Explore the top things to do near UCSD in San Diego

At the Country Inn & Suites, San Diego North, you’re just minutes from I-805, I-5, and the University of California San Diego (UCSD). Walk along the scenic beaches of La Jolla, about 20 minutes away, plan a trip to see the massive USS Midway, or visit the museums of Balboa Park. Here for business? Treat a client to an unforgettable round of golf on the gorgeous fairways at Torrey Pines Golf Course. If you’re visiting with your family, you can save money on an affordable and modern hotel room that’s also near exciting things to do like SeaWorld San Diego and LEGOLAND® California.

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park

17.19 mi / 27.67 km from the hotel
Watch as giraffes, antelope, and rhinos roam freely at this expansive park. You can also visit elephants, tigers, cheetahs, and many other exotic species.

SeaWorld San Diego

9.38 mi / 15.1 km from the hotel
The original SeaWorld offers 190 acres of ocean-themed fun and features aquariums, animal shows, educational programs, thrill rides, and dining.

The San Diego Museum of Art

11.73 mi / 18.88 km from the hotel
Whether you enjoy browsing world-renowned art, listening to live jazz music, or attending educational lectures, The San Diego Museum of Art offers a variety of entertaining activities.

Balboa Park

11.81 mi / 19 km from the hotel
Fill your day with adventures at Balboa Park, the largest urban park in the US. The expansive grounds are home to more than 16 museums, The Old Globe theater, and the San Diego Zoo.

LEGOLAND® California

17.16 mi / 27.62 km from the hotel
More than just an attraction for kids, LEGOLAND® offers roller coasters, family rides, an aquarium, and a water park. Be sure to see the miniature versions of famous US cities.

USS Midway Museum

12.79 mi / 20.58 km from the hotel
Home to more than 200,000 sailors during its 47-year career, the USS Midway was decommissioned in 1992 and holds the record as America's longest-serving aircraft carrier. See a variety of aircraft and take a fascinating tour of the ship at Navy Pier.

San Diego Zoo

11.54 mi / 18.57 km from the hotel
Kids and kids-at-heart love the San Diego Zoo, home to more than 3,700 animals, including gorillas, polar bears, and koalas. For an aerial view, take the overhead gondola lift called the Skyfari.

Petco Park

13.33 mi / 21.45 km from the hotel
Home of the San Diego Padres, Petco Park features beautiful bay views and hosts a variety of other events throughout the year.

Torrey Pines Golf Course

3.04 mi / 4.89 km from the hotel
Take in views of the Pacific Ocean when you tee off at one of the two world-renowned championship 18-hole courses at Torrey Pines Golf Course.

La Jolla Shores Beach

4.73 mi / 7.61 km from the hotel
Stretching over a mile in length, La Jolla Shores Beach has something for everyone to enjoy. Paddle out to water-accessible sites in a kayak, or catch a wave with some surfing. La Jolla Shores Beach is one of only nine San Diego public beaches with a permanent lifeguard station.