San Diego is the second largest city in the state of California, United
States. It is located near the Pacific Ocean in Southern California near
the US-Mexico border. This coastal city is called the ‘Birthplace of
California’ because it was the first site visited by Europeans in mid-16 th century. San Diego is home to picture-perfect scenery
comprising a natural deep-water harbor and sunny beaches. During the Second
World War, San Diego played a crucial role in the Allied victory because it
was home to several military and defence companies. You should visit here
for its Balboa Park that features open space areas, natural vegetation
zones, museums and theaters.
Things to do in San Diego
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
The Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve is a famous nature park and coastal
state park in San Diego. It is the number one hiking hotspot in and around
San Diego. Spread across nearly 2000 acres, it is home to a cliff-dotted
plateau, a lagoon, several species of native and exotic vegetation and some
San Diego Zoo
The San Diego Zoo in Balboa Park is the first zoo that had advocated and
implemented open-air and cage-less exhibits for animals. It features more
than 3700 animals across more than 650 species and subspecies. The San
Diego Zoo is also famous as one of the few zoos in the world that houses
and breeds giant pandas.
San Diego-La Jolla Underwater Park
If you prefer snorkeling and scuba diving, the San Diego-La Jolla
Underwater Park is your best bet in San Diego. This state-of-the-art
underwater park is spread across 6000 acres of an ocean bed and tidelands.
It also has 2 artificial reefs and 7 sea caves; the latter are a part of a
75-million-year-old sandstone sea cliff.
Best Time to Visit San Diego
Summer season, the months of June & August are the best to book your
flights from Cleveland to San Diego. It is the season when you can have a
great time at beach, indulging in water sports. Book your flights from CLE
to SAN during summers to enjoy famous cultural events like Comic-Con and
San Diego County Fair. It is advised to book San Diego flights in advance
to avoid paying more during peak season.