Top San Diego Outdoor Activities

Top San Diego Things to Do Include a Long List of Outdoor Activities

Guests of San Diego can enjoy a number of outdoor San Diego Activities.

You probably didn’t book a stay in San Diego so you could stay inside. The beautiful weather and gorgeous scenery call for spending time outdoors and many of the top San Diego Activities are outdoor adventures. Read about some popular San Diego Things to Do below and then visit our San Diego Activities Guide for even more suggestions.

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Visit the San Diego Zoo

2920 Zoo Drive San Diego, CA 92101
Tel: 619.231.1515
The San Diego Zoo is one of the best-known zoos in the world. Explore the zoo’s 99 acres while enjoying the perfect San Diego weather. This San Diego Activity is a hit with visitors of all ages, and it’s sure to be a highlight of any stay in San Diego.

Go Sailing

Whether you’re an old salty sea dog or have never stepped foot on a sailboat, you can find a sailing adventure that is perfect for you. Some of the local companies that offer sailing excursions are Sails, Stars & Stripes (619.255.4705), Next Level Sailing (800.644.3454), and Sail San Diego (619.297.7426). Both group and private sailings are available. Lessons are also offered, so you can learn what it takes to take the helm.

Visit Torrey Pine State Reserve

12600 North Torrey Pines Road La Jolla, CA 92037
Tel: 858.755.2063
Located about a half-hour from San Diego, Torrey Pine State Reserve is a fabulous place to enjoy some outdoor fun. Hiking, cycling, kayaking, and birdwatching are just a few of the options you will find at the beautiful reserve.

Learn to Surf

Have you ever watched surfers catch a wave and thought “I wish I could do that!” Well, you can! Surfing is a top San Diego Thing to Do – both for experienced and novice surfers. Surf schools such as Pacific Surf School (858.488.2685) and Willis Bros. Surfing (808.721.8052) offer lessons to people of all ages and skill levels, so make plans to cross this item off of your bucket list during your next stay at Declan Suites San Diego.

Spend a Day at the Beach

San Diego is home to many lovely beaches. Whether you want to surf, sun, or just do a little people watching there is a beach nearby for you. Mission Beach, Black’s Beach, and Pacific Beach are a few of the beaches near Declan Suites San Diego. Interested in a particular beach activity? Ask a member of our staff which beach is best.

Enjoy a Harbor Cruise

Several companies, such as Hornblower Cruises (619.686.8715) and Offshore Blue Adventures (310.974.2176), offer various types of harbor cruises. Whale watching, dinner cruises, and sightseeing tours are a few options for enjoying this type of San Diego Activity.

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