Rated a top-20 hipster neighborhood by Forbes Magazine, North Park receives high praise for its cafes, microbreweries, and nightlife. Funky boutiques, a great farmer's market (Thursdays), and live local music complete the local scene. The main streets are lively, especially on weekends, when crowds converge for quick bites and tequila cocktails with a sting.
Getting Around San Diego
The best way to get around San Diego is by car. A rental car will allow you to explore the whole San Diego region. Taxis are abundant throughout downtown and can be hired for $2.80 plus $3 per mile. San Diego's public transit system is economical to reach major attractions. Fares are generally $2.25 for a one-way ticket and $5 for a day pass. $2 will be added to your first purchase of a Compass Card, a reloadable card which can be used throughout the system. Downtown, the waterfront and certain neighborhoods like Pacific Beach, La Jolla and Hillcrest are well-suited for strolling.
- San Diego International Airport-SAN
Things to Do and See Near North Park
- University of California, San Diego
- San Diego State University
- Qualcomm Stadium
- Cabrillo National Monument
- Balboa Park
- Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
- Cardiff State Beach
- San Diego International Airport
- Union Station
- Marine Corps Air Station Miramar