America's Finest City

San Diego boasts the title "America’s Finest City" for its ideal climate and 70 miles of beaches. This beautiful city is also known for its big attractions and it can take an entire lifetime to fully explore. You will never have a problem finding something interesting or fun to do in San Diego!  We have highlighted just a few places below to start.

Petco Park

Come watch the Padres battle it out in Petco Park. Located in the heart of downtown, this stadium seats 42,000 seating and offers seating options for all price ranges. Padres schedule available online at

Balboa Park

Balboa Park is the cultural Mecca of San Diego and largest urban cultural park in the U.S. Just minutes from downtown, it features 15 museums, lush gardens, Tony award winning theatres and the world winning San Diego Zoo. Balboa Park also presents several annual events, such as December Nights. Sure to get you in the holiday spirit you will find holiday music, free museum admissions, and an extensive international food selection. 

Sea World

Spend the day at one of San Diego’s most beloved attractions. Come get soaked by Shamu or brave the rapids on exhilarating Shipwreck Rapids Ride. With so many exciting shows, rides and aquariums the most difficult decision is determining what to do!



Recommended Hotels


Comfort Inn San Diego Hotel Circle SeaWorld Area

2201 Hotel Circle South , San Diego, CA, 92108
Phone: (619) 881-6800

Through a partnership with this specific location of The Comfort Inn, we are able to offer guests of San Diego Christian College a discounted rate for an overnight stay along with a continental breakfast. 10% of the proceeds from your stay comes back to us to support SDC athletics!

The Lodge at Carlton Oaks Golf and Resort

9200 Inwood Dr, Santee, CA 92071
(619) 448-4242

Located on a lush golf course just 10 minutes from our campus, The Lodge at Carlton Oaks may be just the place for you to stay in San Diego! Located just 20 minutes from downtown San Diego, the resort is close to the city’s most popular tourist attractions.  Mention San Diego Christian when you register to receive special rates starting at $85 per night!

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Best Western-Santee Lodge

10726 Woodside Avenue, Santee, CA 92071
Phone: 619/449-2626    

Located just minutes from our main campus, the Best Western Santee Lodge offers comfortable accommodations for out of town guests.

Holiday Inn San Diego-La Mesa

8000 Parkway Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 698-7747

This Holiday Inn is centrally located in San Diego County, only minutes from downtown, with easy access to both important industries and the many attractions of the city.

Hotel Circle San Diego

Hotel Circle offers a variety of hotels located in San Diego. Check out their website below to see which location would be the best fit for you!