San Diego


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San Diego
More than 70 miles (113km) of beaches around the city offer superb surfing and beach activities and provide the perfect introduction to this accessible and laid-back city. Coronado, accessible by the Coronado Bay Bridge or ferry from Seaport Village. Coronado's beaches are wide and long, with the fewest people. La Jolla Shores (12 mls N of San Diego) offers outstanding swimming, sunning and surfing.

Major attractions include;

Sea World,

San Diego Zoo,

Wild Animal Park,

Balboa Park (a recreational and cultural centre with large, newly refurbished museums),

Cabrillo National Monument (commemorating the 16th-century explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo).

Many organised tours to Disneyland, the LA garment district and other major attractions.

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park contains many of San Diego's original buildings.

Daytimes offer many opportunities for boating, sailboarding, skiing, fishing and surfing. Year-round golf, tennis, hiking, jogging, cycling and roller-skating.

The nightlife has many different aspects such as jazz and comedy clubs; nightclubs and discos. Street performers are to be found everywhere. Casinos have also started to spring up.

Dozens of international restaurants in the Gaslamp Quarter are thriving and increasing in number. Plentiful fast-food restaurants.

Several bay and harbour excursions from the B Street Pier, where cruises to Ensenada and Mexico can be booked.