, falls right on the edge of the Pacific Ocean, having
the perfect climate and destination activities for all visitors. Some excellent
attractions that San Diego features include the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego
Wild Animal Park, two excellent museums are San Diego Museum of Man and the San
Diego Natural History Museum. The San Diego Zoo is very intriguing due to its
quantity of endangered species, 3000 fish at the Aquarium and many historical
parks. With so much to do in this wonderful city, you will never find yourself
bored. Features such as many downtown restaurants, late night live jazz, views
of the ocean, moon and stars at the Marina, easy hiking through Torrey Pines State
Reserve and strolling through the many parks. San Diego certainly has no lack
of recreational or extreme sports. For a taste of the extreme try Del Mar racetrack,
ocean sailing, surfing and diving. A more laid back approach to these activities
would be the golfing at any one of the 90 courses in the area, or rollerblading
down the Pacific Beach boardwalk. Whatever your pleasure San Diego provides many
things to do and experience, so see and be seen in the fabulous city of San Diego.
Some attractions to see:
From a wooden roller coaster, a carousel to a 175-foot long indoor swimming
these are among the alluring things to do inside Belmount Park. The Big Dipper,
built in 1925 and now a California Historic Monument, is known for turbulent
twists and g-forces.
3146 Mission Road. (619) 656-1500
San Diego Zoo
The San Diego Zoo, one of most famous in the world, has some of the rarest specimens
in captivity with exhibits replicating natural environments of the animals.
The zoo itself is 100-acres and cares for more then 4,000 animals and 800 species.
The Skyfari provides a panoramic view l and a 40-minute guided tour on double-deck
Zoo Drive in Balboa Park. (619) 234-3153
Migrating from Alaska to Mexico, 200 barnacled gray whales pass by the San Diego
coastline each day, often coming very close to tour boats, this giving you a
fresh experience, up close and personal with the whales. Some companies, including
San Diego Harbor Excursion, guarantee whale sightings or allow disappointed
whale-watchers to try again another day for free.
1050 North Harbor Drive. (619) 234-4111