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Crowne Plaza San Diego - Mission Valley

Explore San Diego

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Must See

While in San Diego spend some time at La Jolla Cove. Nature trails featuring views of seals and Sea Lions line the coastline and offer panoramic photo opportunities of an expansive marine sanctuary. Fantastic scenes of hang gliders coming off the Torrey Pines cliffs are amazing. Enjoy a world class shopping district featuring fresh, locally inspired cuisine and one of a kind boutiques.

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Guests staying at our Crowne Plaza San Diego Mission Valley will love spending a day at the world-renowned San Diego Zoo. Next to the zoo is Balboa Park. Known as The Jewel of San Diego, this 1200 acre San Diego institution is home to 17 museums that include Fleet Science Center and San Diego Air and Space Museum. Just down the street from the Crowne Plaza is the upscale Fashion Valley Mall.

Tips

Beautiful Ocean Beach is just minutes away from the Crowne Plaza San Diego Mission Valley. Bask in the sun that makes San Diego famous. Don't forget a trip to the San Diego Zoo. Take the guided bus tour when you get there and scout out the areas where you would like to spend more time. Everyone loves the Polar Bear Plunge and the various Keeper Talks about animals such as Koalas and Rhinos.

Must Do

San Diego is home to the nation's largest urban park, Balboa Park, located four miles from our Crowne Plaza San Diego Mission Valley. This San Diego landmark offers 17 museums, scenic gardens, performance venues, and is the site of the fabulous San Diego Zoo. San Diego Zoo is the nation’s premier zoo featuring over 3,700 animals and 650 species. Early Morning with Pandas is a fantastic experience.

Don't Go Home Without

A trip to the Seaport Village shopping center is a must to experience while in San Diego. Just 10 minutes from the Crowne Plaza San Diego Mission Valley. Next door is the aircraft carrier USS Midway. Now a museum, it is San Diego's #1 attraction. Take the self-guided walking tour to see what life on the sea was like for our brave sailors. The Midway also features 29 restored aircraft.

Things To Do

Things To Do

Balboa Park

Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101

Balboa Park is the nation's largest urban cultural park. Home to 15 major museums, renowned performing arts venues, beautiful gardens and the San Diego Zoo, the Park has an ever-changing calendar of museum exhibitions, plays, musicals, concerts, and classes—all in the beautiful and timeless setting of this must-see San Diego attraction.

Beaches

Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101

San Diego offers 72 miles of white sandy beacheswith crystal blue waters . A stay is never complete without dipping your toes in the waves or just walking along our beautiful shoreline.

Coronado

Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101

The city of Coronado is a small beach community with an Island feel. There are many shops and restaurants to stroll through.

Downtown/Gaslamp Quarter

Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101

The Gaslamp Quarter is a 16½ block historical neighborhood in downtown San Diego, California. Its main period of development began in 1867, when Alonzo Horton bought the land in hopes of creating a new city center closer to the bay, and chose 5th Avenue as its main street. After a period of urban decay, the neighborhood underwent urban renewal in the 1980s and 1990s, and is today an energetic business and entertainment district.

Gaslamp Quarter

5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

The Gaslamp Quarter is a 16½ block historical neighborhood in downtown San Diego, California. Its main period of development began in 1867, when Alonzo Horton bought the land in hopes of creating a new city center closer to the bay, and chose 5th Avenue as its main street. After a period of urban decay, the neighborhood underwent urban renewal in the 1980s and 1990s, and is today an energetic business and entertainment district.

Legoland

One Legoland Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008

Children's Theme Park with rides and waterpark.

Mission Valley

One Legoland Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008

Restaurants and Shopping

Old Town

Old Town Avenue, San Diego, CA 92108

Historic District with numerous shops and restaurants

SDSU - San Diego State University

5500 Campinale Drive, San Diego, CA 92182

Four Year College

San Diego Zoo

2920 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

World Famous Zoo with over 4,000 animals representing 800 species

Sea World

500 SeaWorld Drive, San Diego, CA 92109

SeaWorld is a United States chain of marine mammal parks owned by Anheuser-Busch. The parks feature captive orca, sea lion, and dolphin shows and zoological displays featuring various other marine animals. The parks' icon is Shamu, the Orca.

Tijuanna Mexico

500 SeaWorld Drive, San Diego, CA 92109

Local siteseeing and shopping district of the Mexican Border Town Tijuanna

USD - University of San Diego

5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110

California University

UCSD - University of California San Diego

Glllman Drive and La Jolla Village Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037

The University of California, San Diego is a public research university located in La Jolla, California, United States.