San Diego is one of the most beautiful areas in California, if not the entire US. While it’s great to visit, it is a wonderful place to live as well. Many tourists fall so in love with the area that they ultimately make the move to San Diego. If you are considering a move to San Diego, check out this list of the top 15 reasons to take the plunge!
Perfect might be an understatement for San Diego’s weather. Having a Mediterranean style climate with mild temperatures in both summer and winter, it is hard find a more enjoyable climate. It’s always a perfect day to take a swim in the Pacific Ocean or hike along one of the many trails in the county. The winter and summer months offer countless days of beautiful sunshine. Most any day of the year is perfect to visit the beach in San Diego or go for a walk through Balboa Park.1
The San Diego area has a number of beautiful beaches for you to choose from. You can find world class surfing beaches along with a number of beaches to bring the pooch along. San Diego’s beaches are a great place to get away for an afternoon or to start off your day with a brisk jog by the ocean. If you are new to the area the beach is amazing place to meet new people!2
The population of San Diego is very diverse. The majority of residents are very friendly and welcoming to new neighbors. You are less likely to encounter the pretentious attitudes found in many larger cities. San Diego offers a great community atmosphere where people still say “Hi!” to the stranger passing by. San Diego defines the term “laid back” and has that aura of a small town.3
The housing market in San Diego has a number of options to choose from, with exquisite ocean front homes to rural properties with acreage. You can find affordable housing in just about any neighborhood of San Diego. San Diego is also known for their amazing diversity in architecture from the amazing historic homes with a Spanish influence to modern homes featuring the newest designs.4
San Diego has a great freeway system and even better public transportation system. It is very easy to get from one destination to the next in the city. Throughout San Diego County there are many forms of public transportation including buses, trolleys, and commuter trains.5
San Diego boasts nearly 5,000 restaurants within the area! You will never be without a new place to try. You can find places to eat ranging from simple bistros to the most elegant of restaurants. In fact, it would take over 13 years to eat dinner at every restaurant in San Diego!6
San Diego is home of the Chargers from the NFL and the Padres from the MLB. You can also find a minor league hockey team, an indoor soccer team, and several college teams. If you are a sports fanatic, you will always be able to find something to do!7
San Diego Zoo
The San Diego Zoo is one of the finest and most visited zoos in the country. The Zoo has more than 4,000 animals from over 800 species. The San Diego Zoo is a great place to take the kids on for a Saturday afternoon visit or to spend an entire day. In fact, there are so many things to see that you probably won’t be able to get it all in within a day. Along with the San Diego Zoo is the San Diego Wild Animal Park, which also boasts a number of amazing species of animals and activities.8
San Diego is an area full of diverse cultures. You can find smaller neighborhoods to represent the different cultures of the world including s Little Italy. The major cultural influences to San Diego are Mexican and American and this is fairly evident throughout the many museums and events held throughout the city.9
Technically Legoland isn’t in San Diego, but it is only a short 25 minute drive north. Legoland is a great place to visit for families with younger children. While it may not be the most fun for teenagers and young adults, it’s the perfect place for an outing with the little ones. Legoland is open year round and is a great place to create some lasting memories with your kids.10
If you are a golf fanatic, San Diego is the perfect place to move! With 71 golf courses to choose from, you will never have an excuse not to be on the green. Take your chances on the infamous Torrey Pines Golf Course or enjoy a round on the San Diego Bay at Coronado Golf Course.11
San Diego offers numerous parks for your enjoyment. You can find skate parks, walking parks, jogging parks, and even a dog parks. If you enjoy being outdoors and meeting new people, the parks of San Diego are perfect!
From the mixed architectural styles of its buildings to its wide array of bars, restaurants and coffee shops, North Park San Diego has indeed become one of the must-visit places in San Diego.
Aside from golf and the parks, San Diego also offers numerous other recreational activities, including Sea World and Knott’s Soak City. You are also sure to find some sort of festival or community event on the weekend. And there is always surfing! If you have never surfed before, you have to try it! Surfing is one of the most exhilarating experiences in the world!13
San Diego is filled with places to shop. You can find major retailers as well as specialty shops. The downtown area is a great place to find a variety of retailers all within walking distance of each other. There are also beautiful shopping locations right on the water, one being Seaport Village located in downtown San Diego.14
San Diego is one of the few areas in the country still experiencing job growth. While all of the other reasons for moving here are great, you will need a way to pay for everything! As San Diego is an attractive place for people to move, it is also an attractive place for businesses.15
REAL ESTATE AGENT
The TOP 16th reason to move to San Diego is you’ll have the best real estate agent in the entire US working for you to find the home of your dreams. This might be reason #1, but we’ll let you decide! Jeran Fraser is one of the most knowledgeable agents in San Diego, if not the country.16
Of course, these are just 15 great reasons to move to San Diego, the list goes on and on. From the great weather to the inviting atmosphere, you just can’t go wrong in making the decision to move to San Diego! But don’t take our word for it, come visit and see for yourself. And while you are here, pick up a newspaper and check out the numerous job opportunities- you may as well line up a job because you probably won’t want to leave!
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