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What you should know about Mission Valley

A busy, vibrant neighborhood of San Diego, Mission Valley is a purpose-built modern destination brimming with popular shops, great restaurants and family-friendly attractions, from SeaWorld to Mission Bay Park. Formerly the site of the first Spanish settlement in California, it’s now a hotbed for an assortment of entertainment. Thanks to its ideal location, exploring San Diego’s key family-friendly attractions couldn’t be easier, and the lively nightlife of Downtown is also just a tram ride away!

Hotels in Mission Valley

Hotels in Mission Valley are plentiful, with many places to choose from in the popular ‘Hotel Circle.’ These range from modest roadside Mission Valley motels to upmarket lodgings like the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley and the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley hotels, offering family deals, swimming pools and restaurants. These kid-friendly hotels are all within easy reach of attractions like SeaWorld and the San Diego Zoo. For a little luxury, the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center has family rooms and suites, 3 swimming pools and 3 restaurants, and a spa. Charmingly decorated, family-friendly Mission Valley resort hotels don’t come much better than this.

Things to see in Mission Valley

Famed for its shopping, Mission Valley is bursting with stores, outlets, and eateries to cater to all budgets. Big spenders will love the Fashion Valley Mall, home to key luxury international designer brands, while the more budget conscious will be in their element shopping the big-brand outlets at the Westfield Mission Valley Mall. SeaWorld has rides and rapids, live animal shows, and exhibits that will keep the kids entertained for hours. For a taste of the great outdoors, don’t miss out on a trip to Mission Bay and Mission Bay Park, both are veritable wonderlands where families and locals flock to enjoy all the fun on offer! Mission Bay is a saltwater lagoon and Mission Bay Park is the country’s largest man-made water park and recreational space. Both parks are connected and are popular hotspots for jet-skiing, jogging, sailing, wakeboarding, roller-skating, camping, and more!

Good for families

A safe, accessible, and friendly district of San Diego, Mission Valley is tailored to meet the needs of families thanks to its ample choice of child-friendly accommodation, wide selection of restaurants, and world-famous attractions. The easily accessible malls are not only full of stores and places to dine but also house movie theaters. Families looking for the convenience of shops, restaurants, outdoor spaces and child-friendly entertainment on their doorstep are well-served. Add in the high quality of family-friendly hotels in Mission Valley and you're all set for a great vacation.

How to get to Mission Valley

San Diego International Airport is just 6 miles from Mission Valley and can easily be reached by car within 20 minutes. Other travel options are to pick up the Flyer Route No. 992 bus from the airport terminal traveling to Downtown, a 10-minute journey, and from there hopping on one of the city’s green line trolleys that will take you to Mission Valley Center in just 11 stops. Alternatively, enjoy a stress-free 15-minute ride into town by jumping into one of the many cabs situated at the airport’s Transportation Plaza.

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