Global Travel Reviews: San Diego, California

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There’s nothing like a vacation to San Diego. The summer breeze, the sunshine and the ocean are all things to make San Diego, the best place to vacation. Here are a few recommendations for your next California family vacation.

San Diego Zoo

One of the most popular zoos in the world, the San Diego Zoo is a must! Home to more than 3,500 animals, everyone is bound to see their favorite animal. The Zoo covers more than 100 acres and even offers a safari ride through the wildlife park. It is also home to thousands of different types of trees and plants. Pack a lunch and plenty of water and enjoy a full day of zoo adventures!

Seaport Village

The best part of any California vacation is being so close to the beach; Seaport Village is right on the water. Enjoy a day of shopping and delicious waterfront restaurants — from seafood to Italian to tacos, Seaport Village has so much food to offer. Did we mention there’s a Ben & Jerry’s ice cream shop? Need we say more?

Belmont Park

If you love old school amusement parks, Belmont Park is the place for you. Belmont Park is located on Mission Beach so it makes for a perfect day of swimming and carnival rides. Enjoy a funnel cake and frozen lemonade while playing old school arcade games. Or if you are looking for a nice restaurant, there are a number of beachfront restaurants to choose from. If you are traveling with your family, Belmont Park makes for the perfect destination – a little bit for everyone.

Torrey Pines State Reserve

There’s not much you can’t see or do at this 2,000 acre coastal state park. Torrey Pines State Reserve is the perfect place for a hike: trails range from easy to difficult, not to mention the views are breathtaking. Or spend time on the beach watching the seals. If you are paying attention, some people have been able to spot dolphins swimming along the shore. Make sure to have your camera ready!