San Diego

  • About the San Diego Travel Guide
  • Arriving and leaving San Diego
  • Where to stay in San Diego
  • Our favorite restaurants in San Diego
  • Things to do in San Diego
  • How to Get Around  ( Transportation )
  • Prices and Expenses

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Where to stay in San Diego :

My favorite hostels in San San Diego

Adventure Travel Hostel ( Little Italy )
Point Loma Hostel
Banana Bungalo

How to get around San Diego :

  • San Diego Trolley
  • San Diego Coaster
  • North County Sprinter
  • Hop on Hop Off

Free Things to do in San Diego :

  • Visit San Diego beaches ( there are over 30 of them )
  • Hang out with the sea lions in La Jolla
  • Stroll around the historic Gaslamp Quarter
  • Take the best sunset shots from Ocean Beach Pier
  • Hike Cowles Mountain ( approx 1,600 feet above sea level )
  • Stroll around historic Old Town State Historic Park
  • Go for a picnic, BBQ, or stroll around Seaport Village
  • Meditate to commanding views at the top of Mt. Soledad, La Jolla
  • Go for a hike on Mission Trails Regional Park or Torrey State Park Preserve. San Diego is known as a popular hikers’ destination.

The best way to see the best attractions in San Diego, California

San Diego currently only has a CityPass for the San Diego Zoo & Safari Park in Escondido ( a good 1 hour drive from downtown San Diego ). More details to follow.