San Diego is the jewel of Southern California and given the city’s amazing beaches, great restaurants, and, of course, the world-famous San Diego Zoo located in the heart of Balboa Park, it’s no surprise that millions of Americans choose to celebrate their holidays with a vacation in San Diego.
If you’re looking for a little excitement during your trip to San Diego, try the roller coasters at Belmont Park, or simply relax to the sound of the surf at Ocean Beach or Mission Beach. Want enjoy your holiday in San Diego as a family? Kids are sure to have a blast with the whales, seals, and dolphins at Seaworld or the real-life adventure at the Safari Park just outside the city.
You’ll probably be starting your San Diego vacation at San Diego International Airport. Once you've got your bags, hop on one of the many shuttles headed to the city’s main hotels and sights, then visit San Diego on the Trolley, a “moving landmark” in and of itself.
Feeling hungry? San Diego tourism is also about experiencing a unique cuisine that mixes the best of Californian, Asian, and Latin American flavors. Make sure to pay a special visit to Little Italy and enjoy the cute shops, fun nightlife, and authentic Italian eateries. So before you travel to San Diego, have a look below at the tips from real travelers and discover all the city has to offer.