WANT THINGS TO DO IN SAN DIEGO THAT (LITERALLY) GO ABOVE AND BEYOND TYPICAL SIGHTSEEING?
Snag the very best views of San Diego attractions with Virgin Experience Gifts's collection of high-flying experience gifts! From nice 'n' easy rides, to aerobatic and extreme— the sky's the limit when it comes to exploring Southern California.
Sit back, relax, and take San Diego sightseeing to exciting new heights with aerial tours galore! Enjoy fresh air and freedom in a beautifully restored 1920's biplane, soaring over the area's lakes, beaches, golf courses, vineyards, and more. Or strap into a helicopter for a picturesque flight over SoCal hot spots like the La Jolla cliffs, Pacific Beach, Crystal Pier, and Mission Bay. And for one of the most magical San Diego experience gifts to grace the air up there, nothing beats a hot air balloon ride at sunrise in Temecula or at sunset in Del Mar! Marvel at the mountains that cozy up to the Borrego Desert, the lush landscape and wine country below, and panoramic views of the coast and Coronado Islands.
As if the scenery isn't enough to get the heart racing with sheer delight, thrill-seekers are welcome to embark on things to do in San Diego's sky that come ready for action and adrenaline!
For the bucket list buff who's always wanted to learn how to fly, now's the chance to spread the ol' wings and give it a try! Climb into the cockpit of a glider or airplane, and enjoy the ultimate hands-on lesson. Partake in a brief but thorough pre-flight orientation on ground, then prepare for take-off! With side-by-side coaching from an FAA-certified flight instructor during the entire outing, both the lesson and the bird's-eye views make for truly unbeatable San Diego activities!
Want to pack even more action into the gravity-defying punch? Check out air-worthy adventures like skydiving and military flight simulators. Or forget the simulators and be part of a realfighter pilot mission aboard a Marchetti SF260! Hop into the jet's cockpit to enjoy on-the-spot coaching from a professional pilot, as well as laser "ammo," aerial dogfights, offensive strategies, and defensive maneuvers.
With adventurous things to do in San Diego like these, memories of SoCal are bound to last a lifetime!