San Diego Recommendations

RESORTS:

  • Wyndham Harbour Lights (The Central Collection) $34/day parking fee Fitness center Gaslamp Quarter location Sauna & steam rooms
  • Worldmark San Diego – Balboa Park (Club Pass Resort) (The Central Collection) 0.25 miles to Balboa Park Rooftop terrace Units are hotel rooms
  • Worldmark San Diego – Inn at the Park (Club Pass Resort) 2 miles to Gaslamp Quarter Across from Balboa Park Rooftop lounge (nice place to relax at end of the day)
  • Worldmark San Diego – Mission Valley (Club Pass Resort) 2.9 miles to Balboa Park Feels like a rundown hotel Bring redecorated in 2017 Heated pool & hot tub Not close to the beach

RESTAURANTS/FOOD:

  • Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill (was on Diners, Drive-ins, & Dives)
  • Crazee Burger (was on Diners, Drive-ins, & Dives)
  • Crest Café (was on Diners, Drive-ins, & Dives)
  • El Indio Mexican Restaurant (was on Diners, Drive-ins, & Dives)
  • Hob Nob Hill (was on Diners, Drive-ins, & Dives)
  • Hotel Del Coronado Sunday Brunch (bit pricey but well worth it)
  • OB Noodle House & Sake Bar (was on Diners, Drive-ins, & Dives)
  • Oceanaire Seafood Room Pizzeria Luigi (was on Diners, Drive-ins, & Dives)
  • Studio Diner (was on Diners, Drive-ins, & Dives)

BARS:

 

ATTRACTIONS/ACTIVITIES:

  • Balboa Park (17 museums in park)
  • Belmont Park (amusement park)
  • Birch Aquarium at Scripps
  • Coronado Island (has one of the best beaches in the US)
  • Gaslamp Quarter entertainment district) (do walking tour)
  • Golfing at Torres Pines (La Jolla, CA)
  • Harbor tour
  • Hotel Del Coronado Tour (on Coronado Island)
  • La Jolla Sea Caves (kayaking inside caves only allowed with a guide)
  • Legoland (Carlsbad, CA)
  • Mini motorboat tour around bay
  • Old Town Model Railroad Depot (in Old Town San Diego)
  • Old Town San Diego (California’s first settlement)
  • Old Town Trolley (hop on/hop off)
  • Paragliding (near Torrey Pines) (La Jolla, CA)
  • Point Loma San Diego Air & Space Museum (in Balboa Park)
  • San Diego Model Railroad Museum (in Balboa Park) (little pricey)
  • San Diego Segway Tour
  • San Diego Zoo (in Balboa Park) (special tour is great)
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (Escondido, CA) (was where the San Diego Zoo raised animals for the zoo)
  • Seal & sea lion watching
  • SeaWorld
  • The New Children’s Museum
  • Trip to La Jolla
  • Trip to Point Loma Linda
  • USS Midway Museum (self-guided tour of the aircraft carrier)
  • Whale Watching

GROCERY STORES:

OTHER INFO:

  • Also see Oceanside, CA list
  • Costco & AAA have cheaper tickets to zoo & SeaWorld
  • Go on Groupon for attraction deals San Diego
  • Go Card (for discounts on attractions) smartdestinations.com

ADDRESSES:

  • Wyndham Harbour Lights 911 Fifth Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 Phone: 619-564-3500
  • Worldmark San Diego – Balboa Park 1110 A Street San Diego, CA 92101 Phone: 619-795-4000
  • Worldmark San Diego – Inn at the Park 525 Spruce Street San Diego, CA 92103 Phone: 619-291-0999
  • Worldmark San Diego – Mission Valley 425 Camino Del Rio South San Diego, CA 92108 Phone: 619-677-3150

NOTE: This is information I have compiled from comments posted on this site and other timeshare Facebook sites. I have not been to these places personally, so all these recommendations are from other people.

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