San Diego Overview
San Diego is a big city with lots of small-town charm. San Diego beaches intermingle with quaint artist communities and huge metropolitan regions bordering ranches and orchards. This is avocado country where over 40% of California's avocados originate. Even though San Diego has a large population and location on the border of a poor third-world country, it has a surprisingly low crime rate. San Diego residents live the good life and some regions have topped the list for the most expensive property in the entire United States. Downtown San Diego is very clean and offers many San Diego attractions within moderate walking distance including Gaslamp Quarter, Padres ballpark, Little Italy, Aircraft Carrier Museum, Maritime Museum, Seaport Village, Horton Plaza and several of the best San Diego hotels. Most of the most popular San Diego museums are found in Balboa Park along with the San Diego Zoo.