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San Diego, California, USA

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San Diego Overview

If you’re searching for the ideal place to spend a fun-filled vacation in a warm climate, San Diego is a great option. Tony award winning theaters, museums, missions, historic sites and galleries all make San Diego the right place to explore for just about any visitor. This unique city is also home to exceptional beaches and scenic harbors filled with trendy restaurants and shops.

San Diego is the largest coastal city in the United States. Its mild temperatures and sunny days make it ideal for visiting any time of the year.

Its architecture is an eclectic mix of 1800s Spanish style and modern 20th century American. Visitors can enjoy the vast array of green areas separating the canyons from the mesas that make the city.

San Diego is a cultural and artistic Mecca. It’s home to must see icons like the Museums of Contemporary Art, Photographic Arts and Anthropology. It’s also the site of the San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum which displays the USS Midway Carrier, the longest in service in the U.S Navy. If you’re into maritime history, you’ll also enjoy the Museum which showcases the oldest sailing ship in the world.

Its neighborhoods are eclectic and filled with unique attractions. In Old Town, you can relive the California of the 1800s. Fiestas and plays give you an insight into Mexican and early American history.

The section known as Balboa Park is the heart of San Diego. It’s truly a haven of green areas, fountains and Spanish architecture. With its 15 museums, there’s always something of interest. The local Village Art Center allows visitors to observe artists at work amidst a traditional Mexican style courtyard.

The Harbor is ideal for taking a cruise or taking a stroll on the Bay. From there you can watch the dolphins or the numerous sailboats that float beneath the Coronado Bridge. Ferry boats offer twilight excursions the ideal romantic touch for a superb getaway.

La Jolla which literally means “the jewel” is a true gem of San Diego. It’s an upscale neighborhood with amazing shopping and dining. A walk on Coast Boulevard is shared between locals, visitors and dozens of pelicans. Sandstone cliffs are home to families of seals. And Scripp’s Park is the place to lounge and appreciate the astounding beauty of La Jolla Cove and the Pacific. Scuba divers and snorkeling aficionados will love the reefs of the Cove. But La Jolla is not just beauty. It offers exceptional theater, museums and galleries.

Besides cultural attractions the city is about fun for the entire family. The Wild Animal Park, the Zoo and Sea World are incredible experiences. Visitors can enjoy animals running free, come face to face with sharks or observe the most photographed flamingo lagoon in the world. Re-visit the times when you played with lego blocks at Legoland. This one of a kind theme park is truly innovative.

And not enough can be said about dining. Every section of town offers exceptional options in international and California cuisine.

This is what makes San Diego such a unique destination
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