Come to relaxing San Ysidro and enjoy its food, beaches, and live music.

Discover the family-friendly area of San Ysidro—restaurants, beaches, and top sights like Las Americas Premium Outlets.

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Shopping, Dining and Beaches

Top Hotels in San Ysidro

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Travelodge by Wyndham San Ysidro
2 out of 5
190 E Calle Primera, San Ysidro, CA
$59/night
Aug 25 - Aug 26
3.1/5 (477 reviews)

Situated in a shopping district, this motel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Las Americas Premium Outlets and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Centro Cultural Tijuana. Tijuana Wax ...

3.1/5 (477 reviews)

"Affordable and convenient. Everything within walking distance"…"

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019

Travelodge by Wyndham San Ysidro
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Knights Inn San Ysidro
2 out of 5
230 Via de San Ysidro, San Ysidro, CA
$63/night
Sep 20 - Sep 21
2.8/5 (982 reviews)

Situated in San Ysidro, this hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Las Americas Premium Outlets and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Centro Cultural Tijuana. Tijuana Wax Museum and ...

2.8/5 (982 reviews)

"evrything is nice in that room i recommend for other people"…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2019

Knights Inn San Ysidro
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Motel 6 San Ysidro - San Diego / Border
2 out of 5
160 E Calle Primera, San Ysidro, CA
$62/night
Sep 2 - Sep 3
3.6/5Good! (826 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this motel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Las Americas Premium Outlets and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Centro Cultural Tijuana. Tijuana Wax Museum ...

3.6/5Good! (826 reviews)

"The lady’s were very help full called a taxi for me @ 6am when Uber’s weren’t around .Offered me coffee ,she was very sweet ."…"

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2019

Motel 6 San Ysidro - San Diego / Border

Popular things to do in San Ysidro

SeaWorld
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SeaWorld

4.5/5 (2,072 Ratings)

Animal interaction, entertaining rides and informative exhibits are all on offer at this family favorite destination. 

San Diego Zoo
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San Diego Zoo

4.5/5 (3,003 Ratings)

See nature up-close and personal at one of the country’s largest and most educational zoos.

Balboa Park
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Balboa Park

4.5/5 (2,862 Ratings)

Culture and nature converge in this diverse park located in the heart of the city.

Mission Beach
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Mission Beach

4.5/5 (3,600 Ratings)

A favorite vacation spot for 100 years, this seaside village combines old-fashioned charm with modern amenities.

Coronado Beach
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Coronado Beach

4.5/5 (2,711 Ratings)

A slice of the Californian dream awaits at this idyllic stretch of sand, just a few miles from downtown.

USS Midway Museum
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USS Midway Museum

4.5/5 (1,817 Ratings)

Experience the thrills and hardships of Navy life at this waterfront museum which has become a San Diego landmark.

Top activities in San Ysidro

Crossing Borders, Tijuana Day Trip from San Diego
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Crossing Borders, Tijuana Day Trip from San Diego

$65

In order to understand how we got to this cultural awakening, which is making a people want to come and explore Tijuana once again. We must first show you a little of where we’ve been.

San Diego Zoo
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San Diego Zoo

$52

Immerse yourself in the animal kingdom at the 100-acre (40-ha) San Diego Zoo, home to more than 4,000 animals across 800 rare and exotic species. Spend quality time with koalas, New Zealand kiwis, endangered sun bears, and Galápagos tortoises—the zoo’s oldest residents.

SeaWorld San Diego
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SeaWorld San Diego

$93

Uncover aquatic adventures at SeaWorld® San Diego, where thrilling rides and spectacular live animal shows are sure to entertain visitors young and old. Take a high-speed roller coaster ride on Manta®, watch whales leap out of the water at the One Ocean® show, and get up-close to marine creatures at Explorer's Reef and Shark Encounter.

LEGOLAND® California Resort
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LEGOLAND® California Resort

$90

AWESOME AWAITS at LEGOLAND® California Resort, where families can have a hands-on, interactive experiences to make memories that last a lifetime! The Resort features more than 60 rides, shows and attractions! Join the crew on the new LEGO® CITY: Deep Sea Adventure submarine ride where you will discover real sea creatures and LEGO treasures.

USS Midway Museum with Skip-the-Line Entry
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USS Midway Museum with Skip-the-Line Entry

$19

Climb aboard the USS Midway, known for serving in both Operation Frequent Wind in 1975 and Operation Desert Storm in 1991. Skip the lines with express entry and take the time to explore all the main areas of this famed aircraft carrier, including access to 29 carefully restored aircraft on the flight deck.

11th Annual San Diego Spirits Festival
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11th Annual San Diego Spirits Festival

$80

The San Diego Spirits Festival promises to open your eyes to new and unique cocktails, introduce you to great liquor purveyors, talented mixologist, great chefs so you can savor delicious restaurant offerings to soak up all your favorite libations! AND treat you with some tantalizing live entertainment.

Reviews of San Ysidro

3.5

Guest rating

5 - Excellent
37
4 - Good
55
3 - Okay
46
2 - Disappointing
7
1 - Terrible
6

4/5 - Good

Gail

Aug 6, 2019

Nice

3/5 - Okay

CHVillegas

Aug 5, 2019

Very busy area. Walking distance from the border.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Aug 4, 2019

nice place to visit and friendly people

4/5 - Good

Gabs

Jul 31, 2019

There are amazing places to eat all around. Definitely worth a small drive around the vicinity.

3/5 - Okay

Carolina

Jul 23, 2019

It was the gateway to Mexico for us. We did some shopping at the nice outlets. It was a nice busy place

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Jul 16, 2019

I did not stay here, I went directly to and from balboa park.