Digital Nomad Guide to North Park, San Diego

A remote worker's guide to North Park, including where to stay, start-ups, communities and coworking options.

Published on
November 24, 2021
North Park is considered one of San Diego's trendiest neighborhoods. Due in part to its abundance of coffee shops, craft beer bars, and curated boutique shops. You'll find everything here from exciting nightlife to notable brunch spots, and farmers markets. With all this and more, it has an obvious draw for Digital Nomads.

How to Get Around North Park, San Diego

Walking/Cycling in North Park

North Park is extremely walkable. The best way to get around North Park is by foot, or cycling.

Public Transportation in North Park

The MTS Bus 10 will get you up and down University Avenue, and MTS Bus 2 goes up and down 30th Street. All route maps and schedules are available from the Metropolitan Transit System.

Uber/Lyft in North Park

Uber and Lyft are widely available here.

Digital nomad and startup communities in North Park

There are strong freelance, remote and startup communities in downtown San Diego - Meet Up Groups are a popular way to meet other freelancers. Outsite San Diego has a local WhatsApp Group to help connect you to other remote workers in North Park.

Coworking Spaces in North Park


Nestled in the middle of the neighborhood, Outsite North Park was designed for remote workers. You'll find desks in every room, and common spaces perfect for plugging in and getting to work.


A welcoming boutique coworking space located in the heart of North Park. They have various monthly membership options available such as private executive suites, virtual offices, and shared community spaces.

Union Cowork North Park

Union Cowork North Park is one of the best coworking spaces San Diego. At this shared office space, general memberships, private desks and private offices are for rent. These affordable options all include 24/7 access, unlimited coffee, high-speed internet and more. In addition, co-working space members get discounts at neighborhood partners, like local bars, restaurants and yoga studios, and access to all other Union Cowork locations.

Startups in North Park


Sourcify is a platform for entrepreneurs to safely source their products from factories overseas


Founded in 2016, WowYow was created to analyze the content of videos to determine what they're about, and source their categorical tags and metadata without ever having to watch the video.

Coffee shops with WiFi in North Park

Communal Coffee

Inviting cafe meets boutique florist, Communal Coffee is a beautiful space with a strong wifi connection and lots of indoor seating.

Holsem Coffee

A stylish and modern cafe with a minimalist atmosphere. Come for the fast wifi, great service, and delicious food and drink.

Hawthorn Coffee

A great, laptop friendly spot serving craft coffee drinks in a cute and open space with indoor and outdoor eating.

Gyms and yoga studios in North Park

BASI Pilates Studio

Great for experts and beginners alike, BASI offers single classes and memberships.

Yoga Box

An inclusive yoga studio great for all levels. Theres a wide variety of class types available, such as vinyasa, to restorative, to hot yoga.

Union Yoga

Currently hosting in person classes at Trolley Barn Park as well as virtual classes, Union Yoga hosts multiple classes a day as well as community workshops and events.

North Park Fitness

A great, accommodating, and air conditioned gym with power-lifting, cardio, endurance equipment

Last Real Gym

A spacious local favorite gym with everything from free weights to a dedicated class space. On weather permitting days, equipment will be set up outside in the back.

Groceries and shopping in North Park

Farmers Markets

North Park Thursday Market

Grocery Stores

Vons is just an 8 minute drive from Outsite. There's also a Sprouts on Park Boulevard.

Looking for a place to stay in North Park? Check out Outsite San Diego - North Park.

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