There are lot's of things to see and do downtown. Dance clubs, beer bars that have been here for a hundred years. It's now got Petco Park and lot's of folks come in for conventions, to the..convention center. Plus world class hotels, eateries and the GAS-LAMP District.The worst part about downtown is the parking. You won't find any. I always park at Horton Plaza. The best place to shop downtown by the way. Get your parking ticket, get it validated on the 2nd floor, until 9pm. After that you pay the full rate. My favorite beer bars are TIVOLI and Dicks Last Resort. The history of Tivoli is amazing, it became a bar in 1885. It was then in a red light district. After the gun slinging at the O.K. Corral in 1881 in Tombstone Arizona Wyatt Earp settled for a short time in San Diego 1886. (yes, THE Wyatt Earp of movie fame) He was then 37. He opened three gambling halls in the Gas-lamp Quarter, he raced horses in Del Mar and Pacific Beach and at times (they say) he dropped in to Tivoli to have a beer. (TIVOLI, I love it, spelled backwards) At that time Tivoli was a beer bar and upstairs was the "lady's quarters". Tivoli is still there. (505 6th Avenue) It is the oldest bar in San Diego. No more lady's quarters upstairs. It is a good place for a beer with a picture of Wyatt on the wall. Also, if you want a wild time DICK'S LAST RESORT should be on your list. It is expected to throw napkin's and when the hostess or host is rude, that's in the deal. "DICKS" last resort is at 345 4th Avenue. The clubs, the bars, the restaurants are practically endless. A list..is coming soon.