Welcome to the quintessential California beach town. Walk on water down a long wooden pier, and watch daredevil surfers ride the waves right through the wooden pylons. Along wide stretches of white sand, free spirits mix with nine-to-fivers boogie-boarding on lunch breaks. Bide your time in line at Hodad's for burgers worthy of local surf champions.
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.
Nearby Airports
  • San Diego International Airport-SAN
Airport Taxis
  • $15
Things to Do and See Near Ocean Beach