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Guide to San Diego

Located in the southwest of California and just to the north of Mexico, San Diego is a very popular Californian city and is actually the states second largest. The area is stunning, with San Diego Bay, mountains and desert all nearby creating a city where pretty much everything is on the doorstep. The climate is excellent too, with glorious sunshine all year round. As a tourist destination it really is one of the best places on the whole Pacific Coast, and it is a popular place especially for US residents who recognise the benefits the city has to offer.

san-diego-marina-chartersSan Diego does have a nice marina Chula Vista thats popular with yachties and there is lots of luxury restaurants to visit close by, they are just south of the Bridge.

Guide to San Diego Attractions

Leave time to explore San Diego and see some of the sights San Diego highlights every visitor should see, the Gaslamp Quarter is great to see for yourself. The San Diego Zoo are also well worth seeking out. San Diego’s culture offers loads to see!

We recommend booking a San Diego tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our San Diego based guides who will show you San Diego’s less well known attractions.

Quick Guide to Sport in San Diego

It often seems as though San Diego’s population are avid fans of American Football, and the best-known team is San Diego Chargers at their home: Qualcomm Stadium. Each year, the biggest event in San Diego’s sporting calendar is the Buick Invitational PGA Golf Tournament, which takes place at the Torrey Pines - tickets can be hard to get, so book in advance!

Guide to San Diego Attractions

Leave time to explore San Diego and see some of the sights San Diego highlights every visitor should see, the Gaslamp Quarter is great to see for yourself. The San Diego Zoo are also well worth seeking out. San Diego’s culture offers loads to see!

We recommend booking a San Diego tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our San Diego based guides who will show you San Diego’s less well known attractions.

San Diego Weather

Easily pinpoint the best time for going to San Diego courtesy of our easy to read climate guide to San Diego. The table below displays annual temperature trends in San Diego throughout the year to show you what weather to expect in San Diego.

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San Diego Driving Tips

If you are planning to drive during your visit to San Diego, you will need an International Driving Permit, or IDP, for the USA. You can book them with the AA, before going to San Diego.

When you drive in San Diego, in common with the rest of the USA, you should always keep to the right hand side of the road. For your convenience, you can book car hire in San Diego online before travelling to the USA and there are several car hire offices in San Diego where you can pick up your car.

San Diego Airport Overview

San Diego International Airport is approximately 2 miles northwest from San Diego. The airport, whose international IATA code is SAN, and flights there take 11 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into San Diego is easy. There are plenty of taxis available. San Diego International Airport offers plenty to do including shops offering souvenirs of San Diego if you want something to remember your visit.

British Embassy in San Diego

If you get into trouble in San Diego, or just need some advice, the San Diego British Consulate is the place to go.

British Honorary Consulate
7825 Fay Avenue, Suite 200
La Jolla, CA 92037

Telephone: (858) 459 8231

The Facts About San Diego

City Name: San Diego
Country: USA
Language: English
Currency: US Dollar
Time Difference: GMT - 8
Electricity Supply: 110/120V AC 60Hz

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