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San Diego, California’s closest city to the border of Mexico, is the 8th largest in the U.S., the birthplace of the state, and home to a whopping 1.3 million people. Unsurprisingly, it’s a tourist destination as many travelers take flights to San Diego to enjoy the mild, year-round temperatures and miles of Pacific beaches. America’s Finest City also serves as a central base of operations for the United States’ Navy.

Flights to San Diego

San Diego International Airport, more commonly referred to as Lindbergh Field, is the central public airport, with McClellan-Palomar serving passengers flying to nearby Carlsbad. It’s also a short flight away Tijuana International in Mexico, an airport that is located directly on the international border.

Almost every national airline, including Southwest, American, Delta, United, US Airways, and jetBlue, has flights to San Diego, so you have a good chance at getting a great airfare deal. Smaller domestic airline companies that fly to San Diego are Sun Country and SeaPort. The transnational market is subsequently dominated by AirTran, British Airways, and Volaris.

The Sights of San Diego: Fun Stuff to See and Do

Every family deserves to spend a day at the sprawling San Diego Zoo. 1,800 acres of exotic exhibits await you and your little ones. Animal enthusiasts who aren’t afraid to get a bit wet will love the Orca attractions at SeaWorld.

A great money-saving tip for tourists is to buy a weeklong Balboa Park Combo pass. This will get you into the main zoo in addition to 13 local museums. Golf lovers can test their skills on the PGA course at Torrey Pines if they dare, and beach goers have their selection of La Jolla Shores, Point Loma, La Jolla Cove, and San Diego Sand Castles.

Advice for Tourists Visiting San Diego

The weather in San Diego is relatively mild and moderate throughout most times of the year, but be wary of potential rainy days and the occasional Santa Ana windstorm. Err on the safe side by packing an umbrella and jacket, especially if visiting during the colder months. Make no mistake, traffic in the city turns into a nightmare come rush hour time. Smart travelers will take the trolley to save money and avoid a headache. For good eating, venture North to Hillcrest, where fine dining can be had at affordable prices. Skyscanner’s free online airfare and hotel booking service is continually making flights to San Diego cheaper and more efficient. Ease your reservation worries today and book a seat to this beautiful, Californian favorite! 

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