Things To Do
Nestled between the quaint coastal cities of Del Mar and Solana Beach, at the edge of La Jolla and Encinitas, Hilton San Diego/Del Mar is the perfect hotel to take advantage of all that San Diego has to offer. Experience the thrill of North County with some of the best surf in San Diego, catch a hot air balloon ride over Rancho Santa Fe with a panoramic ocean view, or hike beside ocean side cliffs through Torrey Pines Natural Reserve. San Diego County Fair and the world-famous Del Mar Race Track is just across the street and we'll show you the secret tunnel to the entrance of the park.
European-inspired villas line downtown Del Mar, with an abundance of dining options. Cedros Avenue in Solana Beach is a dream to lovers' of design, with art galleries and interior décor boutiques and home to the newest West Elm. Enjoy live music at the famous Belly Up venue, kick back with craft brews and local coffee and stroll through a Sunday afternoon Farmers Market. Looking to leave your car at home? All of this can be enjoyed through an easy bike ride with Pedego Bike Rentals located near the Solana Beach Amtrak Station.
Our location, situated on the Interstate 5 and coastal Highway 101 and centrally located between Carlsbad and downtown San Diego, provides easy access to your destination. San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, Balboa Park and LEGOLAND are all only a short drive away.
In and Around Town
Del Mar Racetrack
Our hotel is located directly across the street from the famous Del Mar Racetrack!Del Mar Racetrack
Del Mar Fairgrounds
Located across the street from our hotel, the Del Mar Fairgrounds is the site of the annual San Diego County Fair.Del Mar Fairgrounds
San Diego Fair
Click on link to plan your visit to the County Fair, with Toby Keith, Jim Gaffigan and more!San Diego Fair
Ideally located near Torrey Pines, La Jolla, home to University of California San Diego.
Located near Del Mar Beach and Torrey Pines Beach, with other popular beaches only a short drive away.
Del Mar Horse Shows
Enjoy prestigious dressage events at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.Del Mar Horse Shows
The local culinary scene is thriving in North County with some of San Diego's best chef-led restaurants, or venues with sweeping views of the PacificDining Options
San Diego Zoo
This world famous zoo in San Diego is home to over 4,000 animals and 800 different species.San Diego Zoo
La Jolla Marathon
Host hotel for the La Jolla Marathon, with start line just across the streetLa Jolla Marathon
SeaWorld San Diego
Come visit Shamu and all of his friends at the famous SeaWorld San Diego theme park!SeaWorld San Diego
Nearby Torrey Pines Golf, home to Farmers Insurance Open Jan 24-27Golf Courses
Cruises and Events
Choose from one of Hornblower’s harbor cruises, dining cruises or even a San Diego whale watching adventure!Cruises and Events