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San Diego

This sunny city just north of the Mexican border is a popular stop for travellers making their way to and from Mexico. Although most people visit San Diego for the beaches and sunshine, the city boasts an excellent collection of museums in Balboa Park, north east of the city centre.

San Diego from across San Diego Bay at Coronado Island (Photo: Dane Wirtzfeld/iStockphoto)

Practical information

International Visitors Information Center

1040 1/3 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101
Tel (619) 236 1212
Open Jan-May 9am-4pm daily; Jun-Sep 9am-5pm daily; Oct-Dec 9am-4pm daily

La Jolla Visitor Center

7966 Herschel Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037
Tel (619) 236-1212
Open Jan-Mar Mon-Thu 11am-4pm, Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm; Apr-May Mon-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-4pm; Jun-Aug Mon-Sat 11am-7pm, Sun 10am-6pm; Sep-Oct Mon-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-4pm; Nov-Dec Jan-Mar Mon-Thu 11am-4pm, Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm

Club Lan

3545 Midway Drive, Suite K, San Diego, CA 92110
Tel (619) 224 3387
Open Mon-Fri 11am-midnight, Sat-Sun 24 hours

The Internet Place

193 Horton Plaza, Suite 141, San Diego CA 92101
Tel (619) 702 4643


All public libraries in San Diego offer free wireless internet access.


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