San Diego Tourist Information

San Diego Tourist Information
San Diego, California, is located on the southwest coast of the U.S. It is famous for its warm Mediterranean weather and its scenic coastlines. For nature lovers, it provides a diverse topography, which varies from beaches and bays to mountains, forests and deserts.

Desert Trails

Anza Borrego is the largest national park in California. It encompasses 600,000 acres of land, located on the eastern side of San Diego County. A famous trail is Borrego Palm Canyon, which includes of the largest palm oases in the state of California.

Lake Trails

Mission Trails Regional Park sits in the heart of the city of San Diego. It provides more than 40 miles of trails, surrounding lakes, campgrounds and equestrian areas. The park provides wheelchair access to the pathway to the San Diego River.

San Diego Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

Every year, during the summer, San Diego hosts its famous Rock 'n' Roll Marathon. The starting line is San Diego's famous Balboa Park (the largest cultural park in any urban area of the U.S). Live bands perform throughout the 26.2 miles of the course, providing an exhilarating experience for runners and spectators.

Coastline Trails

Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve is located on the northern coast of San Diego. It counts 8 miles of trails (some of which come out onto the cliffs that face the ocean), 2,000 acres of land, a small museum at the top of the hill and guided walks during the weekends.

Mountain Trails

Iron Mountain, in the Poway area, is a close to San Diego, It provides two different trails, varying in elevation gain (from 1,000 to 1,600 feet) and a panoramic view of all of San Diego County from both summits.


The average daily temperature in San Diego is about 70 degrees Fahrenheit. However,because of the differences of topography, the climate can vary from one place to another.

Article Written By Emilio Alvarez

Emilio Alvarez has a Bachelor of Science in computer science from San Diego State University and a minor in music composition from Southwestern College, San Diego. He has been writing since 2002 and has published short stories with Editorial Dunken (Buenos Aires, Argentina), where his work is part of a Spanish anthology: "El libro de talleres."

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