next stay with us.
The Birch Aquarium2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA
The Birch Aquarium
The Birch Aquarium
The Birch Aquarium is an amazing place to spend the day learning about all types of different sea creatures straight from the experts! The Birch Aquarium is an exploration center of the UC San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and features in-depth looks at over 380 species of fish and invertebrates, in addition to exciting glimpses into ocean and climate science. One of the most popular habitats at the Birch Aquarium is “There’s Something About Seahorses”, which allows you to view diverse seahorse species, and even take a look at babies in the seahorse nursery. The aquarium also boasts tide pools, special animal feeding events, and gorgeous views of the La Jolla and the Pacific Ocean.
San Diego Zoo Safari Park15500 San Pasqual Valley Rd, Escondido, CA
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
The San Diego Zoo Safari Park is a great place to visit if you are looking to have a fun time! The Safari Park is just northeast of the Ocean Park Inn and well worth the visit. The exhibits and attractions as the park are incredible, from exploring the Hidden Jungle to walking through the Tiger Trail the entertainment is limitless!
Carlsbad Flower Fields5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA
Carlsbad Flower Fields
If you’re visiting San Diego in the spring the most beautiful scenery might not be the Pacific Ocean! Just a quick drive up the highway from the Ocean Park Inn you’ll find the gorgeous flower fields in Carlsbad. This quaint beach town is home to 50 acres of gorgeous, colorful blooms that are open to the public. The prime time to visit the flower fields is March through May of each year, and you won’t be disappointed by the rows of bursting color that have made this part of San Diego famous. Bring the family or your loved one for a gorgeous day with great photo opportunities at the Flower Fields in Carlsbad, CA this spring.
Gaslamp Quarter600 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
One of the most iconic places to spend a night out in San Diego is in downtown’s Gaslamp Qaurter. The Quarter is filled with restaurants, nightclubs, shopping and entertainment opportunities, all within the lovely Victorian Historic District. Gaslamp Quarter is also a great place to find exciting festivals throughout the year, ranging from Mardi Gras events to Halloween street fairs and more. Check out Gaslamp Quarter to find live music, theatrical performances, hot clubs, lively sports bars and more during your next visit to San Diego.