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San Diego Sun and Fun

San Diego is the second largest city in California, as well as one of the largest in the country. This bustling SoCal metro offers great options for nightlife, dining, golf and other recreational activities. Your San Diego car rental can help you navigate and make the most of this vibrant and diverse area - you won't want to miss a beat during your San Diego vacation. Thousands of retirees flock to San Diego for its year-round warm and beautiful weather, exciting entertainment opportunities and world-class dining options.

Historic Parks
It’s a beautiful drive on over to Old Town San Diego State Historic Park where you'll step into a recreation of Mexican-American life during the 1800s. Tour La Casa de Machado y Stewart, La Casa de Estudillo, the Mason Street School, La Casa de Machado y Silvas, the Seeley Stables Museum and the city's oldest surviving newspaper office - the San Diego Union Printing Office. Visitors can also discover a working blacksmith shop and participate in other activities reminiscent of early life southern California.

Iconic Hotels
Whether you're looking to stay as a guest or just to visit a historic icon, the Hotel del Coronado on 28 acres of oceanside property is a must-see. Constructed in 1888, this Victorian-style beauty is representative of the area's lush and glamorous appeal. Visitors can stroll down the incredible Coronado beach, which was named the No. 1 Best Beach in America in 2012. Shopaholics can spend their time at the Shops at The Del, which offers a variety of unique retail and dining options. If you're in the mood for a relaxing spa service, the resort's spa offers unparalleled amenities and treatments.

Beaches – and More Beaches
The renowned La Jolla Cove is known for its beauty, small size and perfect swimming conditions. This SoCal wonderland has long been popular with photographers and tourists alike. Since the cover faces the north, it offers an ideal environment for swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving. Because of its pristine water, La Jolla Cove's visibility is known to exceed 30 feet. Due to the cove's proximity to the San Diego La Jolla Underwater Park Ecological Reserve, you're almost guaranteed to see a wide variety of sea life here.

Your Car Rental Choices
Thrifty makes this the easy part for you. Having a rental car gives you the freedom to travel wherever and whenever you want – and Thrifty gives you the convenience of multiple locations, a large selection of vehicle choices, and expert customer service.

When you and your party arrive in San Diego, we hope to be your first stop. Your advance reservation will ensure that your car is ready for you to get behind the wheel and start your trip in this great city.