San Diego California
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San Diego California

Known for its mild year-round climate

San Diego is a vibrant and multi-cultural city with mild year-round climate that is perfect for events and meetings. Several million people visit this beautiful harborside city in the Southwestern corner of the United States each year to enjoy the 70 miles of beaches, 90 plus golf courses, culturally diverse neighborhoods, and over 100 meeting hotels and venues to handle groups of 10 to 30,000. The San Diego International Airport is less than 3 miles from downtown which makes traveling to San Diego quite simple and easy to get in and out of the city.

San Diego, thriving downtown districts offer abundant options for lodging, dining, activities and cultural attractions all accessible by foot or trolley. And, San Diego is home to many legendary attractions like the San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Legoland California, Balboa Park, the Museum of Man, the Natural History Museum, and the Maritime Museum, which makes San Diego event planning all the more inviting. The city is approximately 20-minutes driving distance from La Jolla, which has been referred to as the jewel of San Diego, due to its charming down-to-earth atmosphere that combines the excitement of Southern California with the look and feel of a Southern European resort town. The Birch Aquarium, which contains the largest oceanographic display in the United States, is also located in La Jolla.

San Diego offers delicious cuisine with magnificent waterfront meeting spaces, countryside settings, mountain vistas and a dynamic downtown. The city's perfect temperature allows for many year-round outdoor dining opportunities including exclusive dinners aboard chartered yachts, picnics in the park, wine and cheese tasting on the beach, and many more. Popular regional cuisine is comprised of California, Pacific Rim, Elegant Continental, Contemporary French, and Authentic Mexican and Southwestern dishes.

The arts thrive in this culturally rich city. The San Diego Opera performs regularly at Civic Center Plaza, ranked by Opera America as one of the top ten opera companies in the United States. Approximately fifteen musicals and plays are performed at the Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park every year. The California Center for the Arts serves as Northeastern San Diego's premier performing arts center with a 400-seat auditorium. Check out "Kettener Nig" a unique event that invites visitors to gallery hop and celebrate the finest in art, urban living, home furnishings and accessories that San Diego has to offer.

After dark, the area becomes a sophisticated playground for adults with an endless variety of posh night clubs, sizzling music venues and sky-high rooftop bars. If nightlife is your thing, set out for an adventurous and memorable night on the town.

On the west edge of San Diego downtown lies 3 miles of the Embarcadero district which means "the landing place" in Spanish. The Embarcadero boardwalk hugs the east side of San Diego Bay, and is home to the Navy Pier and Seaport Village along with the San Diego cruise terminal. Climb aboard to explore the ships at the USS Midway Museum, the Star of India, or the Maritime Museum of San Diego.

Little Italy district, just north of the downtown is the pulse of the city's Art & Design District. Enjoy an espresso and biscotti from a local cafe, or dine alfresco with a plate of pasta and a glass of wine. Walk off that meal by visiting many art and design galleries in Little Italy by international and local artists. Check out the furniture designers too. Other exciting events and festivals include Comic-Con, the Del mar Fair, and the Street Scene Music Festival.

Sunny, stylish, and unmistakenly beautiful year-round, San Diego is definitely a city with something for everyone.

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