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Sunshine. Ocean breezes. Sprawling parks. You've got a pretty good idea of what a San Diego vacation will be like. From the San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld to promenading down Ocean Beach Pier and exploring Balboa Park, your perfectly pleasant getaway doesn't have to cost a pretty penny either.

Whether you want to laze on golden sand, hang ten with surfers or play a round (or three) of golf, let CheapTickets show you how to travel San Diego on the cheap.

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Town and Country Resort San Diego

3 stars
3.7 / 5 29 reviews
The Town and Country Resort Hotel is nestled in the heart of San Diego in Mission Valley. Our convenient, central location provides easy access to all of the city's sites, business districts and attractions. We are located only 6 miles from San Diego Lindbergh Field and only ten minutes from Old Town, the Zoo, Balboa Park, Sea World, beautiful bays and beaches. On property, pamper yourself in our Italian inspired 14,000 square foot Bella Tosca Day Spa and Fitness center. Dive into one of our three sparkling pools, spend time sunning on our pool decks or enjoy a round of golf at the adjacent 27-hole championship course, Riverwalk. Preferred tee times and transportation are available to guests at the Town and Country. Take time to smell the 2,000 roses as you stroll among our lush and picturesque gardens, adorned with whimsical statutes and towering palm trees. For easy travel around San Diego, hop aboard the San Diego Trolley which stops on property for travel to Qualcomm Stadium, Old Town, Seaport Village, Horton Plaza, Convention Center, PETCO Park, Gaslamp District or the border. The 1.6 million square foot Fashion Valley Mall, San Diego's premier and largest shopping center, is within walking distance from the Town and Country. Here you will find over 200 shops, restaurants and movie complex. Additional amenities include: Business Center, Car Rental, Concierge, Starbucks Coffee and Room Service. With our abundant amenities, central location and fine service, the Town and Country is the perfect location for the San Diego's leisure, business or convention traveler A Nightly resort fee of $14.00 will be charged at checkin which includes Guest room Wi-Fi Unlimited access to the Fitness center from 6a-8p 10% off spa services at Bella Tosca Day Spa. Hotel shuttle service to: Riverwalk, Fashion Valley Mall, Mission Valley Mall, Old Town and Hazard Center. Daily from 10a-7p. Guest room local calls (619 and 858 area codes) and 1-800 calls Coffee in your guest room and morning coffee in the Hotel Lobby 5a-9a USA Today in the Hotel Lobby and dining outlets Computer access in the Hotel Lobby for printing airline boarding passes Preferred guest pricing on Super Shuttle airport transportation Self-parking available at $18 per night. Sorry, pets not permitted.
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The Sofia Hotel

3 stars
4.1 / 5 44 reviews
The Sofia Hotel in San Diego, California, offers 211 luxury rooms that feature everything from ambient lighting to in-room spa services. With an acclaimed history of excellence extending back to 1926, The Sofia Hotel continues to be one of the most respected hotels in the city. Guests can enjoy complimentary water bottles upon arrival along with flat-screen televisions and mini refrigerators in each room. The location also boasts a yoga studio, laundry service, spa services, a cozy fireplace in the lobby, fitness equipment and a health spa. HighlightsBefore heading out to explore the downtown area, guests can dine at Currant, the hotel's on-site restaurant with an American bistro and bar. Located in the historic Gaslamp Quarter, The Sofia Hotel is in a prime location in close proximity to several outstanding restaurants and bars, including Nobu, Searsucker, Bankers Hill and Fleming's. For shopping, Horton Plaza is located just two blocks from the establishment and provides a great way to enjoy luxury stores and unique shops. The San Diego Harbor, conveniently located within a quarter mile of the hotel, is a great location to enjoy water activities and sightseeing any time of year. For guests flying into the area, the San Diego International Airport (SAN) is just 3 miles from the Gaslamp Quarter. Search ResultStay at The Sofia Hotel in San Diego
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Handlery Hotel San Diego

3 stars
3.5 / 5 34 reviews
Family-owned & managed hotel is close to Sea World, San Diego Zoo, Old Town, beaches and shopping. Known for its comfortable accommodations and outstanding service. Our guest rooms are made up of one king or two double beds, wireless Internet access, refrigerator, 37 flat screen TV with 40 channels, ergonomic desk chair, iron and ironing board, hair dryer and coffee maker with complimentary coffee and tea. Our upgraded rooms feature a balcony or patio, some overlooking the pool. The hotel features an outdoor heated pool, hot tub, poolside fitness center and In-room dining through the on-site restaurant, Postcards American Bistro. 950 Lounge features weekly happy hour and entertainment. May-September there is a poolside bar and grill along with dive in movies each evening. Please note: on-site self-parking is available for $14 per car, per night. WiFi is available complimentary!
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BEST WESTERN Seven Seas

3 stars
3.7 / 5 29 reviews
The Best Western Seven Seas is centrally located on Hotel Circle in beautiful Mission Valley, across from the Town & Country Convention Center. Guests are ideally situated to visit many of San Diego's major attractions, including Sea World, the San Diego Zoo, Old Town and several beach and marina areas. We are within a short walk of excellent shopping at the Fashion Valley Mall. The Best Western Seven Seas offers a comfortable and friendly resort atmosphere with an array of deluxe amenities. Come stay with us on your next visit to San Diego. *The hotel offers a Park & Cruise Package. Guests who require long term parking (14 day max) and shuttle to Cruise Terminal must select Park & Cruise Package. Guests not selecting Park & Cruise Package will be subject to extra fees and charges.
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Good Nite Inn San Diego near SeaWorld - Sports Arena

2 stars
3.0 / 5 81 reviews
Centrally located within the city of San Diego; close to all major attractions, businesses and beaches. The spacious guest rooms are all equipped with refrigerators, desks, and WI-FI & internet access available for a minimal fee. Complimentary Wifi- Check email + browse the Web. Premium/Enhanced High Speed: Video chat, download large files + stream video for $5.95 USD/day. The friendly staff looks forward to your visit. We are located less than 2 miles to SeaWorld minutes from the San Diego Zoo and the Gaslamp District. Beautiful Beaches, IPayOne Center, Historical Old Town & Cabrillo National Monument are just minutes away. Sports Fans...Petco Park, home of the 2005 NL Western Division Champion Padres & Qualcomm Stadium, home of the Charges are both only 6 miles away. Our Hotel policy requires that all guests must provide a valid ID and major credit card at time of check-in for incidental charges. No debit cards or prepaid cards accepted. No one under the age of eighteen (18) will be allowed to check-in without the authorization or supervision of an adult. Good Nite Inn San Diego near SeaWorld, The Best Value in Hospitality. We offer quality accommodations which are clean and comfortable. Start your day with Complimentary Morning Coffee available in our lobby from 6AM to 9am.
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
New York San Diego Wed, Aug 26 - Tue, Sep 1 $226
Seattle San Diego Mon, Sep 14 - Wed, Sep 16 $177
Washington DC San Diego Tue, Sep 1 - Tue, Sep 22 $232
Boston San Diego Wed, Sep 2 - Sun, Sep 13 $268
Chicago San Diego Thu, Aug 20 - Wed, Aug 26 $157
Baltimore San Diego Wed, Aug 26 - Wed, Sep 2 $250
Newark San Diego Tue, Sep 1 - Sat, Sep 5 $328
Philadelphia San Diego Thu, Sep 10 - Tue, Sep 22 $344
San Francisco San Diego Tue, Sep 1 - Tue, Sep 8 $136
Atlanta San Diego Sat, Aug 15 - Wed, Aug 26 $232
Dallas San Diego Tue, Aug 18 - Tue, Aug 25 $137
Detroit San Diego Fri, Sep 25 - Fri, Oct 2 $312
Denver San Diego Fri, Aug 21 - Wed, Aug 26 $117
Minneapolis San Diego Fri, Aug 14 - Fri, Aug 28 $275
Honolulu San Diego Tue, Sep 15 - Sat, Sep 26 $458
Pittsburgh San Diego Wed, Sep 16 - Sat, Sep 19 $400
Charlotte San Diego Wed, Sep 23 - Sun, Sep 27 $382
Orlando San Diego Mon, Aug 17 - Sun, Aug 30 $290
Fort Lauderdale San Diego Wed, Aug 19 - Sun, Aug 23 $305
Portland San Diego Thu, Sep 10 - Tue, Sep 15 $191
Houston San Diego Mon, Sep 21 - Thu, Sep 24 $167
Norfolk San Diego Sat, Sep 5 - Tue, Sep 8 $332
Raleigh San Diego Fri, Aug 7 - Fri, Aug 14 Check rates
Milwaukee San Diego Tue, Aug 25 - Fri, Aug 28 $340
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  • Best Time to Go

    Travelers planning San Diego vacations can book their trips without being concerned about the weather, since the area experiences mild temperatures throughout the year. However, visitors who want to enjoy a sunny vacation in the city should try to arrange their San Diego travel in July to avoid running into the fog that descends during late spring. Summer is also a great time to experience the many annual events hosted in the city, including the Shakespeare Festival, the Pride Parade, and the San Diego County Fair. Guests who visit in early fall may take advantage of cheap post-summer hotel rates.

  • Solana Beach

    Make a day trip drive to Solana Beach to enjoy a quiet beach with casual eateries.

  • Paddle Boarding Tour

    Take a stand-up paddle boarding tour around the area where you can learn various trivia about the city.

  • City Attractions

    Plan a kids’ sleepover night at one of the city’s attractions such as the USS Midway Museum or SeaWorld San Diego.

  • Trolley System

    Avoid some of the traffic jams on the interstate by using the city trolley system to get around.

  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park

    Book a special photo safari tour at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park to get a behind-the-scenes look at the zoo’s wild animals.

  • San Diego highlights
  • Seaport Village

    Whether you're shopping or gazing at the yachts idling around San Diego Bay, Seaport Village is fantastic for kicking back on your San Diego travels. Grab yourself some cheap eats by the water.

  • Old Town

    For some heritage on your San Diego vacation, spend a few hours wandering about Old Town. View the oldest buildings San Diego, including the old blacksmith's, Seeley Stables and even a schoolhouse.

  • Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

    For a peek into the heavens than won't cost you a dime, ogle the universe at the Science Center, located near Balboa Park. On the first Wednesday of every month, the San Diego Astronomy Association sets up free telescopes for you to do some stargazing of your own.

  • Julian

    Time travel back to the 1800s in this gold-mining town located in the Cuyamaca Mountains. With plenty of historic buildings to explore -- not to mention the tastiest apple pie in San Diego -- Julian is the perfect low-cost day out on a San Diego vacation.

  • Point Loma

    Your San Diego travels won't be complete without discovering the undersea wonderland at the tide pools in Point Loma. From vibrant anemones and slippery octopi to scuttling crabs, there are plenty of living things to discover in the sunshine. Best of all, it's completely free.

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