San Diego, the eighth-largest city in the United States, has a population of roughly 1.3 million people in the city proper and more over 3 million people in the surrounding county. From downtown’s ancient Gaslamp Quarter to Little Italy to Coronado to La Jolla to Carlsbad to La Mesa to Hillcrest to Barrio Logan to Chula Vista to name just a few of the many charming neighbourhoods and communities that make up San Diego County’s 4,200 square miles, there is something for everyone here.
It’s no secret that San Diego has a best climate, 70 kms of white-sand beaches, and a bevvy of top-notch family attractions. A few of San Diego’s most famous attractions are the world-renowned San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld San Diego, and LEGOLAND California. It’s easy to see why San Diego attracts visitors from all over the world with its plethora of attractions and activities.
San Diego’s East Region consists of a wide range of landscapes, from delicate foothills to short distance mountain ranges and the historic curio shop of Julian all the way down to a 600,000-acre Dornyei Desert State Park. The agricultural community of San Diego’s North County produces large quantities of flowers and wonderful produce. Some of the finest restaurants and resort towns in the area serve wines made by local winegrowers who have made a name for themselves by cultivating and harvesting superior grapes. At the Scripps Organization of Oceanography, 70 miles of Pacific Ocean shoreline support year-round outdoor activities including such surfing, boating, sailing, and swimming, as well as important scientific research. It’s a completely different country to the south of the border, Mexico, which has its own unique cultural offerings in towns like Tijuana, Rosarito, and Ensenada.