Get to Know San Diego
San Diego Activities & Attractions
ljms.org/the-conrad/ which is a brand-new performing arts center as well as thelotent.com/la-jolla should you want to take in a movie and dinner in a luxury cinema. Also, for history buffs, San Diego is home to the first Mission built in California, Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala, celebrating its 250th birthday in 2019! Old Town is home to more San Diego history, and our downtown’s Gaslamp District offers a look at San Diego during the Wild West of years past.
Fun Things to do in San Diego
Mission Beach / Pacific Beach:
Pacific Beach begins at Pacific Beach Drive at the south end and continues north to Tourmaline Park. Mission Beach begins at Pacific Beach Drive at the north end and extends down to the jetty at the south end of Mission Blvd. The Pacific Beach community offers more shopping and restaurants than Mission Beach and one of San Diego’s major nightlife scenes can be found along Garnet Avenue and Mission Blvd. If you’re looking to hit the town for a night out, pbalehouse.com/, elprezpb.com/ and maverickssd.com/ are all great options that feature drink specials and live DJs during certain nights of the week. The Pacific Beach Farmer’s Market takes place every Tuesday along Bayard and Garnet Avenues from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
Ocean Beach is the laid-back beach town on the south side of the jetty, across from south Mission Beach. Ocean Beach, like Mission Beach, offers its visitors an abundance of stores, restaurants and nightlife without having to leave the neighborhood. Popular hotspots include the obnoodlehouse.com/, thejointob.com/ and winstonsob.com/, a live music venue that features bands ranging from funk to reggae to hip hop. The Ocean Beach Farmer’s Market takes place
every Wednesday from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and is filled with fun activities for the whole family.
Other San Diego Neighborhoods:
In addition to our local beach neighborhoods of Mission Beach, Mission Bay, Pacific Beach and Ocean Beach, San Diego boasts some great neighborhoods to live and play. Other popular and upscale beach neighborhoods that offer vacation rentals and luxury San Diego Real Estate includes Coronado, La Jolla, Del Mar, Cardiff by the Sea, Solana Beach, Encinitas and Carlsbad.
San Diego is home to some of the world’s most famous parks including SeaWorld, the World -Famous San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo's Safari Park, and Legoland California! All are easily accessible, with Sea World in particular located within Mission Bay Park.