6 Things to do in the Gaslamp During The Day

USS Midway Museum

The Maritime Museum is a vintage Navy aircraft carrier that is located in the San Diego harbor and was once the biggest ship ever commissioned in the world until 1955. It was decommissioned in 1992 and became a full-time museum drawing in tourists from all over the world. Stop by and experience their flight simulator as well. It is available for all visitors and an absolute thrill!

New Children’s Museum

The New Children’s Museum is an arts-based children’s museum in downtown San Diego, California. It was created with the goal of “stimulating imagination and creativity” for children and families using engaging experiences with art. This is a must see for all families with young children that is both engaging for the parents and the children.


Enjoy a Happy Hour

The Gaslamp District is home to some of the best restaurants in all of San Diego. During the day, most of them are serving killer happy hours with absolutely amazing food. If you are looking to enjoy some drinks while enjoying some of San Diego’s best food, then look no further than the Gaslamp!


The Gaslamp Quarter is the Heart of San Diego, an exciting place to stay or visit for great restaurants, bars, hotels and shopping. Local boutiques and national retailers lure shoppers with everything from apparel and accessories to bikes and books, music and crafts.

Enjoy a Rooftop Pool Overlooking the Skyline

Surrounded by the energy of San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, The Pool House at Pendry San Diego is a pristine outdoor retreat that overlooks the city’s bustling Fifth Avenue. By day, The Pool House provides a backdrop for an afternoon in the California sun, featuring private cabanas, premium lounge chairs, lavish daybeds and a luxury-soaked environment. Fresh and healthy pool-friendly fare is available as guests rake in the tranquility of the secluded sanctuary with personalized service and the utmost attention to detail.

Enjoy a Baseball Game at Petco Park

Enjoy a Padres game in the Historic Petco Park! It sits just minutes away from the Gaslamp District and is the perfect destination after having a few drinks during happy hour in the Gaslamp