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Beat the Heat with Water Activities in San Diego - The Top Things to Do in San Diego Announced by SanDiego.com

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Summer is officially here and the weather is warming up. Take some advice from San Diego travel authority, SanDiego.com, on the best ways to beat the heat and enjoy the water in America's Finest City.

What local San Diegans consider "hot" is really a beautiful warm day to most, but we tend to be a little spoiled. If the weather is over 75 degrees, we're either spritzing with cucumber water or heading to the beach. Now that summer has arrived, we may have a few days of slightly warmer than ideal weather, so here are some tips from SanDiego.com on the best ways to beat the heat and enjoy the water this summer in San Diego.

Take a cruise on the San Diego Bay:

San Diego is home to some wonderful cruise companies featuring brunch, dinner and nighttime cruises along the San Diego Bay. Hornblower Cruises and Events is one of the most well known offering Sunday Champagne Brunch Cruises for an unforgettable Sunday Funday, as well as big event cruises like the July 4th Fireworks Cruises and Sights & Sips Cocktail Cruises. For visitors looking for a San Diego activity that lets them cool down on the water without getting soaking wet, a cruise with Hornblower is the way to go. There is no better way to experience the beauty of San Diego and it's stunning bay than gliding along the water, sipping champagne and sun tanning on a beautiful luxury yacht with Hornblower Cruises and Events.

Make a little romance with a Gondola Cruise:

There is nothing quite like the romance of Venice Italy and San Diego visitors can experience it right here in Coronado. Book a beautiful 50 minute tour with The Gondola Company for stunning views, Italian romance and relaxing music. Each tour includes a complimentary appetizer or dessert, ice buckets and wine openers if guests would like to bring a bottle to enjoy during the cruise and blankets are provided for passengers looking to cozy up to that special someone. As guests glide along the Coronado Cays, the Gondola Company provides a comfortable and romantic environment and a unique way to enjoy the water in San Diego.

Snorkel with Leopard Sharks in La Jolla:

It's leopard shark season in San Diego and the best way to get up close and personal to these harmless sharks is with a snorkel tour with San Diego Bike and Kayak. The shallows of La Jolla Shores are swarming with these gentle sharks and it's an incredible opportunity to see and interact with them in their natural environment. This is by far one of the best things to do in San Diego during summer and a great way to beat the heat and enjoy the ocean in beautiful La Jolla. San Diego Bike and Kayak also lets guests keep the snorkel gear and wetsuit after the tour to play and snorkel for the rest of the day!