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48 Hours in San Diego

Jul 11, 2007  Mom-Daughter Weekend Prior to College
3.0 of 5 bubbles based on 2 votes


  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: La Jolla, San Diego
  • Category: Perfect weekend
  • Traveler type: Culture, Sightseeing, Active/Outdoors, Never been before, Beachgoers
  • Appeals to: Families with teenagers, Seniors, Budget travelers, Tourists, Pet owners
  • Seasons: Summer
  • 1. Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla
    Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla, La Jolla, San Diego

    Very convenient to I-5; we were able to quickly get to all the attractions listed below. Comfortable--cushy bed and pillows; clean and service was great. Free parking. Pet friendly. Accommodations good for handicapped. Complimentary breakfast (eggs, sausage/bacon, breads of all kinds, home fried potatoes, waffles/pancakes, yogurt, cereals, fresh fruit, juices, etc). Great for families, teens, couples of all ages, large groups. Not for partying groups, however.

  • 2. San Diego Zoo
    San Diego Zoo, San Diego, California

    Go very early in the morning to avoid crowds and long lines. If you are in shape, avoid the bus ride and walk. It is a beautiful place!

  • 3. Balboa Park
    Balboa Park, San Diego, California

  • 4. San Diego Natural History Museum
    San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego, California

    We went just for the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit; balance of museum is all dinosaurs.

  • 5. Mission Beach
    Mission Beach, San Diego, California

    Walk along the sidewalk north past Mission Beach and the amusement park. This section of the beach is quieter and lovely. Go for the sunset if the weather is cold.

  • 6. Humphrey's

    Lovely restaurant with beautiful views of the marina; excellent food at a reasonable price; free concerts also.

  • 7. Wahoo's Fish Tacos

    A funky, very casual place with very healthy selections and delicious fish tacos. We went to the Station Village location. Price: low. Don't miss it if you like Baja Mexican....a must!

  • 8. Gaslamp District

    Dining, shopping, galleries...great place to people watch.