Exciting Things to Do in San Diego
There are countless things to do and enjoy in San Diego - whether you're here on a romantic getaway or a fun vacation with the kids. Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina benefits from a great location near attractions including Balboa Park, the Gaslamp Quarter, and much more. Ask our hotel concierge for advice on the best things to do while you're here!
San Diego Zoo
Our hotel is just minutes away from this iconic attraction. Located in Balboa Park, the San Diego Zoo is the largest, and most progressive zoo in the world, with over 4,000 animals and more than 800 species. It is also one of the few zoos in the world that houses the giant panda. If you're looking for a fun thing to do with kids, visiting the San Diego Zoo should be at the top of your list!
The Gaslamp Quarter is one of the West Coast's most renowned entertainment districts; immerse yourself in the rich history and architecture the area has to offer. Contained within only 16 1/2 blocks and adjacent to other attractions including Petco Park, Horton Plaza, and the Convention Center, the Gaslamp Quarter is equipped with a multitude of restaurants, bars, and places to shop; it also plays host to a variety of festivals, concerts, and things to do. The Gaslamp Quarter is a must-see during your hotel stay.
Catch the San Diego Padres in action at Petco Park, which is less than three miles from our hotel. The impressive architecture of the stadium celebrates the sea, the sky, the natural beauty, cultural diversity, and unique spirit of the region. With state-of-the-art facilities, Petco is considered one of the best parks to watch a baseball game in the country. The stadium boasts breathtaking views of San Diego, so be sure to catch a game next time you're in town.
No visit to San Diego is complete without experiencing the many things to do in Balboa Park. Home to 15 museums, numerous performing arts venues, beautiful gardens, and the aforementioned San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park is the nation's largest urban cultural park. Stop by the Visitors Center, which is run by the Balboa Park Conservancy, for information and advice for each of the spectacular attractions.
LEGOLAND® California Resort
Legoland California is a theme park in Carlsbad, based on Legos! This is the perfect spot to bring your family with more than 50 rides, shows, and attractions. The new Sea Life experience lets your kids voyage to the depths of the ocean.
SeaWorld San Diego
SeaWorld San Diego offers a variety of activities for you and your family to enjoy. Attractions include: rides such as Journey to Atlantis, Riptide Rescue, Wild Arctic Ride and more, live shows with killer whales, dolphins, sea lions and more, exhibits such as Shark and Penguin Encounter, Turtle Reef, Dolphin Point and more, and premier experiences where you get to interact with our trainers and animals.