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Mother and baby pandas playing at San Diego Zoo in California
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Golfing at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, California
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Seaport Village in Downtown San Diego, California
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Sunny day at the San Diego Balboa Park Botanical Building in California
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Kayakers at La Jolla Cove near San Diego, California
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Shopping in San Diego, California
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Dolphin encounters at SeaWorld San Diego in California
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Trolley in San Diego’s Historic Little Italy neighborhood
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Busy streets of Old Town Market in San Diego, California
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This southernmost California city enjoys warm, sunny weather year ‘round.

Established by Spaniards in 1769, San Diego is one of the most-visited cities in the United States. It's family-friendly and full of leisure activities that make the most of the glorious weather and its spot along the California coast.

Exploring the Southern California’s Coastal Waters

Southern California is known for its palm trees and beaches. There is no real “winter” here, so visitors can enjoy the lovely beaches all year ‘round. With a tour guide from an ocean sports company called Everyday California, visitors can go kayaking in La Jolla Cove in the beautiful oceanfront community of La Jolla. The floor of the cove is covered with rocks, kelp beds and canyons that attract marine life, which is why this spot is very popular among divers and snorkelers. Above the cove is the village of La Jolla and the many beautiful homes that dot the hillside.

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Shopping in San Diego

Since the weather in San Diego is great most of the time, outdoor shopping is popular. Seaport Village, conveniently located near downtown along San Diego Bay, is a great place to walk along the waterfront overlooking the ships, boats and yachts among fun shops and restaurants.

Across the street is the beautiful Spanish-inspired architecture of The Headquarters at Seaport District. It’s hard to believe this was once a police station – now it’s surrounded by independent boutiques and restaurants.

For purchases of renowned brands and exclusive department stores, visit Fashion Valley Shopping Center, with more than 200 shops, boutiques, cinemas and restaurants.