The Holiday Inn San Diego Miramar - MCAS Miramar Area has a convenient, central location for those wanting the option to venture north to Oceanside or the neighborhood of Carlsbad and south to locations such as La Jolla, Mission Bay and Downtown San Diego.
It’s just a short drive away from many of San Diego’s most popular attractions whether you head to the world-famous San Diego Zoo in Balboa Park, LEGOLAND California in Carlsbad or one of the many interesting and often educational San Diego museums.
Before your trip, be sure to pick up a Go San Diego Pass! The Go San Diego Pass helps you save money on many of San Diego’s most popular attractions and gear rentals. You can save even more when you use our additional discount code. Our code can be used in addition to the passes already discounted prices.
Here are some of the best attractions to check out near the Holiday Inn San Diego Miramar - MCAS Miramar Area.
La Jolla Shores Beach
No trip to San Diego is complete without a visit to one of the many picturesque area beaches.
One of the closest beaches to this hotel is La Jolla Shores. Not only does this beach offer stunning coastline views and plenty of space to relax, but it’s also a great place to learn to surf or paddleboard.
Just a short walk south takes you to La Jolla Cove, where you can see the area’s famous sea lions and seals.
Near both of these great beaches is the Birch Aquarium at Scripps, a great way to spend an afternoon with family and where you can learn about all the sea life that lives just offshore.
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
The San Diego Zoo located in Balboa Park is one of the most renowned in the country!
In addition to the main zoo, they also run a safari park in Escondido, which is only 20 minutes northeast of the hotel. This park is home to over 300 different animal species, most of which are from Africa or Asia.
Visitors have the opportunity to go on their own safari through the park and see the animals in their natural habitat.
SeaWorld San Diego
Another popular attraction for animal lovers is SeaWorld San Diego, which is located on Mission Bay. The trip from the hotel usually takes less than 20 minutes by car as well as Uber or Lyft, both available in San Diego.
SeaWorld San Diego is home to hundreds of species of marine animals as well as roller coasters and other rides. They also offer many different types of live entertainment, including close animal encounters, live music, street performers, and fireworks.
If you love Asian food and culture, you’ll want to make sure to visit Convoy Street in nearby Kearny Mesa!
On this street you’ll find a huge variety of Asian cuisines. Restaurants here serve everything from breakfast to dinner to dessert. You’ll also find karaoke, speakeasies, and other forms of nightlife.