Holiday Inn hotels in San Diego
San Diego’s warm, clear days make activities in the area a delight. Play tennis, bike or run on the beach, learn to surf and never break a sweat. The pleasure is so complete, it will be hard to leave. Outdoor attractions such as Wild Animal Park, San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park or kayaking in the Pacific Ocean are popular. With all this excitement in mind, it’s easy to see why tourists frequently select Holiday Inn hotels in San Diego.
When looking for convenient access to San Diego attractions as well as businesses in the area, stay at the Holiday Inn Express San Diego South – Chula Vista. Located downtown in city center on E Street, this hotel is right off I-5 and minutes from the San Diego International Airport and the convention center. Business travelers will appreciate the proximity to businesses such as Goodrich, US Naval Base and NASSCO, and General Dynamics. This location, coupled with the event facilities available, make it a prime choice.
Families will find it easy to get to some of the area’s prime attractions such as Knott’s Soak City Water Park, now part of SeaWorld, Seaport Village, a picturesque waterfront shopping and dining complex and Balboa Park, where the San Diego zoo and many museums are located. Petco Park, the home of the San Diego Padres and Qualcomm Stadium, where the San Diego charges play are sports venues nearby. Everyone will be interested in the exercise, barbecue grills and outdoor pool.
SeaWorld is less than a mile from the Holiday Inn Express San Diego – SeaWorld Area. Arrive early so that the family can explore all of this popular attraction. Start by riding a roller coaster. The Manta is a multi-media double launch coaster where you can also touch real live rays in a grotto meant for kids. Also at Sea World are live shows such as Cirque de la Mer, an underwater show with acrobatic creatures. A pet show with dogs, cats, birds and pigs is hilariously funny. See the trainers work their magic on these animals and learn how the training works!
Of course, at SeaWorld, you can dine and shop and get a good education on sea animals including the killer whale. “One Ocean,” the Shamu show highlights the killer whales as they perform and inspire as they show off their majestic abilities.
History buffs will invite the opportunity to tour the Midway Museum, a maritime museum located in downtown San Diego. On the harbor, this museum is actually a naval ship that is called a “floating city.” Learn about 50 years of world history aboard this massive aircraft carrier as you walk through the crew’s sleeping quarters, engine room, jail and the primary flight control and bridge. Docents with actual military experience add to the education visitors receive in this museum.
Whether you spend time in the warm California sun or inside one of the unique shopping malls or visiting a local museum or university, southern California is a location you will want to visit many times. Make the stay easy and economical at Holiday Inn hotels in San Diego.