11 things to do in San Diego during COVID

Have some West Coast fun with your mask on!

If you are visiting or live in sunny San Diego, you might be looking for safe ways to enjoy the city while the pandemic calms down. In this article, we will show you 11 amazing things you can do while social distancing!

Rent a Golf Cart in La Jolla at La Jolla Golf Carts and enjoy a coastline cruise.

Go to the Drive-In

Live a 1950’s fantasy and share some milkshakes while you watch a movie in the comfort of your own car! Places like the South Bay Drive-In Theatre shows the latest premieres and film classics for either a romantic date or a day of family fun.

Take a ride on the Coronado Ferry

For only $5 you can ride across the San Diego Bay, boarding at either the Broadway Pier or the Convention Center. After your 15 minute cruise, you can enjoy a safe shopping and dining experience at the Coronado Ferry Landing! You can get your tickets online to avoid contact, and masks are always required.

Pedal your worries away!

Our city has beautiful biking trails, like Mission Bay Bike Path and Mission Trails Regional Park. Biking is a great way to keep yourself active, strengthening your lungs and social distancing while you’re at it.

Take a virtual tour of a Museum

This city is full of museums and art centers, and now you can access a virtual tour of them and wander the galleries with Balboa Park TV or the Virtual SDMA app, taking advantage of the wonderous Augmented Reality technology. It’s nice to know we can still appreciate art directly from our homes!

Explore a new cuisine!

San Diego is a diverse and culturally rich city, which is why you can find Mexican to Ethiopian food in every corner. If you’ve wanted to try new dishes from other countries, order takeout, or visit an outdoor dining restaurant, it’s important to boost local businesses!

Take a walk by the beach

We have some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, so take a walk or surf in the Pacific waters, and have your mask ready for when anyone comes nearby.

Hike near a waterfall

Hiking is one of the most popular activities in San Diego, and for a fairytale view, you can go to Three Sisters Falls or Cedar Creek Falls. Connect with nature with these beautiful trails and take some pictures by the waterfalls for your 2021 memories.

Do a private brewery tour!

We are well-known for our delicious craft beer, so why not try new breweries in town? Some agencies even do scavenger hunts to up the fun! You can book a private tour to stay safe and enjoy the experience with a loved one.

Go to the Farmer’s Market

There’s nothing like local fresh produce and unique San Diego brands that join in a Farmer’s Market. You can walk, shop, and enjoy live music while social distancing from crowds.

Park it!

You can’t go wrong when visiting a beautiful San Diego park, so have a picnic at Mission Bay or walk around the emblematic Balboa Park. Bring a friend, partner, or family, touch the grass, and don’t forget hand sanitizer!

So, there you go. Make the most of this city today!

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