Balboa Park traces its roots back to 1835 — a full 13 years before California became American territory — when Mexican authorities declared the area public land.
With the city's lively bar scene and longstanding affinity for all things local, it's no surprise that San Diego is home to one of the country's most fertile craft beer scenes.
No trip to California's southernmost metropolis is complete without some time spent on San Diego Bay.
Whether you're in the mood for fine dining, live music or late-night bar-hopping, San Diego's historic Gaslamp Quarter is a fail-safe bet.
Touted as the "Birthplace of California," Old Town San Diego is the site of the first European settlement in the state, dating back to 1769.
Take in a ballgame with amazing views of the city.
Known for its rugged coastline and scenic sandstone cliffs, this narrow peninsula is the site of the first European expedition in present-day California.
Established in 1926 as the Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, this world-class museum is a sight to behold, both inside and out.
Centrally located in Balboa Park, the world-famous San Diego Zoo has been wowing families since 1916 with its ever-growing community of wild and exotic animals.
With well over 100,000 daily passengers, the San Diego Trolley is one of the most popular light rail systems in the country — and for good reason.
Commissioned just days after the end of World War II, the USS Midway was the United States Navy's lead aircraft carrier in its heyday and the largest ship in the world until 1955.