San Diego

San Diego, the waterfront city on the southernmost stretch of California offers a sun-drenched coast, an inviting Pacific Ocean, a pleasant climate with year-round warm temperatures and enchanting natural beauty.

Highlights of this city destination are:

  • Gaslamp Quarter National Historic District: an area of restored Victorian-era buildings home to numerous trendy shops, galleries, fine restaurants and bars

  • Old Town: with a lively, authentic atmosphere representing the original Spanish settlement which was the beginning of the current city

  • La Jolla: a popular beach destination offering a dramatic coastline and awe-inspiring views

  • Coronado: the quaint island with a small town community, pristine beach sands and a gentle surf

  • Balboa Park: with its museums, gardens, colonial-style architecture and historic buildings, and the famous San Diego Zoo

  • the Pacific Ocean: Around San Diego the Pacific Ocean invites you to whale-watching expeditions when they migrate from the warm waters of Baja California.

  • Temecula Valley Wine Country: situated within 1-hour drive from San Diego, the serene Temecula Wine Country is home to over 30 wineries among vine-covered rolling hills

Downtown Harbor Island Marina
Downtown Harbor Island Marina

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Harbour Ferry Skyline
Harbour Ferry Skyline

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Coronado - Historic boat house
Coronado - Historic boat house

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La Jolla
La Jolla

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San Diego Skyline at dusk
San Diego Skyline at dusk

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Gaslamp Quarter
Gaslamp Quarter

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Gaslamp Quarter
Gaslamp Quarter

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Mission San Diego de Alcala
Mission San Diego de Alcala

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Balboa Park
Balboa Park

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Balboa Park Reflection Pond
Balboa Park Reflection Pond

Botanical Building © San Diego Tourism Authority

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Stand Up Paddling on Mission Bay
Stand Up Paddling on Mission Bay

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La Jolla Shores
La Jolla Shores

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Hot Air Ballons, Temecula Valley
Hot Air Ballons, Temecula Valley

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Balloon & Wine Festival
Balloon & Wine Festival

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Anza Borrego Desert
Anza Borrego Desert

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