Clarion Hotel National City San Diego South
700 National City Boulevard, National City, California, United Stateshttp://www.clarionhotelnationalcity.com(619) 474-2800
San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA 92101, United Stateshttp://www.sandiegozoo.org/zoo/index.php(619) 231-1515This world-famous establishment is clearly no ordinary zoo. Walk or ride a double-decker bus throughout this expansive park, home to over 4,000 rare and exotic animals exhibited in beautiful garden habitats. San Diego Zoo is also a major research facility dedicated to conservation efforts. However, it is cleverly disguised as a park with entertaining shows and inspiring exhibits like Polar Bear Plunge and Hippo Beach.
National City Public Library
1401 National City Boulevard, National City, CA 91950, United Stateshttp://www.ci.national-city.ca.us(619) 470-5800Open Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays until 6:00 p.m. and on Sundays 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Coronado, CA, USACoronado means the crowned one in Spanish and is also known as Coronado Island due to its island feel. Established in 1885, it has been a tourist spot since its founding. The beach here is one of the finest in the country. Sparkling sand beaches and gentle waters greet the visitor here while beautiful gardens, elegant mansions and well appointed homes resembling gingerbread houses adorn this charming town.
Taylor Street, San Diego, CA 92103, United Stateshttp://www.sandiego.gov(619) 235-5935The San Diego Presidio and San Diego Mission once sat atop rolling hills, where Lieutenant Pedro Fages began his quest to make San Diego the first European settlement on the west coast. Now, more than two centuries later, a paved road leads from the busy streets, just east of San Diego's Old Town, up a hill, between scattered statues, museums, picnic areas, and walking trails. In 1960, San Diego declared the Presidio a historic landmark, and today guests can tour Spanish style museums, learn about the Mormon Battalion that fought in the Mexican-American War, and get a bird's eye view of San Diego Harbor.
Veterans Museum & Memorial Center
2115 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101, United Stateshttp://www.veteranmuseum.org(619) 239-2300The Veterans' Museum and Memorial Center seeks to honor soldiers who died in combat, promote public awareness of those soldiers' sacrifices, and serve as a museum to the public. Inside the museum, which was once the Naval hospital chapel, guests can peruse the museum's collection of memorabilia and documents or peruse more than 1,000 library materials.
Tacos El Gordo
689 H Street, Chula Vista, CA 91910, United Stateshttp://www.tacoselgordobc.com(619) 691-8848You'll know from the bright exteriors and long lines that you've reached Tacos El Gordo. Busy at any hour of the day, it's a popular spot teeming with locals and regulars at any given time. Whether you're looking to get a bite to eat for lunch or an after-hours spot when you've got the late night munchies, Tacos El Gordo is a great place to check out.
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, 4000 Coronado Bay Road, Coronado, CA 92118, United States(619) 424-4000Indulge in the sumptuous fare of Mediterranean delicacies at Mistral in Loews Coronado Bay Resort. Deriving its name from the wind blowing from Provence to Italy, Mistral does its best in offering delicious meals prepared with organic ingredients and herbs. No wonder, the food here is known for its exotic and authentic flavors. Their 'Seared Mano De Leon Scallops', 'Beef Carpaccio with Tarragon Vinaigrette' and 'Proscuitto and Pearls' is sure to satiate every palate. So come by to enjoy a breath of freshness in cuisine from this cool place!
Napoleone Pizza House
619 National City Boulevard, National City, CA 91950, United States(619) 474-2888Napoleone's Pizza House is a long-running pizza house in National City. It may seem a little gritty at times, but that's all in keeping with its history. Legendary gravelly-voiced musician Tom Waits toiled here as a teenager serving pizza to sailors, motorcyclists and other colorful southern California characters. If you stop in, you can also get cheap pasta and pitchers of beer, and join in on the people-watching.
Harbor House Restaurant
831 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101, United Stateshttp://www.harborhousesd.com(619) 232-1141The Harbor House opened in 1980, and serves fresh fish, shellfish, premium steaks and local draft beers. We offer informal dining upstairs and on the outside decks as well as tablecloth/quiet dining downstairs. Come and enjoy our great city and harbor views. Walking distance from the San Diego Convention Center, we are an ideal spot for banquets and private events.
100 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101, United Stateshttp://sandiego.padres.mlb.com/sd/ballpark(619) 795-5000Home to the San Diego Padres, this state-of-the-art baseball park is one of the league's treasures with world class facilities, beautiful views of the city and comfortable seats for 42,000 fans. Besides baseball, Petco Park is used for many civic events like fireworks, picnics, and concerts.