San Diego, California

California Dreamin' in San Diego!

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Welcome to San Diego!

As California’s second largest city, you'll experience blue skies that watch over 70 miles of amazing coastline, a gentle Mediterranean climate and friendly locals who create a welcoming vibe all its own.

Bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Anza-Borrego Desert and the Laguna Mountains to the east, and Mexico to the south, the diverse neighborhoods of San Diego are spread out over 4,200 square miles, offering endless opportunities for exploration and activities.

Spend a day relaxing in one of the many beach communities, then hiking in the San Diego mountains the next. Explore the urban neighborhoods of San Diego’s downtown, from the iconic Gaslamp District to the eclectic community of Hillcrest. Visit the quaint and charming island town of Coronado or the picturesque village of La Jolla. San Diego’s regions are so unique and diverse; there are plenty of options to discover something new each time you visit.

San Diego Bay

With a glimpse of water at every turn, a visit to San Diego wouldn't be complete without a guided tour by means of the Pacific Ocean to take advantage of the breathtaking views.

Outings usually last between 1 and 3 hours and include all necessary equipment.

Walking Tour

A treasure-trove of historic landmarks and settings, colorful neighborhoods, captivating natural beauty and outdoor art provide the walking enthusiast with a variety of exciting options just waiting to be discovered.

Be one of the first ten people to book the California Dreamin' experience with me, and I will give you 50% off and will throw in a tour of Balboa Park, and a side trip to see the Harbor Seals of La Jolla or a walking tour of historic Olde Town at no charge!

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Russ S.

Originally from Colorado, I spent a lot of time being active and in the mountains and foothills of Denver. I'm an active hiker, mountain biker, love to water ski, wake board and do pretty much anything else that keeps me active. After growing up in Colorado, I moved to Phoenix, Arizona where I spent ten years. The desert is an amazing place! I hiked some pretty incredible trails...from Echo Canyon in Phoenix, to Secret Mountain Wilderness in Sedona. I learned so much about the climate in Arizona, not to mention its history and charm. And, while I loved the desert, the ocean was really where I wanted to be. In the long, hot summers of Phoenix, I would spend my weekends in San Diego, California. I had never been prior to 1997. I had heard a lot about it, but never really thought about living there until my first visit. I was completely hooked! Over the next three years, I spent my weekends driving or flying from the desert heat to the sparkling blue waters of the Pacific Ocean. I loved that you could experience so many different climates all in the same place, and there was so much to see and do in San Diego, almost all of it was outdoor activity. It wasn't until 2000 that I decided I wanted to live near the ocean and not have to worry about the Arizona heat any longer. So I packed my bags and moved to San Diego where I have been ever since! And, despite having lived here for almost 14 years now, I am amazed at the new and exciting things that I constantly discover on my various travels in and around the city. From the Cabrillo National Monument to the shores of Coronado Island, I always find something new when I am out and about. One would think that 14 years is plenty of time to see and experience everything that San Diego has to offer, but I can attest that every day is still a new adventure waiting to be traveled or discovered. The only thing missing is you! Full profile Leave a Review

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