Concert, Sports, Theme Parks, Thrill Rides, Guided VIP Tours and much more.
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Mission Bay Park, located midway between Downtown San Diego and La Jolla, is the largest man-made aquatic park in America.
It consists of 4,235 acres and has over 15 million visitors annually.
Mission Bay features nearly 27 miles of shoreline, 19 of which are soft, sandy beaches with swimming areas.
The many children's playgrounds and hiking and biking trails are also popular.
Some areas in the park allow dogs to be on leashes and other areas such as Fiesta Island are leash free.
The bay is home to several large boat marinas with related facilities include boat and kayak rentals.
Mission Bay Park hosts a number of professional events including volleyball, softball, basketball.
and motorboat racing with free admission to the public.
History of Mission Bay
First discovered and named “False Bay” by Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo in 1542, where historically, the San Diego River has shifted its terminus between here
and the San Diego Bay to the south. In the 1940's throught 1960's, the City of San Diego developed these tidelands into a public recreation and boating area.
Mission Bay Park Ranger
2581 Quivera Court., San Diego; 619-221-8899;
Eastshore Visitors Center: On Claremont Mesa Drive; 619-276-8200;
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Tour Sea World San Diego
Premier aquatic theme park attraction of California that is home to dolphins, sharks, penquins, polar bears, manatees,
otters, seals, sea lions, walruses, flamingoes, and much more. This park also operates a major marine life rescue and research program.
During the summer season Sea World offers special evening entertainment and fireworks.
Bahia Belle - Bay Sternwheeler Cruise
998 W. Mission Bay Dr., San Diego, CA 92109; 858-488-0551;
Winter: Fri.-Sat.; summer: open daily. No cruises in Dec. ;
"Turn of the Century," Mississippi-style sternwheeler featuring dancing, live music including swinging' blues and great dance music for everyone to enjoy,
DJ's and cocktails, cruises the waters of Mission Bay making stops at the Bahia and Catamaran Resort Hotels during the evening.
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San Diego Concert Event Hotline
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California's largest ticket marketplace, enabling fans to buy and sell tickets to tens of thousands of sports, concert, theater and other live entertainment events.
Misson Bay Boat Parade [DEC]
The annual Christmas Parade of Lights features over 100 distinctly decorated boats in an evening parade around the bay.
This unique California tradition is followed by fireworks. Parade starts from Quivira Basin.
San Diego Over The Line Tournament - July
Since 1953 this very popular summer entertainment features a form of softball, limited to 1,200 teams of three persons each,
playing almost 2,400 games in two weekends with 52,000 expected to attend.
San Diego Youth Aquatic Center
Located on Fiesta Island, this youth watersports and marine biology camp facility is home to a boy scout camp, SeaCamp oceanography youth club
and San Diego's Kayak Team. It is adjacent to Enchanted Cove which is a popular for non-motor based watersports such as Kite Surfing,
Small Sailboats, Boardsailing and Kayaking.
Model Yacht Pond
Located just south of the Paradise Point Resort, this pond is used to host sailing races for both
power and sail model boats. The adjacent lawns are popular for picnics.
San Diego Argonauts - model boat club meets monthly at the pond.
Vacation Isle Parks
Two great grassy parks with sandy beaches, picnic tables, fire rings and restrooms.
Vacation Isle East is located east of the Model Yacht Pond while Vacation Isle West is located to the west of the pond.
Located on east side of Vacation Isle off of Ingraham St, this beach has a large grassy area, a picnic shelter with picnic tables, fire rings and a jogging path.
There is a boat launch and ski area on the south side, but no swimming is allowed. There is also a childrens playground adjacent to the picnic shelter.
Located on the south jetty ocean entrance to Mission Bay Park, is this large grassy park with great views of Mission Bay, the San Diego River
and out towards the ocean. There are picnic tables, a picnic shelter, fire rings, and a path for jogging or bike riding.
A beautiful waterfront setting for your special day - weddings, banquets, receptions, etc. The marina hosts 634 boat slips with quick access to the Pacific Ocean,
bait barge, utility hookups, etc.
Marina Village - Marina & Conference Center overlooking Quivira Basin
Bait Barge - Everingham's Bait Co - open 24/7 - Mission Bay Since 1951
Official San Diego Parks Department Map
Mission Bay Resort Hotels
Popular Vacation Accommodations:
Bahia Resort - MB Westshore
Best Western - MB Eastshore
Best Western - Clairemont Mesa
Blue Sea Lodge - Pacific Beach
Capri Inn - Pacific Beach
Catamaran Resort - MB Westshore
Comfort Inn - Sea World
Harbor Comfort Inn - Pt Loma/Rosecrans
Dana Inn - Sea World
Hacienda Suites - Old Town
Handlery Resort - Hotel Circle
Hilton Resort - MB Westshore
Holiday Inn - MB Garnet Ave /I-5
Holiday Inn - Sports Arena
Howard Johnsons - Sew World
Howard Johnsons - Hotel Circle
Hyatt Islandia MB Quivera Basin
La Quinta Inn Old Town
Ocean Beach Motel - Ocean Beach
Paradise Point Resort - MB Westshore
Ramada Resort - Sports Arena
Sheraton Resort - Harbor Island
Surfer Hotel - Pacific Beach
Yacht Harbor Posada - Harbor Island
Hotel Circle North
Hotel Circle South
Old Town Resorts
La Jolla Resorts
Hyatt Islandia Resort
The ideal resort for vacation visitors, this waterfront resort tower surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens provides , magnificent city, bay and ocean views.
Steps from your guestroom are many water activities including sportfishing, boat rentals, jet skis and kayaks, waterfront dining, poolside lounge, and eco-friendly spa.
Catamaran Resort and Spa
313 guestroom California Vacation Resort Waterfront Tower located on the shores of Mission Bay Park.
Hotel amenities include 24-hour front desk, shoeshine, currency exchange, safe deposit box, wake-up calls, gift shops, security guard, concierge,
Mission Bay Best Western
2575 Clairemont Drive, San Diego, CA 92110;
Location: East Mission Bay - Clairemont Dr Exit from I-5 Freeway
This friendly vacation hotel is centrally located in the heart of San Diego, with easy
access to all attractions. The property features Spanish-Mission inspired architecture and contemporary style,
and delivers spacious accommodations within walking distance of the enchanting waters of Mission Bay.
Mission Bay Holiday Inn
Distinctively different accommodations that are conveniently located in Pacific Beach,
and only 1 mile to Mission Bay Park.
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
San Diego's premiere vacation island oasis offers 44-acres of lush, tropical gardens surrounded by the famous Mission Bay Recreation Area.
Nestled among sparkling waters and long open beaches, the full service Spa and spacious conference center at Paradise provide an ideal setting for a leisure getaway or a productive meeting.
San Diego Hilton Resort
Located on eastside of Mission Bay
This Four Diamond hotel is across from Sea World, but there's plenty to do right here.
Indulge in spa treatments. Ride catamarans, wind-surfboards, wave runners and aqua cycles.
Sea World Howard Johnsons Resort
Location: 1/2 mile to MCRD in Point Loma.
Centrally located with east access to Sea World, Mission Bay, Old Town and Downtown San Diego.
The on-site Tio Carlos Mexican Restaurant serves lunch, dinner and room service .
Handlery Resort & Hotel
Find a restful vacation paradise at the Handlery Hotel & Resort with an atmosphere that's both friendly and gracious.
The Handlery family owns and operations this facility that boasts lovely accommodations, state-of-the-art health and fitness facilities and award-winning dining.
Mission Bay Comfort Inn
This California Hotel is located in beautiful Mission Bay in the heart of San Diego.
A Seaworld Preferred Hotel, it is centrally located to all major attractions in San Diego.
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