San Diego (Spanish for Saint Didacus) is a scenic coastal city on the
Pacific Ocean in San Diego County, California, United States. It is
situated adjacent to the US-Mexico border. Its cityscape is a stunning
combination of coastal scenery, beaches and peaceful rural landscapes.
Famous cable and satellite TV channel, Weather Channel had ranked San
Diego’s summer climate as one of the two best summer climates in America a
few years ago as well. Visitors prefer the city for its oceanside ambiance,
delicious seafood cuisines, and architectural marvels. Those interested in
day trips from San Diego can travel about 13 miles from the city to La
Jolla village for snorkeling, diving and swimming.
Things to do in San Diego
La Jolla is a scenic seaside village in California. It is best known for
its La Jolla Ecological Reserve, a top-class biological reserve that
comprises rocky reefs, sandy flats, a small forest and two underwater
canyons. This makes it an automatic choice among all snorkeling and
Old Town San Diego
Old Town San Diego is considered the birthplace of California because it
was the first permanent Spanish settlement in California in 1542 AD and is
aptly nicknamed the ‘Birthplace of California.’ This part of the city
features a pronounced accent of Spanish colonial times and is home to many
vintage or period houses.
Cabrillo National Monument
The Cabrillo National Monument was erected to honor the first Spanish
exploration at San Diego Bay in 1542. It is dedicated to Juan Rodriguez
Cabrillo, the hero of this historic landing. This monument is a surefire
hit among outdoor activity seekers who can watch Pacific Gray whales in the
nearby Pacific Ocean or prefer to hike a two-mile trail.
Best Time to Visit San Diego
The best time to book flights from Charlotte to San Diego is summer season,
from June to August. This is the peak season, so make sure to book CLT to
SAN flights in advance. This is also the season when events like comic-Con
and San Diego County Fair takes place, so advance booking of San Diego
flights will help you save.