April
10 to 14
2018
Hilton Resort and Spa
San Diego, CA
Local Attractions

While in San Diego why not stay a while and take part in one of the many activities our beautiful city has to offer? There's no better way to complement a great competition than to take in the sights of the city and nearby attractions, taste the local cuisine, and embark on an adventure you'll never forget!

 

10.7 miles / 14 minutes from hotel MAP

Golf

Torrey Pines Golf Course
11480 Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla, CA 92037
(877) 581-7171 | http://www.torreypinesgolfcourse.com

Welcome to the nation's foremost municipal golf course. Situated atop cliffs towering above the Pacific Ocean in San Diego, California, golfers marvel at the views of the coastline, deep ravines, and classic championship golf holes.

3.8 miles / 8 minutes from hotel MAP

Shopping

Fashion Valley Shopping Mall
7007 Friars Rd, San Diego, CA 92108
(619) 688-9113 | http://www.simon.com/mall/fashion-valley

San Diego's finest collection of stores in a beautiful outdoor shopping center featuring 200 stores and restaurants including an 18 screen movie theater. Five department stores include: Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Macy's, Bloomingdale's and JCPenney. Featured stores include: Ted Baker, Omega, Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton, Tory Burch, Coach, Juicy Couture, Hugo BOSS, Gucci, Henri Bendel and more. Restaurants include: The Cheesecake Factory, PF Chang's China Bistro, California Pizza Kitchen, Stacked Well Built, Love Boat Sushi and twelve bistro cafes.

6.2 miles / 10 minutes from hotel MAP

Shopping

Horton Plaza Shopping Mall
324 Horton Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 239-8180 | http://www.westfield.com/hortonplaza/

116 Stores

32.6 miles / 35 minutes from hotel MAP

Zoos and Parks

San Diego Zoo Safari Park
15500 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido, California 92027
(760) 747-8702 | http://www.sdzsafaripark.org/

Step into an adventure like no other! The San Diego Zoo Safari Park immerses you in an active, hands-on safari experience where herds of animals roam natural habitats in a 1,800-acre reserve. Choose from a variety of exciting safari expeditions by tram, caravan truck, cart, segway, zip line, and more that reveal lions lounging in the grasslands, antelope and giraffes mingling, storks and crowned cranes on the march, rhinos wallowing in waterholes, and sightings of many other amazing animals.

7.8 miles / 12 minutes from hotel MAP

Zoos and Parks

San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Drive San Diego , CA 92101
(619)-231-515 | http://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/

An urban paradise for all ages, the San Diego Zoo is a must-see in Southern California. Spend the day monkeying around in our tropical oasis as you visit amazing habitats for animals such as gorillas, tigers, sun bears, flamingos, mandrills, polar bears, birds of paradise, giant tortoises, leopards and more.

2.5 miles / 5 minutes from hotel MAP

Zoos and Parks

Sea World
2920 Zoo Drive San Diego , CA 92101
(619) 231-1515 | http://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/

SeaWorld San Diego is a 189-acre adventure park featureing shows, up-close animal encounters, attractions and rides. Starring the famous Shamu, the One Ocean show blends killer-whale behaviors with music, choreography and colorful lights. Talented dolphins, pilot whales, birds and humans perform in the Blue Horizons show. Rides include the double-launch coaster Manta, Shipwreck Rapids and Journey to Atlantis.

28.1 miles / 29 minutes from hotel MAP

Theme Parks

Legoland California
1 Legoland Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 918-5346 | http://california.legoland.com/

Come play your part at LEGOLAND California Resort, located just 30 minutes north of San Diego and one hour south of Anaheim. With more than 60 rides, shows and attractions its an interactive, hands-on theme park experience for families with children 2-12. The Resort is also home to SEA LIFE Aquarium and the worlds first LEGOLAND Water Park.

6.4 miles / 9 minutes from hotel

Brewery Tour

San Diego Brewery Tours
8th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
http://www.sandiego.com/things-to-do/san-diego-brewery-tours

San Diego Brewery Tours invite you to visit the local San Diego breweries to learn about the art and craft that goes into creating the hoppy and earthy brews. Guests will learn about the brewing process and have the opportunity to sample the local craft beers of San Diego. Walking Tour: 2pm. Day Tour: 10am. Night Tour: 6pm. Age minimum: 21 years.

6.5 miles / 12 minutes from hotel MAP

Culinary Tour

Brothels, Bites and Booze: A Culinary Tour of San Diego's Questionable Past
525 5th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 233-8687 | https://www.trustedtours.com/store/brothels-bites-and-booze.aspx

Brothels, Bites, and Booze is a fun and innovative tour that lets you explore the heart of America's finest city, the Gaslamp Quarter in Downtown San Diego! Learn the secrets of the past that lie behind the district's historic buildings as you to travel back in time to the Gold Rush era of the Wild West. This popular San Diego food tour will not only satisfy your taste buds, but your curiosity too!

6.2 miles / 10 minutes from hotel MAP

Segway Tours

Another Side Of San Diego Tours
308 G Street, San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 239-2111 | http://anothersideofsandiegotours.com/segway-tours/

Join us for this fun tour experience as we teach you how to ride a Segway and discover our wonderful city too. This tour is designed to cover as much of The Gaslamp Quarter and Bay front as we can. We will safely guide you through Americas Finest City, complimented with historical information and quirky fun facts throughout the ride.

6.7 miles / 13 minutes from hotel MAP

Sea and Land Tour

San Diego Seal Tour
Seaport Village at 500 Kettner Boulevard, San Diego CA
(800) 868-7482 | http://www.sealtours.com/index.asp?gclid=CPaCzYOKlr4CFZJbfgodDCcAWQ

Your 90-minute, fully narrated SEAL Tour departs from Seaport Village and at the Star of India at the Maritime Museum. Wind your way through picturesque San Diego streets before splashing down for a cruise through the waters of San Diego Harbor. Experience the history and ecological wonders of San Diego in the comfort and security or our virtually unsinkable Hydra-Terras. Here you will learn first-hand of our rich military history and cruise through the waters that are the playground of the California Sea Lion.

8.8 miles / 14 minutes from hotel MAP

Sightseeing

Open Cockpit Biplane Sightseeing Ride
Montgomery Field San Diego CA
http://www.viator.com/tours/San-Diego/Open-Cockpit-Biplane-Sightseeing-Ride/d736-3273BIPLANE

Fun seekers, this biplane air tour is for you! One or two passengers sit in the front cockpit of a beautiful 1920's biplane, while the pilot flies from the rear cockpit. This is aviation like it used to be. Fly low and slow over beaches, downtown San Diego and Coronado, and inland San Diego County, or make up your own route!

12 miles / 15 minutes from hotel MAP

Hiking

Hiking Tour of Torrey Pines State Reserve
(800) 303-7197 | http://www.sandiegotours.us/offer/18228/Torrey-Pines-Hiking-Tour-in-San-Diego#.U2lxjfldV8E

This Torrey Pines State Reserve small group Hiking Tour is the best hiking experience in San Diego! Torrey Pines is a wilderness island encompassed within San Diegos urban sea! Join your guides for an unforgettable hike with incredible photo opportunities. Dramatic views are plentiful from areas of the hiking trails that skirt the cliffs high above the sea and several viewing platforms have been built right into the bluff edges. Enjoy a relaxing stretching session, warm-up, and an exciting hike along the Pacific Ocean. Learn fascinating facts and experience views that are too amazing for words to describe.

5 miles / 10 minutes from hotel MAP

Biking

Biking Fun in the Sun at Mission Bay
Mission Beach & Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA
(619) 239-2111 | http://obrag.org/?p=72933

Get out in the sunshine for a beachfront bike ride on fun and comfortable beach cruisers! Experience the beach culture in San Diego riding from Mission Bay to Pacific Beach. We'll see incredible attractions like Belmont Park and the Giant Dipper roller coaster, Sea World and the Mission Bay Aquatic Center, eclectic neighborhoods and of course the beautiful beach and Pacific Ocean. Top it off with delicious San Diego cuisine at World Famous in Pacific Beach and ride back leisurely to Mission Beach. Get ready to have fun and don't forget your sunglasses!

7.4 miles / 13 minutes from hotel MAP

Museums

San Diego Museum of Man
1350 El Prado, Balboa Park San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 239-2001 | http://www.museumofman.org/?gclid=CPOFqeLjmL4CFQGTfgodhFsATw

Inspiring human connections by exploring the human experience

6.5 miles / 11 minutes from hotel MAP

Museums

USS Midway Museum
910 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 544-9600 | http://www.midway.org/

The USS Midway Museum is an unforgettable adventure for the entire family. Guests can spend the day exploring more than 60 exhibits with a collection of 29 restored aircraft. The self-guided audio tour, narrated by Midway sailors, brings the carrier's history to life. Those who dare can "take to the sky" aboard one of two flight simulators.

3.4 miles / 9 minutes from hotel MAP

Water Sports

La Jolla Watersports
1551 Grand ave #b San Diego, California 92109
(619) 788- 6416 | http://lajollawatersports.com
Experienced guides equip patrons with all of the equipment necessary to swim with sharks and explore the La Jolla shoreline's crystalline depths. Groups of 5 or 10 descend on leopard sharks' favorite spots, or instructors help participants to spear fresh fish. Tours are held three times a day, and those who opt for the spearfishing tour must get a fishing license (an additional $15 fee per person).
6.5 miles / 10 minutes from hotel MAP

Water Sports

La Jolla Sea Caves Kayaks, LLC
2164 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 454 - 0111 | http://www.lajollaseacavekayaks.com/tours.html

This popular 1.5 hour tour is perfect for everyone! Our guides expertly blend the fun and excitement of kayaking with the enjoyment of our natural environment. Our adventure occurs within a marine ecological reserve that contains five distinct marine environments in less than 2 square miles, making it one of the most unique stretches of coastline in California. Sandy beach, rocky shallows, steep cliffs, kelp forests, and deep water canyons all host their own flora and fauna and all meet right here!

5 miles / 10 minutes from hotel MAP

Water Sports

Jetpack
Mission Bay Sportcenter 1010 Santa Clara Place San Diego, CA 92109
(888) 553-6471 | http://www.jetpackamerica.com/book-now

Our recommended package for first-time pilots is two hours from start to finish, with a full 25 minutes of flight time to hone your skills. You'll learn the basics of jetpack flight with your Certified Flight Instructor on the remote throttle, so you can be on your way to becoming a proficient jetpack pilot. Skills taught are steering, stability and elevation control, as well as the more advanced maneuvers such as walking on water, no-handed flying and underwater submarines. With most first-time pilots taking 5-10 minutes to learn the fundamentals, this package allows for more advanced flying and a max height of 25 feet.

4.5 miles / 11 minutes from hotel MAP

Water Sports

San Diego Surf Lessons
4850 Cass St San Diego, CA 92109 b/t Law St & Beryl St in Pacific Beach
(858) 205-7683 | http://www.sandiegosurflesson.com/

San Diego Surf School is the place to come for quality, safe and fun surf lessons for all ages and levels. We teach that surfing is not just a sport, but a remedy for life. We promise an unforgettable experience every time!

6.2 miles / 12 minutes from hotel MAP

Water Sports

San Diego Harbor Speed Boat Adventure
1450 Harbor Island Dr Ste 205 San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 294-5852 | http://www.speedboatadventures.com

Experience the adventure of a lifetime on our Speed Boat Adventure Tour. A guided and narrated San Diego Harbor Tour with a twist. You are able to navigate and captain your own speedboat for the entirety of the tour while following our trained and knowledgeable guides to experience the best of both worlds the THRILL of driving your own speedboat, and the safety of having a skilled guide introduce you to the beauty of San Diego Harbor. The witty yet historical narration is done through two-way communication systems mounted in each boat.

4 miles / 10 minutes from hotel MAP

Water Sports

Paddle Board Bliss
Fanuel Park 4000 Fanuel St. San Diego, CA 92109 Pacific Beach
(858) 215-3661 | http://blisspaddleyoga.com/

Starting with a lesson on the beach, learn all the basics of stand up paddle and ocean safety. After a quick stretch, we will paddle away from the island to go over turning and maneuvering. Once everyone is comfortable, we paddle around and explore Mission Bay.

5.1 miles / 10 minutes from hotel MAP

Water Sports

San Diego Whale Watching Cruise and Maritime Museum Entry
Maritime Museum of San Diego 1492 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
- | http://www.viator.com/tours/San-Diego/San-Diego-Whale-Watching-Cruise-and-Maritime-Museum-Entry/d736

Jump on board the world-famous Dennis Conner's America sailing schooner for a once-in-a-lifetime whale watching experience. The only whale-watching sailing trip in San Diego, a cruise on America is the environmentally-friendly and most personal wildlife experience in town. Complete your nautical day with a visit to San Diego Maritime Museum any time you like.

3.4 miles / 7 minutes from hotel MAP

Water Sports

Fishing Charter
1717 Quivira Road. San Diego CA 92109
(619) 224-3383 | http://www.seaforthlanding.com/

Captain Ryan on the San Diego just called in with 15 yellowtail, with fish ranging from 20 - 28#. The fish are being caught on a mix of live bait, yo-yo irons and surface irons. The San Diego is online every day, so make reservations now!

3.3 miles / 6 minutes from hotel MAP

Water Sports

Seaforth Boat Rentals - Sailing, Jet Ski tours, Yachts,
1641 Quivira Road. San Diego CA 92109
(888) 834-2628 | http://seaforthboatrental.com/

San Diego's largest boat rental and yacht charter company

0 minutes from hotel MAP

Water Sports

Action Sport Rentals
Hilton Hotel, 1775 E Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109
(619) 275-8945 | http://www.actionsportrentals.com/
Steps from the hotel you can rent sail boats, jetskis, paddleboats, kayaks, funcats, and motoboats
9.9 miles / 14 minutes from hotel MAP

Adventure

Torrey Pines Gliderport (La Jolla)
2800 Torrey Pines Scenic Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 452-9858 | http://sandiegofreeflight.com/jm170/

Anyone of any age can go flying with us! You fly with USHPA-certified professional tandem pilots. Simply call us the morning you want to fly to confirm the wind conditions, and then come down and do 10 minutes of paperwork. No reservations. Come fly at Torrey today!

6.7 miles / 12 minutes from hotel MAP

Adventure

San Diego Balloon Rides
744 8th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 272-6376 | http://www.sandiegoballoonrides.net/

Go on an unforgettable Balloon Ride in San Diego! Enter the exciting world of California Hot Air Balloons! Our skilled San Diego Balloon Ride experts will gladly assist in selecting a hot air balloon ride package and schedule that works for you.