The Best things to do in San Diego
San Diego offers many diverse activities for people of all ages and a variety of interests. You will likely take photos of your enjoyable experiences, and possibly bring home the ever reliable souvenir T-shirt.
Sаn Diеgо Zoo
The world-famous San Diego Zoo, established in 1916 in Balboa Park, now now occupies 100 acres leased from the city of San Diego. The zoo houses more then 12,000 animals as well as a botanical collection of more than 700,000 plants. Families enjoy vacation visits to the San Diego zoo, with accommodations and activities available such as zoo tours. To see the entire zoo it will take more than one day of sightseeing.
"Balboa Park boasts 17 Museums and cultural institutions with an incredible diversity of collections. From local San Diego history, to the history of flight, trains, or automobiles, to the workmanship of the old masters, the arts, crafts, and culture of people near and far, recent and historical." The park also includes gift shops, cafes, and restaurants. It has hiking and biking trails as well as playgrounds and picnic areas.
Together with San Diego Zoo, tourists flock to Sea World possibly more than any other sight-seeing location in San Diego. Sea World first opened in 1964 following revision of original plans for an underwater restaurant. Sea World became a 21-acre marine zoological park along the shore of Mission Bay in San Diego. It offers close contract by visitors of all ages with animals, as well as educational offerings and other water park entertainment.
Old Tоwn Sаn Diеgо
"Old Town is the historic heart of San Diego. Created in 1769, Old Town San Diego was California's fist settlement with only a mission and a fort. Wander through lush gardens or browse at one of the many specialty shops for treasures from around the world." For a slower pace, a visitor my want to set aside a day to just explore and enjoy the town.
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Gеt a California Burritо
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The beautiful San Diego neighborhood of La Jolla, 12 miles north of Downtown San Diego, offers many appealing activities. Depending on a visitor preference, activities may include tours and day trips, whale watching, snorkeling, kayaking, surfing, or just a day at the beach. The community has art and museums, in addition to fine dining and shopping.
Cabrillo National Monument, a National Park in Point Loma, tells the story of 16th century exploration including that of the European explorer, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo who in 1542 created history as the first European to set foot on what became the West Coast of the United States. It has a tide pool area to view sea creatures near the shore, especially at low tide. It has multiple historic lighthouses. Some trails allow excellent views of beaches on Coronado Island and downtown San Diego.