Being a city with a little bit of everything, San Diego is a California honeymoon destination that will satisfy the foodie, the sports enthusiast, the adventurer, and more. Widely known for its endless miles of beaches, this stop has a whole lot more to offer than just beautiful weather. Whether you and your partner decide to cheer on the Padres, enjoy the craft beer and food scene, or prefer learning some history at Balboa Park during your visit, this will surely be a trip for the books. Stay classy in San Diego with a visit to some of our must-try stops across the city.
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WHERE TO STAY, DINE, & ACTIVITIES TO DO
It’s called America’s Finest City for a reason. Share a honeymoon that matches your personal style while also enjoying the unique experiences San Diego has to offer.
- Local Stays
- San Diego Attractions
- Foodie Central: Dining Options
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There’s only one TOWER23. For couples hoping to be in the center of the action, have a unique stay at Pacific Beach’s lifestyle hotel. Breathtaking views, modern design, and such close proximity to the city’s nightlife make this location one of a kind.
HILTON SAN DIEGO RESORT & SPA:
For a quaint and cozy stay, consider the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa. This location is a bit removed from the buzz of the city but still within driving distance of local attractions. Enjoy a relaxing stay at this Spanish style resort that is walking distance from the beach and offers several water sport rentals.
HOTEL DEL CORONADO:
Enjoy a historic and memorable visit to San Diego with a room at the Hotel Del Coronado. Walk the same halls as the stars, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Lindbergh, and Charlie Chaplin… to name a few, at this San Diego landmark. Have a stay on Coronado Island filled with beach days, relaxation, and regalia in Crown City at this premier beachfront resort.
FAIRMONT GRAND DEL MAR:
Located in the North County of San Diego, this is a luxurious experience for those who enjoy the finer things in life. An incredible option for lovebirds who prefer to lounge around and enjoy the perks of their resort, the Fairmont Grand Del Mar offers guests an award winning golf course, heated pools, outdoor and indoor sporting facilities, a five-star spa, and Michelin-rated dining.
HILTON SAN DIEGO BAYFRONT:
Located within walking distance from San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter, enjoy bayside views during a stay at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in the heart of the city. We recommend this location for couples ready to take on the town and explore while enjoying a comfortable visit with a prime location.
SAN DIEGO ATTRACTIONS
What’s a San Diego honeymoon without a little bit of fun? Take some time to unwind and enjoy these landmark attractions during your getaway in San Diego.
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SAN DIEGO ZOO:
The San Diego Zoo is unlike any other in the nation! Covering 100 acres of Balboa Park with newly renovated and interactive exhibits, there’s reason it is ranked the #1 zoo in the United States.
Founded in 1925, Belmont Park is a historic stop. This beachfront park is home to The Plunge, the fourth oldest roller coaster in the US. Have a ride and enjoy some coastal carnival games and treats while you’re there.
The Historic Heart of San Diego, Gaslamp District, is a must during any stay. This is a hot spot in Downtown with a range of restaurants, clubs, stores, museums, and rooftop bars making it a top location when visiting.
Calling all sports fans! Petco Park is the stomping ground for the San Diego Padres. Check out the diamond baseball legends Tony Gwynn, Trevor Hoffman, and El Niño Fernando Tatis have made history on while in town.
OLD TOWN SAN DIEGO:
The oldest neighborhood in the city is filled with history that documents its evolution. Spend a day in Old Town visiting museums to learn more about how San Diego came to be and stay for an authentic Mexican meal at one of the many homestyle restaurants in the area.
FOODIE CENTRAL: DINING
Recently ranked number 5 among the best foodie cities in America, the possibilities are endless when it comes to dining experiences while visiting this vibrant destination.
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BAY CITY BREWING:
San Diego wouldn’t be the foodie central it is without some craft beer. Stop by Bay City Brewing Company for a cold one and friendly staff to get a taste of what this great brewery has to offer.
If you’re in search of fresh and quality seafood, consider visiting The Brigantine. Find award winning tacos, a welcoming staff, and quality beverages at this family oriented restaurant.
If you’re looking for a burger, this is the place to go. With 3 locations, this local stop is home of the Best Burger in the World is a must try during your visit. Nothing compares to a good burger and fries.
KING AND QUEEN CANTINA:
The name says it all. Dine in style at King and Queen Cantina. This two story fine dining establishment will be one to remember. With happy hour offers, a full brunch menu, and a wide variety of beverages – you and yours can choose the royal experience you’d like to share.
If you’re up for an adventure, take a cruise up north to visit wine county. With over 10+ stops, escape to the hills and enjoy a day full of sipping and fun with your lover.
DISNEYLAND IS JUST A FEW HOURS AWAY!
Have a day full of fun, love, and magic at the Happiest Place on Earth. Disneyland is about a 2 hour drive up the coast and makes for a lovely addition to any San Diego honeymoon vacation.
No matter what kind of visit you hope to share during a West Coast honeymoon, we’re sure that a trip to San Diego will offer a little slice of paradise to kickoff a lifetime of love for you and your special someone.