Planning a San Diego Trip You Won't Forget
We give a quick overview of the top attractions you may want to know a little bit more about before your visit to San Diego
Set in the South of the beautiful state of California, San Diego is a must see on the West Coast of the United States. San Diego is about 120 kilometers south of Los Angeles and has the perfect climate. The city is lined with amazing beaches whilst maintaining its status as one of the biggest metropoles in California. It is the eighth largest city in the United States and has so much to offer, you would have to stay months to be able to see every little bit of glory. For some unforgettable experience in San Diego have a look at our top picks below.
The nightlife in San Diego can get pretty insane. Whether you are looking for a quiet cocktail bar or a big club you will find it in San Diego. The Gaslamp Quarter is famous for its trend setters and fashionista appeal. If you are looking for something special with a view you could always head over to Altitude Bar. This bar is situated at the top of the Marriott hotel and will provide you with outstanding vistas of the city.
San Diego Zoo
This world renowned is one of the top attractions of the city. You will find it hard to discover a zoo with so much choice. From polar bears to pandas and beyond this is really a nature experience. A day at the zoo is tiring on the feet. this is why there is a 25 cent foot massage parlor available to all guests. If you want to tie this visit with other attractions the city has to offer you could also get an admission ticket that incorporates the fee for other destinations. Some of the admission passes available include approximately ten to fifteen other museums or attractions. They range from $50 to $110. Be sure to purchase your tickets in advance in order to not spend half your day in queues.
Torrey Pines State Reserve
Named after a well known nature guide and activist, the Torrey State Reserve is a challenge for even the more adventurous of us. The hike is six tenths of a mile and takes you along steep, deadly cliffs. You will be able to enjoy beautiful views of the ocean throughout. When you arrive at the North end of the hike you will be able to relax on some of the benches that are available and indulge in some extraordinary views! You may find it interesting that an hour before sunset you can get the entrance fee for half price. The normal admission charge is $8 per person.
The Best Mexican Food
Casa Guadalajara is a really nice, Mexican restaurant in Old Town, San Diego. The uniforms they choose to wear may be a little questionable but the food and service is impeccable. Appetizers are free during happy hour and you will see a number of locals gathering in the courtyard to indulge in the awesome food. Solana Beach is home to two other amazing, family run, Mexican restaurants. The wait may be a little long but t is worth it! Head over to Tony’s Jacal for some authentic food and great ambiance. the bar is decorated in a horse related theme as it is situated near the Del Mar racetrack. Fidel is another Mexican option is you are heading to San Diego. The atmosphere is cozy and the food is great. All three places are well priced and offer great food and service.
Whether you are with the kids or just want to be taken back to your childhood, Seaworld is an extreme, exciting theme park for all. The thrilling rides, live shows and amount you learn about the animals in the theme park is incredible and something you will never forget. At Seaworld you will see an array of seal, sea lions, polar bear amongst others. All the shows, exhibits, aquariums and rides are included in the ticket. tickets vary between $69 and $89. If your children are two or under you their admission fee will be free.
Pecto Park Baseball Stadium
Pecto Park Baseball Stadium opened in 2004 and quickly became and attraction to many visitors. It has made downtown a more vibrant place and has boosted the tourism in the area. There are a number of events for everyone to enjoy, year round. The Western Metal Supply and Park at the the Park are two great places to view the stadium from.
There are a number of attractions in La Jolla where there is a children’s pool and it is also an exclusive place where seals come and congregate. It is not advised for people to swim but there are picnic areas. If you have a dog and want it to go and have as good a time as you there are two beaches where dogs do not have to be on a leash. These are the Ocean Beach and the Del Mar. Dogs are able to play with no leash from October to May.
San Diego and all it’s Glory
San Diego and its surroundings are marvelous. You could stay there for months without even getting slightly bored. Go and enjoy some of the amazing beaches, aquariums, zoos, theme parks, baseball stadiums, hikes and so on. You will not be disappointed!
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