Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions

Little Italy

Little Italy

Little Italy is a chic, pedestrian- friendly neighborhood, packed with trendy cocktail bars and amazing restaurants with bustling patios. You`ll also find upscale clothing boutiques, pubs and breweries, and active piazzas where the community gathers to enjoy hosted events. You don`t want to miss the Little Italy Mercato Farmers Market every Saturday which draws crowds to enjoy it`s wide variety of produce, gourmet food and craft products. Little Italy truly has something for everyone and is especially kid-friendly and dog-friendly so bring them along!
The Gaslamp Quarter

The Gaslamp Quarter

The Gaslamp Quarter has successfully transformed into a premier shopping, dining, and entertainment neighborhood. With over 200 restaurants, bars, nightclubs and lounges, boutiques, art galleries, and shops to peruse, the Gaslamp Quarter has established itself both as the playground of hip, eclectic San Diegans and as an elite urban destination. Though the Gaslamp Quarter Association was officially chartered in 1982 by the City of San Diego under State Law, the Gaslamp Quarter`s Merchant Association goes back several decades and the historic commercial district. The Gaslamp Quarter`s colorful history, combined with its modern-day, world-class boutiques, galleries, and restaurants, is what makes this urban district unlike any other.