Balboa Park: With a heap of Spanish Revival buildings and over 350 species of hand-selected plants; Balboa Park is one of the best things to do in San Diego where you can actually spend days exploring!
Point Loma: So, let’s start with a little history, Point Loma was the very spot where Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo first landed in 1542.
Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcalá: There are 21 missions currently spread over the California Coast, but Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala was California’s first-ever mission.
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park: Not too far from the airport, the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park is a spot you can’t miss.
USS Midway Museum: Permanently stationed at San Diego’s Embarcadero, the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier has been transformed into a huge museum that you can book tickets to and visit.
Little Italy: Where do I start? Okay, so Little Italy is always a great idea to visit when in San Diego.
La Jolla Cove: La Jolla Cove is a living testament to the powerful force of the ocean. It sounds cheesy but I always get a sense of awe when seeing how the ocean shapes the rugged coast. La Jolla Cove is no exception.
Mission Beach: Mission Beach is the picture-perfect neighbourhood of an ideal San Diego town.
Gaslamp Quarter: With a heap of art galleries, restaurants and watering holes, the Gaslamp Quarter is one of the best things to do in San Diego in the early evening.
San Diego Harbor Cruise: For a totally lovely panorama of the San Diego coast and skyline, hop aboard a San Diego Harbor Cruise.