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Tour San Diego, California

Old Town State Historic Park pictures and history  Mission Beach and Belmont Park pictures and information  Balboa Park pictures and history  Coranado pictures and history  San Diego Convention Center  Point Loma pictures and history  San Diego theme parks  La Jolla and Torrey Pines pictures and history

San Diego is California's second largest metropolis and the seventh largest city in the nation.

The area's great climate, miles of sandy beaches, famous theme parks and other attractions make San Diego and Southern California one of the top year-round vacation destinations in the United States.

European influence on California history began in this area and spread northward with the establishment of a string of Missions, each a days travel distance apart and stretching to what is now San Francisco.
view of California State Building from the QuadrangleSan Diego history comes alive in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, Heritage Park and Mission San Diego de Alcala. You’ll find a visit to these attractions both fun and educational.
Plan to spend at least a full day enjoying the Spanish and Mexican architecture, museums, galleries and world famous San Diego Zoo in Balboa Park.
Petco Park is close byWhether you're visiting on business or pleasure, our coverage of the San Diego Convention Center, nearby Seaport Village the Gaslamp Quarter and Downtown San Diego should prove to be interesting.
Petco Park opened in San Diego in early 2004 in the East Village and is right next door to the Convention Center.
Take a stroll along the San Diego Embarcadero waterfront which is host to the Maritime Museum and nearby Santa Fe Station. Also close by is another San Diego Seaport attraction opened in 2004 — the Battleship Midway.
Star of IndiaYou'll also want to visit San Diego neighborhoods like Little Italy, Mission Bay and downtown including Horton Plaza. Coronado, Point Loma, La Jolla and Torrey Pines are nearby exciting destinations. Mission Beach with its Belmont Park amusement center is the most popular beach community in San Diego.
Enjoy your virtual visit to San Diego and then check out other beautiful and historic places on including London, New York, Las Vegas, San Francisco, the California Wine Country, New Orleans and Yosemite National Park.

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