With perfect weather year-round, great beaches and a beautiful harbor, San Diego combines big-city living with the relaxed surfing atmosphere of California. Located on the border of Mexico, right across from Tijuana, San Diego County is one of the biggest areas for wildlife conversation in the country. While you are here, be sure to explore SeaWorld and the San Diego Zoo as well as each of the distinct neighborhoods that make up San Diego County.
Here are a few additional suggestions of things to do in San Diego:
-Balboa Park: With its classic Spanish architecture, huge gardens, and wide range of museums, this is the one of the best attractions in the city.
-Old Town: Preserved buildings and cannons dating back to the 19th century are just some of the features of this historic area.
-La Jolla: This exclusive seaside community is home to great shopping, secluded coves, and beaches.
-Point Loma Lighthouse: From the top of Point Loma, you can get a great view of the naval base, downtown, and the surrounding areas.
One of the biggest cities in the country, San Diego hosts a number of events and festivals throughout the year. Depending on when you visit, you may be able to see a film at the Jewish Film Festival in October, attend the Mercury Insurance Open, or enjoy the Parade of Lights in December.
Because of its great beaches and perfect weather year-round, vacation rentals have become extremely popular in the San Diego area. Whether you want a luxury condo rental by the beach with all luxury amenities, or an apartment rental with picturesque views of the city and harbor, there's a property available that you're sure to fall in love with.
As featured in USA TODAY and recommended by Travel + Leisure in its annual Villa Guide:
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