Cycle along the promenade that runs behind the sands of Mission Beach and Pacific Beach is easy to mock the curse homes with signs for their front doors: “Do not be a bad mood – you are in a lovely place,” Another day in paradise. ”
But if I were lucky enough to live in San Diego, which could well imagine that comes from my city. Not only has a place next to the stunning bay and a sunny climate, but also consists of a set of attractive and distinctive neighborhoods.
Win a trip to San Diego
Here is the young lover of surf-Mission Beach and Pacific Beach. Just up the coast is luxurious La Jolla, where every shop is a gallery and even the garbage cans are decorated with art. To the south is anti-establishment Ocean Beach, where the South Beach bar and grill you can buy a fried fish taco – a local specialty – for only $ 3 (£ 1.86).
Further south, a bridge two miles bite on the Bay of San Diego takes you to the clean cut, ultraconservative Coronado bulbous head of a peninsula, where the U.S. Navy has a strong presence, San Diegans can be seen in their hordes dressed to the nines on Sunday morning to eat in the venerable Hotel del Coronado.
On Wednesday, after a lapse of eight years, British Airways is due to restart nonstop flights to San Diego from Heathrow – currently, there are no direct services from Great Britain. British visitors no longer need to make a sad record of three hours in the traffic jammed highway from Los Angeles International Airport.
With first-class parks and beaches, the second largest city in California has much to offer families – and particularly so during the summer. In July and August, the weather in San Diego, is likely to be much more pleasant than the hot sappingly Florida, the most common choice for British families at this time.
San Diego is also ideal for a break only for adults. Thanks to the proximity of the border with Mexico, has a rich Hispanic heritage, especially in the old town. Buzz hotels fashion nightlife and set the tone in the Gaslamp Quarter, where the streets are filled with electric versions of the Victorian lights. In the beach communities, is an infectious disease and relaxed Surfin ‘lifestyle in the U.S.. seafood restaurants and sophisticated defense of California produce are common. In short, San Diego is much nicer and more manageable than other big cities in Southern California, Los Angeles.
Then I suggest you how to get the most out of the city, if you go there for a break adult or a child taking. According to the tourist office, is where “happy happens” – a motto, I suspect, it’s too cheesy even for the most admired of the residents.