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San Diego Bay Jet Boat Ride
"Your jet boat adventure on San Diego Bay begins on the waterfront near the USS Midway Museum. After checking in receive a plastic poncho and ziplock bag to keep yourself and any personal items dry. Then step aboard the Patriot and set off into the bay.With two turbo-charged 1400-horsepower engines the red-white-and-blue Patriot is a high-powered ocean-going vessel that will zip and zoom you under the famous Coronado Bridge and around the bay. If the onboard music and the rushing wind in your hair don’t put you in a wild mood the hold-on-tight 360-degree spins and speeds reaching 40 nautical mph (64 kph) surely will. During your 30-minute tour
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Embarcadero and Waterfront Segway Tour
"On this San Diego Segway tour you'll explore the beautiful San Diego waterfront. While zipping through the beautiful streets of San Diego you'll pass through the Embarcadero Seaport Village and the San Diego Marina. You'll also see famous sights such as the USS Midway Star of India Greatest Generation Walk and much more! Your guide will make sure to point out all the landmarks on this 1-hour Segway tour. Taking a Segway tour is really the perfect way to see San Diego!"
From $49.00
 
Classic Sailboat Harbor Tour
"Is this your first time sailing? Or have you logged a fair amount of sea-time? Either way a San Diego boat tour on our 1914 replica Friendship Sloop is a one-of-a-kind experience. Liberty is a classic sailboat that is classy roomy comfortable and looks like something you'd spy alongside the Black Pearl in a the Pirates of the Caribbean film. Liberty has a wooden mast is gaffed-rigged and has authentic decor accents.In addition
From $90.00

More Restaurants in National City

Oriental Cafe

A few years ago VT Member, "winnietankl," Winnie, wrote me for advise about hotels to stay in while she was in San Diego. I did a bit of "interviewing" for her and she settled on one in National City....
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Aug 08, 2015

Chuck E. Chesse's

This is a fun place for kids to go but it can become expensive. Lot's of kids what to have their birthday party here. Not only is this a "pizza" parlour, it is also a gaming arcade. I sometimes take...
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Jul 27, 2015

Family House of Pancakes

This independently owned restaurant is a reminder of the past when meals were hearty and plentiful.It was opened by Jim and Madeline Spezzano about fifty years ago. They are of Italian ancestry, so it...
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Jul 27, 2015

The Living Room Coffeehouse

The Living Room Coffeehouse Bistro and European Pastries is my all time favorite coffeehouse. This National City branch is next to the Southwestern College Extension building and they have an...
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lmkluque
Jul 21, 2013

Charley's Grilled Subs

Stopping at Plaza Bonita to take a few replacement photos I noticed the first "restaurant" in the Food Court because a guy was standing out side of the counter with a plate of samples. I wasn't...
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Jul 21, 2013

Hibachi-San Japanese Grill

Hibachi-San is the only Japanese food I've seen at Plaza Bonita and I was happy to see they served Bento Boxes.To Be Continued.... Chicken Teriyaki bento box is my favorite choice.To Be Continued.... ...
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Jul 21, 2013
 
 
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Outback Steak House

The Outback is in a free standing building at the northwest corner of the Plaza Bonita parking lot. Patio dining is available all year long--except maybe when it is raining--and heaters are provided...
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Jul 21, 2013

El Torito Mexican Restaurant & Bar

El Torito moved from Chula Vista to National City. It is a nice addition to the Westfield Plaza Bonita mall. At first, from the outside, it looks small but walking through the doors you'll see it's...
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Jul 21, 2013

Goodies Pours & Plates

This used to be a Buster's Beach House/Marina Gateway, but has since closed up shop at this location. Now it is Goodies. I went here to interview the hotel next door and wanted to check this...
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Jul 19, 2013

Plaza Bonita Food Court

At the Plaza Bonita food court there are many options to choose, from a simple drink at Orange Julius or the Cyberbrew Cafe to a full meal at any of the American, Chinese, Japanese or Filipino food...
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Jul 19, 2013

Waterfront Grill

A new restaurant to the area that is open to the public as well as a convenience for the boaters docked at the marina. At the moment their hours are limited. Monday through Thursday they are open 11...
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Jul 17, 2013

The Barbeque Pit

This old style Texas BBQ first opened in National City before I was born!! That opening was a long, long time ago, 1947 to be exact. You know, the fact that it is still is doing a thriving business is...
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Jul 17, 2013

Cafe La Maze

Chula has the Butcher Shop and National City has Café La Maze. This steakhouse/seafood restaurant opened in 1940 as a second location for the owner, Marcel Lamaze, friend of the Stars. The idea was to...
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Jul 17, 2013

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar

Applebee's is not one of my favorites, mainly because it offers no outside dining. It is a "local neighborhood" type restaurant, sporty, and nicely decorated. Service is good, sometimes slow due to...
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Feb 10, 2013

Top Hotels in National City

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800 Bay Marina Drive, National City, California, 91950, United States
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1645 E Plaza Blvd, National City, CA 91950
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425 Roosevelt Ave, National City, CA 91950
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700 National City Blvd, National City, CA 91950
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607 Roosevelt Ave, National City, California, 91950, United States
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Things to Do Near National City

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Beach

part two of my tips with more pictures. Facing the mightly Pacific Ocean and less congested than the Beaches of Los Angeles, Coronado has a long Public Beach called Central Beach that lies Parallel...
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Torrey Pines

Parking is just off the Pacific Coast Highway north of San Diego. Park fees are by the car and relatively cheap. There are bathrooms and showers to hose the feet after walking on the beach. The main...
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Ocean Beach

We loved hanging out in Ocean Beach during our visit to San Diego in April 2016. The vibe is very laid back, so after popping into a couple of stores and enjoying dinner we headed to the pier to watch...
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Gaslamp Quarter

From the beach we headed to the Gaslamp Quarter for dinner. There was certainly a lot of choice. I think that the prices were a tad on the expensive side and it was very busy but I liked the vibe. I...
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San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

This unassuming little museum is dedicated to the Chinese laborers, who helped build San Diego in the early wild west days. It has quietly been growing in the past twenty or so years and has done a...
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SD Convention Center

San Diego Convention Center, steps away from Gaslamp Quarter, is a huge downtown venue beloved by a great variety of visitors every year. Usually attended by business types, the center is great for...
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