San Diego Sightseeing & Attractions

Make sure you see the highlights of San Diego while you are in town! The city offers many different sightseeing destinations, activities and experiences. Below is information about various attractions and activities. Please note: meeting attendees that wish to participate in these activities must do so independently.

San Diego Zoo

Address: 2920 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA 92112
Pandas, koalas, and more--oh my! The world-famous San Diego Zoo holds more than 4,000 extraordinary animals in the heart of historic Balboa Park. It's a great place for families to discover the wonders of wildlife and its renowned botanical collection.

SeaWorld San Diego

Address: 500 Sea World Drive, San Diego, CA 92109
SeaWorld® is a world-class marine park known for spectacular animal shows, interactive experiences, exciting rides and seasonal events. 

USS Midway Museum

Address: 910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Explore a historic Navy aircraft carrier, only minutes from the convention center. Audio tours narrated by Midway sailors and the Battle of Midway Theater included with admission. Audio tours available in English, Mandarin, Spanish, French, German, and Japanese. Come explore a city at sea and try your hand at flight simulators! Climb-in cockpits and activities for all ages. 

Balboa Park

Address: 1549 El Pardo, San Diego, CA 92101
Home to more than 16 museums, multiple performing arts venues, lovely gardens, trails, and many other creative and recreational attractions. With a variety of cultural institutions among its 1,200 beautiful and lushly planted acres, there is something for everyone. 

Brewery Tours of San Diego

Address: Downtown (1.4 miles from San Diego Convention Center) / (619) 961-7999
As one of the first Brewery Tours in the country, this family-owned operation was started in 2007 as the first Brewery Tour company in San Diego offering Public & Private Brewery Tours. Brewery Tours of San Diego offers scheduled public tours 7 days a week. They have selected several great routes showcasing some of the award-winning beers created throughout San Diego.   

San Diego Harbor Cruise

Address: 990 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 / (619) 234-4111
Learn about the city and enjoy a cruise on the bay. This professionally narrated tour takes you under the Coronado Bridge, past military ships, waterfront landmarks and marine life, for an up-close and in-depth look at San Diego's scenic beauty and fascinating history. 

San Diego Trolley Tours

Address: Old Town, San Diego, CA 92101 / (619) 298-8687
Explore all that San Diego has to offer on a trolley tour! See the best of San Diego and Coronado as the trolley travels through 10 neighborhoods and 10 destination stops. The tour is designed so that you can hop on and off and explore on your own at any time. 

Social Cycle

Address: 403 13th Street, San Diego, CA 92101 / (619) 846-9436
Join SoCal's most popular party bike and visit San Diego's historic Gaslamp and East Village. Pedal through Victorian-era buildings and modern skyscrapers as you enjoy the lively nightlife that this neighborhood offers. Rich with culture, you'll enjoy the opportunity to see a variety of entertainment after your tour, including galleries, concerts, and theatres.

LEGOLAND California Resort

Address: One LEGOLAND Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008 / (760) 918-5346
With more than 60 rides, shows, and attractions, it's an interactive, hands-on theme park experience for families with children 2 - 12. The Resort is also home to Sea Life Aquarium and the world's first LEGOLAND Water Park.  

San Diego Sightseeing Pass

Phone: (800) 887-9103  
Get a Go San Diego Card, a multi-attraction pass, that gets you into over 40 San Diego attractions for one low price. Save up to 55% on top museums, tours, and activities. 

Walk & See San Diego

Walk the 101

San Diego's beach towns are ideal for a leisurely walk along historic California State Route 101. Up and down the Pacific coast, villages including Del Mar, Solana Beach, Encinitas, Carlsbad, and Oceanside offer a quaint main street vibe with boutique shops, restaurants and plenty of oceanfront parks.  

Walk the Embarcadero

Winding along the water's edge, the Embarcadero path weaves its way from Seaport Village on the South end to Harbor Island along the North. Highlights include the USS Midway Museum, Maritime Museum, and plenty of incredible viewpoints overlooking Coronado Island. 

Walk the Gaslamp Quarter

With more than 100 restaurants and entertainment venues, 80 boutiques, spas, salons and artisan shops, a walk through the historic Gaslamp Quarter begins just steps from most downtown hotels. 

Walk Mission Bay & Beaches

The three-mile boardwalk along picturesque Mission and Pacific Beaches gives you a glimpse into the SoCal lifestyle. This boardwalk is home to the historic Belmont Park amusement center and plenty of ocean-front restaurants.