For years, the Mission Valley Resort has been the vacation destination of choice for couples and families alike. The Resort's facilities and easy access to the beach, historic Old Town, downtown's Gaslamp Quarter, museums, golf and San Diego's most exciting attractions such as SeaWorld and the world-famous San Diego Zoo, has made it the ideal spot to Stay and Play in Southern California.
San Diego is a dynamic and interesting city and the second largest in California. Discovered in 1542 by Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, it's a city rich in Spanish, Mexican and American history and opportunities for exploration. From historic Old Town to modern day attractions like the Reuben H. Fleet Space Theater and Science Center - San Diego offers something for everyone.
The waterfront of San Diego County features the best of what makes the California lifestyle famous.
Golfing in San Diego
San Diego is arguably one of the world's greatest golf destinations. More than 65 San Diego golf courses are available in the surrounding area most within 30 - 45 minutes of Mission Valley Resort. Year round temperate climate, with an average winter temperature of 65 degrees, makes San Diego an ideal location for even the most discerning golf enthusiasts.
San Diego Attractions
San Diego has many famous attractions. Mission Valley Resort is just a very short drive from both Sea World and the San Diego Zoo. Within an hour's drive, you can spend the day at San Diego Wild Animal Park. Many other great places to visit include Cabrillo National Monument, Historic Old Town, Balboa Park, Palomar Observatory and the Del Mar Race Track. All of these world famous San Diego attractions will make your visit to San Diego a memorable one.
Shopping in La Jolla
Just thirty minutes from Mission Valley Resort, you can spend the day exploring the enchanting village of La Jolla. It's a unique upscale enclave with dozens of interesting shops and galleries to browse and explore. It is also home to a number of interesting and unique attractions that draw visitors from around the world. The University of California San Diego, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institute of Oceanography and the La Jolla Playhouse all call La Jolla Home.
San Diego Bay Fishing
Fishing in San Diego Bay is a must for fishing enthusiasts. And it’s no wonder. In the late 1940s, the waters off San Diego supplied as much as two-thirds of the nation's supply of tuna, so San Diego Bay offers exhilaration to sportfishers. The sportfishing fleet consists of more than 75 large commercial vessels and several dozen private charter yachts, and a variety of half, full, and multi-day trips are available.
Old Town San Diego may be a historic district in the city, but the old buildings are always ready to offer guests new fun. With shops, restaurants and other attractions, there are many things to do in Old Town San Diego.
Seaport Village in San Diego
Take a stroll along the waterfront and watch the sailboats go by in San Diego Harbor. Treat the kids to an ice cream cone from Ben and Jerry’s. Listen to some live jazz music in the food court. Walk out on the pier and into a rustic restaurant for a fresh sea bass dinner. You can do all of these things and more when you visit Seaport Village in San Diego.
USS Midway Museum
For one of the really fun things to do in San Diego, don't miss your chance to tour the USS Midway. Sitting quietly alongside the Navy Pier, and extending 1,000 feet into the San Diego Harbor, the USS Midway is a sight to behold.
There are plenty of attractions in San Diego, so reserve your stay at the Mission Valley Resort for a vacation of a lifetime.