San Diego Communities

Neighborhoods define the personality of San Diego's Coastal Communities. And like the people who call them home, each community possesses a unique spirit of its own. In the following, you will see how San Diego, a vibrant and divergent city, has won the hearts of not only the people who call it home, but its many visitors as well.

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Almost but not quite an island, Coronado lies between the blue of San Diego Bay and the deeper blue of the Pacific. Set apart from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Coronado is a friendly little village community of resort hotels, shady avenues, beautiful homes, grassy parks, white-sand beaches, and a yacht harbor at Glorietta Bay. The gra...
Since Point Loma is a peninsula surrounded on three sides by water, it's no surprise that the traditions of the sea are strong here. This seven-mile strip of land also marks the entrance to San Diego Bay - the largest natural landlocked harbor in the world. The smell of the sea wafts through the air of Point Loma. Blue-green marinas dot the shor...
In many ways, Pacific Beach is the typical Southern California beach town, with taco stands, surf shops, a pier and a popular, sandy beach. But in recent years, Pacific beach has been transformed into one of San Diego's most popular and vibrant entertainment meccas. Here, in this happening neighborhood, you can have fun both day and night. With mor...
Located only 14 miles and 15 minutes north of downtown San Diego, La Jolla will dazzle you with its natural beauty. Also known as "The Jewel", La Jolla is internationally known as one of the most fashionable residential, commercial and resort areas in the world. La Jolla's seven miles of jagged coastline are the most picturesque in Southern Califor...
Just up the coast from La Jolla lies Del Mar, a charming community whose Spanish name appropriately translates to "of the sea." While San Diegans flock to the Del Mar Fairgrounds during the summer for the annual Del Mar Fair and the horse racing season, held at the Del Mar Race Track from late July through mid-September, there are also many reasons...
The first population explosion in California was the gold rush, which started in 1948 when gold was discovered in the Northern California Hills. Farther south in San Diego County, prospectors found the first gold in Julian. Today there's no more gold to be found in Julian, but you can still find plenty of old-fashioned charm and apple pie. A o...
Many equate San Diego's Old Town with zesty Mexican cuisine and mouth-watering margaritas. It's true - Old Town's restaurants are among the best for Mexican cuisine in San Diego, or anywhere. But if you explore beyond the restaurants in San Diego's Old Town, you'll find evidence of San Diego's history everywhere you look. Old Town was the commer...
Downtown San Diego has long been the political, legal and financial center of the city of San Diego. In the past 20 years, however, downtown San Diego has been transformed into San Diego's heart and soul. Following years of revitalization, downtown San Diego is now an inviting place to live, work and play, and many San Diegans are taking advanta...
In 1906 when the Santa Fe Railroad originally developed the area that is now Rancho Santa Fe, the plan was to grow eucalyptus trees for railroad ties. The wood proved unsuitable for that purpose, so today, instead of a factory town, the Rancho Santa Fe California community is a rural paradise for those who prefer country life just seven miles inlan...

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