California’s second largest city, San Diego boasts 70 miles of Pacific Ocean beaches and a gentle Mediterranean climate which is perfect for a relaxing vacation. Close to the Mexican border, there is a distinct Mexican influence in many aspects of its lifestyle, cuisine and architecture.
The combination of cultural neighbourhoods creates a city with lots to see, do and explore. Visit the Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, Coronado, La Jolla and Carlsbad, each with there own charming characteristics. There is an expansive selection of attractions which shouldn’t be missed either. Children will love Sea World, San Diego Zoo, Wild Animal Park and LEGOLAND California whilst grown ups can enjoy the luxury spa’s, downtown nightlife, superb shopping and a choice of 92 golf courses in the area.
The terrain changes to the east, from gentle foothills to mile high mountains and the 600,000 acre Anza Borrego Desert State Park. Hiking, biking, fishing and wildlife watching provide a contrast to the hectic city life and the up and coming wine growing region has already won a number of accolades.