Soak up the exciting vibe of San Diego at Balboa Park, a beautiful botanic paradise, lushly planted with trees and gardens. It’s home to San Diego Zoo, several museums, multiple arts venues and glorious walking trails. Here are the best hotels nearby, all bookable on Culture Trip.
The cultural oasis of Balboa Park is just minutes from downtown San Diego. It was started 150 years ago, when civic leaders decided to convert what was wild scrubland full of rattlesnakes and coyotes into an iconic urban park. It’s a must-visit if you go to the city, where you can experience the rich and ethnically diverse history of San Diego. Staying at any one of these nearby hotels will mean you can easily factor it into your itinerary.