This last decade has spawned a crop of skyscrapers downtown as well as hundreds of new and exciting restaurants, night clubs, and shops.
Here are a few tips to make the most of your day.
Cruise the Broadway Pier and the San Diego Convention Center on roller blades or bikes.
Stop and visit the Maritime Museum and the famous 134 year-old British Barque the "Star of India".
Discover Seaport Village; a fine treasure of 75 one-of-a-kind shops and four delightful bayfront restaurants wrapped in a setting of peaceful ponds and lagoons.
The outstanding Gaslamp Quarter is a National Historic District. This 16 block area has been fully reconstructed and now houses the most popular restaurants, nightclubs, shops, and Victorian-style commercial buildings. San Diego had its beginning when businessman Alonzo Horton, founder of downtown San Diego, first built his wharf at the foot of Fifth Avenue in 1869. The Embarcadero offers dozens of ways to ride and cruise the beautiful San Diego Bay, San Diego Harbor Excursion.