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City break in San Diego. Active leisure ideas for San Diego - attractions, recreation and nightlife

The city of San Diego is a genuine paradise for theme park admirers, shopaholics and night life enthusiasts. One of the most favorite destinations of the city among foreign tourists is still the Balboa park which is one of the most beautiful parklands of the country. Its territory takes more than 1200 acres and hosts more than a dozen of museums, a great zoo park as well as numerous remarkable architectural and historical landmarks. Tourists travelling with kids should pay a visit to the San Diego Zoo.
Annually the city of San Diego hosts numerous bright and remarkable festivals and ethnic holidays. One of the brightest and most wanted country holidays is the San Diego Beer Week which is … Open
The park features not only large scale and the greatest collection of inhabitants but a splendid decoration. The park taking more than 40ha is home to more than 4 thousands of animals among which visitors will meet rather rare species. The visitors will have a unique chance to observe the park from the bird’s eye view as a cable way is equipped above the park area.
Those tourists wishing to get a deeper insight into the sea world and its inhabitants should visit the SeaWorld park. It is located in a splendid bay. The park was established in 1964. Apart from a large collection of sea animals the SeaWorld park offers its guests an original entertainment program. The park features various attractions and playing grounds for kids of all ages. Its visitors may join an exciting tour, observe rare sea animals and visit a killer whales show as well as enjoy swimming in a water pool with dolphins. Copyright
The city of Sun Diego is a popular tourist destination attracting active leisure fans and various tours admirers. The city boasts numerous landmarks and sites with the Star of India being … Open
Hiking enthusiasts and unusual leisure fans are recommended to visit the Anza Borrego Desert State park which is located in the nearest suburbs of San Diego. The park is a great deserted oasis which territory is crossed with numerous hiking routes. During a tour its visitors may observe and enjoy huge wild cacti and estimate the diversity of local fauna. Tourists will also get a chance to take part in a riding tour though a deserted area.
Bay view from San Diego Convention Center Those travelers tending to rest in a more comfortable ambience should opt for local night clubs. Choosing a place to rest among hundreds of night entertaining establishments of the city is quite a challenge. The National Comedy club offers its visitors a great entertaining program meanwhile the Barefoot Bar and Grill club will be of great interest for contemporary music fans and dainty treats gourmands. Among popular shopping centers of the city the Fashion Valley and Las Americas Premium Outlets centers are best worth visiting. The Bazaar del Mundo is the greatest market place of the city.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in San Diego and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in San Diego

Where: 1337 India Street (between A Street & Ash Street), San Diego, San Diego; Telephone: +1 (619) 595-0300;
Where: 2501 Kettner Blvd (between Laurel Street & Maple Street), San Diego, San Diego; Telephone: +1 (619) 232-4355;
The Ivy
Where: 600 F Street, San Diego, San Diego; Telephone: +1 (619) 814-2055;
The Tower Bar
Where: 4757 University Ave (between Euclid Ave & Reno Dr), San Diego, San Diego; Telephone: +1 (619) 284-0158;
The Waterfront Bar & Grill
Where: 2044 Kettner Boulevard, San Diego, San Diego; Telephone: +1 (619)-232-9656;
Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around San Diego
♥   State Park 'North' , 1.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'Harry W D' , 5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   County Park 'Bay' , 8.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Park 'Mission Trails Regional Park' , 9.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   County Park 'West Hills' , 13.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near San Diego
♥   Amusement park 'SeaWorld San Diego' , 10.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Belmont Park' San Diego, 12.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Boomers' El Cajon, 16.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Aquatica San Diego' Chula Vista, 21.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Legoland Water Park' Carlsbad, 45.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around San Diego
♥   Water park 'Aquatica' San Diego, 21.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Legoland Water Park' Carlsbad, 45.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Wave Waterpark' Vista, 50.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Wet n Wild Palm Springs' , 130.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Great Wolf Lodge' Garden Grove, 135.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around San Diego from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Crenshaw House

From the series “The Most Mysterious Buildings (Houses, Palaces, Castles) in the World”
Even before this tragic event, the mansion had attracted hundreds of curious people who wanted to visit the attic, but none of visitors could hold in a mansion even a couple of hours. Hickman Whittington organized a real museum on the roof of his house; he charged fee for the opportunity to spend a night in the attic. There were many of those wishing to spend a night in jail for former slaves, about 150 people. All of them suddenly noticed surging fear and muzz making them leave a scary place after some time. Currently, the Crenshaw House belongs to state authorities. Since 2003 it’s closed to public access. … Read further

Club 33 in Disneyland

From the series “Forbidden Construction Objects with Label "Access Denied"”
Now anyone can become a member of the club. For this it is enough only to pay an entrance fee in the amount of 10 to 30 thousand US dollars. After paying the fee, you must wait 14 years for your turn, according to the rules of the club, the lump sum of its members can not exceed 487. Also, all applicants for membership in the club should take into account that they will need to pay an annual fee of three to six thousand dollars. So you will not succeed to visit a closed elite institutionjust like that. Even if you are puzzled by the goal to join the club tomorrow, you will not be able to step over it until 14 years later. … Read further
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