San Diego’s “sunny and 75 degrees” reputation makes it a perfect place to get out and explore. If you’re itching for a little adventure while you’re in town, try one of these activities. Adventure awaits!
Culture, nature and science collide at Balboa Park. Whether it’s touring one of the 20 museums, beautiful gardens, hitting the golf course or exploring the world famous San Diego Zoo, the park has something for everyone. Go for a run, stroll around the Japanese Friend Gardens and take a break at the exquisite Lily Ponds.
Bike San Diego
San Diego boasts a plethora of bike trails, from easy shoreline rides to more intense mountain trails. Ride from the Gaslamp Quarter in downtown to Liberty Station, which takes you through San Diego’s Marina District and Spanish Landing Park, but don’t stop there! Extend your ride into Point Loma. Finding a bicycle is as easy as searching San Diego bike rentals online.
Hike Potato Chip Rock
For the experienced hiker looking for a challenge, hike approximately three miles (one way) to reach what is known as “Potato Chip Rock,” about 100 yards below the Mt. Woodson summit. The popular hiking destination gets its name because a slender part of the rock protrudes at the top, resembling a potato chip. Be sure to allow three to four hours for the hike.
La Jolla Zip Zoom
Fly above mountain peaks and lush green canyons by taking this La Jolla zip line, located at the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indian reservation, nestled in the foothills of the Palomar Mountain range.
There’s no shortage of surfing opportunities along San Diego’s 70 miles of open coastline. Learn to hang ten at one of the city’s most popular beaches, La Jolla Shores, or head to Black’s Beach San Diego, said to be the best wave around.