San Diego Filled With Museums, Arts and Adventures
If you are thinking of holidaying in San Diego this year, you will not be disappointed with the selection of museums, theatres and activities the area has to offer.
San Diego is steeped in history having been the home of the historic Kumeyaay tribe; it was visited by the Europeans for the first time in 1542. It was founded in 1769 when it saw its first European settlers and became part of Mexico in 1821 and later part of the US in 1850.
San Diego proudly named itself “The Air Capital of the West” during World War I and has been home to military forces since the 1930’s boasting the Naval Base San Diego, Naval Training Center San Diego, San Diego Naval Hospital and Camp Kearny.
Filled with music, San Diego is home to the San Diego Symphony Orchestra and the San Diego Opera with theatres to visit for a night of performing arts and music. Old Globe Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Starlight Musical Theatre and San Diego Repertony Theatre are the popular ones to visit.
A day out can be enjoyed at the San Diego Museum of Art, the Museum of Photographic Arts and the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Soak up some of the heritage at the San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego Maritime Museum or the San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum.
The reliable public bus service or trolley service can get you to your destination within the city without any hassles, enabling you to enjoy your holiday without having to figure out the roads and highways.
Children will enjoy what San Diego has to offer when spending days at San Diego Zoo Safari Park, San Diego Zoo or Birch Aquarium. If you are looking for fun in the sun, be sure to visit Knott’s Soak City Waterpark or La Jolla Kayaking, Bicycling and Snorkeling.
Thrill seekers will love visiting the Belmont Park Amusement Park and the Miramar Speed Circuit.
This area has grown exponentially since the early 1900’s and is a big tourist area with lots of hotels to choose from. They offer great deals to make your holiday as enjoyable as possible.
If you are looking for an affordable holiday, then you won’t get a better deal than at the Good Nite Inn Sea World. This two star hotel is close to the airport, SeaWorld, Ocean Beach Park and Mission Beach. Its rooms are air conditioned and have premium cable channel TV’s. You can request a refrigerator for your room if you require. This hotel is perfect if you intend being out all day and just need a base for your holiday.
Looking for something a little more luxurious but still affordably priced? Westin San Diego will not disappoint you. This four star hotel is near the Museum of Contemporary Art and the San Diego Zoo. It offers two restaurants, a lounge bar and twenty four hour room service. Take advantage of the outdoor pool and fitness facility during your stay or relax by having one of the massages available at the health spa. A coffee shop and valet parking add convenience to this hotel, making it an ideal place to start your holiday excursions.
After luxury and style, then you must stay at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego. This four star hotel is close to Seaport Village and Corondo Beach. It offers meals at the restaurant or coffee bar or through its twenty four hour room service. You can enjoy an outdoor pool, health club and sauna. It has a full service health spa on site and offers valet parking, wireless internet, a turndown service and a 42” plasma TV in every room with video game consoles.
So if you want to visit San Diego for a weekend, a couple of days or a few weeks, you will love the beaches, museums and arts that this city has on offer.
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