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Top 10 Things to Do in San Diego in November 2023

By: Mary Jones

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Enjoy Nice Weather

1. Enjoy Nice Weather and Learn to Surf With relatively warm temperatures, November is a great time to take a surfing lesson at the beginner-friendly waves of La Jolla Shores beach.

San Diego Zoo

1. Visit World-Famous San Diego Zoo See pandas, reptiles, koalas and more at one of the world's best zoos, featuring habitats for rare and endangered species.

Vibrant Gaslamp Quarter

1. Explore Vibrant Gaslamp Quarter Downtown's historic Gaslamp Quarter has vibrant restaurants, bars, boutiques and nightlife.

Hike Trails and Waterfalls

1. Hike Trails and Waterfalls in Torrey Pines Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve has scenic coastal cliffs and hiking trails leading to the beach.

La Jolla Cove

1. Observe Marine Life at La Jolla Cove See sea lions, leopard sharks, and gray whales (during migration season) at this ecological reserve.

Panoramic views of San Diego

1. Ride Gondola up Mount Soledad For panoramic views of San Diego, ride the gondola up 822 feet to the top of Mount Soledad in La Jolla.

San Diego Museum of Art

1. Marvel at Art at San Diego Museum of Art With an acclaimed collection, this fine arts museum has inspiring special exhibits in November.

Hotel del Coronado

1. Tour the Historic Hotel del Coronado The iconic red-roofed Victorian building is a National Historic Landmark situated along a stunning beach.

Cruise San Diego

1. Cruise San Diego Bay Take a sightseeing cruise of the San Diego harbor and enjoy views of the naval fleet and skyline.

Local Craft Beer San Diego

1. Sample Local Craft Beer San Diego has over 150 breweries. Sample award-winning IPAs, wheat beers and more.

San Diego Padres MLB

Catch a Padres Game or Sporting Event Cheer on the San Diego Padres MLB team at Petco Park downtown.