San Diego, California
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San Diego, California

Guide to San Diego: how to get there and where to stay, what to see and where to go in the evening. The best things to do in San Diego: fresh reviews and photos, places to see, branded entertainment and shopping.

San Diego, California’s southernmost point , is close to the Mexican border and can be reached in 20 minutes by city tram. The city has gained popularity due to its magnificent beaches, well-developed resort infrastructure and, last but not least, amusement parks for children. See citypopulationreview for state facts, symbols and history of Georgia.

In the town of La Jolla, which is located on Coronado Island, connected to San Diego by a bridge, the Del Coronado Hotel was the location of the shooting of the popular film “Only Girls in Jazz”.

How to get to San Diego

San Diego International Airport (Lindberg Field) is located 5 km northwest of the San Diego CBD. From here there are domestic flights within the country, as well as flights to Mexico and Canada.


San Diego has a light rail system – San Diego Trolley (with three lines: Blue, Orange and Green).

Weather in San Diego

San Diego boasts an abundance of sunny days a year and beautiful beaches, the water temperature of which is higher than in other parts of California. Great swimming is guaranteed here from July to October. Summers are usually dry and hot, winters are mild and short.

Entertainment and attractions in San Diego

Crystal Cathedral with the fourth largest organ in the world. Worth a stroll through the Old Town, the gaslamp quarter with many buildings from the early 20th century, art galleries and bars. But the main cultural attraction in San Diego is the Maritime Museum with an extensive display of maritime art and old ships: the Star of India, the Berkeley ferry and the Medea yacht.

Popular museums in the city include the Timkin Museum of Art (a fine collection of European and Russian art), the Museum of Man, the San Diego Automotive Museum, the Museum of Modern Art and the Stephen Birch Aquarium Museum, the Space Museum and the Natural History Museum.

Insanely popular is the huge San Diego Zoo – one of the best in the country, which also includes Wild Park, 50 km north of the city, in Escondido, as well as about 20 theme mini-parks. Other popular parks are Balboa, Sea World and Legoland.

Sea World

A huge theme park dedicated to the inhabitants of the ocean of all latitudes, from the Arctic to the Antarctic. There are: large aquariums with underwater inhabitants, coastal birds (from flamingos to penguins), a show with killer whales and dolphins at the Shamu Stadium water stadium, water attractions, a cable car. Here you can also swim with dolphins or chat with penguins, have a bite to eat in a restaurant and buy a whole suitcase of souvenirs. The cost of the entrance ticket is from 50 USD. Detailed information is on the official website.

Balboa Park

An old city park in San Diego, located in the city center. There are 15 museums here: Anthropological, Artistic; Museums of photography, railway, natural sciences, aviation and space and many others. The Old Globe Theatre, a copy of the world-famous Shakespeare theater, also stands here.

Legoland in Carlsbad

Legoland was opened in 1999, 30 km from San Diego, in the town of Carlsbad. There are more than 50 different shows and attractions here, real cities are collected: the “knight’s kingdom”, the US mini-land, the “land of adventure”, the “pirate coast” and many others.

San Diego, California