The San Diego gay scene is rich and thriving, as always! It is also no surprise that this beautiful gem of a SoCal town is as abundant as ever as a tourism hotspot. With notorious natural beauty and a diverse array of culture, San Diego travel is "in season" all year round. Check out our latest and greatest in San Diego attractions- all of which are FREE! 

La Jolla Cove

La Jolla Cove is San Diego’s gorgeous gem of a beach that offers incredibly calm waters rich with vibrant sea life. The water is ecologically protected which provides a safe place to enjoy the natural beauty here!

Seaport Village

One of the cutest areas near downtown, Seaport Village has an abundance of adorable shops, restaurants, and gorgeous seaside views. This quaint little village is a great place to take a sunset stroll and pick up some travel souvenirs.

Old Town

Old Town San Diego is a colorful world of fun and entertainment in a beautiful historic district of town. There are various restaurants, museums, shops, and historic sites all within a close vicinity of one another so this is an excellent place to stock up on your classic San Diego flavor.

Gaslamp Quarter

San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter is a legendary nightlife hotspot. Packed with bars and clubs with tons of locals and visitors alike, this district is a not-to-be-missed destination no matter what time of year. Get your drink and dance and party on in one of the various venues lacing this town!

Glider Port

La Jolla’s Glider Port is a wonderful hidden gem that offers endless entertainment. There is truly nothing like watching skydivers and hang gliders take on the winds and the sky like true daredevils. Pack a picnic and a jacket and enjoy the show!

Balboa Park

Balboa Park was originally constructed for a World Fair almost a century ago. Since its birth, this park has grown into a thriving San Diego destination that truly offers something for everyone. Museums, restaurants, and theaters mix in with galleries, shops, and gardens for a vibrant experience.


Many of San Diego beaches also feature luscious tidepools with tons of sea critters to get your nature fix! The pools are best viewed during low tide so be sure to keep tabs on the tides. Roll up your pants and go wading in the waters- be sure to check out La Jolla's and Point Loma's pools to start!

Mt. Soledad

Mt. Soledad is a mountain that towers over the San Diego coastline and offers visitors spectacular views. Near La Jolla, this is a great destination to drive to with beautiful houses to feast your eyes on along the way. Once you are at the top, soak up the panoramic views in every direction.


San Diego is abundant with beaches of every shape and size, so no matter what time of year be sure to get to the coast as much as possible. Walking along the beautiful sand in any of the 33 public beaches around town is a great way to spend any morning or afternoon!

Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets are kicked off all around San Diego every weekend. Even while you are traveling, getting some goodies at a farmers market is a great way to get your healthy food fix and support local businesses too! Hillcrest, Little Italy, and Leucadia are a few of our favorites!

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