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4 Local Landmarks All San Diegans Need to See

By Mike in Things to Do with 0 Comments

If you’ve lived in San Diego for a long time or have recently purchased real estate in core San Diego and haven’t visited some of the city’s must-see sights yet, you need to take some time to go to the following 4 iconic local attractions at least once.

1. Cabrillo National Monument

Situated at 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive, this national park offers breathtaking views of San Diego’s skyline and harbor and a wonderful chance to explore the cultural and historical history of the area. A good starting point for your tour would be the visitor center where you can view exhibits and films and participate in ranger-guided presentations that offer a unique perspective into the history of Cabrillo.

2. USS Midway Museum

When visiting this museum at 910 North Harbor Drive, you’ll have the opportunity to visit 25 restored aircraft carriers and 60 exhibits. Once aboard, you can tour many spots, including the sick bay, galley, and flight control area. The museum also offers unique audio tours where real USS Midway sailors narrate historic facts, personal stories, and detailed information about various exhibits.

3. Balboa Park

Located at 1549 El Prado, this beautifully designed 1,200 acre area is the nation’s biggest urban recreational park and was built for the 1915 International Exposition. It features 17 museums that offer everything from model railroads to air and space exhibits and a large planetarium to automobiles. When you walk around the park, you’ll also be in awe of the magnificent gardens and beautiful architecture.

4. Maritime Museum

Located at 1492 North Harbor Drive, this museum allows you to tour historic ships, explore temporary and permanent exhibits, and even help sail a ship. You’ll even have the opportunity to peek into the cabins where the crew slept and see where they ate their meals. The museum also offers tours with knowledgeable guides who can tell you about cool facts and answer any questions you have.

This is just a small sampling of the iconic attractions San Diego has to offer. Get in touch with 92101 Urban Living for some additional suggestions and to find out about amazing lofts, penthouses condos for sale in core San Diego. Give us a call today at 619-649-0368 and one of our friendly representatives would be happy to help. ')}