The Gaslamp Quarter

The Gaslamp Quarter is a lively downtown neighborhood, known for its nightlife. Clubs, dive bars, and cocktail lounges draw a young crowd, while the Spreckels and Balboa theaters have diverse programs of music, comedy and drama. There's a mix of chain and independent restaurants in the area, with many global options. Horton Plaza Park has grassy lawns, ice cream and coffee vendors, and an interactive fountain.

Around downtown San Diego, you will find quite a few attractions that might peak your interest.

Seaport Village is a waterfront shopping and dining complex, where you can watch the incoming ships or take a harbor cruise. A ferry can take you across the bay to Coronado Island, with its famous Hotel del Coronado.

San Diego Comic-Con is one of the biggest events on the city's calendar. San Diego Comic-Con International is a comic book convention, which is held at the San Diego Convention Center is a nonprofit multi-genre entertainment event held annually in San Diego, California, United States since 1970. Some famous appearances include actors, actresses, and writers including David Tenant, Sean Ashmore, and Hugh Jackman. The convention center is a huge site, also hosting concerts and major sporting events.

Petco Park is an outdoor stadium built for baseball games. The San Diego Padres play here from April to September. In November, the stadium hosts a series of concerts during America's Cup world sailing championship.     

The USS Midway Museum is an aircraft carrier turned museum, with a collection of over 60 planes. It's also home to the Dive bar and restaurant. Other naval ships include the Star of India, which was built in 1863. The Maritime Museum San Diego has exhibits about the maritime history around San Diego Bay.