Cardiff-by-the-Sea is one of the best vacation destinations, suitable for a wide array of people; beautiful natural sceneries combined with the proximity to the vibrant city of San Diego offer visitors plenty of options for entertainment. Cardiff is perfect for those who love the outdoors but also for those who can't be too far away from city life, being only 25 minutes away from San Diego where you can find entertainment for all tastes.
Some of the best things to do in San Diego include:
- Going sightseeing
- Visiting various museums
- Going on a whale watching tour
- Going on a wine or brewery tour
Best Sightseeing Spots in San Diego
San Diego is a culturally diverse city with a rich history that offers a wide variety of interesting sightseeing spots. Nicknamed America's finest city, with over 100 miles of coastline and a plethora of world-class attractions, when visiting San Diego you won't be wondering what to do but how to fit it all in your schedule.
If you are wondering what to start with, here are some of the best sightseeing spots in San Diego that we recommend:
- Old Town San Diego Historic Park
- Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo
- SeaWorld San Diego
- Point Loma
Must-Visit Museums in San Diego
If you are among those who would spend a whole day visiting museums and learning new interesting facts, San Diego is definitely the place for you.
Culture enthusiasts have no shortage of places to explore in San Diego, with over 15 museums in the city and more than 90 in the whole county, one can surely learn a lot from visiting the San Diego area.
Some of the most notable museums in San Diego include:
- USS Midway Museum
- Museum of Making Music
- San Diego Museum of Art
- Birch Aquarium at Scripps
- Museum of Photographic Arts
- San Diego Museum of Man
Enjoying a Wine or a Brewery Tour in San Diego
If you are looking for a fun activity idea and you are a lover of fine drinks, you are sure to have the best time during a wine or brewery tour in San Diego. Near San Diego, you can find Temecula Valley, known as Temecula Wine Country due to the numerous great wineries located in the area. Here you can enjoy a perfect wine tasting tour.
Here are a few wineries and breweries in Temecula and San Diego that we recommend you check out during your tour:
- Helm's Brewing in San Diego
- Callaway Winery in Temecula
- Ramona Ranch Winery in San Diego
- Danza Del Sol Winery in Temecula
Ocean View Luxury Rentals Near San Diego
Our ocean view luxury vacation rentals are located in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, just 25 minutes away from San Diego. Located within walking distance to the beach, the Cardiff Seaside Market, and other local major attractions they provide you with the best stay in the San Diego area. You can opt for short or long-term renting of one of our three villas: the Parkhouse, the Penthouse, and the cozy ocean side Seacottage.
All three villas are fully equipped so you don't miss anything. The kitchen is fully equipped, with everything you could need, including cooking utensils and some spices. The properties also benefit from a fast internet connection to make you feel right at home.
Sit back and relax with your family and friends on our fully furnished, beautifully decorated decks. You can sit in front of the gas fireplace and admire the gorgeous ocean views and sunsets.