Welcome to San Diego, California

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You may have heard that San Diego has the best climate in the U.S., and that is probably true. As if the gorgeous weather wasn’t enough, San Diego also has 75 miles of beautiful coastline, where you will find some of California’s most popular beaches. Ask which one is the best one, and most people will answer “La Jolla.” This picture-perfect part of northern San Diego is known as one of the prettiest spots on the west coast. If you stay downtown, a visit to the 1,200-acre Balboa Park is a must – a true national treasure. It is also one of many reasons why 30 million people go to San Diego every year.


Population 1,359,000
Currency US Dollar, $1 = 100 cents
Opening hours Independent stores are usually open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Major malls and shopping centers stay open until 9 p.m. or longer.
Newspapers The San Diego Union Tribune
The San Diego Daily Transcript
San Diego Reader
Emergency numbers 911
Tourist information International Visitor Information Center
1040 1/3 West Broadway (at Harbor Drive)
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone:+ 1 619 236 1212
E-mail: sdinfo@sandiego.org