Travel Tips for San Diego

February 22, 2019
San Diego travel tips

If you’re a student taking advantage of affordable extended stay options in San Diego, take advantage of all the places to explore in SD. For some San Diego travel tips, check out this insider information to make the most out of your time in San Diego.


Take a Boat Sightseeing Tour

If you’re going to be in beautiful San Diego Bay, than one of the best things to do is take advantage of the bay through a tour. Hornblower offers cruise tours such as the sea lion adventure. During this tour, you’ll get a narrated cruise of the beautiful SD harbor, fantastic photo opportunities, a look at both marine animals and seabirds and more! There are daily cruises offered. Visit the website for more information.


Dress Comfortably

Year round, the average temperature of San Diego, is 70 degrees. At times you’ll see rain and this will be between the months of November and March. During the winter, the mornings and evenings are cooler and crisp while the afternoons can even mirror a summer day. It’s best to wear layers during these cooler times and evenings can get chilly when near the beach. You’ll want good walking shoes as well as you’ll be doing plenty of walking.


Indulge in History

Visit the place that started it all. Old Town San Diego is a historic location that brings you back in time. Explore San Diego’s historic roots by learning about it’s history while also enjoying delicious Mexican food at various restaurants, great shopping opportunities and even live entertainment! There’s always something exciting to experience at Old Town.


Visit Balboa Park

Balboa Park was first created in order to host the 1915 Panama California Exposition. This event celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal and San Diego was to be the first U.S. port for ships traveling north from the canal. Today, the park houses 17 museums, a number of gardens, beautiful architecture and so much more!