24 Hours of Fun in San Diego

Experiencing the perfect day in San Diego is easy when you stay at the Pacific Terrace Hotel. From the beautiful beachfront location to the year-round picture-perfect weather, this destination makes for an inspiring getaway. If you’re planning a quick trip to Southern California, check out this itinerary for 24 hours of fun in San Diego.


8:00am:  Stroll along the oceanfront to the local’s favorite restaurant, Kono’s for breakfast.

9:00am:  Grab a boogie board and sand toys from the Front Desk and hit the beach!  For the more daring, hang ten with surf lessons with SD Surf School!  See our concierge for more info or to assist with reservations.

10:30am:  Bike the boardwalk with our complimentary bikes. The boardwalk runs along the coastline for nearly three miles from Law Street to the Jetty with full access to the waves of the Pacific Ocean.

11:30am: Grab some lunch, toast your vacation, and enjoy the ocean view at Firehouse American Lounge & Eatery, located just around the corner from Pacific Terrace Hotel.

1:00pm:  Head to Belmont Park to ride the historic roller coaster, drive bumper cars, and play some boardwalk games.

3:30pm:  Make your way back to Pacific Terrace for Happy Hour and complimentary fresh baked cookies daily from 4-5 and ‘buy one get one free’ drinks!

6:30pm:  Take a quick walk to the end of Crystal Pier to watch the surfers catching waves and stay for an amazing San Diego sunset.

7:00pm:  Don’t miss out on the local taco scene!  Visit, Taco Surf, famous among the San Diego surfing and beach communities for their quality Mexican food – and also for their extensive surfboard collection.

8:00pm:  Relax in our inviting hot tub overlooking the Pacific. Enjoy fire pits, tiki torches and a cocktail or s’mores poolside!