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- 0 0Published on May 31, 2016
If you’re looking for the warm weather of Southern California but without all the madness of Los Angeles then there is no better place to drive into than San Diego. Located about three hours south of Los Angeles the town boasts amazing ocean views, fantastic food and a bustling nightlife.
Fans of naval history should check out the U.S.S. Midway Museum located in downtown San Diego. As of 2015 Midway is the most popular naval warship museum in the United States. The museum has over 13,000 members, and hosts more than 700 events a year, including more than 400 active-duty Navy retirements, re-enlistments, and changes of command. The museum also hosts approximately 50,000 students on field trips and 5,000 children in its overnight program annually.
Admission includes a self-guided audio tour, narrated by former Midway sailors to more than 60 locations, including sleeping quarters, engine room, galley, bridge, brig, post office, foc's'le, pilots' ready rooms, officer’s quarters, primary flight control, and "officers country". Other features include climb-aboard aircraft and cockpits, videos, flight simulators, and a narrated audio tour for youngsters.
The San Diego Zoo in Balboa Park is another hugely popular attraction Housing over 3,700 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies. Its parent organization, San Diego Zoo Global, is one of the largest[better source needed] zoological membership associations in the world, with more than 250,000 member households and 130,000 child memberships, representing more than a half million people. The San Diego 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. In 2013, the zoo added a new Koalafornia Adventure exhibit, providing an updated Australian animal experience.
If you’re looking for food San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood boasts some of the best Italian food in California. Every Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., on Date Street; Little Italy hosts the Little Italy Mercato. This Italian farmers' market features freshly caught fish, vegetables and fruit from local farmers, pastries from local bakeries, flowers and plants from local farms, and art from local artists. The neighborhood is run by the Italian Community Center of San Diego, a 500-member non-profit organization founded in 1981 for people interested in Italian culture and language. The foundation is focused on maintaining the original feeling of Italy which gives the Convivio Center & Little Italy Heritage Museum is Little Italy's newest destination for arts, culture, heritage and all things Italian in San Diego. The Center serves as a community resource and provides programs and events and something for everyone.
Though you may have to travel a bit to get from one end of the city to the other San Diego is an ideal spot to park your mobile home and soak up the sun.