Why San Diego?


Bordered by the beautiful Pacific Ocean to the west and the cultural richness of Mexico to the south, San Diego offers people the best of all worlds and ideal weather year-round.

In San Diego, you can travel from sunny beaches and lush foliage to rugged mountains and breathtaking deserts in less than an hour. The community also boasts lively entertainment, colorful nightlife and unending recreational opportunities. Favorite family attractions include the world famous San Diego Zoo, Safari Park and SeaWorld.

San Diego is home to several prominent universities and colleges. The UC San Diego; University of San Diego; and San Diego State University offer some of the finest programs in the nation. The San Diego Unified School District is one of the largest public school systems in the country.

With more than 3.1 million residents, San Diego offers a perfect blend of small-town charm and big- city excitement. We have residential communities offering upscale beachfront properties as well as smaller, quaint neighborhoods.

San Diego Attractions Include:

  • San Diego Zoo
  • Legoland
  • Balboa Park
  • Old Globe Theatre • La Jolla Playhouse • San Diego Padres • Petco Park
  • an Diego Chargers • Qualcomm Stadium • Historic Old Town
  • Cabrillo National Monument • The Embarcadero
  • Mission Bay Park
  • Fiesta Island
  • Torrey Pines Golf Course • Historic Julian
  • The Gaslamp Quarter
  • Palomar Observatory
  • Tijuana, Mexico

For more information, please visit Greater San Diego Chamber of Commerce or the San Diego Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.