First Timer's Guide To San Diego

First Timer's Guide To San Diego

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You're in San Diego for the first time ever. You've got 72 hours and an appetite for everything. Where do you start? Here's the answer.

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    I love you, San Diego! You'll always have a piece of my heart~ p.s. Avoid the beach trail during high tide, unless you want to get soaked.. Oopsie -- Lindsay via Foursquare
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    Great place to jog, walk, bike, blade or just sit and people watch. South Mission Jetty to Crystal Pier and back = 5.25 miles. Grab some food @ World Famous if you get hungry. -- Ray Elkins via Foursquare
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    Where the 8 meets the sand there is a place called Neverland. Stay a while. Stick your toes in the sand and say, at least for a day. Isn't life grand! -- Gale Force via Foursquare
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    This is an amazing experience in a low-key setting. Make an afternoon of hanging at the Pier and beach, then spend the evening on Newport Ave for food and drinks! The Harp and Winstons are always good -- Jeffrey Wallace via Foursquare
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    Justin McLachlan, author of Time Up, here. I picked this as a surfing spot for the characters in my story, but it's (as the name implies) a great place to watch the sunset. Bring a blanket or chair. -- Boxfire Press via Foursquare
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    Eh possivel nadar e encontrar uma foca nadando contigo. Fofas!!! -- Elaine Esposo via Foursquare
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    Did you know? Founded in 1874, the San Diego Society of Natural History is the oldest scientific institution in southern California, and the third oldest west of the Mississippi. -- K12 Inc via Foursquare
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    Best beach in SD, hands down. Easy parking (even on weekends), even mix of tourists + locals and super clean water. -- Courtney Maret via Foursquare
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    Did you know? Old Town is the birthplace of San Diego. The original mission and presidio were nearby & the town developed below as retired soldiers & settlers built homes. Click to see Old Town c.1867 -- K12 Inc via Foursquare
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    This overlooks the spot where European explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo stepped ashore in 1542 naming the bay San Miguel; explorer Sebastian Vizcaino changed the name to San Diego in 1602. -- HISTORY via Foursquare
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    i love this beach, been goin here all my life! after a nice long day in the sun enjoy some good mexican comfort food from Taco Surf. Best Mexican food in San Diego! -- Davie via Foursquare
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    The San Diego Museum of Man is punctuated by the California Tower, a stunning Spanish-Colonial structure completed in 1915 for an exposition celebrating the completion of the Panama Canal. -- LAMPS PLUS via Foursquare
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