This artsy enclave just north of Balboa Park is the city's hottest culinary zone. On the 30th of every month, establishments around 30th Street offer food and drink specials. For more information, visit 30thstreet.org.
With more than 300 restaurants, nightclubs, bars, and shops, this area offers a hip yet historic sampling of San Diego.
The oldest business district in San Diego has reinvented itself from a 1920s fishing port into a nexus of restaurants and funky bars, plus the year-round Little Italy Mercato farmers' market.
Located just north of the city, upscale La Jolla is known for fine dining, luxury shopping, and lavish lodging.