Marina Village is located close to two major freeways, hundreds of shops, restaurants, bars, clubs, tourist attractions, and the airport (SAN). Check out the entertainment section on for more comprehensive information.

Gaslamp Quarter
One of San Diego’s historic quarters, this section of downtown San Diego boasts numerous tourist and local attractions, restuarants, nightclubs, bars, and great people-watching spots.

Convention Center – From the airport, it’s just a five-minute shuttle ride to the San Diego Convention Center, located right on the harbor. From there, everything you need is within walking distance. Stay in a first-class hotel. Explore the dining and excitement of downtown San Diego. Stroll the waterfront. Enjoy eclectic shopping. Come for the convention, stay for the vacation!

Fashion Valley Mall | Mission Valley Mall – Hundreds of stores and eating establishments for everyone’s tastes. Abundant parking, multiple movie theaters, and close to several freeways.

Torrey Pines – Home to miles of hiking trails, breathtaking scenery, upscale dining and entertainment, this small section of San Diego County guaranteees something for everyone. Check out the beautiful beaches, or if you’ve got an excess of cash, the Torrey Pines Golf Course (and Lodge At Torrey Pines) make for a nice afternoon/evening.


Don’t feel like driving? There are several places to eat within walking distance.

(on site)
1842 Quivira Way  619. 226.2084

(at Seaforth)
1729 Quivira Rd.  619.222.3317

(at Seaforth)
1617 Quivira Rd.  619.224.3551


(on site)
1548 Quivira Way  619.223.5056

THE RED MARLIN (at the Hyatt)
1441 Quivira Rd.  619.221.4868

(at the Dana)
1770 W. Mission Bay Dr.  619.873.4337

(at the Dana)
1770 W. Mission Bay Dr.  619.222.4198

Del Mar Fairgrounds & Racetrack -The Fairgrounds, including its parking lots, is approximately 340 acres; Horsepark is approximately 65 acres. The Fairgrounds and Horsepark are the sites of nearly 350 events each year.

Hospitality Point/Mission Bay Headquarters – This park in Mission Bay is located at the south end of Quivira Way, boasting views of Mission Bay, the San Diego River and towards the ocean.

Mission Beach | Belmont Park – Guarantees a full day of entertainment for everyone. Visit the amusement park, stop at bars, grab lunch/dinner, stroll (or skate, or bike) on the boardwalk, surf, swim, and much more!

Ocean Beach | Point Loma/Cabrillo National Monument – Discover history or just take a visit for the hundreds of eating & drinking establishments. Parking can be a little difficult in OB, why not take a bike tour of this cute little beach community?

Old Town – Home to historical tours, speciality shops, art galleries, hotels, parks, live shows and great margaritas, this landmark of San Diego makes for an enjoyable time for the whole family.

Pacific Beach | La Jolla – For those of you who like fun in the sun/surf/sand, you’ll want to spend some time in PB. Check out Garnet Avenue for shopping, or head a few minutes north to La Jolla for specialized boutiques, upscale dining, and beautiful postcard-style views from the coves and cliffs.

Qualcomm Stadium – Going to be in town while your favorite team is? Want to check out a huge used car tent sale or watch some legal bike/car races? Qualcomm is the place to be.

San Diego Harbor – Take a Hornblower cruise or Harbor Excursion and experience San Diego Bay from a dolphin’s perspective. Stroll, bike, or skate along San Diego Embarcadero to or from Seaport Village.

San Diego Zoo – The 100-acre Zoo is connected to the scenic Balboa Park and is home to over 4,000 animals as well as 700,000+ exotic plants.

Seaport Village – This 14 acre waterfront complex includes many shops and casual or fine dining eateries. The monthly calendar features live music along with street performers and artisans.

Sea World – All shows, exhibits, aquariums and most rides are included with park admission. Food, dining experiences, merchandise, Behind-the-Scenes Guides tours and animal interactions make for a fun aquatic-themed day with the family.

Sports Arena/Midway area – Home to shops and stores such as Ralph’s, Vons, Ross, Target, Home Depot, many restaurants, and the San Diego Sports Arena.

Tijuana (Mexico) – Yes, it really is that close. Have your passport handy and head down for everything from bullfights and boxing to hand-crafted jewelry and fantastic food. Beaches are located nearby the border as well as various nightclubs and bars.

Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group/Hospital – Hopefully this won’t be an integral part of your visit, but it’s close by if you need it.

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