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Private San Diego Sunset Bay Cruise of Harbor Island
"This private cruise leaves from Harbor Island and travels to the Navy Dolphin and Sea Lion training facility located at the end of the harbor. After viewing the training the cruise then proceeds down the bay the America's Cup Harbor and past Shelter Island to the end of Shelter Island where the cruise turns into beautiful La Playa for calm waters and an incredible sunset. The Kona Kai Resort and Marina will thrill you with its Mega-Yachts and beautif San Diego's gateway to the Pacific Ocean. This cruise itinerary is very flexible and offers the ultimate in personal service and accommodation. After the sunset the cruise then returns to Harbor Island. All Cruises are in an all-electric boat with no exhaust fumes or engine noise. Passengers are encouraged to bring their beverages food and music. The cruise furnishes a refrigerator glasses
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San Diego Sunset Bay Cruise of Harbor Island
"This cruise leaves from Harbor Island and travels to the Navy Dolphin and Sea Lion training facility located at the end of the harbor. After viewing the training the cruise then proceeds down the bay the America's Cup Harbor and past Shelter Island to the end of Shelter Island where the cruise turns into beautiful La Playa for calm waters and an incredible sunset. The Kon Kai Resort and Marina will thrill you with its Mega-Yachts and beautifu San Diego's gateway to the Pacific Ocean. This cruise itinerary is very flexible and offers the ultimate in personal service and accommodation. After the sunset the cruise then returns to Harbor Island. All Cruises are in an all-electric boat with no exhaust fumes or engine noise. Passengers are encouraged to bring their beverages food and music. The cruise furnishes a refrigerator glasses
From $95.00
 
Shelter Island Resorts Bay Cruise from San Diego
"On this San Diego bay cruise you will begin your cruise along the outside of Harbor Island toward the America's Cub Harbor. At the end of Harbor Island we will turn into the area where the U.S. Navy trains dolphins and sea lions for undersea mine detection. We will also get a view o where the America's Cup boats were kept during the competition in 1992. You will pass by the world famous Bali Hai restaurant and the beginning of Shelter Island. You will travel along the outside of Shelter Island and then turn into the back harbor of S you will see a beautiful view of the multi-million dollar homes that overlook the bay. You will also travel past the Shelter Island Resorts and Mega Yachts. Next you will see the San Diego Yacht Club Silvergate Yacht Club and Southwestern Yacht Club home to hundreds of yachts. On your way back
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Downtown San Diego Tips (37)

Architecture

There's a hell of a lot of construction and building going on right now in SD, and I think for the better. A lot of art deco, really creative houses and beautiful apartments. Wander around the area...
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Sophie1980
Jul 08, 2004

Spreckels Theatre 1912

Named after John D. Spreckels a sugar magnate, construction was finished in August of 1912 to service patrons with 1,915 seats. Designed to be earthquake and fire proof and built with the state of the...
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Yaqui
Mar 22, 2014

Big tree

Look at this big tree on my picture which grows in a yard just by somebody's house - nothing interesting? - look at the next picture.I found this tree inside someone's yard - just walk around huge...
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matcrazy1
Jun 07, 2003

Take the elevator to the 40th...

Take the elevator to the 40th floor to get to the Top of the Hyatt lounge (the tallest spot in downtown San Diego) and survey the terrain. You can stand at the hall windows without spending a...
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Richmond
Sep 07, 2002

The Star of India, located on...

The Star of India, located on the waterfront near downtown, does not have the natural appeal of a zoo or Sea World. It is, however, an interesting and educational historic ship which reveals the...
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Ky_Happy_Dad
Aug 24, 2002

Horton Plaza is not exactly a...

Horton Plaza is not exactly a shopping mall but that is closest thing I can compare it to. It is part indoor and part out door with lots of walkways and bridges. It is an easy place to get lost in......
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brdwtchr
Aug 25, 2002

Seaport Village seen from the...

Seaport Village seen from the Ferry. I liked the way that Old Town, Sea Port Village, Gaslamp Quarter, and Little Italy each seemed to have their own style. All these places in the same city but each...
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brdwtchr
Aug 25, 2002

The building in the back...

The building in the back ground is the Convention Center. My wife went to a conference there and said it was huge. The top of it looks a bit like the sails of a sailboat. It looks good in this picture...
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brdwtchr
Aug 25, 2002

Quiet plane watching on TweetStreet Park

There are cute little parks hiding around downtown San Diego. TweetStreet Park is a thin strip park on the hill overlooking I-5 just north of Date Street in Cortez Hill neighborhood (head to the El...
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OpernKatz
Mar 21, 2009

Seaport Village

Seaport Village is a nice village along the bay. They have many shops and resturants to vist. Get there early to aviod the jammed pack parking lot.They have a nice walk along side the Seaport village...
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janders
Apr 04, 2011

Ken Cinema

This is a single-screen theatre home to independent and foreign films. Located in Kensington, Ken Cinema is a welcome sight in San Diego, especially in the evenings.Warning though. The ladies'...
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rootie
Apr 14, 2004

Blooming bushes

Walking around residential districts you can see a lot of blooming plants: flowers, blushes and trees.Don't they look beautiful?
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matcrazy1
May 27, 2003
 
 
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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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Museum of Contemporary Art

Located at 700 Prospect Street, right near La Jolla Cove, this museum and a distinctive shipwreck sculpture that makes is hard to miss. This is one of two contemporary art museum locations, the newer...
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