If you’re looking to kill some time after exploring the mall at Horton Plaza, there are many attractions near Horton Plaza for families and visitors to enjoy. No matter what your interests, there is sure to be something to suit your every need and wish!
To help guide visitors through their downtown San Diego adventure, we’ve listed a few of our favorite attractions near Horton Plaza.
Right across the street of the Horton Plaza Mall is the northeast part of the Gaslamp Quarter. This popular downtown district gets crowded during the evenings with vacationers and locals who come out to enjoy its many restaurants, bars and night clubs. During the day, shoppers looking for specialty, unique, handmade gifts can peruse the many boutiques.
Heading a few blocks west of Horton Plaza, vacationers can visit one of the many San Diego Harbor attractions. At the harbor, visitors can browse the small boutique shops of Seaport Village, take a scenic stroll along the bay on the Embarcadero, visit the USS Midway Museum or hop aboard one of the historical boats of the San Diego Maritime Museum.
Another, and one of the most popular attractions near Horton Plaza is the San Diego Zoo. If you’re looking for something fun to do later in the evening, the Zoo has extended summer hours which last just a few more weeks. Head over and skip the crowds and catch a glimpse of the animals as they become more active as the weather cools in the afternoon.
Guests who stay at the affordable Marina Inn downtown San Diego hotel are close to many of the city’s top attractions and will never run out of options to do to pass some free time.