The eighth largest city in the US and the second largest in the State of California, San Diego is a paradise for fun lovers. From its thriving downtown area to its pristine white sandy beaches, San Diego is a 4,200 sq miles of endless opportunity for exciting exploration and extremely fun activities. Each and every region of San Diego is uniquely diverse, offering something new and exciting for each day of your visit. As it is usually the norm with coastal areas, San Diego has a vibrant nightlife and sundown marks the beginning of clubbing, beach parties etc.
For that anticipated visit to San Diego, you might want to visit its top sights;
One of the city’s main attractions, the San Diego Sea World is an oceanarium, an animal theme park, and a mammal theme park. Here, you will get to see the wonders of the sea up close as you touch and feed dolphins as well as experience spine tingling moments as you come face to face with a polar bear. The highlights of a normal trip to the sea world include a myriad of shows featuring sea lions, dolphins and killer whales. All these make the San Diego Sea World a very common family trip destination among Americans.
With 70 miles long of coastline, San Diego is home to over 30 glittering white sandy beaches which may seem a little overwhelming to many. Combined with the near perfect weather, San Diego beaches offer exciting things for everyone. For those who are dying for a gorgeous tan, the greatest surfing experience, a time to unwind in scenic surroundings or something in between, the beaches are the place to be.
Sitting on over 1400 acre plot, the Balboa Park offer something historical, educational, recreational and horticultural for every person. The park consists of numerous gorgeous gardens, fifteen museums with stunning architecture and international culture associations making it San Diego’s top most historical spot. Entry to the park is usually free though the museums charge an admission fee and the good part is that one can get a pass that allows entrance to multiple museums.
THE SAN DIEGO ANIMAL PARK
Located in the northern part of the county, the park covers an area of 2000 acres and offers an African safari like experience. Visitors to the park enjoy a tram ride and get to see lions, elephants, rhinos, numerous types of antelopes among others. The San Diego animal park is a very popular place among kids since it offers an adventure like experience that cannot be compared with a visit to the zoo.
Imagine 4600 acres of aquatic playground with 27 miles of meandering shoreline around it where every imaginable water sport activity from sailing to jet skiing is possible…amazing right? With a perfect weather all Year round, the Mission Bay is also another most stop place in San Diego .Aside from the exciting water spot activities, the Mission Bay also offers fun on-land social activities such as picnics, barbecues and bonfires next to the water.
You’re all set for your itinerary to San Diego folks. Just sort out your hostel, get yourself buying cheap holiday insurance, gran yourself a lonely planet and set off!