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The Best Outdoor Activities in San Diego

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    The 809 hectares (2,000 acres) of Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve make up one of the wildest stretches of land on the southern Californian
    Tours from $90
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    La Jolla Cove , La Jolla
    Famous for its tide pools and sea lions, La Jolla Cove features a tiny beach surrounded by sandstone cliffs. Part of a protected reserve know
    Tours from $79
  • San Diego Zoo , San Diego
    Providing a home for 3,700 of some of the world's rarest animals, San Diego Zoo features pandas, gorillas, antelopes, orangutans, koalas, and
    Tickets from $52
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    Mission Beach Park , San Diego
    Settle into a fun, carnival-like atmosphere at Mission Beach Park, where you can swim, lounge on the sand all day, or wander the area. You'll
    Tours from $75
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    The mile-long beach of La Jolla Shores Park boasts soft sand and clean blue water. Described by the Orange County Register as "the best beach
    Tours from $70
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    Where to stay in San Diego

    Offering accommodations at a wide range of price levels, San Diego is one of the easiest cities to stay in, regardless of whether you're simply passing through or hanging around for a long vacation. If you don't mind splurging, book your stay at a luxury downtown hotel or a lavish bayside resort. You can also rent a spacious private cottage within walking distance of the city's popular beaches. For a more affordable alternative, try a family-friendly hostel or quaint inn in a quiet residential area.
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