7 Groupons to Do While Visiting San Diego

Bobby Dyer

Traveling to San Diego, huh? Well that is an excellent choice! San Diego is full of wonderful attractions to see and experiences to be had! Whether you are in San Diego for the week or just a weekend, Groupon helps makes exploring and trying new experiences on a budget possible while still being able to have lots of fun. Here are 7 Groupons you should do/get while visiting San Diego:

#1 Kayaking/Stand-Up Paddleboarding


Kayaking San Diego
View of downtown San Diego from kayak on San Diego Bay

There are lots of Groupons for kayaking and SUP rentals here in different parts of San Diego. From La Jolla to Point Loma to Coronado, any of these places will provide you with a beautiful view of San Diego! No matter where you kayak, you can’t go wrong!


#2 San Diego Pub/Club Crawls


San Diego Pub Crawl Nightlife
Source: sandiegopubcrawler.com

Fancying you some night time fun in downtown San Diego? For you dancing feens out there, go on this club crawl hosted by SanDiegoClubCrawl where you will visit 4-5 venues! If you are wanting a more relaxed crawl, check out this pub crawl hosted by SanDiegoPubCrawler. You will get free and discounted drinks as well as waived cover charges to any venues you visit during the either crawl.


#3 Harbor Cruise


San Diego Harbor Cruise

What better way to see downtown San Diego on the water than by boat. Enjoy a 2-hour boat cruise along San Diego Bay with this Groupon deal! They even offer free WiFi on their boats now!


#4 Belmont Park


Belmont Park Mission Beach visiting San Diego
Source: Times of San Diego/Belmont Park

Belmont Park is San Diego’s historic mini amusement park and arcade located along gorgeous Mission Beach. Here you will find rides such as a wooden roller coaster, Octotron, Control Freak, and Beach blaster. You will also find attractions such as laser tag, Sky Climb, and the Speedwall. Groupon has a great deal for unlimited attractions bands (rides not included). There is FREE admission and parking for Belmont Park.


#5 Electric Motor Car Ride


Electric Car while Visiting San Diego Balboa Park
Source: http://wickercarts.com/wp/

Rent these 1915’s style electric motor cars and cruise around beautiful Balboa Park. See the museums from the outside, drive by the Koi pond, and gaze at the international houses on your drive. It may be the cheesiest fun you will ever have!


#6 Scavenger Hunt in Old Town or Downtown San Diego


Scavenger hunt visiting San Diego Groupon
Source: Groupon

Old Town is a state protected historical park in San Diego, rich with history and LOTS of Mexican food! This Groupon will allow you to see all of beautiful Old Town while trying to figure out a murder mystery! If you are staying with ITH at the Zoo hostel in Hillcrest, this Groupon starts one block from there. Scavenger hunts are a fun way for visitors to explore San Diego.


#7 Massage

Massage San Diego Groupon

After a long day of activities and exploration, wind down with a nice relaxing foot and shoulder (or full body) massage at one of MANY massage places around San Diego. Find a Groupon for relaxation and relief here.


One place you don’t need a Groupon to get a great deal is International Travelers House (ITH). We have specials for every type of traveler visiting San Diego. Traveling alone or in a large group? We have multi-bed rooms! Traveling with a friend or significant other? We have private rooms and doubles rooms! From offering free meals to free activities of our own, ITH is the ultimate hostel host and in combination with these deals you can make the most of your time visiting San Diego!

Cofounder of ITH Hostels. I love traveling, hosting, gardening, golfing, fishing, and sailing.