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Gas Lamp Quarter San Diego

Gas Lamp Quarter San Diego

Just the name conjures up warm feelings of nostalgia. The Gaslamp Quarter of Downtown San Diego attracts both tourists and residents alike. Anyone searching for a fabulous restaurant, an exciting evening of entertainment or a day of delightful shopping for everything from contemporary crafts to all sorts of apparel at chic boutiques will find what they’re looking for in the Gaslamp Quarter. Just like in New York City, fashion rules on the Gaslamp Quarter’s Fifth Avenue. After dark, the action heats up at the trendy nightspots. From Irish pubs to hard rocker hangouts, jazz bars to hip hop hotspots, the Gaslamp Quarter is the place to be.

Gas Lamp San Diego
Image by Nan Palmero source http://www.flickr.com/photos/nanpalmero/

It’s easy to explore the Gaslamp Quarter on your own. But for a really special experience, try one of these:

  • Saturday morning walking tour of the Gaslamp District - Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation - 410 Island Ave San Diego, CA 92101 619-233-4692 
  • Segway Tour - Discover the Gaslamp District on 2 wheels. This is one of many Segway tours in the San Diego area and includes sampling stops at 3 popular restaurants. Another Side of San Diego 300 G St. San Diego, CA 92101 619-239-2111
  • Special Events - Throughout the year, festivals and other special events are scheduled in the Gaslamp Quarter. Two of the popular annual happenings are Mardi Gras - Fat Tuesday and Halloween, also known as Monsterbash.

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