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Top Summer Activities To Do In San Diego 2015

August 10, 2015

Enjoying All That San Diego Offers

Lucky residents of San Diego – get ready for summer! Gear up for warm weather, sandy beaches, and so much more. If you’re not quite sure what to do this summer, consider these top activities.

Hit Up the Beach

With over 30 beaches in the area, you can’t live in San Diego without spending a day soaking in the sun or cooling off in the water. Whether you’re looking to explore the creatures in the tide pools or you’d rather catch a wave on a surfboard, you’ll find countless beach opportunities along San Diego’s 70 miles of coastline.

If you want to go swimming or body boarding, head to Imperial Beach. If you’d rather surf, visit San Onofre. Or, if you’re looking for a fun, centrally-located option, start at Mission Beach. Explore the numerous beach options in
San Diego at SanDiego.org.

Play the Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Have you ever thought about how cool it would be to be on The Amazing Race? This summer, you can get a small taste of that by engaging in an amazing San Diego self-guided tour adventure.

Urban Adventure Quest hosts the Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure, a game you can download on your smartphone or tablet. Challenge your travel mates to solve clues and learn about the city’s history with this three-hour city tour game. The game starts at Old Town San Diego, but you can start playing any time you want.

Travel San Diego’s 59-Mile Scenic Drive

Looking for a scenic-filled vacation? Take a trip along San Diego’s 59-mile scenic drive. If you’d like to explore the shoreline and the city all in one go, set aside a good three hours for the drive. Otherwise, take it in chunks so you can stop and enjoy some of the popular attractions along the way.

Visit Sea World San Diego

Whether you have the kids along or you’re just looking for an adrenaline-filled day, take a trip to Sea World San Diego. This theme park is among one of the city’s most popular attractions. Here, you can enjoy roller coasters and water rides, dolphin shows, and aquatic exhibits. You can also book a premier experience, like swimming with dolphins.

Hike Torrey Pines State Reserve

Looking for a relaxing outdoor adventure? Head to the Torrey Pines State Reserve, where you can explore 8 miles of trails and 2,000 acres of nature all within the San Diego city limits. This is a great spot to have a picnic, although food is only permitted on the beach. It’s also the perfect place in San Diego to enjoy California’s natural scenery, where you can capture breathtaking photos of the landscape to show off to loved ones back home.

Visit Balboa Park

If you’re looking for tons of activities all packed into one location, then Balboa Park is the place for you. Named one of the Best Parks in the World, Balboa Park is the nation’s largest urban culture park. Here, you’ll find 15 museums, beautiful gardens, multiple music venues, and the San Diego Zoo.

Plus, you can check out the CIRCUS: Science Under the Big Top event daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park. Become an acrobat, walk the tightrope, or participate in a range of other circus activities when you attend this exhibit, which runs all summer through September 7.

Which one of these adventures will you take on first in San Diego this summer?


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Bob Jenson

For over 45 years, Bob Jenson has been providing quality heating and air services to the San Diego community.


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