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Local Hotspots


 

Coronado, Island
Orange Avenue and Ocean Boulevard
Coronado, CA United States 92118
 
The City of Coronado is a small beach community, with an island feel. Incorporated in 1890, Coronado has a rich history and exceptional community assets in a village atmosphere. Surrounded by the San Diego Bay and the Pacific Ocean, Coronado offers a unique lifestyle enjoyed by residents, and has also welcomed visitors from around the world for nearly 120 years.
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront:  4.7 miles
Bus: 901, 904
Hotel Del Coronado
1500 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA, United States 92118
 
With its iconic red turrets piercing the taut horizontal lines of an azure California skyline, the Hotel Del Coronado radiates with a confidence of gracious Victorian splendor that is one of a kind.
Built in 1888, this classic beachfront respite has long been heralded as one of America’s most beautiful beach resorts.
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront:  4.7 miles
Bus: 901, 904
Balboa Park 
1549 El Prado
San Diego, CA, United States 92101
 
California's Hispanic roots were celebrated as the city erected breathtakingly ornate Spanish-style buildings. The California Building was modeled after a Spanish colonial church and is topped off with a polychrome tile dome. Balboa Park is home to the zoo, 14 museums, a pipe organ pavilion, botanical gardens, a Tony award winning theater, an antique carousel and a miniature-scale train.
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront: 3.1 miles
Phone: 1-619-876-4592
Bus: 7(Park Blvd.); Bus: 3 & 120 (4th/5th & Laurel)
Belmont Park
3190 Mission Boulevard
San Diego, CA, United States 92109
 
Belmont Park is San Diego's only Amusement Park. Located steps from the surf and sand in Mission Beach, Belmont Park promises fun for all ages from thrilling rides like the historic Big Dipper Roller Coaster and Beach Blaster to the traditional Carousel as well as restaurants, bars, shops, and an arcade.
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront:  8.5 miles
Old Town or Mission Trolley on 'C' Street and 3rd Avenue to Old Town Transit Center. Transfer to Bus 34 or 34a to Belmont Park. 
Phone: 1-858-488-1549
Seaport Village
849 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA, United States 92101
 
Seaport Village overlooks the beautiful San Diego Bay. The area consists of more than 50 one-of-a-kind places to shop, plus galleries, restaurants, cafes, different eateries, a lagoon, carousal and a marina on 90,000 square feet of waterfront property.
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront: 1.1 miles
ORANGE Line Trolley stop "Seaport Village"
Phone: 1-619-235-4014
Old Town
2415 San Diego Avenue
San Diego, CA, United States 92110
 
This popular historical attraction recreates the setting of California life between 1821 and 1872 when San Diego evolved from a Mexican village to an American frontier town. In keeping with that era, the park displays 22 historic builds and is known for the best Mexican food in San Diego.
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront: 4.4 miles
BLUE Line Trolley stop "Old Town"
Phone: 1-619-876-4592

Old Town Trolley
Various Stops throughout San Diego
Closest stop is “Stop G” at the Convention Center
 
The best sightseeing tour in “Americas Finest City”.  This hop-on-hop-off tour stops at many popular San Diego locations!
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront: Various
The Old Town Trolley picks up at the Hilton.
Phone: 1-619-298-8687

Gaslamp Quarter
Broadway to Harbor Drive - 4th Ave to 6th Ave
San Diego, CA, United States 92101
 
Night or day the Gaslamp is a vibrant place full of things to see. Enjoy the many shops, historic buildings, boutiques, art galleries, and more. At night, you can have a cocktail at one of the many luxurious nightclubs and lounges.
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront: 0.4 miles
ORANGE Line Trolley stop "Gaslamp"
Phone: 619-233-5227

Anza Borrego Desert
587 Palm Canyon Drive
Borrego Springs, CA, United States, 92004
 
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is the largest state park in California. Five hundred miles of dirt roads, 12 wilderness areas and many miles of hiking trails provide visitors with an unparalleled opportunity to experience the wonders of the California Desert. The park is named for Spanish explorer Juan Bautista de Anza and the Spanish word borrego, or bighorn sheep. The park features washes, wildflowers, palm groves, cacti and sweeping vistas. Visitors may also have the chance to see roadrunners, golden eagles, kit foxes, mule deer and bighorn sheep as well as iguanas, chuckwallas and the red diamond rattlesnake. Listening devices for the hearing impaired are available in the visitor center.
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront: 92 miles
No bus or trolley.
Phone: 1-760-767-5311

 

 

Shopping


 

Westfield Horton Plaza Shopping Center
324 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA, United States 92101
 
Horton Plaza's construction in the mid-1980s jump-started the Gaslamp renaissance. Its multi-level, somewhat confusing whimsical architecture is a must-see for any San Diego visitor. Nordstrom, Macy's and a wide array of shops and eateries make this the noontime stop for downtown workers.
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront: 1.0 mile
BLUE Line Trolley stop "Santa Fe Depot"
Phone: 1-619-239-8180
Fashion Valley Center
7007 Friars Road
San Diego, CA, United States 92108
 
Fashion Valley is the epicenter of class in San Diego shopping with many upscale stores. Nordstrom, JC Penney, Macy's, Nieman Marcus and San Diego's only Bloomingdale's anchor this well-appointed two-level outdoor mall.
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront:  6.4 miles
GREEN Line Trolley stop "Fashion Valley"
Phone: 1-619-688-9113
Las Americas Premium Outlets
4211 Camino de la Plaza
San Diego, CA, United States 92173
 
Las Americas is the county's newest outlet center and it is an impressive one indeed. Latin themed in architecture, this sprawling complex next to the Mexico border offers well over 125 stores to fill every designer addict's need.
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront:  15.5 miles
BLUE Line Trolley stop "Sam Ysidro Transit Center"
Phone: 1-619-934-8400
Kobey’s Swap Meet
3500 Sports Arena Boulevard
San Diego, CA, United States 92110
 
Open rain or shine every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 7 am to 3 pm, this is San Diego's largest open-air market. You'll find name-brand close-outs, novelties, Mexican & world imports, fresh produce as well as bargains on San Diego t-shirts, souvenirs, and so much more.
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront: 5.7 miles
BLUE Line Trolley stop "Old Town", take bus 9 or 35 to "Sports Arena"
Phone: 1-619-523-2700

 

Beaches


 

La Jolla Shores
8200 Camino Del Oro 
La Jolla, CA, United States 92037
 
La Jolla Shores is an ideal spot for boogie boarding, surfing, bodysurfing, jogging and swimming. The waves at this beach are the most gentle of all San Diego beaches, making it a great place for families.
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront: 13.3 miles
Bus: 30

Pacific Beach  
Grand Avenue and Ocean Boulevard
San Diego, CA, United States 92109
 
Pacific Beach offers an endless boardwalk with an array of beach bars, eateries, and unique shops. The beaches are filled with surfers and swimmers alike enjoying the unique atmosphere. 
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront: 10.1 miles
Bus: 9,27,30
Website: http://www.pacificbeach.org/

Mission Bay   
East Mission Bay Drive,
San Diego, CA, United States 92109
 
Mission Bay is largest man-made Aquatic Park in the country. The park offers many recreational activities, including paths for walking, jogging, and biking.  There are also volleyball nets and playgrounds for children.

Distance to the Hilton Bayfront: 7.1 miles
Bus: 8,9
Mission Beach
West Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA, United States 92109
 
At Mission Beach miles of bustling boardwalk with lifeguards and volleyball courts line the beach side. On the bayside, the beach offers quiet coves and pedestrian paths. In the heart of Mission Beach, there is a selection of one of a kind restaurants and bars, as well as Belmont Park and its famous rollercoaster, the Big Dipper.
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront: 7.5 miles
Bus: 8,9
 

 

Amusement


 
San Diego Wild Animal Park
15500 San Pasqual Valley Road
Escondido, CA, United States 92027
 
A visit to the San Diego Wild Animal Park is a safari into adventure. Featuring huge open enclosures with herds of African and Asian animals, the Park is a unique experience that brings people thrillingly close to wild and endangered animals.
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront:  33.1 miles
No bus or trolley.
Phone: 1-760-747-8702

San Diego Zoo
 
2920 Zoo Drive
San Diego, CA, United States 92101
 
The San Diego Zoo is more than just a zoo: it is a sanctuary for thousands of animals, a landscape of rare plants from all climates and a living classroom that entertains as well as educates. The World Famous San Diego Zoo offers a guided bus tour of the grounds; the Skyfari aerial tram gives guests a bird’s-eye view of the 100-acre facility.
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront:  3.7 miles
Bus: 7(Park Blvd); Bus: 3 &120 (4th/5th & Laurel)
Phone: 1-619-231-1515

LEGOLAND California
1 LEGOLAND Drive
Carlsbad, CA, United States 92008
 
LEGOLAND California is home to more than 60 rides, shows and attractions.
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront:  34.9 miles
North County Transit District 321, 444
Phone: 1-760-918-5346

SeaWorld San Diego
500 SeaWorld Drive
San Diego, CA, United States 92109
 
At SeaWorld San Diego, experience the all-new Shamu® show, One Ocean, and thrilling rides like Journey To Atlantis®. Get up-close to beluga whales, polar bears, sharks and penguins andexperience the amazing world of the sea turtle in the brand-new Turtle Reef.
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront:  7.6 miles
Bus: 9
Phone: 1-800-25-SHAMU

Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA, United States 92037
 
Explore the wonders of the ocean at Birch Aquarium at Scripps, the public outreach center for world-renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography.  The aquarium features more than 60 habitats of fish and invertebrates from the cold waters of the Pacific Northwest to the tropical waters of Mexico and beyond.
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront:  12.5 miles
Bus: 30; North County Transit District: 101
Phone: 1-858-534-4109

Harbor Cruise & Sea Lion Adventure
1066 North Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA, United States 92101
 
Take a classic sightseeing tour with a green twist. Along with landmarks, natural wonders and military history, this outing also spotlights local environmental efforts through narration, video clips, and on-board displays.
 
Distance to the Hilton Bayfront: 1.6 miles
ORANGE Line Trolley stop "America Plaza"
Phone: 1-888-467-6256

 

 

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