Despite throngs of summer tourists and plenty of upscale dining and shopping to be had, the area also offers plenty of San Diego travel deals and things to do for the budget traveler. Here are a few of our favorite wallet-friendly things to do in San Diego.
San Diego is prime hiking country, and that means hours upon hours that you can enjoy this unique landscape. A walk around Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve is a must. On weekends and holidays, you can take a free guided tour of the park, which is a great way to learn more about the area’s ecology. At the reserve, you’ll get incredible ocean views, marvel at towering sandstone cliffs and admire the nation’s most rare pine tree, the Torrey Pine.
Walk Through Balboa Park
Balboa Park makes its way into almost every list of top 10 things to do in San Diego, and that’s for very good reason. The park is a great place to admire unique gardens and architecture and to get outside for free. Stroll through a botanical garden, the ornate Spanish-style Alcazar Garden and the California Native Plant Garden. The San Diego History Center, located here, offers free admission.
Balboa Park Explorer Pass
If you want to keep exploring Balboa Park. purchasing an Explorer Pass is one of the best San Diego travel deals. For just $68, you’ll get one admission to each of the 17 participating museums, including the Japanese Friendship Garden, San Diego Air & Space Museum and the San Diego Museum of Art. The pass is valid for seven consecutive days.
At Seaport Village, you’ll get great ocean views, cheap eats and local music. In addition to the regular buskers, free concerts are scheduled on most weekends. You can walk along the waterfront, window shop and have a picnic at the beach. There are endless possibilities at Seaport Village.
Affordable Homes are One of the Best San Diego Travel Deals
One of the best parts of renting with 710 Beach Rentals is our price point. We offer a great selection of affordable homes that come with all of the features of our luxury vacation rentals. Our homes start from just $130 per night for a one-bedroom home. Even if you can find an inexpensive hotel in San Diego, there are often numerous fees, such as parking and Internet fees, that will jack up the price.
Our homes come with both parking, Internet and so much more. They include everything you’d find in your own home in a comfortable, clean, luxurious setting. Unlike most hotels, our homes include fully-equipped kitchens, spacious bathrooms and bedrooms, large flat screen TVs and private patios.