Little Italy Vacations
Little Italy is within easy reach of a range of colorful San Diego’s attractions. Firehouse Museum and the Port of San Diego are amongst the many popular destinations in the area. Two other worthy points of interest you’ll find nearby Little Italy are the B Street Cruise Ship Terminal and the San Diego Opera.
The San Diego Zoo, one of the most visited sights in the country is 2 miles (3 kilometers) to the northeast.
Little Italy offers some interesting museums and theaters nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Spend a quiet afternoon discovering the exhibits at the USS Midway Museum, the San Diego Natural History Museum and the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center. To catch home-grown and touring acts, book tickets to the Old Globe Theater, the Copley Symphony Hall and Starlight Bowl, one of the area’s best-loved performing arts venues. The area is a great destination for art lovers. Visit the San Diego Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego and the Timken Museum of Art.
If the sun is out, follow the locals and make the most of the nearby green spaces. To breathe in the fresh air of a little tranquility check out Balboa Park, Centennial Park in Coronado and the Japanese Friendship Garden.
Budding pros and amateurs alike will appreciate the facilities at the Balboa Park Golf Course. Grab your favorite club and hit the greens.
While vacationing in Little Italy, don’t miss the San Diego Padres baseball team in summer go into battle at Petco Park. True sports nuts also have the opportunity to take in the smell of liniment in the massage rooms and peek into the inner workings of Petco Park by signing up for a fascinating behind the scenes tour.
When you’re ready to put your feet up after a long day exploring the delights of Little Italy, check in to one of the area's range of accommodation options. Make reservations for the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, or the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina.