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Panoramic photo by William Salisbury EXPERT Taken 20:25, 08/06/2009 - Views loading...

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Pacific Beach Park

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A nice view above the small cliffs at north pacific beach. Crystal pier and the start of La Jolla can be seen here as well as lots of sail surfers.

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A: Crystal Pier Hotel

by William Salisbury, 130 meters away

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B: Crystal Pier - Middle

by William Salisbury, 200 meters away

Crystal Pier - Middle

C: Pacific Beach, San Diego - HDR

by Milos Adamek, 200 meters away

Pacific Beach, San Diego - HDR

D: Crystal Pier Hotel

by William Salisbury, 290 meters away

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E: Sail Bay, Mission Bay Park

by William Salisbury, 1.0 km away

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F: Kate Sessions Memorial Park

by William Salisbury, 2.4 km away

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G: Kate Sessions Memorial Park

by William Salisbury, 2.4 km away

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H: Mission Beach, San Diego, lifeguard tower 11

by Mikal Preston, 2.5 km away

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I: Bahia Point, Mission Bay Park

by William Salisbury, 2.6 km away

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J: Lookout near LaJolla, California

by Darrell Dearden, 2.6 km away

Beach view near LaJolla, California

Lookout near LaJolla, California

This panorama was taken in San Diego

This is an overview of San Diego

Known as "Americas Finest City", elegant and sunny San Diego is truly a city with something for everyone. In town, a whole day or more could be spent in Balboa Park, playing golf, touring the world-famous San Diego Zoo or visiting a museum.

Just outside of town, Torrey Pines State Reserve offers a somewhat wilder terrain where visitors can view rare birds and the stately trees the park is named for. Children, and in turn parents, will be delighted with the city's wide range of family-oriented activities.

From SeaWorld to the historic Gaslamp Quarter, there are events and exhibits to keep even the most hard-to-please happy. San Diego boasts an array of fine and trendy restaurants covering a melting pot of cuisines, world-class shopping and hotels from lavish to budget.

San Diego is the eighth largest city in the United Sates and the second largest city in California. Relatively free from smog and byzantine freeways, San Diego, set around a gracefully curving bay, represents the acceptable face of southern California. 

Although it was the site of the first mission in California, the city only really took off with the arrival of the Santa Fe Railroad in the 1880s, and in terms of trade and significance it has long been in the shadow of Los Angeles.

However, during World War II the US Navy made San Diego its Pacific Command Center, and the military continues to dominate the local economy, along with tourism and the Biotech Industry.

San Diego is also home to one of the 2009 top ten beaches in the US. Coronado beach has just moved up from the number 8 position to number 4. You can enjoy the 100 year old Hotel Del Coronado visited by Kings, Presidents and movie stars behind you while taking in the ships and sail boats in front of scenic Point Loma.


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