Things to do in San Diego California

The city of San Diego is the second biggest city in California. Forbes magazine named it the ninth lowest crime rate city in all of US. It is known for its endless sandy beaches, sunny climate all-year-round, the US Navy, world-class San Diego hotels and attractions.

A plethora of recreational activities and breathtaking sights await the visitors in San Diego including the following:

Balboa Park. Balboa Park is the biggest urban cultural park in entire US. The park features a number of amenities such as performing arts center, botanical garden, sports complex, museums and a zoo. It is a great place to relax. A cornucopia of trees and flowers surround the park providing a refreshing view.

Seaworld. Seaword is one of the biggest marine parks in the world. It is a great place for children and families. Shows are provided all throughout the day. Visitors are treated to shows featuring sharks, dolphins, penguins, orcas, killer whales and aerial performers. The performances follow a schedule. Be prepared to get wet if you watch one of the shows.

San Diego Zoo. San Diego Zoo is the world’s most technologically advanced animal park. The enclosures of the zoo are very unique. They are based on themes such as rainforests, African jungle, tundra, Arctic plains and others. The reason for the theme is to mimic the animals’ natural habitats.

Museums/Galleries in San Diego. Museums are found in all parts of San Diego. The museums in Balboa Park including Museum of History, San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego Museum of Art and San Diego Automotive Museum are very popular to visitors. Well-known museums outside Balboa Park are: San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum, San Diego Maritime Museum, Children’s Museum and San Diego Chinese Historical Museum.

Surfing in San Diego. Surfing is a very popular activity in San Diego. San Diego has numerous beaches great for beginner as well as professional surfers. Some of the popular surf spots include La Jolla, San Onofre, Carlsbad, Tourmaline, Leucadia, Oceanside, San Elijo State Beach and Mission Beach.

Golfing in San Diego. San Diego boasts more than a dozen golf courses with varying degrees of difficulties. The Torrey Pines Golf Course is probably the most famous among all the golf courses in the place. Other notable golf courses include Twin Oaks, Coronado Municipal Golf Course, Presidio Hills Golf Course and Riverwalk Golf Course.

With so many attractions to visit, it is only apt that you choose the perfect accommodation that can bring you closer to these landmark destinations. One of  San Diego hotels  within close range to these famous sites is Mission Valley Resort. Mission Valley Resort is located near Old Town in the Interstate 8. Its proximity to well-known destinations makes it an excellent base for tours.


San Diego Hotel Deals – Rancho Bernardo Inn Golf Resort & Spa: Great rates + FREE Breakfast for 2!

Visitors to San Diego can treat themselves to a stay at the Rancho Bernardo Inn. The Resort Hotel has a challenging 18 hole championship golf course as well as one of San Diego’s finest health Spas. Whether you are a golfer, like to pamper yourself or just want a really nice place to stay while in San Diego, the Rancho Bernado Inn is a great choice.

During, you can receive complimentary breakfast for 2 (offer is good for stays booked between now and December 30, 2010). This is a complete breakfast and not the standard continental type offered by many hotels. If you are hungry later on in the afternoon or evening, you can dine at the award winning El Bizcocho Restaurant, one of the best restaurants in all of San Diego or have some delicious lighter fare at Veranda.

This is one of the better San Diego Hotel deals offered through You’ll enjoy the beautifully appointed rooms, private balconies and deep soaking tub that are standard fare at the Rancho Bernado Inn.

Close to all the major San Diego attractions, you will receive wonderful service during your stay. So, when coming to San Diego, consider making your San Diego hotel reservations at the Rancho Bernardo Inn.