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Most Popular Places to Visit in San Diego

 

 

San Diego offers so many activity options, that you may not know where to start. To help make the choice easier, here are the most popular places one should visit while in San Diego. San Diego is the place to go if you enjoy playing golf, while the Torrey Pines Reserve is aimed at travelers in search of a wild experience so to speak.

The Zoo

The San Diego Zoo has a strong reputation and is globally renowned. Its reputation is based on the fact that the zoo is home to many rare species of animals, such as giant pandas, or koalas. The way the zoo is organized is also complex and appealing. There are basically ten different zones represented, including tundra, and rainforest where animals appear in their natural habitat.

SeaWorld

This animal theme park is largely appreciated by younger visitors, and your kids love seeing Shamu the killer whale. You can also take your children to see many other sea creatures while visiting SeaWorld.

Balboa Park

If you are interested in visiting museums while in San Diego, Balboa Park is the place to go as it shelters no less than 15 different museums. There are many other activities that you can enjoy including a walk through the gardens, or a visit to the local zoo. Art venues are also something nearby when you visit Balboa Park.

The Historic Old Town

The historic park is home of the old town which represents how San Diego used to be many years ago. Nowadays while still preserving the old world fragrance, the area is populated by a huge number of restaurants and stores and is exactly the best stop for a weary traveler.

The Maritime Museum

Historic ships – the most famous one being Star of India – are housed by the Maritime Museum in San Diego. You can visit the extended collection while you are here and see firsthand how the sea vessels illustrate United States history.

Ride the old trolley

If you want to visit San Diego by bus do not miss on the chance to embark on the old trolley that will take you on a two hour ride. Places you see while on the trolley include Balboa Park, Coronado, the Gaslamp District, Seaport, and Embarcadero.

The Mingei Museum

This special and interesting museum is dedicated to folk crafts and exhibits so many items that you will need many hours to explore it thoroughly. Paintings, sculptures, textiles, and toys are part of the collection that will amaze you due to the variety.

Torrey Pines Reserve

Even though San Diego is an urban area, it hosts the Torrey Pines Reserve, which is nothing short of wild. The terrain of the state reserve park stretches along the California coast, as home of the well known Torrey Pine trees, and of a lagoon where different species of birds live.

Torrey Pines Reserve

Even is San Diego is an urban area, it hosts the Torrey Pines Reserve, which is nothing short of wild. The terrain of the state reserve park stretches on the California coast, being home of the well known Torrey Pine trees, and of a lagoon where different species of birds live.

 



 

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