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Art on the Tidelands

Immerse Yourself in Arts with Self-Guided Tours

The art around the Port of San Diego’s waterfront offers a singular experience, unique to each person who happens by. From monumental to intimate pieces…traditional bronze sculptures, vibrant murals, fountains, kinetic artworks, light projections, sound art, and conceptual artworks – we invite you to immerse yourself in the arts at the Port of San Diego.

The following pdfs offer a small sampling of our collection in a series of self-guided tours that will allow you to visit each of our member cities and experience the waterfront from a unique, artistic perspective.The tours include: Coronado Bayside; Imperial Beach; Chula Vista Bayfront; National City Marina District; and San Diego’s Embarcadero and Shelter Island.

We hope you enjoy the artwork included in the tours as well as the many other artworks the Port of San Diego has to offer.

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Scroll down and explore our Google map with the self-guided tours marked with the icons below.

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 Immerse Yourself in Shelter Island (.9 mile one way*)

 Immerse Yourself in the Embarcadero (1 mile one way*)

 Immerse Yourself in the National City Marina District (.9 mile one way*)

 Immerse Yourself in the Chula Vista Bayfront  (1.4 mile one way*)

 Immerse Yourself in Imperial Beach   (.6 mile one way*)

 Immerse Yourself in Coronado’s Bayside (2.4 mile one way*)

*distances are estimated


Port of San Diego Art Locations and Self Guided Tours: