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Reasons To Visit

With its miles of glorious beaches, idyllic year-round weather and a myriad of cultural and historical attractions, San Diego is one of the most visited cities in the world. If you’re on the fence about where to vacation, here are some of the top reasons to choose San Diego.



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Best Ways To See San Diego

Looking to plan a fun-filled vacation to San Diego? This beautiful California city offers tons of adventure in the form of historical and cultural attractions, gorgeous beaches, museums, art galleries and much more.

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Outdoor Activities

As if its perfect climate and beautiful landscape are not enough to draw in crowds of visitors, San Diego has a vast array of outdoor attractions and activities for people of all ages to enjoy. If you’re planning a vacation to America’s Finest City, check out these top outdoor activities to include in your itinerary.

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Gaslamp Quarter Guide

The heart of downtown San Diego is the historic Gaslamp Quarter. From past to present, business deals continue to be brokered, food consumed, photos taken and stores shopped while culture winds through the streets.

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San Diego Culture

Known for its friendly and beach-centric persona, it may surprise you to discover that when it comes to cultural attractions and venues, San Diego has more than its share. When you’re planning out your vacation itinerary, here are some ways to include cultural experiences in your trip to America’s Finest City.

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Old Town San Diego

A living history museum, Old Town San Diego commemorates the early days of the city, from the 1820s through the 1870s. At this historic state park, guests are treated to original adobe haciendas, a variety of museums, restaurants and various events.

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Local's Guide To San Diego

With its beautiful beaches, perfect weather and warm California personality, San Diego is an ideal vacation destination. While most visitors know the main attractions and touristy things to do in town, getting an insider’s perspective is always helpful.

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Embarcadero Sites

Looking for a wonderful way to spend the day outdoors in San Diego? Head down to the Embarcadero for a relaxing stroll along the waterfront with many sightseeing opportunities. And throughout the year, there are numerous events, concerts, art shows and festivities taking place in and around the area.

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San Diego Hidden Gems

A visit to San Diego is not complete without a stop at some of the most popular places that the city is so well known for including the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park and Seaport Village. But there’s much more to discover in this charming town that many vacationers don’t know about. Read on for some of San Diego’s most delightful hidden gems.

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Sights To See From The Harbor

Sights To See From The Harbor

With its picture perfect scenery, boats gliding along the water as they make their way into dock and the sight of the Coronado Bridge in the distance, the San Diego Harbor is an attraction in and of itself.

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Seaport Village Guide

San Diego, known as America’s finest city, is a year-round waterfront destination. With many days of sunshine, this southern California haven attracts visitors from across the globe yearning for ocean air, sandy feet and access to vitamin D 365 days a year.

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First Time Visitors

First time visitors to America’s Finest City are in for a treat whether they visit during the sunny days of spring, summer, fall or winter. San Diego is open 365 days a year and is always ready to entertain. The moment you arrive you can’t wait to return. For some, a first time visit turns into a lifetime stay.

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San Diego On A Budget

Located in Southern California just north of the Mexico border, San Diego has transformed itself from a sleepy Navy town to one of the country’s top holiday destinations. In addition to its marvelous weather, San Diego features a glittering skyline, chic dining, and trendy night clubs as well as sun-soaked beaches and family-friendly theme parks.

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San Diego Sea Lions

Nestled in the southwest corner of the United States, San Diego, California is known for sunshine and salty sea air. With a welcoming hand extended to all visitors, human and animal, San Diego invites locals, visitors and travelers to experience a laid back culture, an outdoor lifestyle and an attitude of ease.

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San Diego With Kids

San Diego, California is known across the country as America’s finest city. This southern California gem nestled by the Pacific Ocean is home to beaches, biotech and a bohemian attitude.

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Military History of San Diego

Whether you’re here to hike, surf or explore, there’s more to experience than the medicinal benefits of vitamin D. Amidst the sun-drenched vistas, craft beer breweries and fish taco friendly food trucks is a constant that runs deep through the heritage and history of San Diego – the United States’ Military.

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