San Diego Tourism

Local to the RTC

Directions to RTC


Staybridge Suites (1.4 miles) – 6639 Mira Mesa Boulevard, San Diego 92121 (858) 453-5343 WEBSITE
Extended Stay America San Diego Sorrento Mesa (0.3 miles) – 9800 Pacific Heights Boulevard, San Diego 92121 (858) 623-0100 WEBSITE
Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Diego-Sorrento Valley (0.8 miles) – 5925 Lusk Boulevard, San Diego CA 92121 (858) 731-0100 WEBSITE
Country Inn & Suites, San Diego North (0.8 miles) – 5975 Lusk Boulevard, San Diego CA 92121 (858) 558-1818 WEBSITE
Hyatt House San Diego/Sorrento Mesa (0.6 miles) – 10044 Pacific Mesa Boulevard, San Diego CA 92121 (858) 597-0500 WEBSITE
Residence Inn San Diego Sorrento Mesa/Sorrento Valley (0.7 miles) – 5995 Pacific Mesa Court, San Diego CA 92121 (858) 552-9100 WEBSITE
Courtyard San Diego Sorrento Valley (1.6 miles) – 9560 Scranton Road, San Diego CA 92121 (858) 558-9600 WEBSITE
Doubletee Del Mar (5.7 miles) – 11915 El Camino Real San Diego, CA 92130 (858) 481-5900 WEBSITE 


Taxi Service


Chili’s Grill & Bar (0.8 miles) – 5969 Lusk Blvd, San Diego CA 92121 (858) 457-5962
Sorrento Valley (1.2 miles) – 9254 Scranton Road, San Diego CA 92121.
-Opera Cafe & Patisserie
-Shallot Asian Cuisine
Sorrento Court (1.5 miles) – 9430 Scranton Road, San Diego CA 92121.
-Which Wich
-Flame Broiler
-Jamba Juice
-Cafe Jay
-The Greek Cafe
-Greenspot Salad
-Sitar Indian Cuisine
Green Flash Brewing Company (1.3 miles) –
Karl Strauss Brewing Company (1.4 miles) –
Plaza Sorrento Shopping Center (1.4 miles) – 6784 Mira Mesa Boulevard, Mira Mesa CA 92121
   -Urbane Cafe (858) 247-5005
   -Spices Thai (858) 552-8845
   -Knockout Pizzeria (858) 678-8545
   -Green Shallots Thai Cafe
-Greek Bites Grille and Cafe
-Yoshi Sushi
-LaVang Vietnamese
-Indian Tandoor
-Marketplace Grille
-Donut Touch

Rough Draft Brewing Company (1.8 miles) –
Saint Archer Brewing Company (2.5 miles) –
Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits (2.6 miles) –
Legacy Tap and Brew House (8.7 miles) – 

San Diego County

San Diego Airport (SAN) Information (17 miles from RTC): 3225 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego CA 92101 (619) 400-2404 WEBSITE

UTC (3.5 miles): 4545 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego CA 92122 WEBSITE

San Diego Zoo (14 miles from RTC): 2920 Zoo Drive, San Diego CA 92101 (619) 231-1515 WEBSITE

San Diego Zoo Safari Park (22 miles from RTC): 15500 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido CA 92027 (760) 747-8702 WEBSITE

Sea World San Diego (16.5 miles from RTC): 500 Sea World Drive, San Diego CA 92109 (619) 226-3901 WEBSITE

Legoland California Resort (22 miles from RTC): 1 Legoland Drive, Carlsbad CA 92008 (760) 918-5346 WEBSITE

San Diego Botanical Gardens (16.8 miles from RTC): 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas CA 92024 (760) 436-3036 WEBSITE

La Jolla Cove (11 miles from RTC): WEBSITE

Balboa Park (14.5 miles): WEBSITE

Horton Plaza (15 miles): 324 Horton Plaza, San Diego CA 92101 WEBSITE

Gaslamp Quarter (15 miles): WEBSITE

Petco Park (15.6 miles): WEBSITE

Coronado (20 miles): Hotel Del Coronado

Torrey Pines Beach and Hiking (5.6 miles): WEBSITE

Del Mar Highlands Center (7.6 miles): WEBSITE
   -Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza & Grill
   -Urban Plates
   -Casa Sol y Mar

Things to Do Around Town

JULY 2016
Big Bay BOOM July 4, 2016 San Diego Bay – various points
Del Mar Thoroughbred Racing Season July – September Del Mar Fairgrounds
San Diego Pride Parade July 16, 2016 Hillcrest
Comic Con July 21-24, 2016 San Diego Convention Center
Santee Summer Concert Series Thursdays, Summer Santee
TGIF Concerts in the Parks Summer Carlsbad
AUGUST 2016    
La Jolla Music Society Summerfest August 5-28, 2016 Various Venues
Stone Celebration & International Beer Festival August San Marcos
Art Walk NTC August 13-14, 2016 Liberty Station, NTC
San Diego Kids Film Festival August 28-30, 2016 Chula Vista
California Surf Museum Ongoing Oceanside
SEPTEMBER 2016    
KAABOO Festival September 16-18, 2016 Del Mar Fairgrounds
Julian Music Festival September 17, 2016 Julian
MCAS Miramar Air Show September 23-25, 2016 MCAS Miramar
Julian Apple Days September 24-25, 2016 Julian
AIDS Walk San Diego September Balboa Park
Adams Avenue Street Fair September Adams Ave, San Diego
Pacific Islander Festival September Mission Bay
US Sand Sculpting Challenge September “B” Street Pier, San Diego
2016 Fall Walkabout October 8, 2016 South Park
Ghost and Gravestones Tour Old Town & Downtown
Haunted Hotel/Haunted Trail/Scream Zone Gaslamp, Balboa Park, Del Mar Fairgrounds
Seaport Village West Harbor Drive, San Diego
Mission Bay Park – Fiesta Island (dog park) Mission Bay
Oktoberfests in San Diego Area El Cajon, La Mesa, Ocean Beach, Carlsbad, Encinitas
San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival November 13-19, 2016 San Diego Bay
Annual Mother Goose Parade El Cajon
How the Grinch Stole Christmas The Old Globe Theatre
San Diego Jazz Fest Town and Country Hotel
Mission Trails Regional Park Hike San Diego
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego La Jolla & Downtown San Diego
Balboa Park December Nights Balboa Park
Gaslamp Pet Parade K Street, San Diego
San Diego Bay Parade of Lights Shelter Island/Harbor Island
Poinsettia Bowl Qualcomm Stadium
Holiday Bowl Qualcomm Stadium
Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial La Jolla