San Diego Area - Points Of Interest

Metron’s San Diego offices are located in one of the country's premier vacation spots. The opportunities for entertainment are endless! Some of the incredible local San Diego Attractions that you can enjoy all year long are: the world famous San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Wild Animal Park, and Sea World San Diego. Watch the San Diego Padres play at their new stadium, Petco Park, enjoy a Broadway show at San Diego's performing arts facility, the San Diego Civic Theater or a Tony-Award-Winning play at the Old Globe Theater or the La Jolla Playhouse. Visit historic Old Town San Diego and enjoy 150 different restaurants, shops, and historical sites. Boat, swim, bike, or just play at Mission Bay with more than 4,000 acres of bay, bike paths, and parks. Spend the day exploring unique museums, architecture, music, or even watch a play at America's largest urban cultural park, Balboa Park. Feeling adventurous? Take a day trip to Tijuana, Mexico or Coronado Island, both located only a short distance from beautiful downtown San Diego. During the summer, enjoy wonderful music by the San Diego Symphony, with the Summer Pops on San Diego Bay or year round in the beautiful Copley Symphony Hall. For nightlife or daytime shopping and dining, you won't want to miss The Gaslamp Quarter, one of San Diego's most historic districts.

Want to continue your education? San Diego is home to several excellent universities, including the University of California, San Diego, San Diego State University, the University of San Diego, California State University, San Marcos, and Point Loma Nazarene University.

If snow boarding or skiing is your passion, Big Bear Lake in the San Bernardino National Forest, at close to 7,000 feet, is only a few hours drive from San Diego. Its great activities range from world-class skiing and snowboarding, to power boating and jet-skiing, to trout fishing and golfing. If you're looking for a larger venue, Mammoth Mountain in the spectacular Eastern Sierras is 375 miles from San Diego and is well worth the drive! Mammoth Mountain boasts one of the longest ski seasons in the country, extending from November until June, and has 27 lifts. In the summer it provides scenic hiking, biking, fishing, boating, and camping.

If none of the above captures your imagination, the weather in the San Diego area will! San Diego has beautiful weather year round with an average daily temperature of 70.5 degrees Fahrenheit along the coast. A marked feature of the climate is the wide variation in temperature within short distances due to the topography of the land. You can enjoy coastal, mountain, and desert environments all in the space of one day.

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