A Sports Fan’s Guide to San Diego
San Diego may be home to only one major league team—but that doesn’t mean your sports fans will be bored to tears! The city has been home to many major sports teams in the past, many of which have left their legacy that fans can explore to this day. And if you’re into amateur leagues, club sports, and college teams, San Diego will have plenty to keep your sports fans busy while you’re in town.
Not sure where to go or how to get there? San Diego Charter Bus Company is here to help you with both! We’ve put together this guide to all things sports in San Diego to help you fill your itinerary, and our network of charter bus rentals and minibus shuttles is always here to take your fan group or local team where they need to go. Call 619-209-7804 today to receive a free bus rental quote, and keep reading to learn more about sports venues and teams in San Diego!
As we said, this town is home to one major league team: the San Diego Padres of the MLB. You can catch them live on their home turf at Petco Park, centered in the up-and-coming East Village of San Diego. This former warehouse district is now home to a variety of restaurants, pubs, and craft breweries where your fan group can spend a few hours talking shop and knocking back some cold ones before or after the game.
The park itself houses the Padres Hall of Fame, where fans can check out memorabilia from across the team’s 100-year history, from its humble beginnings in the Pacific Coast League to today. Admission is free with a ticket to a Padres game, and your group can easily spend over an hour exploring the photos and exhibits.
Still can’t get enough of the Padres? Book a private tour and explore the park before the game! Groups of 20 or more can reserve curated tours depending on their group’s make-up, including adult-centric behind-the-scenes tours of the dugouts and kid-friendly educational tours of the historic Western Metal Supply Co. building.
And once you’re ready to wind up for the big game, Petco Park even offers a dedicated Tailgate Park adjacent to the stadium that can accommodate groups and all sorts of vehicles. Rather than carpooling to the tailgate and having to find each other in the crowds, consider booking a charter bus for your game day experience and ensure everyone arrives all together. Stash coolers and tents in the undercarriage luggage bay, and you can even request WiFi and an onboard restroom for added ease and comfort!
Phone: (619) 795-5025
Address: 100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
In a town as gorgeous as San Diego, it should come as no surprise that folks love to golf here. The scenic Torrey Pines Golf Course has hosted the Farmers Insurance Open (formerly Buick Invitational and San Diego Open) for the PGA Tour since the 1960s. The big day brings in thousands of spectators, but if you want to try it out for yourself, the course at Torrey Pines is open for group reservations up to 90 days in advance of your desired tee time.
Need a lift to the action? We’ll help you avoid the worst of a stressful parking lot situation by locking in a bus rental plan that best suits your group’s size and itinerary. Whether you’re bringing in a large group of golf enthusiasts via charter bus rental or just need a simple minibus shuttle for transit between the hotel and the course, our team will ensure your transportation plan suits the size, scope, and budget of your golf outing in San Diego.
Torrey Pines Golf Course
Phone: (858) 552-1662
Address: 11480 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037
If you ever want to escape the SoCal heat, consider catching an indoor soccer match! The San Diego Strike Force plays at the highest level in the country in the Indoor Football League (IFL), so you’re bound to see some quality action when you plan a group outing to see them play! Tickets to Strike Force games vary, but the easiest way to ensure cheaper seats is to book all together with your fan group of 15 or more. Group tickets can be purchased for as low as $12 per seat, and include reserved block seating so you can cheer and shout with your buddies close by!
The Strike Force’s home turf is Pechanga Arena, just a hop-skip-and-jump from the USS Midway Museum, the San Diego International Airport, and SeaWorld San Diego. Before or after the game, consider setting aside time to explore the district’s shopping centers, outdoor flea markets, and craft brewery taprooms. Your bus driver will be happy to wait with your bus rental and look after your personal belongings before picking everyone up and heading to the game.
Phone: (619) 224-4171
Address: 3500 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego, CA 92110
In town to cheer on your favorite undergrad? There are plenty of opportunities to watch college sports live in San Diego! San Diego State, University of San Diego, and UC San Diego all boast a variety of NCAA teams across a range of sports—from baseball and soccer to polo and lacrosse. Even better, they all consider each other rivals, which makes for a fun fan experience in the stands on most home games!
Coming in from out of town instead? Odds are you’re gearing up for the annual Holiday Bowl at Petco Park! The event at the end of December brings lots of reasons to celebrate with your fellow college football fans—from the game itself to the parades and tailgates that surround it. Keep in mind that the roadways get busy around this time of year anyway, so having a rock-solid transportation plan is a must if you want to beat the worst of the game-day traffic. Be sure to book your Holiday Bowl bus rental at least 6 months in advance to secure the best availability.
San Diego State University
Phone: (619) 594-5200
Address: 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182
University of San Diego
Phone: (619) 260-4600
Address: 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110
University of California San Diego
Phone: (858) 534-2230
Address: 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093
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