An endless summer that offers everything. Visit the famous San Diego Zoo, the Botanic Garden, or one of the many museums and galleries the make up the city!
Known by locals for its tacos, surf and general happy demeanour, the sunny city of San Diego is a favourite destination for international travellers and Americans alike. The southern Californian city is the second largest city in California and sports a pleasantly warm year-round climate, extensive stunning beaches and an iconic deep-water harbour. Swimmers and sun-lovers are drawn to the gorgeous beaches and famous surf conditions, while marine enthusiasts revel in the West Coast’s largest aquatic park: Mission Bay Park. Explore the 4, 235 acres, almost an even split between land and water, and indulge in the abundance of recreational activities on offer. There are multiple jogging paths, playgrounds for children, sailboats and aquatic-motor rentals, basketball courts and boat docks and launching facilities. Wind surfers and water skiers will love the network of channels and islands, and the grounds are the perfect spot to fly a kite with the kids, or have a picnic with a partner. La Jolla Cove invites visitors with its lapping azure waters and golden sands. Soak up the sun, and explore the marine life through a snorkel – you’ll feel as though you’re in paradise in this veiled gem. For a lookout over the bay, there is no better vantage point than the Cabrillo National Monument at the southern tip of Point Loma, and if you want to really absorb the beauty that encapsulates the Southern Californian landscapes, Torrey Pines State National Park is the perfect place to begin your exploration of what San Diego is really about. From rugged cliffs, to palm-dotted shorelines; cactus strewn dessert, to Spanish inspired architecture. You’ll be breathless at the sheer desolate beauty available minutes away from the buzzing city. You’ll find even more stunning scenery at the Shell Beach Tide Pools, Mount Soledad, and the Sunset Cliffs Natural Park – the city is a mecca for nature lovers. Enjoy a fun-filled day out with the family - San Diego offers plenty of exciting options! Visit the popular San Diego Zoo and see the bears, tigers and monkeys! Legoland and Seaworld are also sure to entertain, and provide memories to last a lifetime! Museums are plentiful here, with the rich history of this expansive metropolis, and you’ll be enthralled with the stories of decades past. With exciting arts and cultural festival all year round, there is always something fun on in San Diego. View some of the best art in San Diego at the ArtWalk festival in Little Italy, or head to the bi-annual Restaurant Week for a taste of what San Diego offers in delicious culinary delights. Film Festivals are abundant in the city, from Italian, Asian, Jewish and Latin film festivals to the annual San Diego Film Festival, there will never be a dull moment for the film lovers. Seasonal festivals ensure community enjoyment for any holiday, and there is music and theatre showcased year-round. No matter what your guilty pleasure, San Diego is abundant in magnificent landscapes, exciting day-trip destinations and rich culture and history. Take the time to explore this remarkable city – you’ll be pleased you did.