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Beachside Attitude, Big City Excitement:
San Diego is California's 'Beach City'

Urbane and Laid Back, San Diego is the Perfect Home for PDMI West

With near perfect weather year-round, 70 miles of spectacular coastline, world-class attractions, and a thriving urban core — complete with a sophisticated art, dining, and nightlife scene — San Diego has earned the name California’s Beach City.

Explore San Diego’s diverse coastal, urban, and inland neighborhoods, each with its own flavor. Don’t miss sampling the area's signature Cali Baja cuisine or tasting one of the hundreds of craft beers and wines bottled in the region.  

Downtown's Gaslamp Quarter — location of PDMI West's host hotel, Pendry San Diego — is the city's home of sizzling nightclubs and rooftop bars. If art and culture is your passion, you’ll find an exciting hub of creativity in San Diego. Often referred to as the “Smithsonian of the West,” Balboa Park features 17 museums, numerous galleries and performing arts venues, as well as the San Diego Zoo. 

It’s hard to find a better destination for families. Whether you love engaging with animals or thrill rides, building sandcastles or beach bonfires, there’s plenty to entertain the entire family from sun up to sun down.

Happiness is calling from San Diego. It’s time to answer the call and start planning your trip to PDMI West today! 

La Jolla Beach
La Jolla Georges Sunset
Explore San Diego's Hub — the Gaslamp Quarter — Which Surrounds PDMI West

San Diego's urban neighborhoods begin in the city's Historic Gaslamp Quarter. With exciting food, drink, nightlife, and culture, PDMI West attendees will revel in San Diego's vibrant center. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, it's just a short cab ride to other epicenters of urban fun: Little Italy, Hillcrest, and North & South Park.

Gaslamp Quarter San Diego
More Information on Visiting San Diego for Our Overseas Guests

A gateway to the U.S.A. from both Latin America and Asia, San Diego is a truly international destination. And with more non-stop flights servicing the city from Europe, Asia, Canada, and Mexico than ever, it's never been easier to access. Learn more about just how easy it is for you to head to California's Beach City for PDMI West. The first button connects you to San Diego Tourism's main international visitors page. The second will direct you to more specific information about flying into San Diego.

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