10 things you need to do in sunny San Diego

Popular with J1ers, San Diego has so much more to offer than the beach, cramped apartments and parties.

There’s no need to be lonely in San Diego, here are 10 things you need to do.

The Wild Animal Park
This wildlife sanctuary is home to more than 3,000 animals.

Balboa Park and Museums
This is the city’s largest urban cultural park. With plays, musicals and concerts held here this is a must-visit.

Gaslamp Quarter
This is the city’s foodie, fun and shopping heaven location.

You can’t go to California without visiting Legoland. Yeah, you’re probably too big but hey, it’s Lego!

Coronado Island
More of a peninsula and less of an island, this place is the ultimate in fun.

Mission Beach
This is a buzz of hot dog stands, street performers, night clubs and of course sand and surf. You’ll definitely get a true Californian vibe here.

Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Looking for some timeout from the party scene? Head here! You will be treated to stunning views and hikes that will definitely blow away any hangover.

San Diego Zoo Safari Park
A definite visit, this safari park will make you feel like you’ve landed in Africa not California.

The San Diego Zoo
This zoo is top rated and is active in animal conservation.

Harbour Cruise
You can’t go to San Diego without sampling the harbour. Hop on a harbour cruise to see the Pacific Fleet and just how high the Coronado Bridge is.