Visit Mission Bay

In under 20 minutes, you can reach San Diego's aquatic playground from your Comfort Inn Gaslamp Convention Center hotel room. This man-made 4,600-acre water wonderland is one of the largest in the United States. It's surrounded by 27 miles of shoreline, with 19 of those miles being sandy beaches. The bay is one of San Diego's most action-packed spots to visit, with an estimated annual attendance of 15 million people! At Mission Bay, you can enjoy kite surfing, kayaking, water skiing, paddle boarding, wakeboarding, jet skiing, take sailing lessons, and more. Whether you a beginner or a seasoned professional, there's something for every age and skill level. If you prefer to stay dry, you can picnic, rent bikes, play basketball, walk the path, enjoy nightly bonfires, barbecue, take your kids to the playgrounds, or visit the world-famous SeaWorld San Diego. Mission Bay has restrooms and showers available, along with lifeguard stations at designated locations. Here are some places to visit:

- Santa Clara Point offers excellent water sport rentals and instruction
- Quivira Basin has daily fishing and scuba diving charters
- Crown Point is a popular spot for volleyball games
- Ski beach is a great place for picnics, bonfires, and family parties
- East Mission Bay Park has its information center, playgrounds, grass parks, and boat launching ramps
- Fiesta Island is a dune-covered island that has an off-leash dog beach

When staying at the Comfort Inn Gaslamp Convention Center hotel, you're staying in the heart of downtown San Diego, surrounded by seemingly endless entertainment options. When visiting San Diego, you have to stop at the United States’ largest man-made aquatic playground. No matter what your age is or what your interests are, there's something there for everyone. Book your room directly on our website or call (619) 202-4324 today!