What To Do in San Diego
Looking for what to do in San Diego? This region offers many unique experiences to discover and explore. Evidenced by its ranking as one of the United States' top three tourist and convention destinations, San Diego is a year-round paradise. Located in sunny Southern California, it boasts an average temperature of 72 degrees, promoting a lifestyle of sports and leisure. From sailing the America's Cup on San Diego Bay or exploring military life and legacy aboard the USS Midway Museum, to golfing on a world-famous course, to wine tasting in nearby Temecula Valley, the city offers endless things to do to to escape, energize, and unlock new experiences.
Surrounding THE US GRANT, the historic, vivacious Gaslamp Quarter entices with a dazzling array of dining, shopping, nightlife and entertainment venues for all ages, including the renowned Westfield Horton Plaza Shopping and Entertainment complex, which features Nordstrom and Macy's along with 130 specialty stores. Nearby, the San Diego Convention Center, Seaport Village, Little Italy, Santa Fe Train Depot, and San Diego Cruise Ship Terminal offer endless adventure. Even the Padres' Petco Ballpark is within walking distance
Arts & Culture
Visit the enchanting Balboa Park (home to the world-famous San Diego Zoo and over 14 museums) - just a short drive away from our hotel. Meanwhile, just across the street from the hotel, The Civic Theatre, is home to the renowned San Diego Opera as well as Broadway San Diego, featuring the nation's newest Broadway sensations and most beloved classics. From Wicked and Billy Elliot: The Musical to Jekyl & Hyde, theatre patrons of all ages can delight in the spectacular Broadway San Diego. Also located downtown, the San Diego Symphony, one of the leading orchestras in the United States, continues to celebrate 100+ years of Musical Excellence with a wide range of concert experiences and performances.
Recreation & Entertainment
Within 30 minutes of THE US GRANT are long stretches of pristine beaches with crashing waves, Sea World San Diego, LEGOLAND® California Resort, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and over 90 golf courses, including that of the Sycuan Resort and Casino: one of the regions finest gaming and entertainment facilities. Additionally, guests looking for a jaunt across the border can visit Mexico, just 17 miles away.
Water Sports & Leisure
Pool service is available for hotel guests at our sister Starwood property located across the street from the hotel. Additional options for water excursions are the world renowned San Diego bay and pristine beaches, located only minutes away from THE US GRANT and offering guests innumerable options for water sports and/or leisure on the sand.