Split by the San Diego River, Mission Valley is home to several shopping malls ringed by big box stores and chain restaurants. It’s named for California’s first Spanish mission, San Diego de Alcalá, established in 1769 and still operating here as a Catholic parish in a reconstructed building. Riverwalk Golf Club offers 18 holes on a public green, and the San Diego State Aztecs play football at SDCCU Stadium.
Situated exactly in the center of San Diego County, the area is easily within reach of various popular attractions such as Old Town, the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld San Diego, and Downtown Gaslamp District. It also offers a wealth of budget-friendly accommodations, family friendly eateries and shopping opportunities both at the Fashion Valley and Mission Valley malls.
Old Town San Diego offers historical sites, colorful art galleries, festive theaters, a wide range of dining options, and tons more to explore in an area that boasts Mexican heritage. Stay in Old Town and you will be ready to experience San Diego and the adventure that is Old Town.
Want to experience more of the authenticity of Mexico during your stay in San Diego? Old Town is just the perfect answer! Best known for its Mexican cuisine, Old Town’s dining is lively and vibrant with its mouth-watering restaurants. For traditional flavors, head to El Agave to experience courses specializing in upscale meals that celebrate native ingredients. Have a taste of the expansive world of mezcals partnered with Oaxaca bites at the Tahona Bar. You’ll also find Café Coyote charmed with festive ornaments, fancy margaritas and open-air atmosphere.