© Michael Seljos
With San Diego's year-round balmy climate and as one of the largest cities in California, there are so many things to do that the biggest problem is choosing. Seventy miles of sandy beaches, world-class family attractions including the renowned San Diego Zoo, cultural and artistic activities galore, fine dining, shopping – you name it, San Diego has it. And not just San Diego proper but its environs are geared to please: charming La Jolla, Del Mar, Coronado, Oceanside. San Diego offers the best of Southern California.
San Diego Attractions
- At the heart of the Southern California lifestyle is a day at the beach. With San Diego's miles of coastline featuring wide expanses of sandy shore, much of it nestled under majestic cliffs, going to the beach has been elevated to an art form.
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- Hanging out in suburban San Diego is different from L.A. Instead of punkers, Goths, and trendsetters at a mall, you might find bohemian campers, hardcore bass fishers, and waterskiing wizards at a lake.
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- Parks and Gardens
- The buzz of bees, the crisp air, the cool shadows, the sunny slopes. Visiting one of San Diego's many parks and gardens is a great exit strategy in the event of city overload. The variety of plantlife and even climates is astounding.
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- Performing Arts
- If the whole world is a stage, San Diego is raising the curtains. The city's theater scene is an internationally recognized provocateur of creativity with a wide range of venues and performance repertoire.
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- Theme Parks
- Wow! The San Diego Zoo, the Wild Animal Park, LegoLand, Sea World, lions and tigers and bears…San Diego has a marvel of theme parks. The danger is that you'll spend your entire visit enjoying them and won't get to see any of the other fabulous things San Diego has to offer.
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- There are over 40 wineries and vineyards in San Diego County's Wine Country, ranging from larger wineries with guided tours and popular tasting rooms to small family-run wineries where visitors must make an appointment for tastings.
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