Things to Do in San Diego
Whether you're visiting San Diego for business or leisure, you won't be at a lack of exciting things to do. Lazing on the beach is one of the main pastimes for locals, and many head to Mission Beach, a popular gathering spot that has a bustling boardwalk with the famous Giant Dipper roller coaster. Other top waterfronts include Imperial, Pacific and Coronado beaches. Water sports are also big here, and you'll find a thriving surf scene as well as plenty of people sailing, kite surfing and kayaking.
While you're in town, take some time to check out the top attractions. One of the most popular spots for tourists is SeaWorld San Diego, the theme park that made the killer whale famous. Balboa Park Gardens, which is actually made up of several themed gardens, contains lush displays of Japanese, Australian and Spanish florals, while the Cabrillo National Monument has a hilltop location that gives you a stunning view of the city and the bay as well as a look at several historic exhibits. Adventure seekers should head to Torrey Pines Gliderport, where experienced glider riders gather to partake in some extreme sporting and beginners come to learn from one of the area's most prestigious gliding schools.