San Diego (Spanish for 'Saint Didacus') is a major city in on the coast of
the Pacific Ocean in San Diego County in Southern California, United
States. It is approximately 120 miles away from Los Angeles and located
close to the US-Mexico border. The city is called the ‘birthplace of
California’ because it is he first land claimed by the Europeans after
discovering the New World (or the Americas) in 1542. San Diego is home to
the largest naval fleet in the world, those of the US Navy, besides Marine
Corps bases and Coast Guard stations. The coastal city features pleasant
climate, beaches and many world-class tourist attractions.
Things to do in San Diego
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Spread across 1800 acres, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park is one of the
largest tourist attractions in San Diego County. It features several
species of wild and endangered flora and fauna species from all the
continents in the word. A highlight here is the Africa Tram that takes
visitors through the African Safari range.
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
The Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve is a 2000 acres of coastal state
park in the community of La Jolla in San Diego. It is one of the wildest
stretches of land on the Southern California coast. Visitors visit here for
its sharp cliffs that stand above Torrey Pines State Beach and a lagoon
where migrating seabirds come every year.
Mission Trails Regional Park
Mission Trails Regional Park is the sixth-largest municipally owned park in
the United States. Built in a 5800-acre open space preserve in San Diego in
1974, its natural topography comprises canyons, hills, recreation areas and
60 miles of hiking, mountain bike and horse riding trails.
Best Time to Visit San Diego
Summer season, the months of June & August are the best to book your
flights from Orlando to San Diego. It is the season when you can have a
great time at beach, indulging in water sports. Book your flights from ORL
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.