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Cool Things to Do in San Diego

San Diego surfers on beach

If you’re a San Diego driver wondering where to take your new Mazda CX-5 or other new model, this is a guide for you. Our local John Hine Mazda staff has pulled together some of our favorite, cool things to do around San Diego. Whether you’re a Chula Vista local looking to shake up your weekend with something new or a visitor interested in fun stuff to do in San Diego— read on below!

Cabrillo National Monument

From sea caves to tidepools, you can get a true dose of the coast at Cabrillo National Monument. Since these sites are best at low-tide, we recommend checking this spot out in the fall and winter months when low-tide happens in the daytime. Be prepared with the proper apparel and shoe wear— these true tidepools can be slippery with algae and rushing water.

Build Sandcastles

Lots of cities have museums and zoos, but how many have a renowned sandcastle building experience? San Diego Sand Castles is loved amongst local and visitor reviews alike for its imaginative and creative super sandcastle building lessons. When it comes to cool things to do in San Diego, it doesn’t get much more fun or beachy than this. Check out their family packages today!

South Bay Drive-In Theater

Proudly drive your new Mazda down to the South Bay Drive-In Theater for some good old fashion fun in San Diego. Since each movie’s audio connects and plays through your car’s FM transmitter, you can be confident the feature film will sound fantastic in a vehicle like your Mazda6 with an 11-speaker Bose® audio system. Tickets are only $9 for adults and $1 for kids aged 4-9— get yours!

The Balboa Trails

Hike one or a few of the many fantastic Balboa Trials located within the legendary Balboa Park in San Diego. Ranging from a quick, enjoyable mile loop to more intense hikes like 3.3 miles with changes in elevation, you can find a hike fit to however you’re feeling. With many museums, monuments, and gardens throughout the park, you’ll encounter many beautiful sites along your urban hike.

Get More Recommendations from John Hine Mazda

Now that you know a few of our favorite cool things to do in San Diego, what else do you want to know about our beautiful area? From restaurants to music venues and more, we are here to help guide you where to take your new Mazda to see the best of San Diego and El Cajon! Contact us or stop by the dealership to check out our Mazda lease deals. We’re only a short drive from La Mesa, and we’d love to help you find local tips and compare the Mazda CX-3 vs. Honda HR-V.

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