7 Things To Do While In San Diego

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San Diego is not only home to one of the most robust sobriety communities in all the world, it is also home to San Diego Sober Living. With over 50 miles of coastline, nearby mountains, a bustling downtown life and tons of tourist activities, San Diego is one of the most visited cities in all of America. It is also known as the birthplace of California.With beautiful scenery along the golden beaches and exciting places of interest, San Diego makes for the perfect place to start your life over. Whether you are choosing a destination or just visiting, here are some things to do while in San Diego



Home to some of the world’s most exotic animals, the San Diego Zoo is a pillar in the San Diego community and is a destination for millions of tourists every year. Housing over 3,700 animals of more than 650 species, this zoo was a pioneer in the concept of open-air, cage-less exhibits that re-create natural animal habitats. It is one of the few zoos in the world that houses and successfully breeds the giant panda. The San Diego Zoo also offers incredible experiences including meeting your favorite animals up close, guided bus tours, history of the zoo, safari parks and much, much more.


Commonly known as ‘the Nat’, the Natural History Museum has been open to the public since 1874,
showing more than 400,000 people every year. In a place where you can learn anything from the
effects of climate change all the way to observing the skeletons of dinosaurs making it the perfect
place to go exploring into the unknown. If that’s not enough then perhaps you could take a trip to
experience whale watching off the San Diego coast.

Petco Park and Gaslamp Quarter

The Gaslamp Quarter‘s 16 blocks are peppered with Victorian-style buildings that now house a variety of shops, art galleries, theaters and trendy restaurants, not to mention plenty of bars and clubs. Nestled within the Quarter is what is known as ‘the worlds best ballpark in Americas finest city’ Petco Park. Home to the San Diego Padres. This stadium on summer evening is truly one of the most beautiful atmospheres San Diego has to offer. If you’re not a fan of the sport then there are lots of other events that takes place at this magnificent location such as concerts, festivals and more.


Old town San Diego allows you to take a step back in time to see what life was like from the 1820’s
to the 1870’s. Here you can try authentic Mexican food at one of the many restaurants on offer,
learn about the history of the town, enjoy shows at the theatre and more.


In the heart of San Diego is the fabulous Sea World, where you can spend the day experiencing
thrilling roller-coasters, watching dolphin and whale shows along with presentations, learn about the
organisation’s sea rescue agenda and what they do for the environment and of course getting up
close and meeting your favorite ocean animals such as penguins, otters, sea turtles and even


When you’re in this part of California you should never miss the opportunity to visit a 972-foot-long
aircraft carrier, the largest in the world from the years 1945 to 1955. Not only do you get the chance
to explore this amazing vessel, but you get to view more than 25 aircrafts on display and being
taught first hand by war veterans what it takes to be able to get these aircrafts in the air.

the beach communities

Whether it be the originality and “realness” of Ocean Beach to the tourism of Mission Beach to the party atmosphere of Pacific Beach, there is a beach for everyone in San Diego. La Jolla is right up the coast from Pacific Beach and it boasts some of the most iconic views in the world. And, of course, there are the seals. You can take a nature walk or watch paragliders daring the ocean as they take off. The last stop up the coast is Oceanside which is one of the up and coming jewels in all of San Diego.

If you are planning your visit and would like some information on San Diego being a possible place that you or a loved one can begin a new start in your addiction recovery, please call us at San Diego Sober Living. We might even show you around.

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