Maybe you've seen it printed on postcards or in your own guidebook, but nothing compares to looking at Balboa Park with your own eyes.
It's located in San Diego County, approximately 470 miles (756 kilometers) outside of the state capital, Sacramento.
With 82 accommodations within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of Balboa Park, it won't be difficult to find a room that's just right. Consider the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego and the San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter, located just 2 miles (3 kilometers) and 2 miles (3 kilometers) away, respectively. One other good choice, the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina, is just 2 miles (3 kilometers) away.
You'll find a great variety of accommodation solutions nearby that offer all the features you'll need at a great price. The Days Inn San Diego/Downtown/Convention Center, 0.9 miles (1.4 kilometers) away, and the Best Western Cabrillo Garden Inn, 0.9 miles (1.4 kilometers) away, are two places to top your list.
Many of life's modern comforts will be waiting to be enjoyed during your stay at one of the high-end establishments here. You could make a reservation at the US GRANT, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Diego, only 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, or the Andaz San Diego - a concept by Hyatt, situated 1 mile (2 kilometers) away.
Don't be surprised if you find it is a test of willpower to resist the range of delicious baked goods at Cafe Mingei (2402, 2498 Pan American Road East, San Diego). A quality local eatery, Panama 66 (1450 El Prado, San Diego) dishes up some delectable food that will satisfy even the hungriest of travelers.
Need insider tips on must-see attractions in Balboa Park? Check out our Balboa Park travel guide!