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10 Best: San Diego

August 13, 2013 by


San Diego is one of America’s most visited cities. It’s hard not to be loved with an average rainfall of just 12 inches per year, average temperatures of 57-72 degrees, palm tree lined coasts, and a community of enthusiastic, passionate Californiates.

If you’re visiting, here’s a list of 10 popular stops in San Diego:

1. San Diego Zoo: With over 3,700 animals including the elusive giant panda, you’ll have a roaring good time here. Single day passes cost $44.

2. Sunset Cliffs Nature Park: Visit this city park for a view of Point Loma’s dramatic coastline, abrupt cliff walls, wildflowers, and diverse wildlife.

3. San Diego Museum Month: In February, visit museums, historical sites, cultural centers and educational centers for half price.

4. La Jolla Cove: Explore this seaside community by paddle or on two wheels. Rent a kayak or a bike with La Jolla Kayaks for $30/day.

5. Old Town: Known as the birthplace of California, this old town is filled with historical sites and the most haunted house in America, the Whaley House.

6. Gaslamp Quarter: The dining, shopping, and entertainment district of San Diego. Taste San Diego’s finest American cuisine at Searsucker Restaurant.

7. Mission Bay: Learn to sail in this gorgeous saltwater lagoon with Mission Bay Aquatic Center. Courses starting at $155.

8. New Children’s MuseumStimulate your imagination and creativity at this interactive and kid friendly indoor retreat. Tickets cost $10.

9. The Pearl: Stay at this budget friendly boutique hotel in the Gaslamp Quarter for modern luxury and a lively social scene. Rooms starting at $99.

10. Museum of Contemporary Art – Downtown: Discover modern art in the historical, renovated Santa Fe Depot baggage building. The MCASD features minimalism and Pop Art of the 1950s and 60s. $10 entrance; free on the third Thursday of each month.

Photo Source: Flickr/cindydevin

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  1. Penny W. says:

    I’ve actually never been there yet but all those attractions make me wonder why I haven’t!

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