The border with Tijuana, mexico, San Diego, California, in the United States is renowned by many for its perfect weather, diverse shopping options, and world-famous theme parks. But San Diego is a captivating destination full of nuances sports to relaxing spas, a day with family or friends, it is easy to find something for everyone tastes.
If you are going to San Diego, you should visit:
San Diego Zoo
This zoo is one of the most important zoos in the United States and around the world. It has 4 thousand specimens of more than 800 different species. It is one of the few zoos around the world hosting a giant panda, outside of China
It is located within Balboa Park and it is the main tourist asset of the city. A powerful economic engine of the first magnitude. Due to its enormous size, the Zoo has different ways of transport that allow you to visit it comfortably: a bus with a guided tour included or a cable car called Skyfari through which you can enjoy the views areas of the Zoo but nothing compares enjoy it by walking.
It is one of those must-see sites in San Diego. It receives its name in homage to the famous Spanish explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa.
It is a large and extensive cultural park of 4, 9 km square, 500 hectares in length. Its host’s multiple cultural offers based on 15 museums, theaters, gardens, restaurants, San Diego Zoo, and areas to practice all kind of sports.
Old Town San Diego
A unique place in the city where you will know where and how this city originated and will allow you to step back in time and relive the most important historical period of the city since this old town preserves the historical period from 1821 to 1872.
Old Town San Diego grew until the late 1800s because due to droughts, fires, and earthquakes, this historic city center was shifting to the new city created by Alonzo Horton of San Francisco.
Surfing in San Diego is like a national sport, since California has been one of the most emblematic places, traditionally, to practice surfing, and San Diego is one of the most popular cities in the world of surfing.
In San Diego and its environs you will find plenty of beaches for surfing, but also for visiting surfing museums or visiting stores where you can see shops where to find good quality surfing material. In addition, in San Diego, you will also have the opportunity to rent all the surf equipment.
Point Loma if you are looking for a place where to surf, where to watch the sun fall in San Diego, where to walk for beautiful cliffs you have to come here. It is a small island with a particular charm. Also, at Point Loma, you can visit the famous Old Lighthouse and get unforgettable views of the city.
SeaWorld San Diego
SeaWorld San Diego covers an area of 67 hectares, where you will find a pioneering research center in the field of marine life. One of the largest marine animals in the world, an amusement park and all activities, shows, and tours interactive that will allow you to know much better the marine life.
It is for this reason that going to SeaWorld is much more than visiting an aquarium since the great variety of activities and attractions that it offers to make it a kind of theme park with unique educational purposes. You will have a fun day with family or friends.