Cool breezes, tranquil water and soft sand beaches attract recreational enthusiasts to the Mission Bay area all year round. Located just minutes from downtown San Diego, Mission Bay Park is a 4,600-acre aquatic playground, the largest park of its kind in the world. It boasts 27 miles of meandering shoreline with a variety of waterways, inlets and islets to explore. Water sports from laid-back sailing outings to action-packed kite surfing provide ways for people of all ages the ability to play in the water.
Mission Bay is also home to SeaWorld San Diego, a unique marine life adventure park that provides entertainment for the whole family with world-class shows, thrilling rides and unforgettable face-to-face animal encounters.
Nearby Mission Beach and Pacific Beach are popular with families, students and surfers alike. Along the 3-mile oceanfront boardwalk, you’ll find funky shops, beach bars, restaurants and nightclubs; a variety of upscale resorts and family hotels; Belmont Park amusement park and entertainment center; as well as plenty of joggers, rollerbladers, tourists and locals.