You’re about to embark to San Diego for Spring Break to enjoy a full week of unadulterated fun. Our hats are off! You’ve set yourself up for a getaway of epic proportions in “America’s Finest City” .
Beaches, world-class brews, constant sunshine…what could be better?
To really set this year’s spring break apart, we put together the ultimate guide for mastering San Diego like a pro.
SPRING BREAK EXPERIENCES YOU CAN’T MISS OUT ON
No San Diego experience is complete without embarking on a few of the quintessential Southern Californian adventures. Here are our favorites:
This iconic pastime is a must for anyone seeking to taste the adrenaline of soaring on water. Surfing lessons are a great way to ensure beginners taste victory on the waves. Check out our beach guide for surfing beginners.
Take to navigating the seas at the helm of a sailboat. No matter if it’s a 14-foot or 40-foot boat, you’ll enjoy the breeze through your hair and sun on your face. For warmer days, a quick dip in the water can bring new meaning to the word refreshing. If you head out of the bay, make sure to be on the lookout for dolphins swimming by. Check out Seaforth Boat Rentals for various options on getting out on the water.
This includes, but is not limited to, lounging, tanning, book reading, and sport playing. With miles of pristine beaches, you can’t go wrong with any beach endeavor you choose.
NIGHTLIFE GUIDES TO SAN DIEGO
Lucky for you, the state of California has lifted the ban on outdoor dining and a few indoor spots (with controlled capacity and social distancing). So San Diego night life is up and going! Especially Hillcrest and near the beaches.
You can’t have an epic getaway without getting a taste of the nightlife. After all, it is spring break. No matter your style, San Diego caters to all interests.
You’ve never seen a microbrew scene like San Diego. Sorry Portland, the beer Gods have placed you solidly at #2. Any bar worth its salt will have at least 30 beers on tap. Some range closer to 100. Needless to say, we take our beer very seriously. Find a discounted Brewery Tour on Groupon.
At ITH, we host a variety of nighttime activities. If the bar scene isn’t your style, or you just want a night off, we have you covered. From chill beach bonfires to jam sessions to epic Jenga battles, we make every evening memorable.
SPRING BREAK PACKING FOR SAN DIEGO
San Diego is eclectic, so we encourage you to pack your most outlandish attire. But for the purpose of function over form, here are a few basics:
Sunscreen, swimming suit, hat, flip flops, beach towel, Frisbee, football, volleyball and a good book. That should cover almost every beach time activity.
The temperature gauge may be a steady 70, but it will be a few more months before the water temps catch up. If you don’t have a wetsuit, there are many options to rent.
LIGHT JACKET & JEANS
In addition to your summer or club attire, prepare for a slight cooling off in the evening.
YOUR SENSE OF ADVENTURE
This should go without saying, but it never hurts to double check.
WHAT TO EAT IN SAN DIEGO
San Diego is home to diverse foods from around the world but the local favorite is our tacos. Some of our favorite taco joints are Bluewater Seafood, Oscars Mexican Food and Lucha Libre.
San Diego is one of the best US spring break destinations. Let us show you how to make this the best spring break yet! Enjoy a 10% discount with promo code “SB10” when making you are visiting San Diego in March.
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