Are you looking for unique things to do in dazzling San Diego? Read on for a list of fun activities to keep you busy day or night.
1. Glow Boat Rides from Eco Boat Rentals
Imagine viewing the twinkling lights of the city skyline at night or the darkened majestic boats lining the San Diego Bay from your own 360 degree illuminated glow boat. Sound good? This experience can be yours at Eco Boat Rentals. Available on select evenings, their crew will make sure you know where to go, so you feel safe before embarking on your adventure. A disco ball and speakers add to the ambiance making it the perfect date night.
2. Sidecar Tours San Diego
Not sure where to go in San Diego? Looking for a great wine or brewery tour, but don’t want to drive? Look no further than Sidecar Tours of San Diego. Each sidecar holds up to two people and includes a private chauffer. Popular tours include the Wine Tour, the Brewery Tour, and the brand-new San Diego Scenic tour. Hit the open road with a never boring Sidecar Tour.
3. Haunted San Diego Ghost Tours
Do you love the supernatural? Haunted San Diego Ghost Tours is the highest reviewed ghost tour on Yelp, Google, TripAdvisor, and Facebook. Offering a premium bus tour or two different walking tours, learn about San Diego’s spooky and creepy side, all with a sense of humor. This is not a “jump scare” excursion or haunted house. It is a dark history tour with an eerie twist. You will leave believing in ghosts!
4. Private Sailing Tour Around San Diego Bay
Eco Boat Rentals now presents private sailing charters on their beautiful French-built sailing yacht. Celebrate any occasion as your captain cruises through San Diego Bay and along the magnificent downtown skyline. The yacht holds up to 6 people and soft drinks and lite snacks are provided. Feel free to bring your favorite drinks (no red wine) and munchies along too. Ideal for romantic sunset cruises and family sightseeing adventures.
5. San Diego GoCars
Looking for a tour of San Diego, but at your own pace? Try a GoCar tour. Each little car holds one or two people and is fitted with GPS guided tour technology to take you to all the best spots. It even gives recommendations. Stop for photos, grab a bite to eat or take a detour without worrying about time limits. You are in charge!
6. Old Town Trolley’s Hop On Hop Off Tour
Spend the day exploring San Diego with Old Town Trolley’s convenient “Hop On Hop Off” tour. Their orange and green fleet of trolleys travel over 25 miles of San Diego and have 12 destination stops. Conductors narrate the ride with humorous stories and trivia to delight you. Want to check out a spot further? Just hop off the trolley. You can hop back on the next one when you are ready to continue.
7. Brothels, Bites and Booze Culinary Tour with So Diego
Are you hungry, but don’t know which restaurant to try? Then a culinary tour by So Diego is your answer. Their popular Brothels, Bites and Booze tour covers the Gaslamp Quarter, once the infamous red-light district. This guided walking tour will take you to four restaurants for delicious food and spirited drinks while regaling you with scandalous tales of famous brothels and Prohibition-era gangsters. Other tours offered include Tequila, Tacos and Tombstones and Pizza, Pasta, and Piazzas.
8. Incredible Slot Canyon Hike with San Diego Tours, Experiences and Adventures
San Diego Tours, Experiences and Adventures provides unique hiking tours for those who like a more challenging escapade. The Incredible Slot Canyon Hike takes you down cliffs to the Pacific Ocean and a secluded beach. You will climb a rope into a secret chasm, navigate through an amazing slot canyon, and enjoy a provided picnic on a scenic cliff. This is an experience you will not forget.
9. Rooftop Cinema Club Embarcadero
Are your ready to sit back and be entertained? Rooftop Cinema Club Embarcadero offers a variety of movies (both matinees and nighttime showings) atop the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego through September. Watch your favorite films with spectacular views of the city all around you. State-of-the-art, wireless headphones are provided for a personal experience with no disturbances. You will find plenty of treats at the concession stand along with a full bar and food menu. Better yet, make it dinner and a movie with a meal at one of the Manchester Grand Hyatt’s scrumptious restaurants.
We hope this list of unique and fun things to do enhances your day in San Diego whether you are vacationing or a local playing tourist for the day. Do you have a favorite activity in San Diego? Let us know about it in the comments section below.