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Customer Travel Tips for San Diego

85% Avg. city rating Rated by 369 customers

Activities / excursions 88%

Restaurants / eating out 88%

Shopping 81%

Chilling out / relaxing 90%

Getting around / public transport 83%

Sightseeing 84%

Culture 81%

Nightlife / partying 87%

Value for money 80%

Customer Travel Tips for San Diego

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93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
93% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Rent a bike!

Liked: Ocean Beach

Disliked: No

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
93% Avg. rating


30 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Go to the zoo

Liked: Zoo Sea world Great people Great food

Disliked: Expensive for food and drinks

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
96% Avg. rating


17 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing City break Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Loved walking around the harbor.

Liked: Weather! Great people. Clean. Great nightlife. Harbor. Balboa park with the zoo. Loved it.

Disliked: No

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


07 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Visiting friends or family Work / volunteering

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Take the trolleys and explore as much as you can!

Liked: San Diego has something for everyone! Hiking, swimming, sunbathing, shopping, eating, strolling, museums, sightseeing....etc.

Disliked: The Bay Area does not really have much to offer!

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
76% Avg. rating


15 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Go early of late.

Liked: BEACH/OCEAN

Disliked: TRAFFIC

100% Avg. rating
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
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  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


24 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Use the hostels

Liked: Public transportation. Looks, places to visit cleanliness. Nice people not rude populous.

Disliked: Mortgage prices

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
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  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


13 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Stay here as long as possible, you won't regret it.

Liked: Great city. It seems more Calfornian and less congested than Los Angeles. The natural beauty of the city is also very nice with blue beach and loads of mountains/hills.

Disliked: The homelessness and the public transportation.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


12 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: make sure you do your bookings online in a advance.

Liked: summer season, sportfishing

Disliked: the gaslamp district needs to be cleaned up a little. it's kind of dirty and there's homeless people hanging around the street. it had a scent of urine and filth

98% Avg. rating
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
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  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
98% Avg. rating


06 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Relax and enjoy

Liked: It's clean, people are nice.

Disliked: No

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
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  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


03 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: Wear sunscreen and drink lots of water!

Liked: Everything!

Disliked: Not at all!

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


31 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Customer Travel Tip: Stay downtown so you can walk.

Liked: Lots of activities downtown.

Disliked: Sometimes humid. Public transportation shuts for several hours overnight.

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


28 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: Go to Coronado - beach, sun, shopping, sightseeing and the best view to the San Diego skyline. Also - if you're not easily taken with seasickness - do a whale watching tour. It was marvelous and if you're lucky you see a lot - sharks, dolphins swimming around the boat and blue whales (but I got seasick, so it wasn't the most pleasant thing for me...).

Liked: The city is just wonderful. You can get everything: sightseeing, beach, shopping, relaixing. The people are very friendly, to get around is easy and you can do a lot! I was there for just 4 days and I have to go back to see so much more! San Diego may not be the most popular city to visit next to L.A., which seems to be the priority choice but I would prefer this city. It is just too beautiful to miss!

Disliked: No.

100% Avg. rating
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100% Avg. rating


20 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Family Holiday Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy your stay.

Liked: Everything.

Disliked: no.

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


17 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: check out all the beaches!

Liked: everything! the weather and people

Disliked: bit $$

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
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  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife

Customer Travel Tip: Don't be afraid to travel alone!

Liked: View

Disliked: No

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife

Customer Travel Tip: If you want to party, stay close to the gaslamp district

Liked: Nightlife, beaches, nice city

Disliked: Long way to the beach by train and bus

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
71% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals Partying / nightlife

Customer Travel Tip: Go to la Jolla beach it's amazing

Liked: Definitely the weather is the best one. The people is really nice and most of the places are close tod visit

Disliked: Not really

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


12 Aug 2015

Customer Travel Tip: Make sure to spend time at the beach, especially during summer, and check out the Gaslamp District for some good walking and socializing.

Liked: The weather is great and it's easy to travel around to different areas of the city. There's lots to do during the summer there.

Disliked: Not really anything in particular.

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
71% Avg. rating


12 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Stay in a good location!

Liked: The gas lamp district

Disliked: No

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
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  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


11 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: Just grab the map and enjoy! Bike and walking!

Liked: Beaches! Weather!

Disliked: No, I love the city!

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85% Avg. city rating Rated by 369 customers

Activities / excursions 88%

Restaurants / eating out 88%

Shopping 81%

Chilling out / relaxing 90%

Getting around / public transport 83%

Sightseeing 84%

Culture 81%

Nightlife / partying 87%

Value for money 80%

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