San Diego loves its football, and every season when the San Diego Chargers hits the gridiron, the fans pack Qualcomm Stadium to cheer their favorite sports team on to victory. From the season's early moments at training camp in August all the way through the playoffs in December, fans stay amped up for their Chargers!
Baseball is as American as hotdogs and apple pie, and you can get a heaping helping of the sports action as the San Diego Padres take to the field at PETCO Park for nine innings of fun. Not only does the Major League team work hard for every home-run, you and your family will feel at home in the park with all the great family-oriented promotions, giveaways and fun.
Qualcomm Stadium: 9449 Friars Rd, San Diego, CA 92108 - MAP
Viejas Arena: 5500 Canyon Crest Dr, San Diego, CA 92182 - MAP
Tony Gwynn Stadium: 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182 - MAP
SDSU Softball Stadium: 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182 - MAP
Peterson Gym: 5400 55th St, San Diego, CA 92115 - MAP
Aztec Aquaplex: 5375 Remington Rd, San Diego, CA 92115 - MAP
Phone: (619) 283-7378 (SDSU)
Bayside Trail has proven to be one of the most accessible and popular recreational trails in the area, as it offers views that wind through the historic Point Loma and along San Diego Bay. There scenic beauty of this trail may slow you down, but that additional time is well-worth it.
At an elevation of 1,591 feet, the summit of Cowles Mountain is the highest point in Mission Trails Regional Park. That makes it quite popular with hikers, as this scenic recreation trail attracts hundreds of enthusiasts every day. The views are amazing, offering stellar glimpses of the Cabrillo Monument, downtown San Diego and the Pacific.
The Oak Canyon Trail is an excellent choice and a favorite of local hikers because of the highly efficient workout it offers in addition to the captivating scenery. The recreation trail is situated within a rugged canyon and the scenic, rolling hills only make the hike that much more enjoyable. The trail also begins at one of the city's most historic sites, the Old Mission Dam.
If you want to go fishing, don't just grab a tackle box and reel and go to a pier, hit the high seas and let the great, helpful staff at Point Loma Sportfishing take care of all the details.
They'll welcome you aboard their American Angler boat as it veers out into the Pacific for your chance to enjoy sport fishing and make the catch of the day. They provide the reels and other necessities, so all you have to worry about is not letting that big one get away!
Scuba Dive San Diego invites you to experience the thrill and beauty of the Pacific's underwater world. SeaClypse Dive Adventures make that experience possible, as well as snorkeling and various other trip packages that include everything from preliminary instruction all the way to the trip back to shore. So if you want to get below the water's surface and see what wonders are waiting, let SeaClypse take you there!
Whether you opt for the half day trip or the full day excursion, be prepared for the big catch when you are on the Seaforth Sportfishing vessel.
Recently, one guest on the ship brought in a 41 pound halibut that was almost as big as he was! Enjoy a stress-free, worry-free sport fishing excursion by letting the staff take care of everything for you. All you have to do is cast your line and wait for the big catch!
Phone: (866) 525-6839
If you're craving a real adrenaline rush, the pros at Cloud 9 Living can help make it happen. They are in the business of creating the gift of passion and dreams, and if your dream involves bungee jumping from what is known as a bridge to nowhere, then you need not waste any time thinking about it-just jump!
If the heat is getting to you, make a splash at Knotts Soak City. Not only can you slip and slide on such super slides as the Imperial Run, the Palisades Plunge or the Pacific Spin, but you can also relax on the Sunset River that moves along at a lazy pace that's perfect for lounging in the water.
And if your older kids love the more adventurous rides, your little ones will be right at home at Tykes Trough, a specially designed group of slides for the smaller guests.
Whether you decide to free fall with a partner or do it all alone, the professionals at Skydive San Diego will make sure that everything from your training to your safe landing are the best it can possibly be.
But whether you choose the tandem or solo skydive, make sure that you request a copy of the video so that you can share your extreme sports adventure with your friends and family back on the ground!
Imperial Beach's prime location means that seaside fun isn't far away at all. Located south of downtown San Diego, this beach is a prime spot for recreational activities like swimming, surfing and bodyboarding, as well as fishing form the pier. Lifeguards are on duty year round, so jump in and enjoy some great fun in the sun.
Enjoy some wild time with the wildlife at the Mission Trails Regional Park. This impressive park stretches out about 5,800 acres and includes more than 40 miles of recreation trails for hikers and bikers of all skill levels.
There are campgrounds, and a Visitor and Interpretive Center that offers information and guided tours. The wildlife are in their natural habitat, so don't be surprised if you see snakes, roadrunners, lizards, hummingbirds, deer and quail.
If you've ever wanted to navigate a yacht through the waters of the Pacific, Stars & Stripes USA-11 makes it possible. The pros will guide you as you navigate the vessel, or if you prefer, you can just be a passenger and enjoy the spectacular views. Either way, it's a great ride, so get on board!