3 Must See Neighborhoods near Little Italy
Little Italy San Diego is a unique community that offers a bit of casual Italian living in the middle of the hustle and bustle of San Diego’s downtown district. While the area is overflowing with authentic Italian restaurants and bakeries, mom-and-pop shops and European art galleries and museums, vacationers and tourists must break away from the quaint community and travel to other must see neighborhoods including:
- Gaslamp Quarter – Not far from Little Italy San Diego, the Gaslamp Quarter is district comprised of 16 street blocks and is filled with an endless list of activities. During the day, many enjoy shopping at the boutique shops and retail stores. However, once the sun begins to set, the area comes alive and individuals can often hear live jazz bands as they walk down the streets. Enjoy the evening with a first-class meal at a premier Gaslamp restaurant and top the night off with a cocktail at one of the many nightclubs or rooftop bars.
- Hillcrest – A fun an eccentric community just outside of the downtown district, Hillcrest is a great place to shop, eat and more. From second hand and thrift stores to trendy boutiques, there is something that is sure to appeal to visitors of all ages. There are also many cafes, restaurants and bars where you will be able to enjoy a great meal whether you are in Hillcrest for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
- Old Town – Recognized as the birthplace of California, a trip to Old Town truly takes you back in time. The area is home to authentic Mexican restaurants and there are many shops and craft kiosks that sell traditional, hand-made art pieces. If you are considering visiting Old Town, stop at the Visitor’s Center and learn about the many different tours including the tour of the infamous haunted Whaley House.
Relax & Unwind After Exploring the Best San Diego Neighborhoods
The Pacific Inn & Suites offers affordable Little Italy accommodations and is the ideal place to stay for individuals looking for a clean and budget-friendly hotel. With rooms starting at $49.95 per night, you will be able to stay within budget and use your savings to explore nearby Little Italy, as well as the Gaslamp, Hillcrest and Old Town. In addition, if you’ve rented a car for your trip, we offer complimentary parking in our private lot.
Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the best neighborhoods of America’s finest city and reserve a room at the Pacific Inn & Suites. Our Little Italy hotel offers year round discounts so be sure to ask our Reservation Manager about current hotel deals when making your reservation. Contact us today at 1-800-571-2933 and start planning your San Diego vacation.