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Relatively free from smog and overbuilt freeways, San Diego, set around a gracefully curving bay, is the second most-populous city in California – affluent and libertarian, but also easygoing and friendly. Although it was the site of the first mission in California, the city only really took off with the arrival of the Santa Fe Railroad in the 1880s, and has long been in the shadow of Los Angeles. However, during World War II the US Navy made San Diego its Pacific Command Center, and the military continues to dominate the local economy, alongside tourism. Understandably, the long white beaches, sunny …
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SeaWorld San Diego

With more than 130 million visitors since its opening in 1964, SeaWorld is San Diego's leading tourist attraction and one of the most popular marine-life parks in the world. The ...

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Hodad's Burgers

The word Hodad is a slang term used to describe a surfer wanna-be. A hodad may own a surfboard and may even haul that board to the beach, yet never actually surfs. This joint has character, surfing character, with surfing memorabilia covering the walls and a jukebox playing appropriate tunes. Guests experience a surf dream world at this Ocean Beach establishment. For an extra treat, try sitting in the booth constructed from the front of a VW bus. Now THIS is Southern California!